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New Services Expand Customer Choice to Help Simplify and Reduce Costs of M2M Solutions for Business Customers

February 15, 2011 5:58 am | Comments

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is broadening its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services portfolio with new application integration, development, and management solutions, as well as enhanced global roaming capabilities to help companies across various industries curb IT costs, complexity and speed time to market.


TI Demonstrates World’s First Android Development Platform Bringing ZigBee® and ZigBee RF4CE to Smartphones and Tablets

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today showcased an Android 2.2 software development platform, designed to simplify the mobile device integration of the ZigBee® and ZigBee RF4CE protocol stacks. A first for the industry, mobile device manufacturers can now connect directly to the growing consumer electronics and smart home application markets.

Mobile Gaming Hits the Road with High-Speed, Real-Time Gaming between Barcelona and Moving Vehicle in the U.S.

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

Visitors to the Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent booths at this year’s Mobile World Congress can experience the power of 4G LTE through live 4G LTE interactive multi-player gaming and live video conferencing between Barcelona and a moving 4G LTE-enabled vehicle in the United States. The demonstration allows multiple players to simultaneously participate in popular video games, such as “Dungeon Defenders” by Trendy and “Asphalt 6” by Gameloft, live between Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent’s booths, and with passengers in a 4G LTE-enabled vehicle traveling the New Jersey highways.


Red Bend to Demonstrate Innovative New Mobile Software Management and Mobile Virtualization Capabilities at Mobile World Congress

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

Red Bend Software announced it will demonstrate innovative new capabilities of its Mobile Software Management and Mobile Virtualization products in its suite at GSMA’s 2011 Mobile World Congress, February 14 through 17, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The demonstrations will showcase the unique capabilities of Red Bend’s products that mobile network operators, device manufacturers, semiconductor vendors, software developers and others in the mobile ecosystem depend on to increase revenue, get products to market more quickly, and increase customer satisfaction and retention.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Platform to Help Enable Instant Streaming from Netflix on Android Devices

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that future Android devices powered by the Snapdragon™ platform will have access to instant streaming of TV shows and movies from Netflix. "We're excited about this collaborative effort to help bring the Netflix application to Android devices running on the Snapdragon platform," said Liat Ben-Zur, senior director of software strategy and ecosystems for Qualcomm.

First True HD Communication over 4G Networks to Eliminate Distance Barriers in Communication

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

Fraunhofer IIS is presenting HD communication over an LTE-A (Long Term Evolution Advanced) 4G cellular network, featuring low delay, CD quality audio and HD video at Mobile World Congress 2011. Fraunhofer’s technology allows users to experience completely natural mobile phone conversation, just as if the participants were sitting in the same room.

CEVA Collaborates with NEC Casio Mobile Communications for Future Wireless Baseband Technologies

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

CEVA, Inc. has announced today an agreement to undertake joint research into the development of cellular modem technologies targeting next generation wireless baseband standards with NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.  Under the scope of the agreement, CEVA and NEC CASIO Mobile Communications will closely analyze the processing requirements, target performance and system layout of next generation modems.

AirWalk, Mindspeed and Lime Microsystems Collaborate on LTE Small Cell Technology Development

February 14, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

AirWalk Communications Inc., a leader in innovative small cell radio access networks, Mindspeed Technologies, a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications; and Lime Microsystems, a semiconductor company specializing in digitally configurable transceivers for the next generation of wireless broadband systems, have together developed an LTE small cell product to be on display in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress Feb 14-17, 2011.


Valpey Fisher’s Microwave Products Group Ships First Production Orders

February 11, 2011 9:08 am | Comments

Valpey Fisher Corporation Microwave Products Group has begun shipping production quantities of a new series of high performance Voltage Variable Attenuators to a major microwave radio manufacturer. "These first production shipments mark a key milestone for our Microwave Products Group, which we announced the creation of in March 2010.

Wireless Innovation Forum Announces New “White Space” Communications Initiatives

February 11, 2011 6:11 am | Comments

WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum version 2.0), a non-profit organization dedicated to driving the future of radio communications and systems worldwide, recently announced the formation of two new groups focused on “white space” communications. The TD-LTE in White Space Task Group, chaired by Zhang Xiaojing of Huawei Technologies Co.

Tektronix Communications Ensures Operational Readiness of LTE Networks and Services

February 11, 2011 5:59 am | Comments

PLANO, Texas, /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix Communications announced the company's Iris suite of solutions has been deployed by a major Tier 1 service provider in their live LTE production network, as well as in a number of LTE trials with other service providers. Tektronix Communications' Iris suite of solutions is supporting these early adopters of the technology to enable their operational readiness; assisting these service providers in meeting their launch date commitments, and in delivering on the promise of LTE performance by ensuring quality of experience to subscribers from day one.

Taqua To Showcase Next-Gen IP-based RF Backhaul and Peering Solutions at Mobile World Congress

February 11, 2011 5:59 am | Comments

RICHARDSON, Texas -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Taqua®, LLC announced that it will showcase its advanced IP-peering and non-line of sight (NLOS) backhaul products in booth 2.1B27 at the Mobile World Congress which will take place from February 14-17, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The massive adoption of smartphones, tablets and mobile data applications are overwhelming wireless networks across the globe.

Sensonor Announces an Integrated Wireless Low-Power Pressure Sensor

February 11, 2011 5:59 am | Comments

HORTEN, Norway -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The SP400-series is a high accuracy wireless digital absolute pressure sensor. It is a fully calibrated and compensated sensor with an embedded RISC micro controller. It is available in 4 pressure ranges from 150kPa(22psi) to 2000kPa(290psi). The SP400 has 3 customer configurable I/O pins that can support specific tasks tied to the application requirement.

RFMD® to Present a Broad Portfolio of Innovative Products and Technologies at 2011 Mobile World Congress

February 11, 2011 5:59 am | Comments

GREENSBORO, N.C., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced the company will present a broad selection of industry-leading radio frequency (RF) components for the global mobile device market at the 2011 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain from February 14 to February 17, 2011. The RF components to be highlighted by RFMD® at MWC 2011 will span the company's broad portfolio of power amplifier-based and switch-based products for GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WEDGE, WCDMA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX devices.

CTIA’s Statement on National Wireless Innovation and Infrastructure Initiative

February 11, 2011 5:59 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to U.S. President Barack Obama's speech on his National Wireless Innovation and Infrastructure Initiative, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent issued the following statement:   "CTIA and the wireless industry are excited about the President's focus to ensure the entire U.


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