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Global Device Communications Solution Solves Go-to-Market Challenges for Complex Devices

January 24, 2011 8:14 am | Comments

Smith Micro Software, Inc. has released its newest version of QuickLink® Hotspot Manager, powered by the enabling technology of SODAÔ 1.0 (Secure On-Device API). The integrated interface provided by the QuickLink Hotspot Manager client allows users to wirelessly connect to and manage their hotspot, providing a better user experience across a range of devices.

Lockheed Martin to Support the U.S. Cyber Challenge

January 24, 2011 8:14 am | Comments

GAITHERSBURG, Md., /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin today announced its plans to support the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC), an initiative designed to create a pipeline of cyber security professionals from high school through college and beyond. Its unique use of multiple and scalable talent competitions and talent development initiatives enables individuals to develop their skills, gain access to advanced training and achieve recognition with scholarships, internships and jobs.

Universal Video URL Service, One Video Works on Any Device

January 24, 2011 8:13 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire/ -- today announced the private beta launch for, the first Universal Video URL service. radically simplifies the preparation and delivery of video to all mobile devices and browsers, thus solving the biggest challenge facing publishers of online video.


NOOKnewsstand Exceeds 650,000 Digital Periodical Subscriptions and Single Copy Sales Driven by NOOKcolor™ Customers in First Two Months

January 24, 2011 8:13 am | Comments

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller, is experiencing robust sales since it brought touch and full, rich color to a wide array of digital magazines and leading newspapers when it began shipping NOOKcolor, the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet. The company announced digital periodical sales are exceeding expectations with more than 650,000 total subscriptions and single copy sales driven by NOOKcolor customers reading interactive versions of all of their favorite newspapers and magazines, along with books and children’s books.

Texas A&M Presents at MEDCon: Design Your Medical Device with the Future in Mind

January 21, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

Medical Electronic Device Conference & Expo (MEDCon) announces that William Hyman, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University will present during the event, being held May 16-18, 2011 at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. This event provides the opportunity to stay at the forefront of innovations in engineering for electronic medical devices.

Teams Will Collaborate to Bring Silicon Interposer Capabilities into Volume Production for Use in Portable Electronics and Other Applications

January 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments

GRENOBLE, France -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a move that promises to provide increased performance and smaller size for portable electronics and other advanced systems, CEA-Leti today announced it has signed a multiyear agreement with SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (“SHINKO”) to develop advanced semiconductor packaging technology.

Research and Markets: Global and China Mobile Phone Baseband Industry Report, 2010

January 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments

DUBLIN -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Mobile Phone Baseband Industry Report, 2010" report to their offering. STMicroelectronics, EMP and NXPs wireless division merged to be ST-ERICSSON, which has not given play to the synergy, while its revenue has started to decline, with the more drastic drop in growth margin than other mobile baseband peers.

New Maxthon Mobile Release Takes Web & Mobile Convergence One Step Further

January 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon International, a developer of browsers for both the Windows desktop and Android phones, took desktop and mobile convergence one step further today with the release of its latest Android Browser, Maxthon Mobile. "Maxthon is making it easier for you to have your own internet cloud service," said Jeff Chen, CEO and founder of Maxthon.


125 Years of German Automotive Tradition Shifts to Batteries

January 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments

BERLIN and PASADENA, California, /PRNewswire/ -- January 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the automobile by Karl Benz. On that date in 1886, the Mercedes-Benz namesake registered his "vehicle powered by a gas engine" in Germany. Today Germany's automotive industry is on the verge of a paradigm shift away from the internal combustion engine and toward electric mobility.

Digi-Key Announces Stock of Cree's LMR4 LED Lighting Modules in Europe and Around the World

January 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced its stock of Cree's LMR4 LED light modules is available in Europe and around the world. The LMR4 modules are designed to simplify the creative process, giving lighting manufacturers more options as they develop LED lighting products.

Calico Energy Services and Digi Partner to Enable Smart Grid Technologies for Energy and Demand Management Companies

January 21, 2011 6:15 am | Comments

Calico Energy Services and Digi International recently announced the availability of an integrated smart grid technology solution for energy and demand management. The solution is built upon the Digi X-Grid™ platform which provides device connectivity infrastructure, and Calico Energy’s EIS™ platform, which provides a complete utility energy management solution coupled with residential and commercial load control.

Strategy Analytics: 2010 LED and Optical Markets Continue Growth

January 20, 2011 5:55 am | Comments

BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Strategy Analytics found that the optoelectronics segment of the compound semiconductor industry continued to grow into the close of 2010, driven by trends like broader adoption of LEDs for general and automotive lighting applications, as well as increased performance demand by the optical transport market.

Samsung’s Acquisition Aims to Expand its Leadership in Next-Generation Displays for Mobile Devices

January 20, 2011 5:55 am | Comments

SEOUL, South Korea -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced it has acquired display technology firm Liquavista BV. Samsung completed the acquisition of Liquavista, based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in December 2010. Liquavista, founded in 2006 as a spin-out from the Philips Research Labs, offers a new type of electronic display technology known as electrowetting for applications in e-readers, mobile phones, media players and other mobile devices.

Adding Multimedia Nintendo 3DS Brings a Dimensional Shift to the World of Entertainment

January 20, 2011 5:55 am | Comments

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The company that changed the world of video games with touch-screen gaming in 2004 and motion-controlled gaming in 2006 now pioneers the next dimensional shift. On March 27, Nintendo introduces portable entertainment in 3D – without the need for special glasses. The Nintendo 3DS™ system will be available in either Cosmo Black or Aqua Blue, and will have a suggested retail price of $249.

Complete Embedded Solution for High-Definition Audio/Visual (HD A/V) Electronics Devices

January 20, 2011 5:55 am | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced the launch of the WIRELESSHD™ (WiHD) 2nd generation module, WHDM-T005/R006, which is adapted for a complete embedded solution to high-definition audio/visual (HD-A/V) electronics devices, such as Plasma Displays, LCD-TV, Projection DTV, A/V Receiver, and Blu-ray player, etc.


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