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2012-10-18 03:21:22

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadband Forum, the global organization focused on end-to-end broadband network architecture, management and testing solutions, has been honored at Informa's Infovision Awards as winner of its Outstanding Contribution to Broadband Success award. The award, conferred last night in Amsterdam during the Broadband World Forum, aims to recognize the contributions of an organization to the development of broadband. It is the Broadband Forum's work on...

2012-10-15 07:25:01

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Builder Homesite, Inc. (BHI), an Austin-based consortium comprised of 32 of the nation's largest home builders, announced today the launch of a new initiative to positively influence public perception of new construction homes. The new initiative represents a significant industry first, supporting home construction as an entire industry and uniting home builders nationwide. This multi-year, multi-million dollar marketing and advertising campaign is...

2012-10-08 07:20:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it approved a series of guidelines for Qi (pronounced "chee") wireless chargers intended for automotive aftermarket use. Products meeting the guidelines will be able to include the description, "Meets Qi Automotive Aftermarket Guidelines" along with the Qi logo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110927/CG76018LOGO) Powered by a charging ecosystem of more than 110 certified products and 8.5...

2012-10-02 02:35:23

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure and Internet2 announced today at the 2012 Fall Internet2 Member Meeting a partnership to establish an advisory board and develop the Internet2 NET+ Canvas learning management system for teaching, learning and administration. The service benefits Internet2's 221 higher education member institutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/SF45541LOGO) "Canvas is currently the learning platform for more than 250 educational...

2012-09-06 02:37:38

Design is able to receive content through Wi-Fi or Wired IP connections using standard chipsets with low system power consumption TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announces a new reference design platform offering superior wireless performance and extended range.anddelivering high quality decode, display, and advanced graphics, while ensuring low power consumption and low cost. The platform, based on ViXS' XCode(R) 4205 client System on Chip (SOC),...

2012-09-04 02:35:47

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced that 110 consumer products are now authorized to carry the Qi (pronounced "chee") logo, comprising a global installed base of 8.5 million units. Qi is the global, open standard for wireless charging and power supported by an expanding list of more than 120 industry-leading companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110927/CG76018LOGO) The new Qi-certified products range from...

2012-08-21 02:20:06

CALABASAS, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that it has completed verification by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) and is now authorized to perform certification testing for the Qi (pronounced "chee") wireless charging standard. Certification testing will be offered out of NTS' Advanced Technology Lab in Culver City, California starting today. Qi...

2012-07-26 06:23:12

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metro Ethernet Forum's new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) initiative is getting positive reviews from network operators, but most operators are in no hurry to make their networks and services CE 2.0-compliant, according to a worldwide survey of Ethernet service providers conducted by Heavy Reading Insider (www.heavyreading.com/insider), a subscription research service from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com). Survey: Operators Like CE 2.0,...

2012-07-17 02:26:21

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent pooling is an effective and proven tool for helping companies manage their product and technology licensing programs. For licensees, pools of patents from multiple licensors generally carry lower royalty fees than the total for licenses secured from the licensors individually. Patent pooling also saves valuable time that licensees would otherwise spend negotiating with multiple patent holders --time better spent delivering products to market....

2012-06-19 18:22:38

Asia dominates with 42% market share To see this release with full charts and graphs associated, please visit: http://www.broadband-forum.org/news/download/pressreleeases/2012/Communicasia_Presentation12.pdf SINGAPORE, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News Highlights: Broadband subscriber base grew by 16 million during the first quarter of 2012 Figures show strong increases in hybrid fiber and FTTH deployments IPTV subscribers grew by 3.8 million in the first quarter of...