Samsung Creates Multiband Mobile TV Chipset
Jun 28, 2007, 8:32 AM by (staff)
A new chipset from Samsung supports several different digital standards, including DVB-H/T, DAB-IP, ISDB-T, and terrestrial DMB. By incorporating all these bands into a single chip, users will be able to switch between different broadcasting services while using the same application. A decoder on the chip converts the analog signal to digital to watch and listen on the handset. The tuner supports UHF, VHF, and L-band. It will be released in Europe and Asia first, but will eventually be incorporated into handsets bound for the U.S.
LG Adds DAB+ to the Stylus 2
LG today said the Stylus 2 smartphone will be the first phone to ship with support for DAB+ for digital radio broadcasting. The phone has a dedicated DAB+ chipset and special application meant for digital radio broadcasts.
Samsung Forges Bio-Processor for Wearables
Samsung is taking direct aim at the wearable market with a new processor custom-designed to monitor health and fitness data. The Bio-Processor combines Analog Front Ends (AFEs), a micro controller, a power management integrated circuit, a digital signal processor, and an eFlash memory chip into a single module.
AT&T Taking Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Orders Starting Nov. 4
AT&T today said customers can place orders for the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch beginning November 4. The wearable, announced by Samsung earlier this year, supports AT&T's NumberSync service, which allows owners to use their main number to make/receive calls and send/receive messages from the watch.
Sgnl Lets You Hear Calls By Touching Your Finger to Your Ear
Sgnl, a start-up company initially supported by Samsung, this week introduced its primary product, a watch band that uses bone conduction to make phone calls audile through your fingertips. The watch band can be used with any analog, digital, or smart watch, or as a stand-alone product.
I might be way off on that but that is my understanding of it.
Thought this was funny (in the full article)
"Between 60% and 85% of people who experienced video on a handset enjoyed it, according to Research and Markets. The biggest reason is boredom."
Well, that is kinda true...if you're...