FirstNews Briefs: Small Cell Forum, Skully, Syniverse, Altair
The Small Cell Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports small cell deployment worldwide, has elected Vodafone’s Alan Law as its new Chairman.
SKULLY today announced the company has begun production of its AR-1 motorcycle helmet, a vertically integrated smart HUD helmet for consumers. In addition to a Heads Up Display system that displays information approximately 10 feet in front of the rider, the AR-1 helmet features a near 180-degree rearview camera, turn-by-turn GPS navigation, smartphone pairing and voice control.
Syniverse is working with Amazon.cn to support the online retailer’s focus to optimize customer engagement for mobile users. Mobile-only consumers in China are able to register for the service without providing an email address. Syniverse has been selected to support the growth of Amazon’s mobile-first Chinese customer base through the addition of two-way mobile messaging customer engagement programs.
Altair Semiconductor, a developer of single-mode LTE chipsets, and 450MHz Alliance, an industry association representing the interests of 450 MHz stakeholders, today announced Altair's union with the 450 MHz Alliance.