The LG G6 prime smartphone was unveiled at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona and this is what LG is saying about it:
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Samsung at the MWC 2017 event teased first some shape of what will be the next Galaxy S8 and S8+ and second announced the GALAXY UNPACKED event for March 29 will take place at 11:00 a.m. EDT in New York , on the video teaser below and also Samsung has posted the official invitation on Samsung Mobile press site:
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
Safran Identity & Security enhances convenience and security of its “Selfie-Check” mobile authentication solution.
Safran Identity & Security is offering a new version of its Selfie-Check SDK (Software Development Kit) to enhance the accuracy and security of biometric facial authentication for mobile devices, especially in regard to liveness detection.
Upgrading its face recognition solution to the highest level of security, Safran Identity & Security is enhancing its liveness detection feature. When taking a selfie for authentication, users will be asked randomly to turn their head to the right, the left or downwards – or even a combination of all of these. By requesting random head movements, the selfie-check ensures that the user is a real and a live person, through a user-friendly interface.
“Based on our extensive biometric experience and our strategy of constant improvement, we have been able to develop this next step in liveness detection techniques. The ability to recognize a living person considerably strengthens the security and reliability of a biometric system and reduces the risk of hacking and fraud,” explained Yves Portalier, Vice President & General Manager of the Telecom Business Unit, Safran Identity & Security.
Visitors can experience the biometric SDK for mobile phones with enhanced liveness detection at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Hall 6 / Stand G 30).
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion
and equipment), Defence and Security. Operating worldwide, the Group has 70,000 employees and
generated sales of 17.4 billion euros in 2015. Safran is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40
index, as well as the Euro Stoxx 50 European index.
Safran Identity & Security is a global leader in identity and security solutions, deploying systems in more
than 100 countries. Backed by more than 40 years of experience in biometrics, the company develops
innovative technologies for the public and private sectors, including identity management, secure
transactions and public security solutions.
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A New Generation of Smartcases for Mobile Enterprise Unveiled for HP Provides Durability, Modular Extensibility, and Real-Time Data Enablement.
Mobelisk, a pioneer in modular and IoT-enabled Smartcases today announced their launch of MoGo for Windows. MoGo utilizes smartphone devices as an engine, allowing for premium specifications and highly customized functionality at a very favorable cost advantage. MoGo can perform in the harshest conditions, while providing workers with the durable technology they need to get the job done. Mobelisk can offer these hardware upgrades at a fraction of what the cost would be if they had to rely on traditional third party ruggedized hardware and software manufacturers.
MoGo is the first in its industry to feature an integrated array of cloud-connected IoT sensors in the MoGo case that measure shock, vibration, temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure independently from the smartphone device. This allows both proactive service and support of the devices in the field, and the ability to capture valuable real-time operational data. Together, the companies will demo the MoGo Smartcase on the Elite x3 in the HP Booth 4B30 in Hall 4 at Mobile World Congress taking place February 27th-March 2nd at the Mobile World Capital in Barcelona.
Mobelisk will be the first in the industry to offer this unique approach to enterprise mobility on Windows 10 Mobile, showcasing seamless integration across desktop, tablet, and mobile for full device management. MoGo is an integrated appliance that features a plethora of hardware advantages: its ergonomic design offers protection, extended battery life required for field force work, and other modular components that can be added including barcode scanners, magnetic card readers, additional sensors, and more.
This reliable business solution not only offers device protection, but also facilitates true integration between proprietary software and other critical business applications utilized by mobile workforces by virtue of its rich set of SDK (software development kit) tools and utilities, optimizing investments already made, with room to further extend and expand functionality.
"We're providing functionality that extends devices built for business such as the HP Elite x3 into other markets and key verticals that are relying more and more on mobile solutions. HP will now be able to offer optimized solutions for mobile workforces, giving workers that couldn't rely on fragile hardware in the past the solution they need," said Dennis Hamann, Founder and CEO of Mobelisk.
"We're taking a strong 3-in-1 mobile device and adding enhanced capabilities through modular hardware and IoT sensors in the case to make it perfect for vertical markets such as fleet management, field services, hospitality, retail, healthcare, and many other business fields."
MoGo is adding to the mobile experience by supporting specific industry needs where the use cases require a smaller, more discreet size than that offered by larger tablets. Many enterprises will utilize these devices in serving their own customers. Each MoGo unit has the capability to be further tailored with company logos and colors, extending the enterprise's brand to the important interactions with its customers.
"MoGo for Windows adds to the HP x3 ecosystem and helps drive new levels of worker productivity for mobile first workers who have traditionally been hampered by paper based workflow or older and less mobile computing systems," said Keith Hartsfield, vice president of product management,
Mobility, HP Inc.. "Collaborating with industry partners is a critical path to accelerating innovation in enterprise mobility, and we're excited to work with Mobelisk to push the boundaries on affordable, effective, and highly scalable 3-in-1 mobile solutions across market segments."
MoGo for Windows is the latest addition to the Mobelisk product line, which also includes the Chimera, a flexible, modular, and durable platform that supports seven to eight inch tablets and can also be custom-tailored for companies seeking to deploy tablets to their field forces, and MoGo for Android, launched this month on the Samsung Note 5.
MoGo fundamentally has the same DNA and advantages of the Chimera, and will appeal to many different markets needing both durability and flexibility. Mobelisk is enabling enterprise mobility for specific needs, not just with a hardware case but also with extra functionality with software integration for any smart device, in volatile environments where rugged support is needed. The solution provides enterprise-grade wireless service plans, robust mobile device management, and enhanced service and support, all in one.
Mobelisk will be have a presence in the HP Booth 4B30 in Hall 4 at Mobile World Congress. Dennis Hamann, Founder & CEO, and Chris Robson, VP of Product and Engineering at Mobelisk, will offer MoGo for Windows product demos.
Mobelisk creates durable and flexible mobile solutions that can be custom tailored with its unique modular platform to support a wide range of enterprise needs. Mobelisk brings mobility to the enterprise with its cloud-connected and IoT-enabled hardware and software platform that leverage the size, affordability, and accessibility of consumer tablet and smartphone offerings, along with a software platform and SDK that facilitates easy integration of unique functionality into highly functional, durable vertical industry applications. To learn more about Mobelisk, please visit http://mogo.mobelisktech.com/.
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Ericsson and Panasonic Join Forces to Deliver Smart,Sustainable Energy Solutions for Mobile Operators,Tower Companies,Others
- Ericsson and Panasonic will join forces to bring Panasonic lithium ion batteries to Ericsson's energy-as-a-service solution, reducing total cost of ownership by 20%
- Innovative and unique energy-as-a-service solution uses the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data analytics to make networks smarter
- Alliance to address mobile operators and tower companies, as well as utilities, transport and public safety.
Ericsson and Panasonic Corporation of North America are collaborating to bring a new energy-as-a-service (EaaS) solution to market. This is the first time that the two companies will work together on smart sustainable energy solutions. The offering will provide an efficient way to intelligently measure, monitor and maintain energy infrastructure for mobile operators and tower companies by using big data-based analytics, energy management software, and lithium ion battery energy storage.
The two companies' solution minimizes the energy costs and other resources required to manage sites. For mobile operators, enterprises and governments, this solution will deliver a reduced total cost of ownership for energy equipment by up to 20 percent, primarily driven by longer battery life and fewer maintenance site visits resulting in the highest level of network availability.
With this as-a-service model up-front investment is not needed and this is an example of how the circular economy opens up for reduced environmental impact through longer product life, replacement of lead in batteries and reduced need for transport.
"Effective energy is a major focus area for all of our customers and we are always looking for opportunities to reduce carbon emissions. Energy-as-a-service is a new business model that is designed to make energy operations more efficient, smarter and more sustainable. We believe our strategic relationship with Panasonic will deliver significant benefits to our customers in terms of OPEX savings and contribute to an overall improved experience for their customers, resulting from a higher level of network reliability," says Bradley Mead, Head of Managed Services and Network Design Optimization at Ericsson.
With its deep expertise in network management and connectivity, Ericsson will be responsible for products and services driven via its Integrated Operations Center, focusing initially on its managed services customers. Panasonic with its deep expertise in energy assets and management will be responsible for the energy architecture and solution orchestration backing up the service.
"We are excited to closely collaborate with Ericsson on smart, sustainable energy-as-a-service solutions, leveraging the companies' respective strengths in telecommunications and energy solutions," says Jim Doyle, president of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America.
"This solution reduces total cost of ownership and energy consumption while improving system resilience and connectivity uptime, benefitting mobile operators and tower companies as well as their customers. In addition, telecommunications forms the backbone that supports not just IoT generally but also responsive infrastructure for smart cities specifically, including the smart city solutions being deployed by Panasonic CityNOW."
The companies will collaborate to further customize and develop the solution so it can better meet the needs of customers in the utility, transport and public safety sectors, and support the migration toward smarter and more sustainable cities.
Ericsson at Mobile World Congress 2017
Anything can happen on the digital frontier, a promising but undiscovered future. From February 27 to March 2 in Barcelona, Spain, Ericsson is demonstrating a collaborative approach and innovative solutions to succeed in this arena.
With our customers and partners, we work across industries, physical boundaries and perceived limitations. Join us in Hall 2 or online during MWC 2017 and engage in conversations and demonstrations about our favorite things: 5G; platforms and services for IT, Cloud, Networks and TV & Media; connected solutions for industries; the Internet of Things; and partnering for success.
See you there!
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic was featured in Fortune Magazine's 2016 ranking of 50 companies that are changing the world and doing well by doing good. Specifically cited were its smart and sustainable technologies, including its contributions to smart cities and the electric vehicle revolution. Learn more about Panasonic at us.panasonic.com/news.
Ericsson is a world leader in communications technology and services with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Our organization consists of more than 111,000 experts who provide customers in 180 countries with innovative solutions and services. Together we are building a more connected future where anyone and any industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Net sales in 2016 were SEK 222.6 billion (USD 24.5 billion). The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on NASDAQ in New York. Read more on www.ericsson.com.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Companies use Their Decade-long Experience Delivering Automotive Solutions to Accelerate the Availability of Next-generation Wireless Technology.
Today, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and LG Electronics (LG) announced coordinated efforts to facilitate testing and adoption of 5G and Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) communications into vehicles.
Qualcomm Technologies and LG expect to showcase these next-generation wireless technologies through trials during the first half of 2018. This work builds on the long-established relationship between Qualcomm Technologies and LG since the two Companies delivered their first telematics system in 2004.
On the path to 5G, LG is developing advanced automotive connectivity solutions based on Qualcomm Technologies' connected car platform, which features support for Gigabit LTE speeds using the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem, and is complemented by the QCA65x4 Wi-Fi 802.11ac solution. The connected car platform also supports 802.11p/DSRC and C-V2X, based upon 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 specifications.
"The advanced wireless capabilities of 5G and C-V2X will usher in new use cases necessary to fulfill our vision for increasingly connected and autonomous vehicles," said Kim Jin-yong, executive vice president, VC Smart Business Unit, LG Electronics. "As a leading inventor of 5G technologies and our key modem provider for telematics, Qualcomm Technologies is the company of choice for bringing the next-generation wireless solutions that leading automakers need and expect."
With a strong evolution path to 5G, C-V2X technology is a key feature for safety conscious and autonomous driving solutions. C-V2X complements other Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) sensors, such as cameras, radar and LIDAR, to provide information about the vehicle's surroundings, even in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) scenarios.
In addition to allowing for 360 degree NLOS, C-V2X is also designed to allow for enhanced situational awareness by detecting and exchanging information using direct communications in the 5.9GHz ITS band with other vehicles, infrastructure and pedestrians' devices, as well as network-based communications to cloud services using commercial cellular bands. Compared to current technologies, C-V2X is designed to deliver enhanced V2X direct communication range, reliability, latency and superior NLOS performance. The technology is supported by a broad ecosystem based on 3GPP Release 14 specifications, with trials expected to begin later this year.
"Wireless communications provide the vehicle with data that truly complements what other sensors deliver. For instance, C-V2X and its evolution to 5G can help the car discover what is around corners, detecting a pedestrian's smartphone or a car approaching an intersection even when the object is obstructed by buildings or other large vehicles," said Patrick Little, senior vice president and general manager, automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
"Building on our successful collaboration on telematics and infotainment systems, which have resulted in more than 25 million cumulative units shipped to date for carmakers throughout all key automotive regions, we are pleased to expand our relationship with LG in ushering in both C-V2X and 5G technologies in future vehicles."
C-V2X evolution to 5G offers more wireless communication capabilities for autonomous vehicles, supporting advanced use cases such as high-throughput sensor data/map sharing among vehicles, see-through capabilities streaming camera information from one car to another, and wideband ranging for improved positioning – all while maintaining backward compatibility with 3GPP Rel. 14 C-V2X. With the ability to support multi-Gigabit speeds, mission-critical services with ultra-reliable low latency communication and massive number of nodes, 5G will support a unified connectivity platform to the always connected, autonomous vehicle of the future.
For more information and demonstrations of 5G, C-V2X, Qualcomm Technologies' connected car platform and other automotive-related technologies, visit the Qualcomm booth at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 2, Hall 3, Stand 3E10, or go to qualcomm.com/c-v2x.
Qualcomm's technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. We pioneered 3G and 4G – and now we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries, including automotive, computing, IoT, healthcare and data center, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including, our QCT semiconductor business. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 77,000 people working in 125 locations around the world. With 2016 global sales of USD 47.9 billion (KRW 55.4 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Appliance & Air Solutions, Mobile Communications, Home Entertainment and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world's leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.
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