Comments: 0Thursday, August 2nd 2007 - 10:57 CEST
Philips Lumileds announced that it has delivered more than 100 million units of the industry leading Luxeon Flash power LEDs to camera phone manufacturers worldwide and enabled an entirely new segment. The functional flash market for camera phones was established less than three years ago when the company released its first generation Luxeon Flash making this product one of the most quickly adopted and dominant products in company history. Luxeon Flash LEDs are uniquely capable of providing the quality illumination for camera flash applications in 2 megapixel and higher camera phones as well as for video and flashlight applications that are being built into mobile handsets today.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 11:49 CEST
Microvision announced that it has signed an agreement with Motorola to develop pico projector display solutions for mobile applications leveraging Microvision’s ultra-miniature laser based display engine, called PicoP. Tiny laser-based projectors are expected to enable a “big screen” viewing experience from mobile devices. By projecting content displayed on the device screen onto a wall, object or even a curved surface, mobile users could easily share Websites or multimedia applications such as movies, personal videos, mobile TV, photographs and presentations with friends or business colleagues.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, July 31st 2007 - 11:17 CEST
Akoo International announced an m-Venue application - optimized for Apple’s iPhone Safari browser and Microsoft Windows Mobile devices such as the Motorola Q mobile phone - that lets consumers use their mobile phones as wireless “remote controls” to activate in-store entertainment and marketing, on demand, at participating locations where they shop, eat, socialize, and play. m-Venue powers in-store digital signage and marketing initiatives that drive sales. Mobile users can search, select, and activate songs, music videos, memorable sports moments, pre-approved user-generated content, and additional programming for shared public performance over standard audio/video systems.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 23rd 2007 - 22:00 CEST
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced that this month it began testing an experimental Super 3G system for mobile communications. With this experiment, DoCoMo will seek to achieve a downlink transmission rate of 300Mbps over a high-speed wireless network. Super 3G features low-latency data transmission and improved spectrum efficiency. It is a highly advanced version of High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA), which have been evolved from W-CDMA packet transmission technologies standardized by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). The 3GPP, a telecommunications standards organization, is currently discussing standardization of Super 3G under the name Long Term Evolution (LTE).
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Comments: 0Thursday, July 12th 2007 - 15:57 CEST
HP demonstrated a color matching technology that could change the way people shop for products that require color coordination, such as cosmetics. HP Labs, the company’s central research arm, has developed a technology that uses sophisticated imaging algorithms and mobile networking to match colors that complement one another, including makeup specific to skin coloring. Retailers, consumer goods and other companies that require a high level of color or image coordination could implement the technology to offer services that help their customers select the right products for their needs. The color matching technology, builds on HP’s expertise in imaging, color science, mobility and networking.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 29th 2007 - 17:43 CEST
Quova Inc., the leading provider of Internet geolocation services, announced the Navizon Wireless Locator, a permission-based application that can identify the location, down to a city street level, of Web visitors accessing the Internet from Wi-Fi enabled cell phones and laptops. The second extension to Quova's Internet Location Intelligence platform, the Navizon Wireless Locator provides online businesses with accurate geographic data to locate and authenticate their Web visitors. Quova provides this alternative location tool for situations in which their Internet Protocol (IP) Intelligence data, which can identify a Web visitor's location down to a 50 mile radius, may not provide sufficient granularity in pinpointing a location.
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Comments: 0Monday, June 25th 2007 - 16:19 CEST
Alltel, America’s largest wireless network, and Mobile Complete, the leading provider of testing, monitoring and support solutions, launched the Alltel Virtual Developer Lab - a new remote testing service. The Alltel VDL gives developers Mobile Complete’s remote handset and network access technology, offering real-time access to phones on the Alltel CDMA network. As a result, Alltel’s entire development community can interact with the most advanced mobile devices as if the phones were physically in their hands - maximizing the window of time to test new mobile products and applications.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 22nd 2007 - 17:33 CEST
Airbus is first to receive airworthiness certification for a cell-phone system on board an aircraft. On 18th June 2007, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved Airbus’ GSM on-board system. The EASA airworthiness certification comes after successful tests were carried out by Airbus earlier this year and confirms the GSM on-board system’s compatibility in the aircraft environment.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, June 12th 2007 - 10:36 CEST
Mobispine AB with its uniquely featured intelligent agent for mobile phones has released a powerful new version that is expected to increase the number of users who are ‘murfing’ (mobile surfing) into millions around the world. The vast number of news pages and blogs being created and updated everyday, increases all the time. Mobispine allows users to view web content on their mobile phone at 20x less cost than the pre-installed phone browser. To save data-time, this intelligent agent gets updated only when the news article or blog changes, and the unique search function ensures a quick, effortless experience when exploring the web’s sea of information.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, May 23rd 2007 - 19:32 CEST
MicroEmissive Displays will be demonstrating the advantages of its advanced polymer OLED microdisplay technology at SID 2007. Demonstration kits for its production eyescreen products will show how the devices can be readily incorporated into wearable head-sets for personal TV and video viewing and electronic viewfinders for digital cameras, camcorders and night vision systems. The demo kits feature a series of video clips to showcase the superior image quality of MED's P-OLED technology, its vivid colours and high contrast ratio, and motion video that is free from blur and flicker. Headsets using eyescreen devices benefit further from the products' digital interface and low power consumption leading to extended battery life.
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