A new report from Informa Telecoms & Media reveals that worldwide sales of connected TVs will surpass games consoles for the first time in 2011.
STMicroelectronics has introduced a new memory with a unique ultra-fast recording feature for storing important data during unexpected events. Its uses will include recovering system data when a sudden power failure occurs, and ‘black-box’ recorders that help identify the causes of equipment failures or accidents.
Murata Power Solutions announced the 2700 and 2700T series of surface mount ultra-low profile power inductors aimed at a broad range of consumer electronic devices. The series has been designed specifically for use in applications where a low component height is crucial such as in handheld equipment and notebook computers.
Nidec Copal’s new LD14 miniature linear vibration actuator uses a new voice coil technology to develop an acceleration output of 1G at 150 Hz operated by square wave output. The actuator is a compact 0.552” (14mm) long by 0.433” (11mm) wide by 0.10” (2.5mm) high. Only 2 volts and 77 milliamps are required to excite the LD14 actuator.
Cellcrypt announced that it has launched Cellcrypt Mobile for iPhone, a version of its encrypted voice calling application that runs on Apple devices running iOS and operates over Wi-Fi, GSM, CDMA and satellite networks.
Customers of FASTWEB can look forward to further enhanced Internet speeds.
Symantec announced the publication of “A Window Into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android” (PDF).
CEVA announced a partnership to offer a software-based GPS solution for the CEVA-XC communications processor.
Nordic nRF2460 Audio Streamer IC Delivers Power Optimization for Mono Wireless Audio App at Low CostJune 28, 2011 5:02 am | Product Releases | Comments
Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA announces the immediate availability of the new Nordic nRF2460 audio streamer IC that offers unique, class-leading power optimization and performance specifically for cost-sensitive battery-powered mono wireless audio applications such as microphones, subwoofers, musical instruments, and gaming.
In this episode we talk to Tom Cross, X-Force Researcher at IBM Internet Security Systems, on software, systems, and device security.
A new mobile app was launched in time for Wimbledon. Called Pocket Wimbledon the new app created using the MobileNationHQ platform will allow tennis fans to check schedules of play and live scores, as well as locate their nearest tennis club based on their current location.
COMSOL announced the availability of COMSOL News 2011, the newest edition of its annual technical computing journal. COMSOL News 2011 was developed in collaboration with lead users of COMSOL. These users have contributed by submitting over 20 inspiring articles sharing their experience in simulation-driven engineering. COMSOL News 2011 is available immediately as a complimentary PDF download and in hard-copy format.
ABBYY, announced the availability of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS, a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple mobile devices. The solution brings to market a new photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone camera and represents the easiest way to look-up and translate words while on the go.
Zenprise announced Zencloud, the industry’s first cloud based mobile security and device management solution with a 100 percent SLA. This innovative and comprehensive security offering protects the entire mobile enterprise in a truly scalable and flexible way.
Dialogue Communications, announced that its SMS for Eloqua cloud connector is featured in Eloqua AppCloud, the new open exchange for B2B marketing applications from Eloqua, the leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions.
The RAVF052D is significantly easier for customers to place than the single 0201 chip due to its larger size. In addition, using a chip array eliminates one placement compared to a discrete resistor solution, which lowers cost, size, and weight of a given design. Tolerance and TCR tracking are also improved using a chip array solution instead of discrete chips.
Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
Synchronization and timing are essential to telecommunications networks to ensure optimal performance and prevent packet loss, dropped frames and degradation of quality of experience that will affect end user services.
DeLorme announced the Fall 2011 release of the DeLorme inReach, the first Iridium-based device to integrate personal two-way satellite messaging, delivery confirmations, SOS capabilities and remote tracking, for reliable communication anywhere in the world.
GLT Technovations announced its patent-pending TouchTec technology for leather and textiles, that mimics the human touch to enable use with touch screen devices, has been selected by top glove manufacturers.
Pioneering the market for ‘smart’ car keys, NXP Semiconductors announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys – the NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite).
In this episode we talk to Peter Green of International Rectifier about solid-state lighting and the electronics needed to drive them.
AdaptiveMobile Acquires Sentry Wireless to Extend Mobile Security Portfolio Through to Handset Security ApplicationsJune 22, 2011 10:15 am | News | Comments
AdaptiveMobile is announcing the acquisition of Sentry Wireless, a developer of handset based mobile security applications.
The Spectroline® CellBlaster™ is the world’s first universal UV cell phone sanitizer
Mobile marketing and business solutions company 2ergo has developed a market-first iPhone app for PizzaExpress that enables customers to pay their bill automatically in a restaurant via smartphone.