First News Briefs for February 12, 2013
Gemalto today announced that its Cinterion M2M technology is powering the TRiLOC GPS Personal Locator Device (PLD) used to locate people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The wristwatch solution uses a Cinterion module to provide 24/7 global cellular communications and Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking. The TRiLOC device helps caregivers locate and safeguard people with special needs, while minimizing the need for constant physical supervision.
GENBAND today launched NUViA, a secure multimedia communications cloud services offering designed for service providers and channel partners to brand and offer Unified Communications and Rich Communications Suite (RCS) Service applications to enterprise and consumer markets. Powered by the company’s EXPERiUS solutions, GENBAND says NUViA enables service providers to accelerate the commercial delivery of multimedia communications applications with minimal upfront capital expenses. The NUViA Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offering includes HD voice, video, multimedia messaging, mobility, conferencing, Web collaboration, desktop clients, and fixed and mobile convergence. The NUViA RCS offering allows wireless operators to quickly take to market extensive multimedia communications services and experiences that go well beyond standard RCS capabilities for consumers.
CTIA today released “Today’s Mobile Cybersecurity: Blueprint for the Future” white paper, which provides a roadmap for how the wireless industry is building upon its existing solutions to continue to protect its infrastructure and customers for the future. Using its first white paper, “Today’s Mobile Cybersecurity: Protected, Secured and Unified” as the basis, this second white paper analyzes ongoing investigations and technical improvements as well as easy-to-understand examples that show how a mobile consumer, depending on Internet connection type, could become more susceptible to cyberthreats.
Broadcom Corporation today introduced what it is pitching as the industry’s smallest 4G LTE-Advanced modem. Designed for the 4G LTE market, Broadcom’s multi-mode, multi-band solution – the BCM21892 – delivers the features, power and performance capabilities for the development of next generation 4G LTE smartphones and tablets. Broadcom will showcase its 4G LTE innovations at the upcoming Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, February 25-28.