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Nokia Joins AVX in the 'Solutions for Hope' Initiative, Uses Validated Conflict-Free DRC Tantalum

February 29, 2012 6:18 am | Comments

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, is proud to announce that Nokia, a global leader in mobile communications, has joined AVX in the Solutions for Hope initiative. "We are very pleased that Nokia has joined Motorola Solutions, Intel, HP and Foxconn to support the Solutions for Hope initiative.


Shazam Joins Global Innovators at IP&TV World Forum

February 29, 2012 5:51 am | by Posted by Ron M. Seidel, Editorial Intern February 29, 2012  | Comments

CEO Andrew Fisher to address Shazam’s growth into television at connected entertainment event Shazam will join a host of industry experts and thought-leaders at London’s Olympia next month for the leading global event in connected entertainment. IP&TV World Forum organisers have today announced that Andrew Fisher, CEO of Shazam, will give a keynote on day one of the event, discussing the app’s expansion beyond music discovery to working with major broadcasters and brands.


Seica Celebrates 25 Years, Acquires Site in Italy

February 29, 2012 5:22 am | Comments

Founded as a test house specialized in functional test programming, today Seica SpA is a leader in developing and manufacturing systems and applications for testing electronic boards and modules. The company has been on a strong growth path for several years, and to support this development, last week the directors signed the final contract sealing the acquisition of an industrial lot destined for the construction of another building to create the space for the expanding engineering and manufacturing activities.


TTI Signs Distribution Agreement with Kingbright Corporation

February 29, 2012 5:15 am | Comments

TTI, Inc. has added a new optoelectronics supplier, Kingbright Corporation, to its discrete semiconductor line card. Committed to growing the discretes portfolio by aligning with innovative manufacturers, TTI is proud to announce its new franchise agreement with Kingbright Corporation. Wen Sung, Kingbright General Manager, commented, “We are pleased to have TTI as a distribution partner for our wide variety of optoelectronics products and solutions.


ST Ships Two Billionth MEMS Chip

February 29, 2012 4:54 am | Comments

ST celebrates the landmark and parades its latest MEMS innovations at Mobile World Congress 2012 STMicroelectronics has announced it has shipped two billion MEMS sensors to date and confirmed its top position in MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices for consumer and portable applications.


UK Retailers Ignoring Valuable New Market

February 29, 2012 4:34 am | Comments

Somo, the largest independent global mobile marketing agency, has today released research into the mobile-readiness of the UK’s top 100 retail brands. Despite UK smartphone penetration surpassing  50%, and mobile devices making up  around 15% of all online traffic, many of the most popular UK stores are ignoring this mass market opportunity.


Agilent to Demonstrate Test and Characterization Tools at OFC/NFOEC

February 29, 2012 4:21 am | Comments

Agilent Technologies will demonstrate the latest components and test equipment for optical communications at OFC/NFOEC, March 6-8, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Agilent products help optical component companies stay competitive and accelerate the process of bringing their terabit designs and optical transceivers to market.


CSR Showcasing Innovations that Redefine the Mobile Experience at Mobile World Congress

February 24, 2012 11:44 am | Comments

At the Mobile World Congress 2012 conference and exhibition next week, CSR plc will showcase many of the company’s latest innovations and technology solutions, with a number of public and private demonstrations scheduled to illustrate how CSR is redefining the mobile experience in a variety of smartphones, tablets and other mobile products and technologies from the world’s most popular brands.


Bytemobile: Mobile Video Traffic Hits Nearly 70% on Certain Networks

February 24, 2012 11:39 am | Comments

Bytemobile published the findings of its Mobile Analytics Report - February 2012. The new report reveals that the average volume of video traffic on mobile networks has risen by 10 percentage points since this time last year - up to 50% from 40%. In certain networks, video traffic is up to 69% of total traffic.


Smaato Powers Ahead with Record Growth; Unveils Smaato Global Price Index for Mobile Advertising

February 24, 2012 11:35 am | Comments

Smaato continues its momentum and record growth as the company powers into 2012 setting Smaato on track to earn title as the undisputed global leader in mobile advertising. Record Growth and Momentum 2011 proved to be a record year for Smaato with the mobile advertising leader reporting over 200% growth, adding offices in Singapore, New York, London, Jakarta and Mumbai.


CertiVox and QuickLogic Partner to Revolutionize Information Security in the Mobile Market

February 24, 2012 10:23 am | Comments

CertiVox and QuickLogic Corporation announced plans to jointly develop user-friendly data solutions across platforms to solve the many online security challenges facing businesses and individuals today. The first jointly developed product will extend the capability of secured cloud storage to a USB thumb drive, which features QuickLogic's CSSP platform and CertiVox's on-demand encryption key management.


Cybercom Named Partner for Connected Vehicles

February 24, 2012 10:12 am | Comments

Ericsson named Cybercom as an industry expert partner for the development of services and products for the automotive industry. During Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, Cybercom will demonstrate its corporate concept for connecting the driver and the vehicle to the cloud using the Ericsson´s product Multiservice Delivery Platform.


Most Extensive NFC Product Portfolio Boasts Platform for Extra Services and Revenue Growth

February 24, 2012 9:58 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor | Comments

STMicroelectronics has unveiled its second-generation Near Field Communications (NFC) controller. ST says the new IC, in combination with its wide Secure Element portfolio, will speed up the arrival of a new world of secure contactless apps and services accessible through next-generation smartphones.


Nujira Study Reveals Mobile Network Performance Limited by Handset Transmitters

February 24, 2012 9:37 am | Comments

Nujira has released the results of an operator-focused study carried out by RTT and Caru Ventures on behalf of Nujira to understand the network performance challenges faced by operators. Crucially the study found that LTE network performance is currently limited by handset transmit performance - reducing network coverage by as much as 32%, requiring operators to install 45% more base station sites.


Qosmotec Propagation Effects Replicator (QPER) Supports Azimuth Systems' ACE MX MIMO Channel Emulation Platform

February 24, 2012 9:32 am | Comments

Qosmotec announced that it would support Azimuth’s portfolio of real world test solutions with the Qosmotec Propagation Effects Replicator (QPER) software. With QPER, Azimuth’s customers will have access to a powerful application that creates virtual environments, which can then be recreated with the dynamic RF fading capability available with the Azimuth ACE MX MIMO Channel Emulator.



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