Microsoft, Palm and MobileDataforce Launch Campaign Targeting the Field Services Industry with Mobile Handheld Solutions
Campaign is Designed to Educate Field Services Companies on How to Mobilize Work Orders and Other Mobile Business Processes
MobileDataforce® a leading provider of business critical mobile
software applications for the Field Services’ markets today announced
a new campaign to educate companies on how to design, develop, deploy
and support mobile field services applications using popular handheld
PDA phones like the Palm Treo 750 using Microsoft’s Windows Mobile OS.
IT Products Distributor First to Offer OQO Ultra-Mobile PCs to U.S. Resellers
Corporation today announced it is the first IT products
distributor in the U.S. to offer resellers ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs)
The manufacturer has developed one of the world’s smallest,
fully functional Windows Vista™ PCs and first UMPC with embedded 3G
mobile broadband capabilities in a pocket-size device weighing 1
It is now available to the channel through Tech Data’s Client
Computing business unit.
Full Press Release...
Movial Selected by ARM to Create a Free Open Source Platform For Next-Gen Mobile Applications
Movial Launches Internet Experience Suite for Linux Device Manufacturers
Movial, the company that inspires rich, intuitive Internet
experiences, today announced it has been selected by ARM (LSE: ARM;
Nasdaq: ARMHY) to create a Linux platform to help mobile device
companies very quickly and easily create next-generation mobile
Movial and ARM will offer the Linux software platform
free to device manufacturers around the world, and will unveil the
platform at the ARM Developers’ Conference this week.
announced it is launching Movial IXS (Internet Experience Suite), an
application suite for custom-branded user interfaces for Linux-based
LXE’s Mobile Computing Information Depot
LXE has posted some interesting White Papers on Mobile Computing, primarily dealing with the warehouse environment. (www.lxe.com/us
Particularly interesting is the one entitled "Turbo Charge Your Inventory Moves with Wearable Computers: 13 Key Considerations for Evaluating Wearables."
And, in other news regarding LXE, they just announced the HX3 Dedicted Voice Computer for speech-based warehouse applications.
Voxware also announced support for the HX3.
LXE Announces the HX3 Dedicated Voice Computer for Speech-Based Warehouse Applications
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Applications for Mobile/Portable Devices Found at TI Apps Homepage
A page full of "End-Equipment Solutions" using Texas Instruments DSP chips can be found here.
These applications cover audio, automotive, broadband, communications & telecom, computers & peripherals, consumer electronics, industrial, medical, military, security, video & imaging, and wireless.
Often these links (and there are 99 of them) lead to more in-depth app notes, white papers, block diagrams, etc., that can be even more useful than the original link.
Definately, a "must bookmark".
August 16, 2007
Mobile Linux Stakes Its Claim At LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
Leading mobile phone and embedded systems players converge on LinuxWorld to further its adoption
IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and
events around the globe has announced a series of conference
programming and sponsored Developer Days dedicated to Mobile Linux at
this year's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo®.
Leading mobile phone and
embedded systems players including ACCESS, Motorola and Palm are
showing their commitment to further the adoption of mobile Linux with
strong presences at LinuxWorld®.
LinuxWorld, the largest and most
comprehensive event that focuses exclusively Linux and open source, is
scheduled to take place August 6-9, 2007 at the Moscone Center.
Full Press Release...
Smith Micro Announces the Availability of StuffIt® Wireless Windows Mobile Edition
StuffIt Wireless Compression Technology Saves Windows Mobile Device Users Money by Increasing Sharing and Storage Capacity
Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and
marketer of innovative software solutions and services for the
wireless market, today announced the availability of its new
StuffIt® Wireless Windows Mobile Edition, an essential compression
utility for all Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 powered Smart Phones and
StuffIt wireless compression technology not only allows the device
to run more efficiently, but also lets users save money by
significantly increasing the storage capacity of both their device and
In addition to providing full support for the Zip file
format, StuffIt Wireless for Windows Mobile includes the StuffIt X
file format which allows users to compress files more efficiently, and
also allows the compression of file types, such as JPEG images, that
Zip is unable to compress.
StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition
includes our patent-pending JPEG compression technology which
compresses files by up to 30% without compromising image quality.
Empower Technologies™ Entering Automotive and Transportation Industries
Empower Technologies is pleased to announce the signing of a software development license agreement and a strategic partnership agreement with Navigon Inc. (NAVIGON).
This new partnership will advance and integrate infotainment, driving safety, and navigation technologies in the automotive and transportation industries.
With the software development license agreement, NAVIGON will port its automotive grade navigation and map application development toolkit, AMF and SNAP for AMF (the Map Engine), to Empower’s LEOs embedded operating system automotive edition development platform.
As a result, Empower’s LEOs automotive edition development kit will be able to offer the best-in-class navigation and mapping functionality in the embedded computing industry.
Logicube® Debuts New CellDEK® TEK Mobile Phone and PDA Data Capturing Solution
Logicube® Inc., the industry’s leader in digital forensic
technologies, will debut its newest eforensics solution at the
TechnoSecurity 2007 Conference and Expo in Myrtle Beach, South
Carolina this week.
Developed in cooperation with Forensic Science Service Ltd.
(FSS®) the CellDEK® TEK is the second solution to be launched by
The first, the highly successful CellDEK®, was
announced in 2005 and has been adopted by government and law
enforcement agencies around the world.
CellDEK TEK was designed for the technically proficient forensic
investigator in both public and private sectors who requires a
comprehensive, compact and affordable data extraction solution.
Full press release...
Changes at Applied Data Systems
Applied Data Systems has been busy with announcements since being purchased by Eurotech this last December.
They have purchase a chinese R&D company; brought on a new VP Marketing; and it seems they have taken over principle marketing of the Zypad wrist-wearable computer from Parvus
which is also Eurotech owned.
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May 28, 2007
BSQUARE SDIO Hx Product Now Supports High-Capacity Memory Cards to 32 GB for Windows Mobile® Devices
BSQUARE today announced the availability of SDIO Hx
version 1.1, the newest release of its ultra high-performance software
stack for Windows Mobile and Windows® CE devices.
features support for next-generation high-capacity memory cards.
Hx version 1.1 is the only software stack with both Windows Mobile and
Windows CE support for the new Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
standard defining high-performance memory cards from above 2 GB to 32