Consumer Technology

Beyond touch screen: How the latest affordable smartphone uses touch technology in an innovative way

HONG KONG, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Touch screens are so 2009.  Isn't it time for your smartphone to get a little, well, smarter?  With the new Huawei GR5, touch technology gets a serious upgrade, giving you instant access to your phone's most popular functions with a simple swipe of your...

2016-03-24 10:00 2115

Hikvision's Third-Generation Turbo HD brings 4K Video to Analog Systems

HANGZHOU, China, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Analog CCTV users can now enjoy 5MP HDTVI and 4K video resolution while safeguarding their investment with existing cabling infrastructure. Hikvision is launching its third-generation analog HD solution.Turbo HD 3.0 not only ensures higher video per...

2016-03-24 10:00 2926

ABI Research Expects Tablet Market to Sink Below 140 Million Shipments in 2021

OYSTER BAY, N.Y., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tablet shipment volumes are tumbling, withABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, attributing the general decline over the past two years to two culprits. Demand for branded tablets in advanced market e...

2016-03-23 23:30 1431

TCL Multimedia Announces 2015 Annual Results

HONG KONG, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited("TCL Multimedia" or "the Group", HKSE stock code: 01070) today announced its audited consolidated annual results for the year ended31 December 2015. Business Review During the year, weakened recovery in the glo...

2016-03-23 21:31 2635

Microchip Announces Two New Digitally Enhanced Power Analog Controllers Designed for Next Generation LED Lighting Applications

BANGKOK, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Microchip Technology Inc [NASDAQ: MCHP], a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced two new digitally enhanced power analog controllers designed for LED lighting applications. TheMCP19116

2016-03-23 12:00 2675

Pioneer shows off car infotainment tech at Bangkok Motor Show

BANGKOK, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Electronics Asia Centre, a leader in car infotainment, will be showcasing its comprehensive product ecosystem at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show (BMS). Event attendees can not only see the company's newest hero products, including its car ...

2016-03-22 17:00 3049

Dyson: Technology-Led Investment Delivers Record Global Growth as Turnover Hits 1.7bn

SINGAPORE, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 2015 Highlights: * Turnover up 26% to GBP1.7bn -- led by global demand for Dyson technology. * Profits up 19% to GBP448m. * Investment in new technologies rises to GBP206m. * Dyson employed 2084 engineers globally. * China more than tripled and ...

2016-03-21 13:23 4278

Airwheel Launches Latest Wheeled Robots at CeBIT

HANNOVER, Germany, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Airwheel, a leading global intelligent vehicles solution provider, launched its latest product, the first wheeled service robot, at CeBIT 2016. The S9 made its debut at the trade show under the new marketing slogan, 'Intelligent vehicles make life...

2016-03-18 17:19 2200

Turing Robot Operating System Installed in Doraemon Toys Soon to Be Launched in China

JERUSALEM and TEL AVIV, Israel, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Turing Robot, one ofChina's leading AI robotics companies, is to install its AI-level Turing operating system (OS) into toy robots of Doraemon set to be commercialized in China. As one of Japan's most famous cartoon characters, the to...

2016-03-18 15:00 3749

ABI Research Predicts Fingerprint Sensors, Facial Recognition, and Biometric Surveillance to Propel the Global Biometrics Industry to $30 Billion by 2021

LONDON, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, forecasts the global biometrics market will reach more than$30 billion by 2021, marking an impressive 118% increase from 2015. Consumer electronics, particularly smartphon...

2016-03-17 22:42 2508

Baselworld 2016 Press Conference Live Report

BASEL, Switzerland, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The one unmissable trendsetting show that unites key players from all sectors of the global watch and jewellery industry and sets the tone for the coming year, Baselworld 2016 commenced this morning with its inaugural press conference. The most i...

2016-03-17 00:38 2658

Strategy Analytics: Global Business Tablet Shipments will Grow to 110.2 Million Units in 2020 at a 6% CAGR

BOSTON, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As tablets continue to become more established workplace tools, the pressure on IT departments to enable the practice of BYOD and to ensure the enterprise has the infrastructure and policies in place to secure corporate data and systems, continues to grow. ...

2016-03-16 22:35 1279

Strategy Analytics: The Worldwide Business Tablet Market Reached 26.3 Million Unit Shipments in Q4 2015

BOSTON, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Strategy Analytics Mobile Workforce Strategies (MWS) latest report, "Global Business Tablet Quarterly Tracking Q4 2015

2016-03-16 22:05 1401

Fossil to Announce New Slimmer Android Wear™ Smartwatches, Activity Trackers and Smart Analog Watches during Baselworld

BASEL, Switzerland, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Brand, an innovator in both the fashion watch and wearable space, will announce its latest activity trackers, smarter analog watches and slimmer Android Wear smartwatches at the 2016 Fossil Global Exposition. Coinciding with Baselworld inS...

2016-03-16 02:00 2868

Airwheel Exhibits New Robots at CeBIT 2016

HANNOVER, Germany, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The global leading intelligent vehicle manufacturer, Airwheel attended CeBIT 2016 inHannover, Germany and exhibited 6 types of 4 series new products (Hall 17-H06). The products extend the existing intelligent vehicles product line and bring out a ...

2016-03-15 23:35 1788

Strategy Analytics: Phablet Owners Driven by Enhanced Multimedia Experiences

BOSTON, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhanced media and productivity drive phablet owners to buy devices with larger screens.  Findings in a new report from the Mobile Device UX (MDX) group at Strategy Analytics ( ) showed that the ma...

2016-03-15 22:07 1706

Fossil Group to Launch Wearables for Eight Brands and in 40 Countries in 2016

BASEL, Switzerland, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaps, Diesel, Emporio Armani, Fossil, kate spade new york, Michael Kors, Misfit and Skagen will each launch product in the wearables space in 2016, Fossil Group (NASDAQ: FOSL) announced today from its new European headquarters inBasel, Switzerla...

2016-03-15 19:00 2720

Amazon Sets the Tablet Market Ablaze: ABI Research Predicts Launch of Low-Cost Fire Tablet is Sparking Change in Competitive Landscape

OYSTER BAY, N.Y., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When Amazon recently launched its Fire Tablet at$50, ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, identified that there was set to be a significant change in the tablet industry's competitive landscape. The ...

2016-03-15 00:56 1395

Bureau Veritas Announces Services to Evaluate Hoverboard Safety and Performance

HONG KONG, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services , the world's leader in testing, inspection and certification services, announces a suite of services to confirm compliance to UL 2272 and ensure the general safety and performanc...

2016-03-14 12:00 2541

SMIC and RRAM Leader Crossbar Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement

SHANGHAI, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC", NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981),China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry and one of the world's largest foundries, and Crossbar, Inc., the RRAM (Resistive Random Access Memory) technology ...

2016-03-11 16:30 4163