The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today finalized standards that it says will accelerate the proliferation of Bluetooth wireless technology sensors that measure speed and cadence for running and cycling activity. Companies can implement Bluetooth Smart sensors in sports devices to instantaneously transmit data such as running cadence, stride length, total distance, or cycling speed, distance, and pedal cadence to Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphones, sports watches, and cycling computers.
Samsung today teased a new Widnows 8 tablet on its Facebook page. The company posted a picture of a Windows 8 slate, with text that implies it will be announced at the IFA convention 2012 in Berlin. The photo was posted with the caption, “Don’t worry, it’s just around the corner…”
Ixia, a provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, today announced the opening of a permanent office in Tel Aviv, Israel that it says will provide its customers with a direct point of contact for product, solution, and customer service needs. The office is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ixia Technologies International Limited, which is a subsidiary of Ixia. To celebrate, Ixia will be hosting an open house on 6 September, 2012 at the new offices in Ramat Hachayal, Tel Aviv.
Accellion, provider of enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions, today announced enhanced user controls for its kitedrive file synchronization solutions, as well as the availability of kitedrive for Mac users. Kitedrive sync is a feature of Accellion Mobile File Sharing solutions launched earlier this year, and enables business users to access up-to-date enterprise content anytime, anywhere, from any device – mobile, tablet, laptop and desktop – whether Mac or PC.