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Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics Signs License Agreement with Neonode for Next-Generation GPS Navigation Systems

September 20, 2013 1:00 pm | by Neonode | News | Comments

Neonode has announced that it has signed a multi-year license agreement with Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd, a Tier One manufacturer and joint venture between Visteon, a Fortune 500 and Barron's 500 company, and Yanfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. Neonode's versatile and automotive qualified Multisensing...

Ben Barnard Joins InfoComm International

September 20, 2013 12:47 pm | by InfoComm International | News | Comments

InfoComm International has announced the appointment of Ben Barnard to Account Manager, UK & Ireland. The appointment results from a recommendation by the UK Task Force for an increased local InfoComm presence. Barnard, from Hertfordshire, joins an established UK team at InfoComm International.

Sierra Wireless Launches M2M Solution Exchange, Connecting Customers with Best-of-Breed Solutions

September 20, 2013 12:44 pm | by Sierra Wireless | News | Comments

Sierra Wireless has announced the launch of the Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program and the Sierra Wireless M2M Solution Exchange. The Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program promotes integrated wireless solutions powered by Sierra Wireless technology. It offers a streamlined, functional way for solution partners...

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LNA Front-end Modules: First Devices Compatible with China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

September 20, 2013 12:40 pm | by Skyworks Solutions | News | Comments

Skyworks Solutions has announced that its highly integrated, low noise amplifier front-end modules are being leveraged by various OEMs to enable global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in emerging markets.

Tangoe Announces Immediate Support for iOS 7 and Expands Mobile Device Management Features

September 20, 2013 12:37 pm | by Tangoe | News | Comments

Tangoe has announced the release of Mobile Device Management (MDM) software version 13.2. The latest enhancements include support of Apple’s iOS 7 and application virtualization capabilities. As a result of the changing mobile landscape, enterprises are facing more and more risk and are often limited...

HotSeat Episode 9: Device Certification

September 20, 2013 12:09 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist, WDD | Videos | Comments

Device certification is complex for OEMs, because carriers differ in requirements and processes to deploy devices on their respective networks. It is hard to predict development costs, schedule/predict time-to-market, and navigate certification processes. And, re-branding an already-certified product is costly.

Tropical Depression Humberto fizzling, 2 areas developing

September 20, 2013 9:55 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

Imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on Sept. 19 showed Tropical Depression Humberto had lost its organization, while one tropical low struggled near Bermuda, and another one was taking shape in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. NASA's HS3 hurricane mission is sending an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft to investigate the developing system in the Gulf.

Meaghan’s Minute: Baby Booty Monitors Infant Vitals

September 20, 2013 9:34 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

It’s Friday!!!!! And in this episode of Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we’re talking about Owlet, which is helping parents obtain a snapshot into their child’s well-being with their new Owlet Vitals Monitor that works with your very own smartphone.

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First Real-Time Detector for IV Delivered Drugs May Eliminate Life-Threatening Medical Errors

September 20, 2013 9:16 am | News | Comments

A new optical device developed by a team of electrical and computer engineering students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) can identify the contents of the fluid in an intravenous (IV) line in real-time, offering a promising way to improve the safety of IV drug delivery.

Nokia to Pay Outgoing CEO Elop $25M

September 20, 2013 9:05 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia says it will pay outgoing CEO Stephen Elop a compensation package of some $25 million (19 million euros) when he leaves the company to move over to Microsoft. In proxy statements to shareholders published Thursday, the Finnish company says the amount includes Elop's base salary and equity awards of about 14.6 million euros.

Google Releases Digital Wallet App for iPhones

September 20, 2013 9:03 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is bringing its digital wallet to the iPhone in its latest attempt to upstage Apple on its own popular device. Thursday's release of the Google Wallet app represents a challenge to the Passbook program that Apple has built into the iPhone's operating system.

Boingo Wireless to Acquire Advanced Wireless Group

September 20, 2013 9:00 am | by Boingo Wireless | News | Comments

The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boingo’s acquisition of AWG creates an unmatched global leader in airport wireless services, providing public Wi-Fi, and cellular DAS network expertise.

HotSeat Episode 8: A Cloud Sensor Network

September 19, 2013 4:58 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist, WDD | Videos | Comments

The iController is a versatile hardware platform, and Frank Stempskie, sales manager at Ceremetek, discusses the advantages the iController has over traditional monitoring systems. He also explains how the iController helps improve sensor equipped processes.

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Meaghan's Minute: Microcontrollers Integrate Full Analog Signal Chain

September 19, 2013 10:04 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Microchip has a new family of microcontrollers that can integrate a full analog signal chain. They also feature an integrated USB, which supports the uploading of clinical data for medical equipment, and can act as a service/data port for industrial equipment.

Google Funds New Company, Calico, to Tackle Aging

September 19, 2013 9:43 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The ambitious quest to reverse the aging process and extend human life will be pursued by a new company called Calico that is being financed by Google, which has amassed a $54 billion stockpile primarily through its dominance of Internet search and online advertising.

Versatile Concussion Testing with the iPad2

September 19, 2013 9:31 am | by DAVE SKRETTA - AP Sports Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A new system called C3 Logix, which has been under development the past two years by the Cleveland Clinic's Innovation Group, is using an iPad2 as an assessment tool, which incorporates elements of the widely used ImPACT test and other neurocognitive exams with balance and vision tests to present what developers hope is a more comprehensive picture of head injuries.

Empirix IntelliSight Instantly Transforms Big Data into Actionable Business Intelligence

September 19, 2013 9:14 am | by Empirix | News | Comments

Empirix has released a new analytics platform that turns terabytes of data into real-time intelligence for improving customer experience and performance management as well as strategic business decision making. Organizations can use Empirix IntelliSight to easily unlock insights from information-rich network feeds and efficiently enrich and correlate them with existing warehoused data for deeper insights.

Apple Introduces Major Departure in Style and Functionality with New iOS 7

September 18, 2013 4:53 pm | by Apple | News | Comments

Apple today released its new iOS 7 operating system for phones and tablets, a major departure in style and functionality. The new software comes installed in two new iPhones — the 5C and the 5S — that Apple will begin selling Friday. The older 4, 4S, and 5 iPhone models and the iPad2 can be upgraded to iOS 7 for free.

Monitoring Tire Pressure In Real-Time

September 18, 2013 4:34 pm | by Garmin | News | Comments

Garmin announces the zūmo 390LM GPS navigator – a stylish, rugged, sunlight readable, and glove-friendly touchscreen device that helps keep motorcyclists on track, on and off the road. Mounted on the handlebars or in the car (motorcycle and car mounts included), the zūmo 390LM’s design offers the flexibility riders want.

Star's DK-AirCash Is Now Apple MFi Certified

September 18, 2013 4:05 pm | by Star Micronics | News | Comments

Star Micronics introduces its DK-AirCash accessory for enabling secure cash payments in mPOS. Traditionally, cash drawers are controlled manually (key operated) or by a wired connection to a PC or printer. The DK-AirCash enables the control of the cash drawer either directly through an Ethernet, Bluetooth, or MFi certified Bluetooth connection.

Taking Personal Media On-the-Go With New Portable WiFi Streaming Accessory

September 18, 2013 3:47 pm | by ESCORT | News | Comments

ESCORT announced that it has further broadened its consumer products lineup with the release of the all-new MediaFlairT personal Wi-Fi streaming accessory. Small and lightweight, the portable MediaFlairT unit offers an exciting new way to listen, watch, and share your media.

Peregrine’s New UltraCMOS Antenna Switch Drives RF Performance in Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A Smartphone

September 18, 2013 1:46 pm | by Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation | News | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has announced that it supplies the main antenna switch driving RF performance in the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone. The PE421280 MultiSwitch was selected for its ability to support simultaneous multi-band operation of up to 14 frequency bands while delivering exceptional linearity, insertion loss performance and small size. 

Meaghan's Minute: Highest Open-Circuit Voltage for Quantum Dot Solar Cells

September 18, 2013 10:18 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, research scientists and engineers of the United States’ NRL have demonstrated an open-circuit voltage of 692 millivolts – the highest recorded to date. The Solution process ability coupled with the potential for multiple exciton generation processes make nanocrystal quantum dots...

UCLA Researchers’ Smartphone 'Microscope' Can Detect a Single Virus, Nanoparticles

September 18, 2013 9:51 am | by Bill Kisliuk, University of California - Los Angeles | News | Comments

Aydogan Ozcan, a professor of electrical engineering and bioengineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, and his team have created a portable smartphone attachment that can be used to perform sophisticated field testing to detect viruses and bacteria without the need for bulky and expensive microscopes and lab equipment. The device weighs less than half a pound.

The Mobile Market: Fundamentally Transforming Process Control in the Semiconductor Industry

September 18, 2013 9:36 am | by Brian Trafas, Ph.D., chief marketing officer, KLA-Tencor Corporation | News | Comments

The rapidly changing and growing mobile market has fundamentally transformed the semiconductor industry. Strong consumer demand for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices is fueling significant growth within the semiconductor industry, and the design community is continually exploring new ways to rapidly develop differentiated and powerful mobile solutions to keep pace.

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