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NASA Launches 2015 Space Apps Challenge to Spark Innovation

March 6, 2015 5:27 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA and other space agencies around the world are preparing for the fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge, which will be held April 10-12 at more than 135 locations worldwide, including New York, host of the event’s Global Mainstage. During this three-day code-a-thon, participants are asked ... 

Five Take Aways from MWC 2015

March 6, 2015 4:02 pm | by Ovum | News | Comments

MWC 2015 welcomed a record number of visitors and exhibitors through its doors. The event has morphed from a mobile industry congress to a broader ICT–TMT–mobility fair at which telecoms meets digital media, IT, and entertainment. The extent to which the telecoms industry is part of this broader technology and entertainment landscape is a moot point ...

Internet Invades Everything at Gadget Fair in Barcelona

March 6, 2015 10:25 am | by JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press | News | Comments

The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show. For those who couldn't join the tens of thousands in Barcelona for the four-day event, here is a look at some of the quirkiest innovations on display ...                

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For Virtual Reality Creators, a Question of Control

March 6, 2015 10:24 am | by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer | News | Comments

At the Game Developers Conference, it's easy to imagine what virtual reality will look like when it eventually hits the marketplace. What it will feel like, however, is an entirely different matter ...           

Flexible Films for Touch Screen Applications Achieve Longer Lasting Display

March 6, 2015 9:52 am | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Today, touch screens are everywhere, from smart phones and tablets, to computer monitors, to interactive digital signage and displays. Many touch screens are made of layered thin (billionths of a meter thick) films of indium-tin oxide, an inorganic material that is electrically ...

DIY Printing Custom Touch-Sensitive Displays

March 5, 2015 2:48 pm | by Dr. Jürgen Steimle, Saarland University | News | Comments

The postcard shows a vintage automobile. With the push of a button, the rear axis and the steering wheel rod of the vehicle light up in the same color. This is made possible by two parts of a flexible touchscreen display that match up exactly with the shape of the car parts depicted. A team of computer scientists around Saarland University researcher Jürgen Steimle printed the display on a regular inkjet printer ...

MIMOtech's Air Division Duplexing

March 4, 2015 4:10 pm | by MIMOtech | News | Comments

MIMOtech has announced the launch of the Janus AirDuplex range of ultra-high capacity microwave backhaul radios, challenging traditional assumptions about capacity and bandwidth ...

An Innovative Global Navigation Satellite System Solution for the Communications Market

March 4, 2015 3:55 pm | by Microsemi Corporation | News | Comments

Microsemi Corporation has announced its Integrated GNSS Master (IGM) solution required for small cell synchronization. The IGM is the company’s first solution that fully integrates a 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with a GNSS receiver and antenna ...             

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Intertek Partners with Rohde & Schwarz to Expand LTE/4G Operator Test Plan Coverage

March 4, 2015 3:23 pm | by Intertek, Rohde & Schwarz | News | Comments

Intertek has partnered with Rohde & Schwarz to expand their industry conformance and carrier acceptance testing capabilities ...

Database Management in the IoT: Relational, NoSQL…or Both?

March 4, 2015 2:50 pm | by Tom Gregor, KORE Wireless Group | Blogs | Comments

Interested in the Internet of Things (IoT)? Who isn’t these days? For application developers, it’s a chance to chart new territory and design apps that can bring new efficiencies to their favorite vertical markets ...

TE Connectivity Retains Qualification of SAE AS83519/1 and /2 Shield Terminators

March 4, 2015 2:25 pm | by TE Connectivity | News | Comments

TE Connectivity (TE) announces the retention of qualification on the Qualified Products List (QPL) for its 150 degrees Celsius-rated SolderSleeve shield-grounding terminators to SAE-AS-83519/1 and /2 ...

A Mobile Beacon Dedicated to IoT

March 4, 2015 2:14 pm | by TRAQUEUR | News | Comments

TRAQUEUR introduces NANO, an Autonomous Mobile Beacon for the protection of property and objects (not electronically connected - Track and Trace), designed to optimize the potential of the SIGFOX network ...

The Logitech Ultrathin for iPad Air 2 Employs Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth Smart Wireless Technology

March 4, 2015 2:05 pm | by Nordic Semiconductor | News | Comments

Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA has announced that Logitech has specified the multiple-award winning Nordic nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) ...         

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Cobham Wireless Demonstrates Network Test Capability at Mobile World Congress

March 4, 2015 1:05 pm | by Cobham Wireless | News | Comments

Stand 6H21 – Cobham Wireless, formerly Aeroflex wireless business unit, has announced that it will demonstrate its technology capability for validating user experience on installed mobile networks under realistic usage scenarios at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 2 – 5 March 2015. The demonstration will take place on the Cobham Wireless stand, 6H21 in Hall 6 ...

CDM Electronics Now Stocks Cable Assemblies Approved by Verizon

March 4, 2015 1:02 pm | by CDM Electronics | News | Comments

CDM Electronics has announced the availability of a broad range of Times Microwave Systems' coaxial cable assemblies, sweep leads, test leads, loads and adapters that are approved by Verizon Wireless Network Maintenance Engineering ...

Flexible Signal-Creation Software Supports Custom Modulation

March 4, 2015 12:54 pm | by Keysight Technologies | News | Comments

Keysight Technologies has announced N7608B Signal Studio for custom modulation software. The new software helps speed time to insight by making it easier to create custom waveforms for 5G applications. In the early stages of 5G research, flexibility is the key to investigating new waveforms, frequency bands and bandwidths ...

Energy-Generating Cloth Could Replace Batteries in Wearable Devices

March 4, 2015 12:32 pm | by Michael Bernstein, American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Scientists report the first durable, flexible cloth that harnesses human motion to generate energy. It can also self-charge batteries or supercapacitors without an external power source and make new commercial and medical applications possible ...

Flexible Sensors Turn Skin into a Touch-Sensitive Interaction Space for Mobile Devices

March 4, 2015 12:12 pm | by Martin Weigel, Saarland University | News | Comments

A method currently being developed by a team of computer scientists from Saarbrücken in collaboration with researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed touch-sensitive stickers made from flexible silicone and electrically conducting sensors that can be worn on the skin ...

Spirent Enables the Verification of Seamless Voice over Wi-Fi to VoLTE Handovers

March 4, 2015 11:50 am | by Spirent Landslide | News | Comments

Mobile operators and equipment vendors can validate subscriber experience as they move between nationwide mobile networks, carrier Wi-Fi hot-spots and private wireless networks ...

Kids and Robots Learn to Write Together

March 4, 2015 10:21 am | by Sarah Perrin, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | News | Comments

EPFL researchers presented their new teaching tool, called CoWriter, at the "Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)", an important event in the field of interactive robotics, held in Portland, USA ...

Physicians, UW-Milwaukee Web Developers Team Up to Improve Treatment

March 4, 2015 10:14 am | by Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee | News | Comments

Health care professionals may soon have a new tool to help treat patients – a pocket-sized technology created by teams from the Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee ...

First Scientific Publication from Data Collected at NSLS-II

March 4, 2015 9:49 am | by Chelsea Whyte, DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Just weeks after the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory, achieved first light, a team of scientists at the X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XPD) beamline tested a setup that yielded data on thermoelectric materials ...

Connecting with the Connected Car at MWC

March 4, 2015 9:26 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

You think you know what a connected car is and then you actually experience one and it’s something else altogether ...

Pens Filled with High-Tech Inks for Do-It-Yourself Sensors

March 3, 2015 10:07 am | by Ioana Patringenaru, University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego, is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere, including physicians in the clinic, patients in their home and soldiers in the field ...

Samsung Ditches Plastic Design, Adds Mobile Pay in New Phone

March 3, 2015 9:41 am | by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass ...

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