As the leading program of energy efficiency certification, ENERGY STAR® Program is an international standard for energy efficient consumer products. The program is created in 1992 by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) helping us with reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gases caused by power plants through energy efficient products and practices.
According to In-Stat’s report in 2011, the revenue of networked IP surveillance market will reach more than 15 billions in 2014 and the market will turn to IP and High Definition (HD) equipments soon. In the past, digital IP video might encounter transmission delay caused by network bandwidth, temporary storage from video decoder and other reasons, and the use of CCTV coaxial cables also has lots of restrictions for application. However, the key point of networked IP surveillance market’s growth
Understanding Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast ™: The Extension of Wi-Fi Technology. Miracast is for Miracle, Cast and seamlessly Mobile-Display Certification Program2012 2012-12-10
According to Marshall McLuhan, a famous Canadian philosopher of communication theory, “All media are extensions of some human faculty- psychic or physical.” From the point of the development of technology, we would realize that with the rise of mobile devices such as smartphone or tablet, it is not only human faculty will be in a phase of re-integration but also extended collaboration between technology itself and the content within it will also enter an era of convergence. In other words, the d
Wi-Fi Alliance® launched Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ TDLS certification program in August this year. TDLS (Tunneled Direct Link Setup) is a new connection standard, enabling two devices that support Wi-Fi to connect directly to one another after they have joined a traditional Wi-Fi network. Without any complicated settings and no need to transfer data via access point, these two devices automatically build a secure and direct P2P connection. This means in the future, smartphones, tablets, TVs, cameras, pro
Usability Test Report for Mobile Applications Part II: When the Perfect Combination of Smart Phone & Music Application2012 2012-09-24
With the growing popularity of Smartphone market, the development of mobile technology has gradually been changing the interpersonal communication, from the past telephoning or SMS towards a more personalized, instant and interactive user scenario. Both the traditional PC application and innovative mobile one launch the mobile versions to the big market to fulfill various user requirements. However, different from the traditional PC interface or the larger size of tablets, many mobile applicatio
For the development of automotive industry and transportation, In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system has been a kind of computer application delivering real-time traffic information and entertainment services, such as navigation, video-audio streaming and networked computing within road-vehicles. New challenge exists in the development of the whole IT and automotive industries; in particular, tier-one vendors are increasingly viewing IVI systems as a key differentiator in their products.
Detailed SD Card Test Plan for Card & Host Effectively Meets Product Evolution & Technical Requirements2012 2012-08-23
No one doubts that SD Card is one of the most popular memory cards in the world. SD Card standard started in 2000, and has expanded its applications into digital still camera, mobile phone and PC peripherals. According to iSuppli 2011 market trend forecast, SD card, as a removable media to carry files, is not only for information, but also audio and videos with its big capacity and low prices.
According to the well-known research institutions, Flurry, which compared its mobile data to stats from comScore and Alexa, found that consumers spent 81 minutes per day using mobile applications, compared to 74 minutes of web surfing. Flurry found consumers spend 9% more time, on average, using mobile applications than the web; that is, the shift comes as combined tablet and smart phone shipments eclipsed those of desktops and notebooks for the first time.
Develop with Bluetooth Technology, You Must Know The Basics of Bluetooth Certification & Bluetooth SIG2012 2012-01-09
The previous article had been introduced the new technologies of Bluetooth v3.0 + HS and Bluetooth v4.0 + LE, so we will realize that Bluetooth wireless technology is making big breakthroughs in new markets. Next, let’s see how the Bluetooth SIG can help your company find new opportunities for your products.