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Google Quickens with 'Instant' Search

September 10, 2010 6:46 am | Comments

Google is offering its users instant gratification by showing search results while a request is being typed. WHAT IT MEANS: People will start to see search results that may change with each character that's entered into Google's search box. THE GOAL: A lightning-fast search engine that knows so much about people's intentions that it almost seems to be reading minds.

LCD TV Uses Freescale’s ZigBee RF4CE Platform to Replace Infrared

September 10, 2010 6:46 am | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor and Vestel Electronics announced that they have been working together to develop an LCD-TV with radio frequency (RF) remote control that uses Freescale’s BeeStack Consumer ZigBee-RF4CE platform. Vestel, one of the largest TV manufacturers in Europe, worked with Freescale to design the RF target board to replace infrared (IR) in the TV and implement the RF4CE network.

“Wireless Wednesday” Takes Wings as a Twitter Phenomenon

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

DALLAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wednesday is a busy day in the work week for Kent Huffman, the Chief Marketing Officer at BearCom. That’s when he checks the Twitter account for Wireless Woman, BearCom’s virtual Chief Technology Officer, to review all the recommendations from his connections in the wireless technology space as to who should be following whom.

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TeleTracking's RadarFind Responds to Hospital Engineering Challenges

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

MORRISVILLE, N.C., /PRNewswire/ -- RadarFind, a subsidiary of TeleTracking Technologies, has developed a tamper-resistant version of its real time locating system's (RTLS) plug-in readers to further address hospital patient safety needs. Developed at the request of hospital clients, the tamper-resistant reader features a shutter system that prevents patients from inserting paper clips, pins and similar objects into the slots containing the energized contacts.

Qualcomm Now Demonstrating Products Based on LTE TDD Technology

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

SAN DIEGO, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated recently announced that the company is on track with its commercialization of products based on LTE TDD and has been demonstrating products utilizing the technology at Expo 2010 Shanghai China. The demonstration uses the Qualcomm's Mobile Data Modem™ (MDM™) MDM9200™ solution and is taking place over-the-air with 2x2 MIMO in the 2.

CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 to Highlight Latest Developments in Wireless Health

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 will feature a keynote speaker, pavilion, educational track and partner event demonstrating why mobile health represents one of the industry’s most important and fastest-growing vertical segments. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS will take place in San Francisco at Moscone Center West October 6-8, 2010; partner events will begin October 5.

New Research Highlights Gaps in Confidence for Achieving Market Growth and Operational Improvement

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

PISCATAWAY, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- While communications service providers (CSPs) are fully aware of the opportunities for market growth and operating efficiencies, through better customer service delivery, network optimization and process automation, they are less optimistic about being able to take advantage of them, according to new research from industry analyst firm Analysys Mason.

Broadcom and Philips Team to Transform the Remote Control Experience

September 9, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced that it has partnered with Philips Home Control to develop a new generation of remote control devices that will help transform the television, set-top box (STB), and Blu-ray Disc® player interface experience. Broadcom® Bluetooth® technology has been instrumental in introducing and driving the adoption of gestural remote controls for video game consoles and the increasing universe of wirelessly connected devices.

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TI Affirms Plans to Develop Products for New Qi Wireless Power Standard

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) recently announced its adoption of the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) Qi standard. The V1.0 specification outlines the function and performance of an interoperable wireless charging system. The ratification of the standard is a significant step toward industry-wide adoption of wireless charging technology.

QuickLogic’s Customizable Android Application Enables Mobile Product Differentiation

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

QuickLogic Corporation today announced the availability of VEE Apps Builder, an Android OS-based Java application for customer-specific control of QuickLogic’s Visual Enhancement Engine (VEE) and Display Power Optimizer (DPO) technologies. The application can be readily customized, allowing mobile consumer device OEMs to differentiate their products by promoting VEE and DPO as their unique, OEM-branded technologies.

Demand Surges for MEMS That Address Critical Issues

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cypress Envirosystems, a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation today announced it has introduced a Deadband version of its award-winning Wireless Pneumatic Thermostat (WPT). This product enables older buildings with pneumatic thermostats to have programmable independent heating and cooling setpoints, which increases energy savings.

Digi-Key Corporation and austriamicrosystems Sign Global Distribution Agreement

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and austriamicrosystems announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute austriamicrosystems products to customers worldwide. Products from austriamicrosystems are now available for purchase on Digi-Key’s global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Integrated Solution Enables Gigabit Ethernet Networks for Fixed-to-Mobile and Mobile-to-Mobile Applications

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BridgeWave Communications and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS) announced the successful integration of BATS’ automatic antenna aiming and tracking technology and BridgeWave’s high-capacity wireless radio systems. BridgeWave is the first company to deliver wireless full-rate gigabit Ethernet systems that provide network connectivity during movement.

New IP KVM Switches Feature Technology Enables Simultaneous Monitoring of Multiple Servers

September 8, 2010 7:53 am | Comments

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- ATEN announced the debut of new eight and 16-port KVM switches with built-in IP access. Utilizing both USB and PS/2 connectivity, the CS1708i/CS1716i KVM on the NET switches are IP-based KVM control units that allow either a local or remote operator access to eight and 16 directly connected computers, or through daisy chaining connections, up to 128 and 256 servers, respectively.

Verizon Business Helps Government, Industry Smooth Adoption of Next-Generation Internet Protocol

September 7, 2010 6:06 am | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- With the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses expected to be exhausted as early next year, now is the time for businesses and government agencies across the globe to prepare for a smooth transition to the next-generation Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).

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