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Rocky Mountain Tracking Raises Bar with Ghost Rider GPS Tracker Device

February 17, 2011 5:35 am | Comments

FORT COLLINS, Colo., /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Tracking, Inc. has just announced the release of its Ghost Rider GPS tracking device complete with RMT's web-based software. The compact Ghost Rider GPS tracker is ideal for elderly, teen, and other personal tracking uses. The real-time Ghost Rider GPS tracker features a rechargeable internal lithium-ion battery (A/C wall charger included), internal antenna, and up to five days of continuous tracking.

Continuous Computing Announces Airspan Networks as 19th Trillium LTE Customer

February 17, 2011 5:35 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – Continuous Computing® announced that leading 4G wireless solutions vendor Airspan Networks has selected its award-winning Trillium® LTE eNodeB software and professional services capabilities to develop the company’s AirSynergy picocell and Air4G macrocell LTE base station products.

Alcatel-Lucent and Altair Semiconductor Enable TD-LTE Solutions for Emerging Markets

February 17, 2011 5:35 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Altair Semiconductor today announced that their TD-LTE solution, combining Altair's 4G LTE chipsets and Alcatel-Lucent's LTE infrastructure, has successfully completed interoperability (IOT) testing and will take part in several TD-LTE field trials in India and China, scheduled to start in the coming weeks.

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C-RAN Solution Expected to Lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Wireless Networks by 40%

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

SHENZHEN, China -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) launched today at Mobile World Congress 2011 a next generation C-RAN (Cloud of Radio Access Network) wireless networking solution, which is future-proof for the next 10 years. The new C-RAN solution, which was first introduced by CMCC, will dramatically lower both CAPEX (Capital Expenditure) and OPEX (Operational Expenditure) for operators and greatly reduce power consumption through its new wireless-access network architecture.

How Metamaterials Will Boost Wireless Power Transmission

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

A thin slab of metamaterial increases the efficiency of wireless power transmission by an order of magnitude, say researchers. Power cables are the bane of modern existence. If you own a desktop PC, a phone and perhaps a media player, you're likely to have at least one power socket that looks like spaghetti junction, which is why there is a growing interest in wireless power transmission.

Maxim's Digital Ambient-Light Sensors Cut Power Consumption by Over 100x

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Mobile World Congress 2011, Maxim Integrated Products is introducing the MAX44007/MAX44009, digital ambient-light sensor (ALS) ICs with a unique adaptive-gain block. Designed using the company's proprietary BiCMOS technology, these ICs integrate two optical sensors, an ADC, and digital functionality into a tiny 2mm x 2mm x 0.

Security Experts Have Broken the iPhone Keychain

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute have discovered a way for hackers to access passwords stored on a locked iPhone in only six minutes, without even cracking the phone's passcode. The new technique lets anyone easily access the locked information stored in the iPhone's keychain.

Ixia Wireless Solution Used by NTT DOCOMO to Successfully launch new “XI” LTE Service

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

Ixia recently announced that NTT DOCOMO, INC. used Ixia's IxCatapult wireless network testing solutions to validate its LTE wireless access network prior to the December 24th launch of its Xi™ service. The Xi service offers download speeds of up to 75 Mbps. Pre-deployment testing of new wireless network services is a crucial step in ensuring a reliable and high quality service for subscribers.

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CTIA and CEA Study Finds Broadcast Incentive Auction Will Net U.S. Treasury More Than $33 Billion

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

CTIA – The Wireless Association® and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® submitted a white paper to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) demonstrating that the auction of 120 MHz of underutilized broadcast television spectrum will produce more than $33 billion in net proceeds for the U.

Audience Announces a New Voice Processor Offering Wideband HD Voice for Mobile Devices

February 16, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Audience, Inc. announced its latest generation earSmart™ voice processor that delivers wideband high-definition (HD) voice quality, while suppressing background noise, for clearer communications and the best calling experience in any environment.   The eS310 chip is the first of the company's next-generation voice processors based on reverse-engineering the human hearing system.

Why are wireless consumers paying twice as much in taxes and fees?

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tax policy expert Scott Mackey recently released “A Growing Burden: Taxes and Fees on Wireless Service,” a new report examining the excessive burdens on wireless consumers and highlighting the need for meaningful communications tax reform. More than eleven years ago, the National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) called upon states to reform, modernize, and simplify the taxation of the telecommunications industry.

Skyworks Powering Multiple LTE Platforms

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, has announced that its extensive LTE product portfolio continues to gain traction with leading handset OEMs and smart phone providers and is at the heart of several new, yet unreleased 4G devices slated for launch later this year.

RFMW, Ltd. and Bliley Technologies, Inc. Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. and Bliley Technologies, Inc. have announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective January 1, 2011. Under the agreement terms, RFMW, with offices in North America, Europe and Israel, will market and have access to sell Bliley Technologies' complete line of Frequency Control Products.

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Most Downloaded Android Real Estate Search App Featured at International Developer Event

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

CAMPBELL, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- As the leading developer of mobile real estate search apps, Move, Inc. has been invited to showcase the Realtor.com® Real Estate Search Android™ app at the Android stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 14TH – 17TH. At the event, Move representatives will show developers from around the world the only Android real estate search app that connects users to the largest and most accurate collection of real estate listings in the United States on Realtor.

Advanced Media Processor Enables New Levels of Performance for Networking Infrastructure OEMs

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, /PRNewswire/ -- GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- LSI Corporation announced the StarPro® SP2704S, a higher-speed version of the StarPro SP2704 media processor, enabling new levels of performance for networking infrastructure equipment manufacturers. The production-qualified family of SP2700 media processors, including the SP2704, SP2704S and SP2716, offers a single platform for a wide range of applications from enterprise to carrier-class media gateways, servers and wireless base stations, and can scale to more than 3,000 simultaneous media gateway channels.

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