IBM and Deutsche Telekom have announced a collaboration to provide the IBM MobileFirst platform in the cloud to small and medium sized (SMB) customers in Europe. Deutsche Telekom has launched the new cloud service, Developer Garden powered IBM Worklight...
FirstLight Fiber (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications) has announced the formal rebranding of Tech Valley Communications to FirstLight Fiber. Adopting the name it used for its fiber optic network, this announcement reflects the ongoing geographic expansion of FirstLight and its enhanced set of capabilities...
Axell Wireless has announced the launch of the 2nd generation of its fully LTE-ready, very low noise figure, low-power fiber optic Distributed Antenna System (DAS). The system supports all technologies and bands used by U.S. carriers including 700 LTE (Upper and Lower bands), 800 SMR, 850 Cellular, PCS (including the G Block for Sprint) and AWS.
Barcoding has announced the formation of a new division, Consumables by Barcoding, the premier resource for application-driven consumables including labels, ribbons, printheads, and other custom media. Led by a team of experienced media specialists, Consumables by Barcoding is dedicated to delivering the right labels and supplies to meet a wide range of unique business requirements.
RFMD announced it has successfully completed a recently announced expansion of its test, tape and reel, and assembly facility, located in Beijing, China. In addition to newly qualified internal assembly capacity for power amplifiers (PAs), switch-based products, and antenna control solutions.
Gemalto is again simplifying Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology and expanding the Internet of Things (IoT) with the launch of the Cinterion Concept Board for developers. The IoT gives physical objects the ability to automatically transfer information over a network, which creates a platform for smart decisions and continuously improved process and interactions.
Harris Corporation Introduces Airborne Mission Radios for Improved International Ground-to-Air Tactical CommunicationsSeptember 25, 2013 3:25 pm | by Harris Corporation | News | Comments
Harris Corporation has introduced new tactical radios that allow international air and ground forces to work more closely together during joint operations. Introduced at the Defense Security and Equipment International trade show in London, the new RF 7850A Airborne Networking Mission Radios deliver secure and reliable voice and wideband data communications...
This is the third article in a three-part series. The first article examined the driving forces for QoS in wireless networks and the second article outlined the technical requirements of the LTE QoS framework. This article describes how QoS is being implemented in LTE networks using purpose-built System-on-Chip communication processors.
This is the second article in a three-part series. The first article examined the driving forces for QoS in mobile networks. This article outlines the technical requirements of the LTE QoS framework, including the critical parameters and policy controls, and how these fit into the LTE architecture.
Retinal (or fundus) photography is an essential part of any ophthalmology practice. Commercial fundus cameras can cost tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, making the technology out of reach for smaller ophthalmic practices and to physicians in third-world countries.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has resumed a trek of many months toward its mountain-slope destination, Mount Sharp. The rover used instruments on its arm last week to inspect rocks at its first waypoint along the route inside Gale Crater. The location, originally chosen on the basis of images taken from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, paid off with investigation of targets that bear evidence of ancient wet environments.
Ongoing worldwide adoption of mobile devices has created unprecedented demand for access to e-commerce, social media and entertainment applications anywhere, at any time. This has not only increased the amount of mobile broadband traffic transported by the carrier networks, but also transformed its composition.
About 60,000 people have come from all over the world to attend Oracle's biggest customer conference of the year, but Oracle CEO Larry Ellison left no doubt Tuesday that his boating team's defense of the America's Cup is a higher priority. Ellison, a billionaire renowned for his flamboyance and hubris, delivered that message by snubbing the crowd that had gathered at a San Francisco convention center to see him on stage.
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released a new video that demonstrates the shunt calibration of strain gages using Bulk Metal Foil resistors. Providing long-term accuracy and stability regardless of the operating environment, foil resistors provide a cost-effective and convenient alternative to using certified weight standards for calibration.
Ottawa, Canada-based TrueNorth Avionics outfits private, VIP business jets with airborne telecommunications technologies. With full telecommunications capabilities available, passengers can turn otherwise nonproductive time in the air into useful working time, or — in the midst of a hectic and grueling travel schedule — grab a few moments to stay in touch with family and loved ones at home.
Broad Offering of Innovative High-Power Semiconductors and Discrete Semiconductor Products Now Available World-Wide
Apple says shoppers snapped up 9 million of its newest iPhones since the devices were launched Friday, and that demand is exceeding supply. The two new models gave Apple it its strongest iPhone launch ever, and many online orders are scheduled to be shipped in the coming weeks.
The fingerprint-based security system used to unlock Apple's latest iPhone can be bypassed using a household printer and some wood glue, a German hacking group has claimed. A spokesman for the Chaos Computer Club said the group managed to fool the biometric sensor in the iPhone 5S over the weekend by creating an artificial copy of a genuine fingerprint.
With the rise of the iPhone, Android, and other mobile devices has come a flood of applications designed to help people stay healthy. Food and Drug Administration officials say they will begin regulating a new wave of applications and gadgets that work with smartphones to take medical readings and help users monitor their health.
A lot of energy is wasted when machines turn hot, unnecessarily heating up their environment. Some of this thermal energy could be harvested using thermoelectric materials; they create electric current when they are used to bridge hot and cold objects. At the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna), a new and considerably more efficient class of thermoelectric materials can now be produced.
While searching for ever smaller devices that can be used as data storage systems and novel sensors, physicists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have directly observed magnetization dynamics processes in magnetic nanowires and thus paved the way for further research in the field of nanomagnetism.
Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Microsoft's new Surface Pro 2 tablet has a built-in kickstand, and can be used flat on a table, or in someone's lap. It also has a 75 percent improvement in battery life.
Pacemakers, insulin pumps, defibrillators, and other implantable medical devices often have wireless capabilities that allow emergency workers to monitor patients. But these devices have a potential downside: They can be hacked. Researchers at Rice University have come up with a secure way to dramatically cut the risk that an implanted medical device could be altered remotely without authorization.
Researchers from UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a transparent, elastic organic light-emitting device, or OLED, that could one day make all these possible. The OLED can be repeatedly stretched, folded and twisted at room temperature while still remaining lit and retaining its original shape.
A former senior executive at Qualcomm made nearly $250,000 in illegal profits from using inside information to buy stock in the wireless technology company and an acquisition target before major public announcements, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.