First News Briefs for December 20, 2012
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that its Dragon Mobile Assistant for Android has expanded its personal assistant capabilities and extended its beta offering to the broader Android community. Now supporting devices running Android 2.3 and higher, Dragon enables nearly all Android users in the U.S. voice-activation capabilities for playing music, setting their alarm and opening other applications.
Atmel Corporation, a company dealing in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that it has entered into agreement to acquire Ozmo, Inc., a provider of low-power Wi-Fi solutions that will expand Atmel's wireless offerings and enhance developers ability to design smart, connected devices.
Mobile Rhino today officially launched its mobile app geared toward the insurance industry for mobile devices. Offering a six-point protection plan, covering concerns of device owners: loss, theft and digital life protection for ID theft and personal privacy. The plan also covers issues such as accidental damage, electrical and mechanical malfunctions. Managed through a free downloadable mobile app, Mobile Rhino is available for individuals, families, businesses and schools that need full coverage and protection of mobile devices.
Anritsu Company has expanded its line of Passive Intermodulation (PIM) test solutions with the introduction of the PIM Master MW82119A, a high-power, battery-operated, portable PIM test analyzer. The company says the MW82119A offers the inherent advantages of PIM Master, including 40W testing and Anritsu’s patented Distance-to-PIM (DTP) – in a compact housing suited for difficult-to-access sites, such as Remote Radio Head (RRH) installations and indoor Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS).