Vodafone has extends its product range to support its customers in regions where there is limited access to the internet, with the development of the Vodafone WebBox. Considered to be the first device of its kind; it was developed specially for customers in emerging markets to make internet access more affordable. With no set-up required, the plug and play keyboard converts any standard domestic television into an internet portal, so that its customers have to everyday internet services.
Netcomm has collaborated with Sierra Wireless to develop a new line of Netcomm Liberty Series LTE Wi-Fi router. Netcomm is hoping to tap into the growing 4G market around the world with this new line of routers that are also backward compatible with third and second generation 3G and 2G wireless frequencies. The new range will use Sierra Wireless AirPrime MC7750 and MC7710 intelligent embedded modules.
Sierra Wireless announced that Ambient Corporation has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime embedded modules to provide 3G wireless connectivity for Ambient's latest X-series smart grid communications node, used by energy and utilities companies. The X-series smart grid node is part of the Ambient Smart Grid communications platform, which provides utilities with a critical link in building a modern energy infrastructure that enables connection with micro-generation and renewable energy sources.
The Enspert IDENTITY Mobile TV solution is about to be boosted with additional connected devices. Enspert demonstrated range of mobile TV solution at last week’s CE Show in Las Vegas. According to Enspert the new line of devices that are coming out this year were designed to reflect the way we work and live. Developed on the open-source Android operating system the new range include VoIP and SoIP systems, including smartphones, multi-device media convergence hubs and mobile hotspots.
Logitech has announced that it has joined forces with Spotify to support the popular music service on the Logitech® Squeezebox™ Wi-Fi music players. Using your existing wireless home network and your Squeezebox Touch or Squeezebox Radio player, you can now access Spotify’s comprehensive catalogue of more than ten million songs, including your Spotify playlists, anywhere in the home.
Broadcom’s connected digital TV system-on-a-chip (SoC) platform (BCM35230) and other single chip solutions (BCM7633 and BCM43236) have been selected by LG Electronics for its line wireless connected digital TVs and Blu-ray Disc players. The latest chipsets developed with integrated support web media movie services and communications like YouTube, VUDU, Skype, Netflix, Yahoo Widgets and other services. Visitors to this year’s CE show will get the opportunity to learn more about the technology or see it in action.
Qualcomm debuts Shifta, a media shifting service at CES 2011, one of the technologies we highlight would be debuting there. The Skifta service gives users the ability to control and play their music, photos and videos on connected devices at home, at a friend's house, at work or on any WiFi network without syncing or side loading media to the phone. It is also certified to stream digital content to DLNA certified devices.
D-Link said this morning that they are launching a new line of Whole Home Routers with its patented SmartBeam technology. The new range of Wireless-N Routers is due out in the first quarter of this year. The SmartBeam-enabled wireless routers are ideal for anyone who suffers from "dead-spot" issues in your home, and will be able to work with a wide array of devices Android phones, iPad, iPhone, laptops, entertainment systems.
Prodea Systems has been selected by Azerbaijan’s WiMAX service provider AzQtel to support its long-term strategy of offering and advance connected home solution. The Prodea platform initial implementation will enhanced AzQtel’s broadband service (known as ‘Sazz’ locally) by offering an App-store and connected life services, which could include video-on-demand, internet applications, home security, personal media and smart home.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gigle Networks Inc., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines.