Electronics Giants Join Forces for Linux
Jul 2, 2003, 11:58 AM by (staff)
Eight consumer electronics companies yesterday jointly annouced the formation of the CE Linux Forum (CELF), an organization intended to focus on the establishment and promotion of Linux-based consumer electronic products such as audio/visual products and mobile phones. The companies are Hitachi, Matsushita, NEC, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, and Toshiba. The organization intends to formalize requirements for adapting Linux to meet the needs of consumer electronics products.
WattUp Distance Wireless Charging Coming To Major-Brand Phone
Energous has revealed that a "tier 1" consumer electronics company has agreed to implement WattUp wireless charging technology in a number of consumer products, including a phone. WattUp is an RF-based wireless charging technology that can be implemented in a number of ways, including transmitters that can send power wirelessly up to 15 feet, using a large array of antennas and beam-forming technology to send focused energy in the 5.8 GHz radio band.
A4WP and PMA Agree to Fully Merge
The Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance today agreed to merge operations. In February 2014, these same two organizations agreed to work together to create a single wireless charging standard.
LG to Call Its Artificial Intelligence 'ThinQ'
LG today said it is creating a single brand to help identify devices that include artificial intelligence. That brand is called ThinQ.
Samsung to Buy AI Startup
Samsung today said it has agreed to purchase Viv, an artificial intelligence startup run by the team that originally developed Apple's Siri. Siri's creators left Apple to form Viv, which is based in San Jose.