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Wearable haptics — feeling augmented April 30, 2015Wearable haptics — feeling augmented The Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer (VEST) under development at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine represents a new form of wearable haptics, one that could find many applications beyond its initial goal of enabling the profoundly deaf to “feel” and understand speech through their body. Read more Development kit targets consumer-ready wearable and IoT devices April 11, 2015Development kit targets consumer-ready wearable and IoT devices The MediaTek LinkIt™ Assist 2502 development platform is designed for advanced developers looking for a professional environment in which to design and prototype the software and hardware for consumer-ready Wearables and IoT devices. Read more A billion Android smartphones shipped worldwide in 2014 February 1, 2015A billion Android smartphones shipped worldwide in 2014 Market research firm Strategy Analytics has found that global smartphone shipments grew 30 percent annually to reach a record 1.3 billion units in 2014. Android accounted for 81 percent of all smartphones last year and shipped over 1 billion units worldwide for the first time ever. Read more Kodak and Bullitt Group to debut a range of mobile devices at CES December 23, 2014Kodak and Bullitt Group to debut a range of mobile devices at CES Kodak and manufacturing partner Bullitt Group are entering the mobile device market with the launch of a range of Android-powered mobile devices offering best-in-class image management software and features along with great design and UI. Read more SiRFusion enables accurate indoor location without new infrastructure November 20, 2014SiRFusion enables accurate indoor location without new infrastructure Indoor location has been a challenge to smartphone app developers and many ideas have been presented from Bluetooth beacons to visible light communications (VLC). However, these require significant infrastructure to be built in order to work. Read more
Big Wi-Fi comes to small business
Bluetooth beacons nowhere precise enough
NFC development kit interfaces to Android, Linux and Windows
Mobile Security offers industry first with capability of blocking mobile malware
Canadian startup mutualizes iBeacon deployment costs
Parkmobile signs mobile payment agreement with the BMW Group
Smartphone app for vehicle electronics diagnostics
Close proximity, high speed wireless transfer technology targets consumers
Development kit enables rapid prototyping for IoT
Mobile OS a weak link for hackers
Q2 sees 300 million smartphones shipped
Humidity and temperature sensor developed for integration into a smartphone
Tiny mobile barcode scanner for Android and iOS
Cloud to drive mobile enterprise application revenues
Low-cost DAQ works with Android-based tablets and smartphones
Automotive OEMs look to Android
Mobile vision platform for smartphones and tablets adds 3D reconstruction
Android digital signage integrates BLE iBeacons
64-bit mobile processors to dominate in 2018
Wearable ring for gesture control
Personal weather stations communicate with smartphones via Bluetooth
Mobile applications being used for DDoS attacks to increase
Group prepares Android platform for cars
Android App automates Bluetooth and analogue audio testing for smartphones and tablets
Bluetooth low energy toolbox eases development on Android
Dual screen mobile phone features an always on electronic paper display
Study confirms mobile users want phones to be more resilient with longer battery life
Bluetooth Smart temperature sensor enables a smartphone to monitor temperature
Next generation Bluetooth Smart software and SDK for iOS, Android and Windows 8
ST wins application in Pebble Smart Watch
ANT+ integrated in Samsung GALAXY Note 3
Sensor-enabled RFID tags take wireless data-logging beyond identification
Fujitsu and DoCoMo launch first mobile phone using FPC fingerprint technology
Wind River selected by PATEO for iOS connectivity on Android automotive IVI systems
Samsung and Apple dominate mobile device market channel
LabVIEW 2013 enables users to focus on innovation rather than infrastructure
Smart SensorTag app for Android makes Bluetooth Smart ‘appcessory’ development easier and faster
Free rigid waveguide slide rule app for mobile devices
Massive crowdfunding project looks to develop Linux phone
Security for smartphones protects users against eavesdropping
Tablet panel shipments to increase as white-box products come into play
Hardened hardware crypto chips resist to fierce attacks and viruses
Win one of three FiND-iT kits and experiment with EPC Gen 2 RFID label tags
Indoor location applications expected to break 1 billion downloads by 2016
Eutelsat satellite finder app to help deliver the highest signal quality
Broadcom Android smartphone platform selected by K-Touch
Archos enters the smartphone market with low-cost unlocked Android 3G+ line
INSIDE Secure technology enables mobile downloads for UK on-demand service
Converged Bluetooth digital radio module
EU project boosts development of WiFi vital signs monitor
NFC installed base to exceed 500m devices within 12 months
Apple buys Silicon Valley startup WiFiSlam to acquire indoor WiFi geolocation technology
Portable vital signs monitor uses WiFi to display data on smartphones and tablets
Smart Wi-Fi mobile apps simplify wireless performance analysis, planning and monitoring
Smartphone combines LCD and e-paper displays
WiLink 8Q RF chip family combines multiple RF technologies for in-car use
Archos launches multi-gesture TV remote control for increased media interactivity
Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
SoCs bring ISDB transmissions to smartphones
IBM offers software to strengthen security of mobile devices
Google to bundle MIPS support with Android
Study shows unprecedented mobile application growth
NFC application revenues to reach $10.6bn in 2012
100-core processor doubles performance and cuts power consumption in half for Android 4.0 devices
Apple took 80% of handset profits in Q4
Robotic smart balls controlled by Apple or Android smartphone
Kivic ONE brings AirPlay to cars
LG shows off VMWare virtualization on Android 4G smartphone
Android 4.0 processor for mobile internet to be released at CES 2012
1-GHz low-cost smartphone platforms for TD-SCDMA and EDGE/WiFi
Spreadtrum releases platforms for $40 smartphones
Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
Motorola Mobility highlights some challenges in NFC, Wi-Fi, DLNA
NXP claims Google phone design win
Android app keeps drivers at safe distance
EtherWaves adds software defined radio based DAB/DMB to GENIVI and Android
Canonical preps Ubuntu for mobile devcies
Nokia tries again with new Windows phones
RSA delivers integrated, strong and invisible authentication for mobile applications
Qualcomm takes majority share of application processor market
Android app demonstrates EEPROM with added NFC for smartphones
Google's Moto bid: It's all about the patents
Sony Ericsson selects NXP's NFC Solution for its Android-based Smartphones
Qualcomm will give Web apps a boost
DVB software tackles multicore DTV receivers
NXP says it is 'Google Wallet' chip supplier
Android wins 35% of Q1 smartphone market
At mobile impasse, Intel tips Atom progress
MIPS: Android remains processor neutral
ABI: Android in 45 percent of smartphones by 2016
Google's Android tablet delay angers OEMs
Tag writing app targets NFC-enabled Android smartphones and tablets
Android will outshine Nokisoft, says ABI
Android to reach 140 million units in 2011
Android-operated mobile phone recharges via its own photovoltaic cells
Nokia admits its platform is 'burning' - and not in a good way
Open NFC protocol stack for Android promises consistent API
iMovee unveils Mobeo to bring broadcast mobile TV to smartphones and tablets
AT&T accelerates plans for LTE, Android
China link helps MIPS go mobile
Rockchip will release RK29xx mobile internet platform at CE
Update: Android, RIM will support NFC
Average traffic per smartphone user will increase 8-fold by 2015
Icera partners with Teleca to develop Android RIL (radio interface layer) for smartphone platform
Monitoring your health via an Android phone
Smartphone design-win for ThreadX
Innovative software to take the security risks out of mobile communications
STMicroelectronics demonstrates development of broadcast/broadband consumer market at IBC 2010
Smartphone growth lies in low-end phones
ISuppli: Android growth to outpace Apple's iOS
Motorola stages handset comeback
MediaTek joins the Open Handset Alliance
ST and NXP partner on Android API for NFC
Myriad Group speeds Android applications by 5x on the MIPS architecture
Six companies agree to jointly develop a new application platform for mobile phones
IMS Research expects smartphone shipments to quadruple in Asia by 2015

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