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Hottest Wi-Fi Video Distribution Products at International CES 2012

January 9, 2012 7:11 am | Comments

Quantenna Communications announced it will showcase its industry-leading 802.11n MIMO technology optimized for service providers and 802.11ac chipset for retail applications at next week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 10-12 in Las Vegas. The latest high performance wireless set-top boxes, residential gateways video bridges, and other devices that deliver highly reliable broadband multimedia video and data services over Wi-Fi anywhere in the home will be featured.

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Wearable Technology, Fast Charging Smart Device Accessories at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 7:02 am | Comments

The Joy Factory will unveil a suite of digital companion products to complement today’s popular smart devices, including the Apple iPad, smart phone, tablets and e-Readers at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Joy Factory will showcase an enhanced product series which includes compact multi-device charging solutions and wearable technology which allow users to stay active and engaged with their smart devices in their daily lives.

Frequency Announces Global Services Platform and Partnership with Brightcove

January 9, 2012 6:34 am | Comments

At CES 2012, Frequency Networks, announces the launch of its global services platform, which provides the underlying services that power all Frequency consumer products. Frequency also announces a partnership with Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, and integration between Brightcove’s Video Cloud online video platform and Frequency’s global services platform.

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ZOMM Captures Three Innovation Awards for Lifestyle Connect

January 9, 2012 6:31 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor January 9, 2012 | Comments

ZOMM announces the Lifestyle Connect by ZOMM®, a multi-functional wireless relay that leverages Bluetooth Low Energy technology to summon immediate assistance from a personal safety service and from your trusted network of people – all with the single touch of a button. The Lifestyle Connect by ZOMM, a CES 2012 Innovations Award Honoree in three categories, is being seen for the first time at booth #2830 in the North Hall.

Tri Cascade Launches Comprehensive Home Energy Management System

January 9, 2012 6:09 am | Comments

Tri Cascade announced the availability of the elka 700-10, an energy gateway thermostat with energy in-home display. The elka 700-10 is one of the most comprehensive products of its kind that allows homeowners to more closely monitor and manage their energy usage. The system is equipped with ZigBee Communication, a low-power wireless network standard, and is embedded with an Energy Efficient-Comfort Management application, helping bridge communication between the utility company and consumer.

Marines Want iPads to Control Robo-Copter Brains

January 9, 2012 5:44 am | Comments

It’s been less than a month since the Marines flew their first robotic supply helicopter on its debut combat mission in Afghanistan. Already, the amphibious combat branch is working on the next generation of pilotless cargo copter — one that’s an order of magnitude more sophisticated, and can be controlled by an iPad or other tablet.

iPhone Celebrates 5th Birthday - How Has It Changed?

January 9, 2012 5:27 am | Comments

Gadget fans may be focused on the CES trade show this week, but there’s something else notable going on today: It’s the iPhone’s fifth birthday. Five years ago today, Apple unveiled the original iPhone to the world. It wasn’t a tightly kept secret, shrouded in mystery and speculation like more recent Apple announcements, but it was arguably the world’s most anticipated gadget launch.

Xirrus Chosen to Deliver High-Performance Wireless for Interop

January 6, 2012 8:47 am | Comments

Xirrus announced that it has been selected for the sixth time by UBM TechWeb’s prestigious InteropNet to deliver high-density, high-performance wireless access for thousands of attendees’ smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices at Interop Las Vegas and New York 2012 events. As in previous years, attendees and exhibitors will enjoy reliable wired-like connectivity, giving them the confidence that they will remain connected to work, family, and friends while attending these cutting-edge events.

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Corning Gorilla Glass 2 On Tap For CES

January 6, 2012 7:43 am | Comments

Corning isn't monkeying around. It recently teased that it will use the Consumer Electronics Show as the launch platform for Gorilla Glass 2. What is Gorilla Glass, you ask? It is glass developed by Corning that can withstand tons of abuse. The original version of Gorilla Glass has been widely accepted by the consumer electronics industry as the material du-jour used to protect smartphone and tablet displays.

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Xi3 Corporation to Unveil TAND3M Software at CES 2012

January 6, 2012 7:20 am | Comments

 Xi3 Corporation today announced its TAND3M software application, a program that allows two people to simultaneously share and use one Xi3 Modular Computer for all computing functions, significantly lowering overall computing costs in the process. “TAND3M also increases the ‘green factor’ by dramatically dropping the electricity needs by 50 percent to only 10 Watts per seat.

5 Hot Mobile Trends At CES

January 6, 2012 7:02 am | by Eric Zeman | Comments

The consumer electronics industry's annual trek to Las Vegas for the biggest trade show in North America is upon us. Press day starts bright and early Monday, January 9, and the exhibit halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center open on January 10. The week is sure to be a whirlwind of press conferences, announcements, demos, and new gear a-plenty.

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LG Kicks Off CES 2012 Early With New TV Tech

January 6, 2012 6:37 am | Comments

LG's 55-inch OLED television is only 5 mm, or less than 0.2 inches, thick. CES is almost here, but about 2 weeks ago, LG couldn't wait to start dishing about its 2012 products for the TV space. On deck: a huge OLED TV and lighter, more stylish 3-D glasses. First off, LG plans to unveil a 55-inch OLED TV, the world’s largest to date.

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With Microsoft Out, Who Will Keynote CES 2013?

January 6, 2012 6:24 am | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces plans about Xbox at CES 2010 A CES tradition is coming to a close: Microsoft will not appear, let alone own the keynote, at next year’s consumer electronics trade show. But with ending traditions come new opportunities, all begging the question: Who will deliver the CES keynote in 2013? On Wednesday afternoon, Microsoft’s Frank Shaw announced in a blog post that 2012 would be Microsoft’s last year at CES.

CES 2012 Preview: The 5 Trends to Watch Most Closely

January 6, 2012 6:00 am | by The Nokia Lumia Windows Phone series will be updated by a chart-topping 900 version at CES. | Comments

A serene moment from CES 2011. It surely did not last long. With 140,000 attendees clogging 1.7 million square feet of floor space, next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas won’t merely be “some big trade show.” No, CES is also The Big Show — the grand coming-out party for every hardware manufacturer that wants to prove its gadget is the single must-see spectacle for which all other booth visits must be cancelled.

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New Low-power Wireless Technology Company Formed

January 6, 2012 4:59 am | Comments

Toumaz Limited has established a new fabless subsidiary, Toumaz Microsystems, which will be responsible for its growing wireless IC business. Toumaz has secured investment and support from Imagination Technologies Group as a strategic partner for this business. In order to strengthen the focus of both the healthcare and semiconductor divisions of Toumaz, the board of Toumaz Ltd has decided to reorganise into two distinct businesses: Toumaz UK covering health technology & solutions; and Toumaz Microsystems covering integrated circuits for low power wireless communication.

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