Tag Archives: smartphones

IARPA Releases Smartphone Cooling System RFI

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has issued a request for information on potential form factor approaches to develop portable electronic cooling systems for mobile devices such as a smartphone. In a FebBizOpps notice posted Friday, IARPA said it wants a technology designed to protect the mobile device from internal heat …

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Airbus DS Communications’ New Platform Would Provide 9-1-1 Call Location Data Via RapidSOS Tech

A business unit of Airbus‘ defense and space arm will launch a tool that is designed to provide location data for 9-1-1 wireless calls to public safety answering points via RapidSOS‘ data repository. Airbus DS Communications said Thursday its new VESTA Map Local platform will work to check whether a caller’s device-based location data is available on …

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LG Achieves NIAP Security Certification for G5 & V10 Smartphones

LG Electronics‘ G5 and V10 smartphones have received the U.S. National Information Assurance Partnership certification for conformance with international security standards. The smartphones were assessed through NIAP’s Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme to gauge compliance with the Common Criteria international standard, LG said Thursday. The certification is valid across 25 Common Criteria member countries including Canada, …

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BlackBerry Receives VA Crisis Comms Platform Order; John Chen Comments

BlackBerry has received a $20 million order to deliver a communications platform for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ notification and personnel accountability systems in an effort to help protect employees and contractors during crises. The company’s AtHoc networked crisis communication system will work to centralize response activities and provide real-time status …

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Technavio’s Faisal Ghaus: Mobile Helps Drive Demand for Unified Comms-as-a-Service

Technavio has forecast a 28 percent year-over-year growth for the global unified communications-as-a-service market from 2015 to 2019. Faisal Ghaus, a vice president of Technavio, said Thursday the UCaaS market growth is driven by an increase in the use of smartphones for enterprise bring-your-own-device programs. Ghaus projected Asia Pacific will …

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Charlie Thomas: Razorsight’s Mobile App Built to Extract Data Variables, Sets

Razorsight has launched a real-time predictive analytics mobile application for communications and media customers that is designed to help gain insights into customer experience. The app works to help business executives view and predict trends for potential churn and disruptions across markets, as well as to identify customer sentiment and upsell …

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Raytheon Develops First Responder Mobile Tech for Calif. County; TJ Kennedy Comments

Raytheon and communications applications developer Twisted Pair Solutions have worked to develop a mobile-enabled dispatch technology for the sheriff’s office in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. The Internet Protocol-based dispatch system is designed to help first responders communicate using smartphones and tablets, Raytheon said Monday. T.J. Kennedy, director of public …

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Smartphone App Seeks to Help Vets Handle PTSD

A veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has developed a smartphone application he hopes can help connect veterans that have post-traumatic stress disorder with each other, Stars and Stripes reported Sunday. Matthew Burke writes POS REP is one of several mobile apps that have sprung up as the …

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