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Sonic's Premium Entertainment Platform Continues to Expand Connected CE Device Reach

September 15, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

NOVATO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Solutions® announced that the RoxioNow™ premium entertainment platform has been selected by MStar Semiconductor, Inc. for inclusion in its advanced SoC solutions, which will be used in upcoming connected HDTVs. The integration will enable consumers to instantly stream a broad catalog of premium digital entertainment on next-generation devices from a range of manufacturers.

Sipera Systems and NACR Secure Enterprise Unified Communications

September 15, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

RICHARDSON, Texas, /PRNewswire/ -- Sipera Systems, the leader in real-time Unified Communications (UC) enablement and security, today announced a partnership with NACR (North American Communications Resource, Inc.), a leading provider of comprehensive communications solutions. Working together, Sipera and NACR provide enterprises with comprehensively secured UC systems, including the ability to secure a variety of smartphones.

Sweden's Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) Selects FlexNet-Four Radios for Tactical Data Radio System

September 15, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Swedish FMV has placed an initial production order worth $20.7 million for FlexNet™-Four software defined radios to support the country’s Tactical Data Radio System (TDRS) program for advanced ground mobile communications. “The FlexNet-Four radio provides the TDRS with the ability to handle larger networks while providing the Swedish Armed Forces with mobile wireless networking in a self-contained communications system,” said Bruce King, vice president and general manager of Surface Solutions for Rockwell Collins.


Partnership ushers in a New Era in Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Implement Wireless Lighting Control

September 15, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Daintree Networks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative wireless control solutions for energy-smart buildings, today announced the commercial availability of ControlScope™, a wireless lighting control platform designed to enable lighting manufacturers and solution providers to bring more cost-effective, easy-to-implement lighting systems to market.

Unified Network Management Platform for Complete SAN and IP Control

September 15, 2010 6:37 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brocade® today announced Brocade Network Advisor, the industry’s first and only unified network management platform for SAN and IP networks. The new platform provides a single, easy-to-use management solution across Brocade Fibre Channel SANs, IP networks, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) networks, wireless networks and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks.

Company Launches Capture-ID™ Mobile Scanner at DEMO Fall 2010

September 14, 2010 7:57 am | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Ventures Company has chosen to launch its commercial product, the Capture-ID™ mobile scanner, at DEMO Fall 2010, taking place in Santa Clara, CA. The Capture-ID™ mobile scanner is wireless, accurate, and reliable for digital capture of documents and identity information away from the desk.

MIPI® Alliance Forms Battery Interface Working Group for Mobile Devices

September 14, 2010 7:57 am | Comments

MIPI Alliance today announced the formation of a new Battery Interface working group, targeting such issues as counterfeit batteries, consumer safety and power management. Comprised of companies spanning the mobile ecosystem, the working group will develop new specifications for the mobile battery interface system.

New iPhone App, 'MedWatcher,' to Support Real-Time Drug Safety Surveillance

September 14, 2010 7:57 am | Comments

BOSTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have developed a new iPhone application in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to engage health care practitioners and the general public in issues of drug safety and real-time pharmacovigilance.


IEEE 802.11 Working Group, on Its Way to 5 Gb/s

September 14, 2010 7:57 am | Comments

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Working Group is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an active wireless standards development organization. When project IEEE 802.11 (Wireless Local Area Networks, WLAN) was created in September of 1990, its original goals were to bring together forward-thinking technology leaders to develop interoperable wireless standards reaching a data rate of over 1 Mb/s.

Survey Shows Managing Growth, Costs Top Storage Environment Challenges

September 14, 2010 7:56 am | Comments

PITTSBURGH, /PRNewswire/ -- Avere Systems today announced the results of a third-party survey of IT executives. The survey clearly shows rapid increases in data and general growth in business are the major drivers for building higher performance storage networks. Between July 14 and August 10, 2010, Gatepoint Research invited more than 1,000 select executives to participate in the Next Generation Storage Performance survey, which queried them as to their top storage environment challenges.

Wireless Systems Support Football and Baseball Fans at Major Stadiums

September 14, 2010 7:56 am | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS --(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ADC today announced that its InterReach Fusion®, InterReach Spectrum and FlexWave™ Prism distributed antenna systems (DAS) have been deployed to deliver clear, high-capacity 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services at major college and professional sports stadiums across the United States.

FCC Move to Release 'White Spaces' has Tech Firms Dreaming of Wireless Boom

September 13, 2010 10:25 am | by Cecilia Kang, Washington Post, | Comments

Entire towns linked to the Web as giant hot spots with seamless wireless connections. Internet-connected refrigerators that monitor when it's time to get more milk and eggs. High-tech firms and engineers are dreaming that the Federal Communication Commission's move to release "white spaces," or unused television channels, later this month will unleash another boom of mobile innovation.

VBox and Syabas Team Up to Enable Reception of Home Entertainment Media and Live TV in One Device

September 13, 2010 10:24 am | Comments

AMSTERDAM --(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Syabas, a leading provider of Home Media Entertainment, and VBox Communications, a private company partially owned by Optibase, a provider of converged digital broadcast and IPTV solutions, announce an innovative solution that enables the reception of converged Home Entertainment Media with Live TV for in home IP distribution.

Trimble Expands Popular Juno GPS Handheld Series with Voice Capability

September 13, 2010 10:24 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble introduced today the new Trimble® Juno™ SD handheld, an addition to the pocket-sized Juno series of durable, lightweight field computing devices with integrated Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. All Juno series models include integrated GPS, wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) and Bluetooth® connectivity, a 3 Megapixel camera, a 533 MHz processor, 128 MB of onboard memory, a MicroSD/SDHC memory card slot, an all-day battery and a 3.

Synaptics’ TouchPad™ and Gesture Solutions Simplify Interaction on Remote Control Devices

September 13, 2010 10:24 am | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. announces that its capacitive TouchPad solution is featured in the Philips Dual remote control, that was introduced at IBC 2010 in Amsterdam. To develop their next-generation remote, Philips Home Control combined a variety of leading-edge innovations including ZigBee® RF4CE technology (Radio Frequency for Consumer Electronics), a QWERTY keyboard, and Synaptics' TouchPad solution.


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