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How the ‘digitization of everything’ will become a reality

Thursday, January 14, 2016

by Patrick Nelson

The combination of products with “built-in smart technology” with consumers’ expectations of a “best-in-class experience” means mundane, manually performed tasks will be replaced by new “exciting and indispensable services,” says Accenture innovation division Fjord in two reports. Fjord reckons we’re on the cusp of a new way of doing things. That includes the fact that user requirements will be addressed dynamically, contextually, and in real-time—more so than ever before.

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How to Ease the Installation Challenge of the Smart Home with Energy Harvesting

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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GreatCall Launches First Wearable Device That Connects Activity Tracking With Nationwide Mobile Safety Service for Active Aging / Introducing the Lively Wearable by GreatCall

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

GreatCall Inc., the leader in creating usable technology for active aging, brings family caregivers peace of mind and older adults a new level of empowerment by combining the health benefits of an activity tracker with the safety advantages of a mobile emergency response service. The introduction of the Lively Wearable by GreatCall is the first step in the development of a wearable health hub for the active aging market.

Qualcomm Shows How Drones Will Become Smarter in 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Camilla Pritchard

QUALCOMM, Inc.(NASDAQ:QCOM) plans to usher in a new era of drones, ones that will perfectly combine high performance with convenience. The company plans to achieve this feat through a tiny new 58 x 40cm circuit board, dubbed the Snapdragon Flight.

Next-Gen Wi-Fi Will Actually Connect the Internet of Things

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Brian Barrett

THERE ARE PLENTY of blockades between now and the connected-device future that’s been so long on the horizon. One of these is Wi-Fi, which has limitations that keep connected devices from connecting quite as efficiently as they could. Now, there’s a plan in place to fix it.

Samsung’s New Smart TV Remote Wants to Control All of Your Devices

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Lance Whitney

Imagine using one remote instead of three or four to control your entire home TV system and other devices. That's the type of gadget Samsung has cooked up.

The South Korea-based electronics giant announced on Monday a new "smart control remote" designed to work on all of your TV-connected devices. Teamed with a Samsung Smart TV, the new remote will support not just the TV itself but also set-top boxes, streaming media players, Blu-ray players and gaming consoles connected to your home entertainment system.

Brand new Wi-Fi standard reaches twice as far and uses less power

Monday, January 4, 2016

by Zach Epstein

The show floor at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is packed with all sorts of flashy new consumer devices that are meant to grab people’s attention, but one of the biggest announcements from this year’s show isn’t an HDTV, a drone or a hoverboard. It’s also not a “smart” device, which will again be the focus of CES this year as we push closer toward a time when “Internet of Things” gadgets proliferate and infiltrate every corner of our homes and offices.

Snapdragon 820 Rumored To Be Exclusive To Samsung Until April 2016: Will Galaxy S7 Get A Head Start?

Thursday, December 17, 2015

BY PAVITHRA RATHINAVEL

Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 820 chipset is expected to be part of many Android devices earmarked for release in 2016. This chipset has already amassed impressive scores in benchmark tests. A new rumor however says, the S820 could be exclusive to Samsung for several months.

Keysight Technologies, UC San Diego, Demonstrate World's First 5G, 100 to 200 Meter Communication Link up to 2 Gbps

Monday, November 30, 2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS), in collaboration with electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego, has demonstrated the world’s first 64 (8 x 8) and 256-element (16 x 16), 60-GHz silicon wafer-scale phased-array transmitter with integrated high-efficiency antennas for Gbps communications at 100 to 200 meters. With this demonstration, Keysight and UC San Diego have proven that a 5G communication link is not only possible, but can deliver record performance.

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