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Logitech Introduces Solar-Powered Keyboard - Even Indoors

November 1, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

FREMONT, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Logitech introduced the Logitech® Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 - the company's first light-powered keyboard. The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard powers itself whenever there's light, even indoors, making battery hassles a thing of the past. "The keyboard is still the best input device for typing emails and IMs, updating your Facebook's page or posting responses to your favorite blogs - and the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 is the next big innovation in keyboard technology," said Denis Pavillard, vice president of product marketing for Logitech's keyboards and desktops.

Inovonics Delivers Passive Wireless Sensor for Monitoring Senior Care Resident Activity

November 1, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Colo., /PRNewswire/ --Inovonics today announced the release of the EN1240 activity sensor, a wireless sensor solution designed specifically to meet the unique needs of senior care facilities. Based on trusted motion-sensing technology, the EN1240 offers a significant advancement over other alternative approaches for life safety monitoring by improving senior care daily check-in, boosting system reliability and performance, especially in large installations, and providing significant cost savings.

Hughes Introduces Mobile Satellite Terminal With Integrated Wi-Fi

November 1, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

GERMANTOWN, Md., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the availability of the Hughes 9450-C11 BGAN land mobile satellite terminal for operation over Inmarsat's Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite service.

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Quick Messaging Phone Designed with Environmentally Conscious Consumers in Mind

November 1, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Evergreen, a quick messaging phone built with 70% recycled post-consumer plastics and packaging that utilizes 80% recycled post-consumer paper. Samsung Mobile announced it will donate $1 for every Samsung Evergreen device sold, with a maximum donation of $100,000, to the non-profit organization Cell Phones for Soldiers®.

Reconfigurable Radio Frequency (RF) Filter Technology Will Mitigate Co-Site Interference in Next-Generation Wireless Communication Systems

November 1, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Active Spectrum Inc. announced a breakthrough in tunable filter technology for co-site interference mitigation in next generation wireless communication systems and radar. Next generation wireless communication systems, like the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and other Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems, will operate simultaneously on many frequency bands.

Southwest Announces Onboard WiFi Pricing

October 29, 2010 9:57 am | Comments

DALLAS, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yesterday, at Southwest Airlines ' Media Day 2010, pricing for Southwest Airlines WiFi HOTSPOT was announced. Southwest will offer WiFi onboard its fleet at a special introductory flat rate of $5 per flight for any device or flight length. Southwest is able to offer this price point and tailor the Customer Experience with the satellite-based technology provided by Row 44.

Mobile App Provides Voter Registration, Polling Location, and Candidate Information

October 29, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore.,/PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* announced recently a new mobile application that provides free, on-the-go access to zip code specific voter registration and candidate information. It was designed to break down one of the most frequently cited barriers to voting – lack of readily accessible information.

New Navigation System Equipped with GE865-QUAD GSM Module from Telit

October 29, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

Telit Wireless Solutions will be equipping the new 5-inch live navigation devices from NAVIGON. Both companies today announced the decision by NAVIGON AG, one of the world’s leading suppliers of navigation systems, to use the GE865-QUAD in the new NAVIGON 70 Premium Live. This makes it the first NAVIGON device to be equipped directly with GSM and thus operating without an external solution.

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Merger Creates the Industry's Largest Manufacturer of Rechargeable Power Systems

October 29, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

Nexergy, Inc. and International Components Corporation announced a definitive merger agreement. The move, effective immediately, creates the industry's largest designer and manufacturer of rechargeable power systems and will be recognized as the premier innovative partner in the industry. This merger combines ICC's long history of innovation in the portable power industry and global manufacturing footprint with Nexergy's strength as a designer and manufacturer of battery packs.

Would You Go Electric? New Ford Web Site Gives Consumers the ABC's of Electrified Vehicle

October 29, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- A new Ford Web site offers video, text and diagrams to help consumers understand differences in the technologies of electrified vehicles. Electrification is an important piece of Ford's overall sustainability strategy designed to deliver affordable fuel economy options for consumers.

Advanced Charging Technologies to Top $34 Billion in 2015

October 29, 2010 7:30 am | Comments

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Markets for advanced charging technologies (including solar-powered handsets, solar chargers, wireless power units, fuel-cell battery charging products and public charging kiosks), worth about $1.5 billion in 2010, are forecast by ABI Research to grow at a robust CAGR of more than 86% to exceed $34 billion in 2015.

Sierra Wireless Sets a New Standard for Automotive-Grade Wireless Modules

October 28, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

VANCOUVER, /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless today introduced the industry's first and only suite of embedded wireless modules designed specifically for automotive manufacturers. The new Sierra Wireless AirPrime™ AR Series intelligent embedded modules are the first wireless modules designed and developed from the ground up to achieve the highest level of compliance with automotive specifications, providing an unmatched level of quality, reliability and performance under harsh operating conditions.

Enhanced Online Resource and Community Offers New IP for Any LabVIEW FPGA Application

October 28, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

National Instruments announced its new version of NI LabVIEW FPGA IPNet, an online resource that helps digital design engineers browse, download and share the latest intellectual property (IP) for field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design applications. IPNet aggregates IP from many sources, including NI R&D, the community of LabVIEW graphical system design software users and third-party developers, into a single online location.

KSW Reaches Security Milestone with MasterCard Certification for Thinlam® Prelaminates

October 28, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

KSW Microtec AG announced that it has received MasterCard Certification for its innovative Thinlam® prelaminate. This latest milestone follows the strategy to offer RFID components and Thinlams® for high security applications in the fields of eBanking and eGovernment. This strategic move encouraged KSW Microtec to initiate further expansion in its production environment at its headquarters in Dresden.

Broadcom Expands Its Broadband Carrier Access Portfolio with the Addition of Percello's Femtocell Technology

October 28, 2010 7:19 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Percello Ltd., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for femtocells. Femtocells are small, low power cellular base stations that extend coverage indoors where signals are weak.

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