Technology

DT Chooses Sealed Cloud Solution by Uniscon

DT Chooses Sealed Cloud Solution by Uniscon

28 Mar 2017 comment

Deutsche Telekom has expanded its Managed Security Services to now include “Versiegelte Cloud”, i.e. a sealed cloud. The technology is provided by the cloud security provider Uniscon and excludes, via purely technical means, all unauthorized third-party access, even by service provider staff, at all times.

Uber Self-Driving Car Tests Resume in San Francisco After Crash

Uber Self-Driving Car Tests Resume in San Francisco After Crash

27 Mar 2017 comment

Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving cars were back on public roads Monday morning in San Francisco, three days after a crash in Arizona put the company’s testing program on hold, according to Bloomberg report.

Latest Driver Tech is Very Important to 1 in 3 People

Latest Driver Tech is Very Important to 1 in 3 People

27 Mar 2017 comment

Independent global researcher GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being ‘very important’ in a vehicle. Significant numbers state that the latest driver technology and passenger technology is ‘very important’ to them – and the percentage of people claiming this increases notably with income.

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

23 Mar 2017 comment

The Central and Eastern European (CEE) wearables market reached a record volume of 1.6 million units in 2016, reflecting 33.8% growth year on year. In the fourth quarter of the year (4Q16) 581,000 units were shipped, which translated to 29.4% growth, according to data from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker published by IDC.

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

22 Mar 2017 comment

Epson has unveiled many new products at CeBIT in Hannover, but one of the most exciting is PaperLab, the world's first dry process compact office papermaking system that was presented for the first time in Europe.

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

21 Mar 2017 comment

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world’s first full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. This first capsule is the culmination of over three years and thousands of hours of design, research, and analysis.

ICT Trade Between Germany and Japan Shows Significant Rise

ICT Trade Between Germany and Japan Shows Significant Rise

20 Mar 2017 comment

German Digital Association Bitcom unveiled ahead of the official start of CeBIT that Japan regains importance in digital technology trade with Germany. The import of ICT commodities into Germany has increased by 11 percent to 1.5 billion euro. The import has risen by 33 percent in the last three years, and Germany now ranks among the ten most important import markets.

California Says Autonomous Cars Have no Need for Human Drivers

California Says Autonomous Cars Have no Need for Human Drivers

18 Mar 2017 comment

California relaxed several rules on self-driving cars as the state tries to maintain its status as a leading test bed for the future of transportation, according to Bloomberg. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles released proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, dropping an earlier requirement that a human driver had to be present while testing on public roads.

Earin Announces Global Partnership With Red Bull Racing

Earin Announces Global Partnership With Red Bull Racing

17 Mar 2017 comment

Swedish company Earin announced a global partnership with Red Bull Racing to be the official audio brand for the Formula One team. The one-year partnership places the Earin brand front and center with F1 fans around the world as the company gets ready to launch the next generation in their line of True Wireless Earbuds.

Galaxy S8 Said to Adopt Facial Recognition for Payments

Galaxy S8 Said to Adopt Facial Recognition for Payments

17 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple’s iPhone, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

Bitcoin Unlimited Solution Crashes After Bug Exploit

Bitcoin Unlimited Solution Crashes After Bug Exploit

16 Mar 2017 comment

A controversial plan to fix bitcoin’s network congestion suffered a setback after attackers used a newly-discovered bug to crash the software, according to Bloomberg. Bitcoin Unlimited was attacked after developers brought the bug to light.

Bosch Teaches Cars How to Learn and Take Appropriate Action

Bosch Teaches Cars How to Learn and Take Appropriate Action

15 Mar 2017 comment

At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the computer can apply machine learning methods.

OpenStack Elects Huawei as Platinum and H3C as Gold Member

OpenStack Elects Huawei as Platinum and H3C as Gold Member

14 Mar 2017 comment

The Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation elected Huawei as a Platinum Member and H3C as a Gold Member of the Foundation during its meeting on March 9, 2017. Huawei has built OpenStack-powered telecoms, enterprise and government clouds around the world, and the company has contributed dozens of developers and community organizers to the open source project. Huawei has been a Gold Member of the OpenStack Foundation since November 2013 and will now take the place of HPE as one of eight Platinum Members.

Android fast racing against Microsoft Windows

Android fast racing against Microsoft Windows

13 Mar 2017 comment

About five years ago, Microsoft Windows enjoyed a massive 80 percentage point lead over Android when it came to the operating systems used the most to access the internet around the world. When looking at all platforms, this gap has now narrowed to 1.2 points.

Ericsson Released Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

Ericsson Released Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

8 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson's 24th annual Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report published last week details progress toward connecting business and sustainability. Using Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for the company's impact on society, the report summarizes Ericsson's achievements.

Column: New Heights, New Opportunities – Dronefest 2017

Column: New Heights, New Opportunities – Dronefest 2017

6 Mar 2017 comment

Tihomir Šašić, Program Manager UAS's at IN2 Group writes about this years' Dronefest, Croatian technology conference about UAVs that will be held late March in Zagreb.

Noa Mobile Phones Sucessfully Presented at MWC

Noa Mobile Phones Sucessfully Presented at MWC

6 Mar 2017 comment

Hangar 18, the first Croatian smartphone manufacturer, has participated for the first time at the largest world mobile technology exhibition Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The exhibition had the goal of presenting NOA's Element range of flagship smartphones.

Soracom Launches Secure and Scalable IoT Platform in Europe

Soracom Launches Secure and Scalable IoT Platform in Europe

3 Mar 2017 comment

Soracom announced the launch of IoT connectivity services in Europe and confirmed its commitment to growing IoT by eliminating the barriers related to security, price, speed-to-value and scalability that currently limit IoT development.

New Bosch Microscanner BML050 for Interactive Laser Projection

New Bosch Microscanner BML050 for Interactive Laser Projection

3 Mar 2017 comment

Bosch Sensortec presented the BML050, a high-precision MEMS scanner for interactive laser projection applications. The virtual UI solution is enabling technology to interact with people and enables focus-free laser projection and turns any surface into a virtual user interface (UI).

Successful Trial of the First Cellular IoT-based Connected Factory

Successful Trial of the First Cellular IoT-based Connected Factory

1 Mar 2017 comment

China Mobile and Ericsson started ongoing Connected Factory trial using Cellular IoT for Industry 4.0 working with Intel. The outcomes of that trial are highlighted in a demonstration at MWC in Barcelona.

Deep Learning Leads to Ultra-precise Personalization

Deep Learning Leads to Ultra-precise Personalization

28 Feb 2017 comment

RTB House introduces new features to recommendations for targeted ads. The solution leverages deep learning (currently the most promising subfield of artificial intelligence-oriented research), in display advertising to achieve more accurate product recommendations, making personalized retargeting up to 50% more efficient.

Waves and CEVA Offer Sound Solutions for Mobile and IoT

Waves and CEVA Offer Sound Solutions for Mobile and IoT

24 Feb 2017 comment

CEVA and Waves Audio announced that they have collaborated to address the substantial demand for far-field voice pickup and psychoacoustic sound enhancement solutions across the mobile, smart home and wireless audio markets.

DIRAC to Bring Hi-Fi Audio to the Mobile Masses

DIRAC to Bring Hi-Fi Audio to the Mobile Masses

23 Feb 2017 comment

Dirac Research announced the introduction of two new audio solutions that help transform nearly any mobile device and headphone into an on-the-go home theatre. The two solutions, the brand new Dirac VR and a second-generation Dirac Panorama Sound, will be formally unveiled and demonstrated at Mobile World Congress.

Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $122.5 Billion in 2017

Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $122.5 Billion in 2017

22 Feb 2017 comment

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 24.4% over 2016, according to new IDC study, Over the 2015-2020 forecast period, overall public cloud spending will experience a 21.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) – nearly seven times the rate of overall IT spending growth. By 2020, IDC forecasts public cloud spending will reach $203.4 billion worldwide.

Starhome Mach & Stream Deliver IoT Connectivity Management Platform

Starhome Mach & Stream Deliver IoT Connectivity Management Platform

21 Feb 2017 comment

Starhome Mach and Stream Technologies are assisting Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) with the launch and acceleration of their IoT services. Their new solution provides MNOs with complete visibility and control of all IoT device connections, strengthening their competitive advantages.

Edesix to Demo New Body Worn Cameras at MWC

Edesix to Demo New Body Worn Cameras at MWC

20 Feb 2017 comment

A U.K. company Edesix, specialised in the provision of Body Worn Camera (BWC) solutions, will be exhibiting at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The BWC manufacturer will showcase the latest in wearable video security, designed to facilitate training, safety and security for the mobile workforce.

Alphabet Scraps Plan to Blanket Globe With Internet Balloons

Alphabet Scraps Plan to Blanket Globe With Internet Balloons

18 Feb 2017 comment

In 2013, Google ran its first tests for Project Loon, an ambitious effort to circulate broadband-emitting balloons across the globe. On Thursday, the company said that’s not necessary anymore, according to Bloomberg.

Zyxel to Debut New Premium LTE Indoor Gateway at MWC

Zyxel to Debut New Premium LTE Indoor Gateway at MWC

17 Feb 2017 comment

Zyxel Communications announced it will launch its LTE gateway LTE5366, one of the first LTE indoor gateways with802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi technology, at this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. LTE5366 brings ultra-fast mobile broadband connectivity to the home or office, while enhancing the wireless performance and coverage at the locations where it is deployed.

InfiNet Wireless to Showcase Carrier-Grade Wireless Solution at MWC 2017

InfiNet Wireless to Showcase Carrier-Grade Wireless Solution at MWC 2017

16 Feb 2017 comment

InfiNet Wireless announced it will be showcasing its brand new InfiLINK XG 1000 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. The company states that their new product is the fastest Point-to-Point wireless solution available in the global marketplace today.

Aston Martin have Rimac’s batteries inside

Aston Martin have Rimac’s batteries inside

15 Feb 2017 comment

With design and engineering work on the AM-RB 001 hypercar progressing apace, Aston Martin, Red Bull Advanced Technologies and project partner AF Racing today confirm some of the key technical partners for AM-RB 001.