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Smith Micro Software Named Finalist in the Big Idea Contest by International CTIA Wireless

March 7, 2011 8:24 am | Comments

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) - -Smith Micro Software today announced its revolutionary solution for global device communications, SODA™ (Secure On-Device API), is a Top 5 Finalist in the CTIA Wireless Big Idea Contest, which honors innovative solutions created for the wireless industry. Smith Micro Software will showcase SODA at the International CTIA Wireless 2011 conference, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 22-24, 2011.

Chipset Enables Operators to Deliver Cost Effective “Triple Play” Services with Support for VDSL 30a Profile and ADSL Fallback

March 7, 2011 8:24 am | Comments

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ralink Technology Corporation today announced its entry into the high-growth VDSL market with the introduction of the RT65168 VDSL2/ADSL2+ processor. RT65168 is the world’s first VDSL solution that can be designed onto a 2-layer board, that supports the VDSL2 30a profile with up to 100 Mbps upstream/downstream throughput, and that enables ADSL fallback for backward compatibility.

Private WiFi® Intended to Protect Consumers, Counter against Increasing Hacker Threats on Public WiFi Networks

March 7, 2011 8:23 am | Comments

SHERMAN, Conn., /PRNewswire/ -- Private Communications Corporation (PCC), a security technology company that protects personal data and information online, today announced the launch of Private WiFi®, its flagship Virtual Private Network (VPN) software. Private WiFi encrypts all data going into and out of a person's computer to support online privacy, protect consumers' identities and secure sensitive communications transmitted over the more than 400,000 known unencrypted WiFi networks or "hotspots" worldwide, according to JiWire.

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Motorola and Cox Break World Record in Data Transmission Rates

March 7, 2011 8:23 am | Comments

Motorola Mobility Inc. announced the achievement of a new world record for return path data transmission by using breakthrough technology from Motorola on Cox Communications’ Las Vegas network infrastructure. Using the ultra low-noise, high performance Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 RX48 return path receiver module operating within a Motorola BSR 64000 CMTS Edge Router, the record of 356 Mbps for a 5-85 MHz return path was set by transmitting across twelve return path channels of which six channels employed 256QAM modulation.

WordLogic Predictive Keyboard Nominated for CTIA Emerging Technology Award

March 7, 2011 8:23 am | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It's not yet an Oscar, but a new finger touchscreen prototype of WordLogic Predictive Keyboard has been nominated for a CTIA Wireless 2011 Emerging Technology Award. WordLogic's predictive text entry software uses Intelligent Input Platform™ Technology to make it intuitive, fast, accurate and helpful.

Fujitsu CD-less Audio Design Kit Enables Low-Power, Low-Cost Digital Audio Systems for Vehicles

March 7, 2011 8:23 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) today introduced a new CD-less Audio Design Kit, a complete reference solution featuring decoding and playback of popular digital audio files such as MP3, Windows Media Audio (WMA), Ogg Audio and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) formats.

Acacia Subsidiary Acquires Rights to over 200 3G and 4G Wireless Patents

March 7, 2011 8:23 am | Comments

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --Acacia Research Corporation today announced that a subsidiary has acquired from a major telecommunications company rights to over 200 patents covering 3G and 4G cellular air interface and infrastructure technologies. These technologies may be found in mobile handsets, base stations, routers and other related equipment.

Samsung Announces Top Five Finalists in Solve for Tomorrow Competition

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung today announced the top five finalists in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest. The contest is part of Samsung’s Hope for Children initiative, which provides tools and technologies that empower young people to learn and collaborate to improve our communities.

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Reliable Identification in Metallic Environments

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

While conventional RFID labels do not endure many industrial applications, the ((rfid))-DuraTag by Schreiner LogiData has been perfectly tailored to harsh ambient conditions. In addition, the very thin RFID transponder can be inconspicuously placed for flexible usability. Unlike hard tags, the ((rfid))-DuraTag by Schreiner LogiData is ideally suited for industrial uses due to its ultra-thin design and small dimensions.

Optoelectronics Segment of Compound Semiconductor Industry Maintains Momentum Into 2011

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Strategy Analytics sees strength in the optoelectronics segment of the compound semiconductor industry, based on December announcements of new products, financial results, new market entrants, equipment orders and capacity expansion. The recently published Strategy Analytics GaAs and Compound Semiconductors Service (GaAs) viewpoint, “Compound Semiconductor Industry Review December 2010: Optoelectronics, Materials and Equipment,” captures the product, technology, contract and financial announcements for optoelectronic companies such as Aixtron, Finisar, Philips Lumileds, EMCORE, JDSU, Oclaro, Agilent and Soitech for December 2010.

Apple iOS 4.3 Offers Faster Safari Performance, iTunes Home Sharing, AirPlay Improvements & New Personal Hotspot

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Apple® recently introduced iOS 4.3, the latest version of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. New features in iOS 4.3 include faster Safari® mobile browsing performance with the Nitro JavaScript engine; iTunes® Home Sharing; enhancements to AirPlay®; the choice of using the iPad™ side switch to either lock the screen rotation or mute the audio; and the Personal Hotspot feature for sharing an iPhone® 4 cellular data connection over Wi-Fi.

Technology May Detect Cancer 2 1/2 Years Earlier than Available Methods

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – On March 1, 2011 the Wall Street Journal published a lead article on page D1 entitled “Researchers Create Better Ways To Spot Cancer Cells”, which described the research by Dr. Edward R. Flynn, of Senior Scientific LLC. The article was authored by Shirley S. Wang.

Ethernet Alliance® Hosts IEEE Std. 802.3az™-2010 Energy Efficient Ethernet Interoperability Test Event

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

WHAT: The Ethernet Alliance Energy Efficient Ethernet Subcommittee has announced it will host an Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) interoperability test event the week of June 20, 2011 in Durham, NH at the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL).  The kick-off conference call is open to any interested parties and will be held this Friday, March 4.

Low Energy Watch Wirelessly Communicates with Smartphones

March 3, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA today announces that a Bluetooth Low Energy Watch prototype, developed by Casio Computer Co., is based on a Nordic µBlue™ nRF8001 Single-Chip-Connectivity Bluetooth low energy solution. The nRF8001’s class-leading ultra-low power performance enables Casio’s prototype watch to benefit from the advantages of Bluetooth wireless technology while offering a similar battery life to a conventional Casio wristwatch.

Fully-Integrated, sub-1 GHz Devices Feature 20 dB Better Channel Rejection than Competition

March 2, 2011 10:06 am | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) will demonstrate the industry’s highest performance narrowband RF transceiver at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany. Featuring range significantly beyond 10 km (137-dB link budget) and more than 60-dB adjacent channel rejection (20 dB more than nearest competition), the CC112x family provides an unmatched solution for industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) frequency bands at 169, 433, 868, 915 and 950 MHz.

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