First News Briefs for December 10, 2012
Rio Tinto will use Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE and IP network technologies in Rio Tinto’s West Angelas mine in Australia to support in-pit mining operations, including asset monitoring and other production and safety systems. LTE works well for remote locations such as mines, LNG plants and off-shore facilities as is can provide the high bandwidth required to transport large amounts of data without the need for extensive cabling.
Pulse Electronics Corporation announced the launch of a new integrated connector module (ICM) platform for 10GBASE-T (10 gigabit over twisted-pair) switches. Pulse’s 10 gig ICMs are qualified with 10GBASE-T silicon vendors, meeting their requirements and facilitating the implementation of 10GBASE-T in large enterprises and cloud data centers.
Silicon Image today announced the UltraGig 6400, a WirelessHD transmitter for mobile devices that integrates a 60GHz RF transceiver, baseband processor, and embedded antenna array into a single IC package. Specifically designed for smartphones and tablets, this low-power transmitter enables high-definition wireless video connectivity between portable devices and large displays, delivering a cable-quality connection without wires.
Biscom, Inc., a provider of enterprise secure file transfer and secure fax solutions, today rolled out version 2.0 of its Secure File Transfer (SFT) app for iPad. New functionality includes the availability of secure workspaces and Microsoft Active Directory authentication enhancements.
ReliOn today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. ReliOn was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.