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Improved web apps interop promised
Cambridge Consultants has successful trialled a wireless network using the unused spectrum between TV channels, or White Space. The demonstration used the social media tools Twitter, YouTube and Skype video to illustrate the potential of White Space as a genuine solution to the problems of rural broadband provision, and increasingly spectrum hungry devices.
The Wireless Gigabit Alliance announced progress setting 60 GHz standards, but its final specifications will not be released for about a month. The group is garnering praise from chip and systems makers as the future for a broad set of applications including Wi-Fi and wireless docking and displays.
CEVA and CellGuide joined their efforts to offer a software-based GPS solution for the CEVA-XC communications processor. Leveraging CellGuide's GPS/GLONASS software IP, CEVA-XC licensees can add GPS capability to their processor designs without any hardware modifications or increase in die size.
UltiMeta debuts with new cloud-compliant app engine
Apigee's Enterprise Cloud PCI aims to deliver scalable e-commerce APIs
Cisco has redesigned the Android operating system to make a tablet that also works as a desktop computer--but it takes some control away from users.
Recognizing the need for long distance WiFi, even at the expense of bandwidth, On-Ramp Wireless has unveiled a product capable of delivering WiFi up to 45 miles in an un-obscured environment. Though only capable of sending less than 5 bits of data per second, On-Ramp chief technology officer, Ted Myers says that’s not the point; he says the company's new technology, called Ultra-Link Processing, is intended for applications that don’t need much bandwidth but could benefit from long distance wireless communications.