Tira Wireless will be adding support for Microsoft Windows Mobile to the Tira
Jump Product Suite. With broad support for multiple mobile operating systems
and content types, users of the Tira Jump Product Suite will be able to
quickly adapt and manage mobile content for deployment on diverse handsets
available in the market today, the company says. The Windows Mobile platform
powers more than 100 devices available worldwide from mobile operators such
as Cingular, Orange, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
The Tira Jump Product Suite enables mobile content developers and publishers
to control, adapt, optimize and deploy mobile applications – from
simple puzzles to complex multiplayer, multilevel, highly networked games and
applications – across more than 500 different handsets, Tira says, in a
variety of international languages and mobile operator networks. Wind... (more)
Spirent Communications has announced the availability of Spirent TestCenter
WLAN test capability, with the highest-performing and most realistic 802.11
wireless local area network (WLAN) multi-client emulation scenarios available
on the market today.
Spirent TestCenter WLAN is used for functionality and performance testing of
Access Points (APs) and end-to-end testing of WLAN ecosystems that include
WLAN access controllers and gateways. It emulates a large number of realistic
WLAN clients through both in-chassis Ethernet and WLAN test ports.
There are more than a dozen applicatio... (more)
(March 19,2002) Okay, now for another pop quiz. Shifting our focus to Europe,
this time… . Two million of them were sold in Europe last year and that
number is widely expected to increase by a massive 25% in 2002. What are
they? PDA devices, of course.
This is why Fujitsu Siemens Computers chose the annual CeBIT technology show
in Hannover, Germany, to officially unveil - at long last - their Pocket LOOX
device, complete with color screen and Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 operating
system. With 64MB of RAM and an Intel ARM-based Xscale processor, it's the
fastest, most-powerful Pocket... (more)
(September 9, 2002) - Nextel Communications Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc., and
Motorola, Inc. are offering more than $45,000 in scholarships or grants,
wireless handsets, and prizes to students who develop the best J2ME
applications tailored specifically to making university life easier.
For example, Java applications could include student and faculty directories
and the ability to download class test scores on wireless handsets. The
first-ever nationwide "University Wireless Developer Contest" runs from
September through November 1, 2002. Contestants will be judged on the
(October 31, 2002) - Access lines are declining in penetration and revenues,
according to a study by the Yankee Group. The research firm cites two factors
as primary contributors to this decline: increased penetration of wireless
services and growing broadband adoption. Roughly 3 percent of wireless
households have completely replaced their landline with a wireless phone.
Meanwhile, the penetration of broadband is expected to reach 37 percent of
U.S. households by 2006. That translates into broadband households giving up
their additional lines in exchange for high-speed access.