Polycom and HTC announced they have reached an agreement for the extension of Polycom Real Presence Mobile on a selected number of HTC smart phones and tablets. Real Presence Mobile should be already available for download from the Android Market for HTC devices since the mid-2012.
Polycom announced Real Presence Mobile Tablet last year, then doubling the ad with the version for smart phones. The solution Real Presence Mobile is now available for the first time on Smartphone, initially on Apple iPhone 4S and soon on Android devices.
Real Presence Mobile, based on the platform Real Presence Polycom is a solution designed for mobile devices that brings out the potential from conference rooms of video collaboration, allowing mobile users to use mobile devices to connect easily, and in HD, with other video systems. Under the approach based on open standards, Real Presence integrates with hundreds of applications including those instant messaging, call control, web conferencing and mobile business and social.
Much like the function to receive e-mails directly on your Smartphone, Mobile Real Presence can be registered to the Polycom Real Presence platform, allowing users to access a series of features on their mobile device, including the timing, appointments, content sharing and connectivity with the PC and videoconferencing systems, as well as support for firewall traversal.
According to Comscore the inhabitants of the five major European countries are more loyal to the American Smartphone. Mobility throughout banda.
Even if the major mobile operating systems for Smartphone’s were born overseas, Smartphone’s are more popular in Europe that in North America. The data is from Comscore research: putting together the information coming from France, Great Britain, Italy, Spain and Germany to get a penetration of Smartphone’s in the total cell by 42 percent versus 39 percent of the United States. And in five European countries cited Symbian remains the most widely used platform with a market share of 32 percent versus 28 percent of Android and 21 percent of IOS.
How to use 75 percent of users use smart phones to navigate or use an application or download content. Other activities include home banking (20 percent), e-commerce and electronic payments (12 percent). In European countries considered Smartphone’s win the 3.2 per cent of the world’s Internet traffic against 1, 4 percent of the tablet. The highest consumption occurs in Great Britain (5.1 percent).
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, PayPal and other 11 companies have announced their intent to find a common standard for sending and receiving emails that excludes any possibility of phishing attack. THE DMARC, Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, is a system that will help communication between companies and consumers by creating a standard email authentication.
The other companies involved in the working group are DMARC AOL, Yahoo, LinkedIn, as well as providers of email security solutions like Cloud mark and Trusted Domain Project. The group was formed about a year and a half ago and it was enlarged by email providers to other organizations for social networking and e-commerce.
There are many acronyms that support DMARC and working together to develop a set of operational requirements that will be proposed to the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) for their acceptance as an official standard of the Internet.
One of the worst experiences for a user is to be phished and the best defense according to members of DMARC is that the email does not reach even the user’s spam folder. According to the project who receives an email will be notified if this does not exceed the criteria established authentication.
Intel has revealed its plans concerning three products SoCs for smart phones. To increase performance and energy efficiency Atom Z2460 processor, codenamed “Medfield”, Intel has announced that the platform will support speeds up to 2 GHz Intel Atom processor has also announced the Z2580, with twice the performance than Atom Z2460 and equipped with a multimodal solution LTE/3G/2G evolved. Intel will begin sampling phase of the Z2580 processor in the second half of the year, while the products are planned for the end user in the first half of 2013.
Intel has also reported on the projects’ Atom Z2000, designed for maximum performance by increasing opportunities of mobile phones in emerging markets, where consumers look for an optimal quality / price. The Z2000 processor is designed specifically for the segment of smart phones at low costs, which – according to market forecasts – expected to reach 500 million units by 2015.
The platform includes an Atom CPU at 1 GHz, offering high-performance graphics and video, plus the ability to access the Web and run Google Android games. It also supports 3G HSPA + modem XMM 6265, with 2G/3G dual SIM, which offers flexibility in pricing, plans for data entry and saving money. Intel will begin sampling phase of the Z2000 processor in mid 2012, while products for the customers arrive in early 2013.
The new Atom will be ready when Microsoft offers Windows 8.
The chip to the Intel tablet – Atom Clover Trail – will be ready in sync with the future Windows 8. Windows 8 is scheduled for 2012.
According to Intel executives of the combination of platform and processor Clover Trail, Cloverview, Windows 8 will be the trump card for entry into the world of tablets and netbooks. In fact Cloverview chip has been designed to work with Windows 8, the OS of Microsoft- tablet oriented, whose interface has been unveiled just over a month ago.
Cloverview, a 32-nanometer processor, is part of Intel’s plan to play a leading role in the market segment of mobile handsets, Smartphones and tablet. In fact, Intel is pushing its x86 architecture, the Core and Atom chip, in an arena dominated by chips on the project ARM, Qualcomm, and Samsung Envy.
For now, the Intel platform is available for the tablet Oak Trail (Atom Z670). The products will arrive later this year. Cedar Trail will follow the project for the tablet and Medfield chips for smartphones in the first months of next year. But Windows 8 is also expected on the ARM chip on laptops and mobile terminals.
In the eternal battle for supremacy in the Smartphone market, Apple has once again surpassed Samsung in the last quarter of last year. The nth evaluation comes from Juniper Research. According to market analyst firm, about 25 percent of the 149 million smart phones sold worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2011 were marked Apple.
So while Apple has regained the top spot, the Korean electronics giant has scored a remarkable increase of four times its market share over the same period in 2010, rising from 4.7 to 21.7 for percent. The growth of Samsung is one of the reasons why Apple’s market continues to offer lower prices than previous models most innovative: Despite the success of sales of the iPhone 4S return to the podium a number of Apple depends also continue to offer iPhone 3G, whose launch was in 2009.
On the other hand the wide range of offerings from Samsung is saturating the market in the midrange and high end. In the first three quarters of 2011, Apple and Samsung have exchanged the top spot, while other manufacturers have been watching with positions unchanged. Taiwan’s HTC is the only company in the Top Five to show significant growth year on year. According to Juniper Research, the company sold 12 million smart phones in the quarter.
Despite the vicissitudes of RIM, a point is stable deliveries of Blackberry remain stable year on year to 14.4 million units. Bad news, but expected, Nokia, whose deliveries were down 31 percent year over year.