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Panasonic Unveils The Toughpad FZ-A1: First In A Family Of Professional-Grade Android™-Powered Tablets
10” tablet delivers the ruggedness, security, communication and work accessories required by mobile business and government users. 7” durable tablet planned in the second half 2012.
Bracknell, UK: 8 November 2011 – Panasonic Computer Products Europe, the continent’s leader in rugged mobile computing, today unveiled the Toughpad FZ-A1, the first in its Toughpad® family of professional-grade Android™-powered tablets.
The 10-inch Toughpad FZ-A1 is ideal for highly mobile outdoor workers in challenging conditions like aviation, construction, field service and public safety. The range will be supported by an eco-system that includes a wide range of work accessories, such as vehicle mounting and ergonomic hands-free holsters. Panasonic and its partners can also provide professional services such as project management, imaging and kitting.
Thame, Oxon, UK and Stockholm, Sweden: 1 November, 2011: Following hot on the heels of the acquisition of MeetingZone by GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the MeetingZone team has quickly demonstrated its commitment to extend MeetingZone’s presence and marketshare in Europe, with today’s announcement that it has joined forces with Unified Communication Sweden AB (Unified).
Based in Stockholm, Unified has been delivering conferencing solutions throughout Scandinavia for over five years.
“Unified is a perfect fit for us,” said Tim Duffy, MeetingZone’s Chairman. “It operates along very similar lines to that of MeetingZone’s own highly successful business model. Unified is customer driven and understands the importance of delivering automated conferencing and collaboration solutions which put the customer in control.” MeetingZone is an independent conferencing and collaboration service provider headquartered in Oxfordshire, UK with operations in Europe and North America.
Appcelerator Acquires Particle Code to Become the Leading Integrated Native Application and HTML5 Mobile Web Platform
Acquisition Solidifies Unified Platform Approach; Extends HTML5 Mobile Web Opportunity to Appcelerator Developers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. – October 24, 2011 – Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and mobile web applications using open web technologies, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Particle Code, the DEMO God 2010 award-winning mobile gaming and HTML5 development platform. The acquisition enables Appcelerator to expand its world-class platform used by over 1.6 million developers to become the first mobile platform to offer an integrated native, hybrid, and HTML5 web application solution. The move accelerates Appcelerator’s position as the leading cross-platform development framework, now able to offer both web and native app development from a singular code base to developers in every app category. The Particle Code team has joined Appcelerator’s iOS, Android, and HTML5 core platform group in Mountain View. The acquisition is the second this year for Appcelerator following its acquisition of Aptana in January.
This November Telenor will present the makers of Nordic region’s most innovative digital business product or service with the 2011 Digital Winners Prize. The award ceremony will be held during the Digital Winners Conference 2011, on the November 22nd. Nominations open this week.
The award is 200.000 NOK for the winner(s) and business development with Telenor Comoyo with the goal of distribution through Telenor consumer operations. The prize will be presented by Telenor EVP and Head of Digital Services & Nordic Kristin Skogen Lund.
“Innovation is a basic value for a company like Telenor, and development of digital content and services is important for us. We are inspired and motivated by all the exciting things which are happening in the Nordic digital media markets, and Telenor wishes to stimulate further development of Nordic content. That is why this prize is important to us,” says Skogen Lund.
CSR aptX Codec Increasingly Becoming Standard Bluetooth Test Suite Component
CAMBRIDGE, UK and SAN JOSE, Calif., September 1, 2011 – CSR plc (LSE: CSR) today announced it has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Audio Precision, one of the world’s leading designers of audio analyzers, to enable them to incorporate CSR aptX Bluetooth audio compression technology into their recently announced Bluetooth I/O hardware module for APx Series audio analyzers, which allows comprehensive audio testing over Bluetooth wireless technology.