The Auckland District Health Board (ADHB), Gen-i (a member of the Telecom New Zealand Group) and Alcatel-Lucent have joined efforts to launch New Zealand’s first trial of a healthcare remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution using mobile technology to monitor and manage chronic illness in the home. The three-month trial focuses on 20 heart disease patients selected by Auckland Hospital.
AT&T, Orange, Telefonica, TeliaSonera, Verizon, Vodafone, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nokia, Samsung Electronics, and Sony Ericsson have defined the preferred way to ensure the smooth introduction and delivery of voice and SMS services on Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks worldwide.
At PayPal X Innovate 2009, Sun Microsystems announced an alliance with PayPal to support application payment in the Java Store Beta and enhancements to the beta user experience.
NEC announced that it has completed the implementation of the digital terrestrial TV-network in Denmark for the network operator, Broadcast Service Danmark A/S (BSD). The switchover from analogue to digital took place on October 31, 2009 at midnight, marking a significant date in Danish television history.
The industry’s top provider of processors for eBooks has joined forces with the leading supplier of eBook electronic paper displays to develop highly integrated embedded solutions that lower costs and foster innovation for eBook manufacturers and their customers.
With support from IBM Research and Nokia Research Center, the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland created an experimental system that enables people in multiple locations to interact and collaborate with avatars and objects in a single, virtual meeting. Objects and avatars are located in a “virtual” space that mirrors the corresponding physical room.
NXP announced that its SmartMX security chip has been chosen by the Chinese government to power the country’s first ePassport scheme.
Xilinx and ARM will collaborate to enable ARM processor and interconnect technology on Xilinx FPGAs.
Ericsson and Kaixin001, the largest and fastest-growing social networking site in China, are joining forces with a three-year partnership to develop innovative mobile applications that will help millions of users access the site wherever and whenever they want.
Verizon Business will help the NATO Command, Control and Communications Agency (NC3A) strengthen NATO’s network security with a package of networking and security services.
SAP and HP announced an agreement through which the companies will integrate the SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP NetWeaver BW) component and the HP Neoview enterprise data warehouse platform.
Cisco and Starent Networks announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Starent Networks.
SanDisk began production shipments of flash memory cards based on the company’s advanced X4 flash memory technology. This innovative new technology holds four bits of data in each memory cell, twice as many as the cells in conventional multi-level cell (MLC) NAND (2-bits-per-cell) memory chips.
Microsoft announced the availability of a new line of Windows phones around the world that are available in a broad range of styles and prices.
In an effort to build a nanoscale DNA sequencer, IBM scientists are drilling nano-sized holes in computer-like chips and passing DNA strands through them in order to read the information contained within their genetic code.
Novell announced the City of New York has turned to Novell for improved integration of the city’s identity and security information technology infrastructure.
According to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web report for August 2009, more than 31.9 million people use Opera Mini to browse the Web from their mobile phones. In August, Opera Mini gained at least one new user every second.
Intel unveiled the Intel Atom processor CE4100, the newest System-on-Chip (SoC) in a family of media processors designed to bring Internet content and services to digital TVs, DVD players and advanced set-top boxes.
Cisco will extend its reach to additional cities and business partners around the world to explore how information and communications technology (ICT) can help address urban climate change and energy challenges.
IBM opened a Linux innovation center in the capital city of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana.
The net addition of customers for August was 5.259 million, better than previous month, July being the month with the slowest rate of net addition of customers in 2009, only 4.553 million. The month with fastest rate of net addition of customers in 2009 was February, with 6.751 million customers.
At the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, the government of Kenya and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a joint commitment to improve education in Kenya. Launched in collaboration with Kenya’s Ministry of Education, the Accelerating 21st Century Education (ACE) project aims to improve the quality of primary and secondary education through the effective use of information and communications technology (ICT).
Dassault Systèmes announced the launch of 3DVIA Mobile, an iPhone and iPod touch application that allows users to search, share and interact with the growing library of 3D models on www.3DVIA.com.
ARM and NXP announced at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), Boston, mbed.org and the mbed microcontroller rapid prototyping tools.
IBM has developed a prototype of the semiconductor industry’s smallest, densest and fastest on-chip dynamic memory device in next-generation, 32-nanometer, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology that can offer improved speed, power savings and reliability for products ranging from servers to consumer electronics.