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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.

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.

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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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Plex to Enable Next Generation of NetCast™ Connected TVs

September 7, 2010 6:06 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO and BERLIN, /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Plex, a leading software provider of an open platform for media management and consumption, announced the availability of the newest version of its service. Plex/Nine is the first open, three-screen media platform (PC, TV and mobile) designed to simplify and improve the way people experience personal, commercial and streaming content sources across a range of connected devices.

Honeywell and SAE International Launch Third Annual Student Automotive Design Challenge

September 7, 2010 6:06 am | Comments

WARRENDALE, Pa., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Honeywell and SAE International announced today the launch of the third Honeywell/SAE Student Automotive Design Challenge. This program is designed to engage students, ages 11 to 14, in hands-on math and science training, enabling them to actively discover how these subjects relate to their everyday lives, while uncovering potential career opportunities.

3ality Digital Captures First NFL Game to Air on S3D TV

September 7, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

BURBANK, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- 3ality Digital, LLC, a leading stereoscopic 3D (S3D) technology and production company, recently collaborated with Verizon FiOS TV to deliver the first televised NFL game in S3D, which was available to FiOS TV customers in parts of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Alliance for Digital Equality Statement on FCC’s Plan to Move Forward in Alignment with National Broadband Plan

September 7, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

ATLANTA, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julius H. Hollis, Chairman of the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) announcement that the commission will seek further public comments on net neutrality policy: "I am pleased that the FCC is continuing to seek different perspectives on broadband policy from a wide array of groups and industry leaders.

CTIA’s Educational Program to Highlight Smart Mobile Business Strategies

September 7, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 announced its educational program agenda and industry-leading speakers focused on six tracks: Mobile Applications; Mobile Enterprise; Mobile Money; Mobile Retail; Location-Based Services; and Mobile Health. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS will take place in San Francisco at Moscone Center West October 6-8, 2010; partner conferences will begin on October 5.

NAVTEQ Traffic.com Helps Millions of Labor Day Weekend Drivers Avoid Jams

September 2, 2010 7:56 am | Comments

CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ will help on-the-go drivers with access to NAVTEQ Traffic.com® content available through the web and mobile phones, making it faster and easier to obtain traffic-dodging tips for the Labor Day holiday weekend. NAVTEQ Traffic.com delivers detailed information about road construction, traffic speeds and incidents such as accidents at www.

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade Intelligence Workstations for U.S. Air Force Distributed Common Ground System

September 2, 2010 7:56 am | Comments

An upgrade to the system that provides analysts with access to intelligence will soon revolutionize how they handle intelligence imagery and high-definition, full-motion video, as well as reports. The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $4.4 million initial task order to Lockheed Martin for upgrades to Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) workstations.

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