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3GPP-ANDSF Compliant Dynamic Data Offload Solution

April 29, 2011 7:29 am | Comments

Greenpacket has enhanced its robust Intouch Connection Management Platform (ICMP) to comply with the 3GPP-defined standard for networking connectivity function, namely the Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF). The enhanced ICMP now enables mobile operators to dynamically offload subscribers from congested cellular networks to WiFi networks using intelligent switching rules based on operator’s network management policies and controls.

New Social Features Connect Gamers Like Never Before

April 29, 2011 7:29 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ -- GameFly, Inc. released a significant update to its popular mobile App, the number one App for video games news and information. It has seen over 2.6 million downloads to date on multiple operating systems. The updated App includes a number of next-generation features that connect users socially, and will transform the way gamers interact.

Impulse Radar Transceiver Finds Widespread Appeal and Application

April 29, 2011 7:28 am | Comments

OSLO, Norway, /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Frost & Sullivan Europe New Product Innovation Award in Radar Sensors is presented to Novelda AS (Novelda) for its state-of-the-art, high precision Novelda Impulse Radar transceiver - NVA6000. "The Novelda NVA6000 Impulse Radar transceiver is a cutting-edge radar transceiver that incorporates extremely high frame rate and accuracy, in addition to unique penetration capabilities," remarks Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst V.

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Technology Allows Users to Find, Discuss and Follow Their Favorite Television Programs

April 26, 2011 5:49 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yahoo! Inc. announced the acquisition of IntoNow. Launched in January 2011, IntoNow has built a platform and companion TV application based on real time indexing of television that deepens the connections between audiences, television content and advertisers. IntoNow has indexed more than five years of US based television programming, creating a rich database to build video discovery and programming experiences.

Companies Partner to Advance the Adoption of Wireless, Cashless Payment Services

April 26, 2011 5:48 am | Comments

PHILADELPHIA -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Verizon Wireless and USA Technologies, Inc. recently announced a collaboration that the companies believe will accelerate the adoption of small-ticket, wireless, cashless payment services and machine-to-machine applications via USA Technologies’ ePort Connect Service.

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Smart Grid and Infrastructure Automated Monitoring Device Provides Real-Time Alerts

April 26, 2011 5:48 am | Comments

SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On-Ramp Wireless announced the availability of its Remote Monitoring Unit (RMU), a certified Smart Grid and infrastructure-monitoring device. In its first application deployment, the RMU provides specific functionality for monitoring and automatic alarm notification of solar-powered and line-power obstruction warning lights in electric transmission towers, cellular towers and other obstacles per FAA guidelines.

CEA Mourns Loss of Industry Leader Norio Ohga

April 26, 2011 5:48 am | Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® mourns the loss of Sony’s Norio Ohga. Ohga passed away on Saturday at the age of 81. “Mr. Ohga changed Sony, created new products and transformed how consumers received entertainment and information,” said Gary Shapiro, CEA president and CEO.

Free Online Event Focuses on Solar Power, Wind & Geothermal Technology, Battery & Hydrogen Fuel Cell Solutions

April 26, 2011 5:48 am | Comments

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GlobalSpec, Inc. Who: GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities. What: A free, highly interactive, virtual event where attendees can: explore the latest developments in solar power; chat directly with suppliers about wind or geothermal technology; and learn of recent battery and hydrogen fuel cell solutions.

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Broadcom Completes Acquisition of Provigent

April 26, 2011 5:47 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation has completed the acquisition of Provigent Inc., a leading provider of highly integrated, high performance, mixed signal semiconductors for microwave backhaul systems. In connection with the acquisition, Broadcom paid approximately $313 million, net of cash assumed, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of capital stock and other rights of Provigent.

5.7” Touch Screen Graphic OIT Panel PC for Building, Machine, and Industrial Automation Applications

April 26, 2011 5:47 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS) introduces a 5.7” Touch Screen Human Machine Interface Terminal featuring ultra-low power consumption, shock, vibration and temperature resistance, Microsoft Windows CE, and a compact small form factor. The graphic OIT is an open, non-proprietary system, perfect for automation applications in factories, buildings, and machines; where reliability and durability are critical.

TVS Applauds CEA-2040 Standards: Signaling the End of Encrypted CableCards

April 25, 2011 7:31 am | Comments

SAN CARLOS, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Consumer Electronics Association has developed a new CEA-2040 standard for MicroSD Security Devices. The MicroSD security device provides the same protection, but more functionality then the outdated CableCard encryption technology. This newest generation of security is smaller; has storage capacity and can be used with any device that has a MicroSD, SD, or USB Slot.

How Bacteria Could Generate Radio Waves

April 25, 2011 7:31 am | Comments

KFC 04/25/2011 The notion that bacteria can transmit radio waves is controversial. But physicists now say they know how it could be done. Can bacteria generate radio waves? On the face of it, this seems an unlikely proposition. Natural sources of radio waves include lightning, stars and pulsars while artificial sources include radar, mobile phones and computers.

Over 5,000,000 Employed Adults Called in Sick Because they Could Not Face Commute

April 25, 2011 7:31 am | Comments

CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute™ at Kronos Inc. and conducted by Harris Interactive reveals that more than 5,000,000 employed American adults have called into work sick because they couldn’t face their commute1. The survey examines how Americans commute to and from work; how their commutes impact their job satisfaction; and what they’d do if they didn’t have to spend so much time in the car.

PhoneSheriff Allows Parents to Control Child Phone Activities and Track GPS Locations

April 25, 2011 7:30 am | Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- Retina-X Studios, LLC announced the current availability of PhoneSheriff for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows smartphones. This parental control service for mobile phones allows parents to easily monitor, filter, and restrict their children's smartphone. The parent sets the software to record and block activities associated with specific numbers and track locations via GPS.

Fujitsu Company, PFU Systems, Launches Groundbreaking Kiosk Technologies

April 25, 2011 7:30 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fujitsu Company, PFU Systems today announced it will reveal its turn-key kiosk offerings which are designed to immerse customers in an interactive experience, cater to kiosk managers with next-gen tools and respond to changing business requirements. PFU Systems will also exhibit a preview of its solution for Digiboo Inc.

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