Articles tagged with: Itu and Gps

Samsung Shows off its First Android Phone

Samsung Electronics has shown off its first Android-powered mobile phone, the I7500. With a launch of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to unveil an Android-powered phone. more

Related Tags: samsung, android, google, ovi, iden, tim, o2, eu, smartphone, open-handset-alliance, battery, memory, amoled, hsdpa, life, maps

Game-Changing Moves Strengthen Consumer LBS in North America

The consumer location-based services (LBS) market has steadily evolved over the past few years, always promising significant revenue generation, but never quite delivering the critical mass of subscribers that were expected. more

Related Tags: google, , wi-fi, microsoft, nokia, iphone, sms, apple, tim, ovi, lbs, skyhook, e-911, skyhook-wireless, a-gps, tower, nokia,, apps,

Canadians Lag Other Countries in Mobile Phone Purchases

When it comes to owning and using mobile phones, Canadians continue to lag behind citizens of other G8 countries and even several developing economies, according to a global telecommunications study by market research firm TNS. more

Related Tags: , iphone, text-messaging, bluetooth, tim, iden, personal, touch-screen, tns, smart, Canada

Rice-led project aims to boost performance on microprocessors

The USA's Rice University has been given a US$16 million fund to develop a new set of tools that can improve the performance of virtually any application running on any microprocessor. more

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Mobile phone usage relatively safe from spending cutbacks

When asked about what measures they would take if they had to reduce their personal expenditure in 2009, very few consumers said they would stop using their mobile phone or switch to a cheaper mobile service, but consumer electronics purchases will be hit much more severely more

Related Tags: sim, text-messaging, iden, vas, mobile-broadband, netbooks, personal, satellite, portable-navigation-device, maps, navigation, churn, music, France

Turning Soldiers' Helmets into a Wireless Mesh Network

Engineers at Vanderbilt University's Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) have developed a system that can give soldiers just such an edge by turning their combat helmets into "smart nodes" in a wireless sensor network. more

Related Tags: sim, eu, ict, edge, wind, lte, ovi, iden, personal, satellite, berkeley, smart, batteries, display, maps, darpa, national-institute-of-standards-and-technology, wave, isis, military, army

Using Mobile Phones to Monitor Teenagers Mental Health

A program that uses mobile phones to track the mental health of young people suffering depression will be evaluated through funding from the Telstra Foundation to see if it is suitable to treat youth depression nationwide. more

Related Tags: sms, ict, telstra, play, health, Australia

European Operator Taps Handset Data for Network Monitoring

ariesoGEO uses data transmitted by mobiles in the normal course of conducting a call and requires no additional hardware, such as GPS in handsets, to operate in real time or historical analysis mode. more

Related Tags: eu, ict, iden, customer-care, network-optimisation, arieso, churn

Live Railway Service Information on the iPhone

The UK's National Rail Enquiries and software developer, Agant have developed a new application that allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to access real-time rail journey planning information across the national rail network. more

Related Tags: microsoft, iphone, itunes, apple, ipod, UK

North America overtakes EMEA as largest satellite navigation market

North America overtook EMEA as the largest regional market for PNDs in the final quarter of 2008, according to the latest research from Canalys. In Q4 2008, the US alone accounted for 52% of the worldwide PND shipment total, compared to 36% for EMEA. more

Related Tags: nokia, eu, garmin, pnd, pnds, asus, smart, tomtom, tomtom, navigation, telenav, nokia,

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