Mobile World Congress 2009

Mobile World Congress 2009 News

Discretix at MWC: Content protection solutions for Android and complete mobile TV reference design demo

Here’s one more news from the Mobile World Congress we’ve missed. It’s from Discretix, the good folks who sponsored my first trip to the event back in 2006. They had two announcements in Barcelona: First they’ve announced support for the Android platform. More precisely, they said that their complete suite of mobile content protection solutions…

LG Viewty 2 Spotted at MWC

Following up on the specifications posted last week, we’ve got some LG Viewty 2-flavoured eye candy. The specs haven’t changed, but here they are again. 3? WVGA touchscreen 8 megapixel camera with manual (!) and auto focus, 16000 ISO, xenon flash, face detection, image stabilization, geotagging Slow-mo and high-speed video recording DivX and Xvid support…

Nuance at MWC: Nuance Voice Control 2.0, T9Nav released

You’ve read the headline correctly – we’re still coping with news from the Mobile World Congress. The sheer number of information was unbelievable and since there were some important announcements we’ve missed, it’s our duty to report them, even if we’re late. Anyway, Nuance had two important announcements in Barcelona: Nuance Voice Control (NVC) 2.0…

HTC Maple Looks Conspicuously BlackBerryish

The upcoming BlackBerry Application Suite might be bringing BlackBerry functions to the Windows Mobile form factor, but what about those who want it the other way around? You might want to look into nabbing the upcoming HTC Maple, recently spotted by CNet at Mobile World Congress. A bit of a cheeky name considering BlackBerry’s Canadian…

Video of Alcatel-Lucent’s Enhanced Reality

Yet another gem found whilst cruising through my photos of Mobile World Congress was this clip showing Alcatel-Lucent’s Enhanced Reality, which is still in its early stages. By initiating a video call through the service, video content can be superimposed onto real-world objects viewed through your phone’s camera. Two U.S. carriers are sniffing around the…

Nokia Launches Stereo Bluetooth Speakers for your Car

While combing through my photos from Mobile World Congress, I stumbled on one little gem that had managed to slip through the flurry of press releases and launch events. These HF-310 Speakerphones were looking a little lonely at the Nokia booth when everyone was oogling the N97 not far away, but they were pretty impressive.…

The Signal (Episode 17: Mobile World Congress 2009 Edition)

Nervous exhaustion, shmervous exhaustion. Here’s the year’s busiest week of mobile news. Mobile World Congress has come and gone, in case you haven’t noticed our live-from-Barcelona coverage, and it’s time to rein it all in and figure out what actually happened. There’s a ton of new devices that were on display from most major manufacturers…

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