Mobile

IEEE’s 802.11r – a New Wi-Fi Standard

The IEEE has formally approved and published the future Wi-Fi standard: 802.11r, also called Fast Basic Service Set Transition. This standard was in development for four years and unravels performance challenges related to VoIP over Wi-Fi implemented in large-scale networks. ...

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Infosys ‘Real’ Hologram

Infosys Technologies Limited has been granted two patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office in the areas of holography and mobile communications. The first patent, entitled “Displaying Holographic Three Dimensional (3-D) Images”, contains the development plans behind an actual ...

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Samsung OMNIA

Samsung OMNIA

Samsung Electronics has recently announced the launch of the Samsung SGH-i900 OMNIA; “omnia” means “everything” in Latin and “wish” in Arabic. With its stylish design, advanced features, and unique interface the OMNIA is set to compete with some of the ...

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Sony Ericsson’s 8.1MP Camera Phone

Sony Ericsson’s 8.1MP Camera Phone

Sony Ericsson has recently introduced the C905 Cyber-Shot which, according to the company, offers an unprecedented resolution of 8.1 megapixels. Although such a high resolution can be found in many regular cameras, it is said to be first time cellular ...

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Cellular Diagnostics

A researcher from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has developed a process to transmit medical images via cellular phones. The development has the potential to provide sophisticated radiological diagnosis and treatment to the majority of the world’s population, who currently ...

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VELO World’s Smallest GPS Tracker

VELO World’s Smallest GPS Tracker

The UK Company TariffMan has recently announced the release of what it claims to be the smallest GPS tracker in the world, called VELO. TariffMan is also delivering a GPRS SIM card for a complete tracking package. With a super-sensitive ...

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VIA Unveils World’s Lowest Power CPU

VIA Unveils World’s Lowest Power CPU

VIA Technologies recently unveiled the EPIA PX5000EG Pico-ITX board, which features a 1-watt Eden ultra low power processor for embedded systems. According to VIA, the new board promises to improve power efficiency and could be suited for several applications, including ...

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HTC Touch Diamond

HTC Touch Diamond

HTC recently unveiled its new flagship phone, the HTC Touch Diamond. Similar to the iPhone, it offers an innovative touch-screen based interface called TouchFLO 3D, which allows ‘three-dimensional’ control. The HTC Touch Diamond has 3.5G cellular capabilities (which the current ...

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OLED-based Cellular Phone

OLED-based Cellular Phone

Designer Tamer Koseli recently created NEED, a new concept cellular phone. Although the phone does not boast many exceptional features, it includes both an OLED display and a touch-screen interface, possibly presenting a new trend in the cellular phone market. ...

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SmellyPhone

SmellyPhone

The German companies ISI and conVISUAL recently presented a new technology that allows cellular phone users to send and receive scents. While the new technology enhances the range of senses involved in digital communication, it requires both sides to be ...

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