Comments: 0Tuesday, August 7th 2007 - 14:17 CEST
The Nokia 6110 Navigator, launched in South Africa earlier this week, has proven its capabilities in one of the toughest environments possible - with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as they took the 'Long Way Down' from Scotland to the southern most tip of Africa on motorcycle. The journey lasted three months and saw the pair ride 24 000km and cross two continents. With the Nokia 6110 Navigator routing the path, best friends Ewan and Charley defied the elements atop customized BMW motorcycles, crossing the finishing line today in Cape Town.
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Comments: 0Friday, July 20th 2007 - 13:15 CEST
With the increasing pace of digitalization of television transmission a new acronym has emerged: IPTV, which stands for “television on the basis of the internet protocol”. This refers to new kinds of television services which permit genuine interactivity, in other words not simply the capability for zapping through all the channels but also video on demand and individual access to all kinds of information and entertainment programmes. In this way television is expanding beyond the structures typically associated with it today: Viewers are no longer restricted solely to a time sequence stipulated by the programme schedules. Irrespective of the schedules drawn up by the television networks.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 15th 2007 - 15:17 CEST
The GSMA is rebranding the 3GSM World Congress and its sister event in Asia to reflect their role encouraging the development of compelling new mobile services for end-users. Set to take place in Macau in November, the 3GSM World Congress Asia will now be called the Mobile Asia Congress and the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona has been rebranded as the Mobile World Congress. “Both the GSMA and the Congresses are focused on helping operators use the potent platform provided by today’s highly-capable and extensive mobile networks to better serve the many needs and desires of this industry’s almost 3 billion customers,” said Rob Conway, CEO of the GSMA, which owns both the Barcelona and Macau events.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 6th 2007 - 16:02 CEST
Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and devices, at the CTIA Wireless trade show demonstrated several solutions that deliver on the promise of next-generation wireless technologies to enable a variety of mobile consumer applications. Using its trade show booth as an experience center, Kyocera is demonstrating prototype handsets and devices to showcase the Visa mobile platform using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology; MobiTV streaming television over a WiMAX high-speed connection with Runcom; Wi-Fi-powered music downloads; and Voice-over-IP (VoIP) mobile phone calls over dual-mode CDMA/Wi-Fi connections.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 6th 2007 - 15:39 CEST
Motorola, Inc. announced its next-generation universal base station (UBS) and Picocell M810 at CTIA Wireless 2007. Both products will be deployed in mobile communications service provider networks with various frequencies and configurations (CDMA 1x and EVDO-Rev A) beginning this year. The Motorola UBS is built on a highly integrated product architecture that offers enhanced reliability and integrated functionality. It is a cost-effective solution for both emerging and mature markets with a broad range of capacity-growth capabilities and configurations.
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Comments: 0Thursday, March 29th 2007 - 10:05 CEST
Wireless 2007, the world’s largest event for the Wireless industry, announced that Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM) will deliver a keynote address on opening day, Tuesday, March 27. CTIA Wireless takes place March 27-29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Mike Lazaridis is replacing Motorola CEO Ed Zander as a keynoter. “Mike Lazaridis is a welcome addition to a stellar keynote line-up this year,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president of operations and show director for CTIA Wireless.
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Comments: 0Saturday, February 17th 2007 - 01:59 CET
Motorola, a global leader in wireless communications, delivered compelling mobile experiences with a portfolio of devices and solutions that demonstrate the company’s leadership in design, music, media, high-speed performance, wireless broadband and connecting the unconnected. “What better place than 3GSM World Congress to show how Motorola’s latest products and services are making seamless mobility real?” said Ron Garriques, president of Motorola Mobile Devices. “This year we’ll be demonstrating wickedly cool and compelling products that are making on the go and always-on entertainment and communication a personal reality for everyone, as well as the solutions and services which enable our customers to deliver them to their consumers.”
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Comments: 0Friday, February 16th 2007 - 22:16 CET
The five short ‘made for mobile’ films, premiering exclusively at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona this week, are now available for mobile users to download around the world today. Information on the project and instructions for accessing the films can be found on the special website. To download the short films, text the word ‘FILM’ to +44 7624807811. A text message reply to your phone will include a link to the Sundance Film Festival Global Short Film Project mobile web page with thumbnails, descriptions of each of the five films and information about each filmmaker.
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Comments: 0Friday, February 16th 2007 - 20:14 CET
At the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia and Siemens are joining forces under the banner of the future Nokia Siemens Networks to present numerous innovative live demonstrations that show how operators and other service providers can bring fixed, mobile or converged networks to life for both consumers and businesses. Nokia Siemens Networks is a planned new company into which Nokia and Siemens intend to merge the Networks Business Group of Nokia and the carrier related operations of Siemens. The planned merger to create Nokia Siemens Networks is expected to close in the first quarter 2007.
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Comments: 0Saturday, February 10th 2007 - 19:00 CET
Scalado AB, a leading developer of mobile imaging software, announced that it will be showcasing some of the key features of its new CAPS imaging technology at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona next week. After a successful 2006, that saw the Swedish firm break onto the global stage with its unique patented imaging software engine (CAPS) for camera phones, the Barcelona event offers the perfect stage to highlight some its key features and applications to a truly global audience. 2006 not only saw Scalado develop and finalise its most technologically advanced imaging application yet, but also the addition of a number of key industry players to the Scalado customer portfolio.
Read: Camera phones 3GSM
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