Comments: 0Wednesday, May 23rd 2007 - 19:31 CEST
Microvision, Inc., a global leader in innovative ultra-miniature projection display and image capture products for mobility applications, announced that it plans to unveil new advancements in its proprietary ultra-miniature display system, called PicoP, at the Society of Information Display (SID) annual conference in Long Beach, California, May 22 - 25, 2007. Microvision expects to showcase multiple projector model prototypes representing the recent PicoP advancements it has made in collaboration with several of the Company's high volume manufacturing and key component supply chain partners.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, May 15th 2007 - 22:13 CEST
AuthenTec, the world’s leading provider of fingerprint authentication sensors and solutions, announced that its AES1510 fingerprint sensor will be a standard feature on Hitachi’s new flagship “win” series phone, the W51H. The introduction represents a number of “firsts” including the first time a fingerprint sensor will be used to control display navigation on a Japanese phone and the first time a biometric phone will be available to subscribers of Japan’s second largest mobile network provider KDDI.
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Comments: 0Friday, May 4th 2007 - 12:29 CEST
Paris/France, Stockholm/Sweden, Espoo/Finland, Toronto/Canada, Bonn/Germany, Munich/Germany, Newbury/England: A group of world leading telecom technology manufacturers and network operators comprised of Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, France Telecom/Orange, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel, T-Mobile, and Vodafone have announced a joint initiative aimed at driving forward the realisation of the next-generation of high performance mobile broadband networks based on 3GPP Release 8 "Long Term Evolution / System Architecture Evolution" (LTE/SAE) specifications.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:12 CEST
The GSM Association (GSMA) has published the first in a series of ‘Technical Guidelines’ white papers on mobile NFC (Near Field Communication) services, providing the consolidated views of mobile operators as input to support the standardisation of NFC technology. More than twenty mobile operators, including many of the largest in the world, have been working together in the GSMA’s initiative to develop a common vision for Mobile NFC services. The initiative aims to support the development of a stable and efficient NFC ecosystem and promote interoperability, leading to standardisation on a global scale. The mobile operators involved in the NFC initiative serve more than 800 million users.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 13th 2007 - 10:00 CEST
AMD announced that powerful AMD multimedia technology is concealed behind the sleek, elegant exterior of the new touch-screen Prada phone by LG Electronics Mobile Communications. Despite an ultra-thin profile of just 12 mm, the model KE850 Prada phone by LG features such multimedia functions as a camera, video player and MP3 music player, all of which are driven by the processing power of the AMD Imageon 2282 media processor. To further enhance the user experience, this GSM/ EDGE phone introduces a advanced touch interface that completely eliminates the conventional keypad.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 6th 2007 - 16:06 CEST
HP outlined its strategy to capitalize on the rapid growth in online, mobile and PC gaming and demonstrated some of the company’s advanced technologies applicable for the gaming industry. Gaming applications demand massive amounts of raw computing power and scalability to achieve high levels of interactivity. HP will focus on providing the technology that powers PC, online and mobile gaming, including infrastructure and workstations for gaming companies, content developers and service providers that participate in this demanding and rapidly growing market.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 6th 2007 - 16:00 CEST
VoiceSignal, the leading provider of speech recognition solutions for mobile phones announced that its best-in-class speech solution is embedded in the new BlackBerry 8800 smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM). VoiceSignal's VSuite dialing application integrates with the address book on the BlackBerry 8800 enabling users to dial numbers or contacts with a single, natural voice command, creating an exceptional user experience for the person on the go. Because VoiceSignal's VSuite solution ships directly embedded in the smartphone, there is no fee to download and use the application. VSuite will work right out of the box with no training required, and launches with a simple press of a button.
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Comments: 0Thursday, March 29th 2007 - 19:33 CEST
From going outside to standing by a window to “contorting themselves into weird places” or “pulling a matrix move as I tried to keep a signal,” today’s consumers will do just about anything to secure and keep a cell phone signal indoors. According to the zBoost Cell Phone Signal Survey commissioned by Wi-Ex, the leading provider of consumer cell phone signal boosters, and conducted by Harris Interactive, 62 percent of cell phone owners who make calls at home have done something special to improve signal reception in an attempt to make or receive a cell phone call indoors including going outside (46 percent), standing by a window (42 percent) or using their landline instead (30 percent).
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Comments: 0Thursday, March 29th 2007 - 19:06 CEST
Wi-Ex, the leading provider of consumer cell phone signal boosters, announced zBoost zPersonal (zP), the personal zBoost, providing consumers with an affordable solution that captures and amplifies the 800MHz signal or the 1900MHz bands for improved cell phone signal at home, the office or on the go. The product is the first repeater-amplifier system for consumers for under $100. Showcased today at CTIA Wireless 2007 in booth 5483, zBoost zP creates a cell zone for a single user by improving signal strength for better voice and data transmission. Retailing for $99, the zBoost zP represents the lowest priced entry unit in the zBoost product family.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, March 28th 2007 - 20:08 CEST
Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and devices, announced the launch of two new compact and cost-effective machine-to-machine modules for CDMA 1xRTT networks. Based on a smaller footprint for more widespread integration, the Kyocera 300 Module provides integrated voice, data and autonomous global positioning system (GPS) capabilities, while the Kyocera 1xD Module debuts as a low cost CDMA data-only module platform for telemetry applications. Leveraging Kyocera’s expertise from its award-winning Kyocera 200 Module, both new modules offer an expanded feature set, improved cost efficiencies and a backwards-compatible software interface for simplified porting.
Read: CDMA network
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