UWB

Spectec CameraJet adds UWB wireless to your digital camera

Spectec CameraJet adds UWB wireless to your digital camera

Up until now, unless you've bought a WiFi-enabled camera or an Eye-Fi card, getting photos off of your digital camera usually involves plugging in a USB cable or whipping out the memory card. Spectec want to change all that; they've slotted an Alereon UWB radio into their CameraJet Wireless system, with the SD Wi-Jet Card SDU-7200 going into your camera and the USB Wi-Jet Dongle SDU-7500 going into your computer.

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ASUS Eee Keyboard latest version gets video demo; might be delayed again?

ASUS Eee Keyboard latest version gets video demo; might be delayed again?

The ASUS Eee Keyboard saga continues, and we're beginning to think it's the company's version of vaporware.  At their latest launch event in London, UK, this week, the Eee Keyboard - which squeezes a nettop and touchscreen into a keyboard form-factor, and was first debuted at CES back in January - was conspicuous by its absence, with ASUS telling Electricpig that the device was still mired in testing; however, ASUS have also been demonstrating their latest version of the Eee Keyboard to NetbookNews, with nary a mention of release delays.

Video demo of latest version after the cut

ASUS Eee Keyboard manual, photos, UWB details arrive on FCC site

ASUS Eee Keyboard manual, photos, UWB details arrive on FCC site

We've been waiting for the ASUS Eee Keyboard for a very long time, at least that's how it feels, so it's good to see some movement happening over at the FCC.  They've just published the Eee Keyboard's user manual, together with a whole batch of external, internal and wireless-testing photos.  Among the details there's a fair few shots of the media-centric nettop/keyboard hybid's UWB (ultrawideband) system.

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Dell Latitude Z 600 arrives: wireless charging & dock

Dell Latitude Z 600 arrives: wireless charging & dock

Dell have finally outed their new flagship business notebook, the Dell Latitude Z 600, a 16-inch machine that's packed full of wireless technologies.  The Latitude Z 600 has a matte-finish 1,600 x 900 display, backlit keyboard, choice of Intel Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz SU9400 or 1.6GHz SU9600 processors, up to 4GB of RAM and up to dual SSD drives for storage, as well as an optional wireless charging stand (around $200 each for the stand and the notebooks' wireless module) and optional UWB-based wireless dock with USB, DVI and other connections.

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Tzero demos 2nd Gen UWB Wireless HDMI

Tzero demos 2nd Gen UWB Wireless HDMI

TZero Technologies demonstrated its second generation UWB-based wireless HDMI technology- ZeroWire 2.0 at a developer's conference in Tokyo this week. It is said to be the World’s first commercially viable Full HD 1080 60P wireless HDMI solution with low manufacturing cost while capable of HDMI 1.3a bandwidth with 7.1 channels audio.

WiQuest close after poor Wireless USB adoption

WiQuest close after poor Wireless USB adoption

Wireless USB - what's not to like?  Short range replacement for all those snaking cables, surely it's a dream come true?  Well, tell that to the 120 freshly redundant ex-employees of WiQuest, who shut up shop last week after investors pulled out.  Believed to be "number one in the space", WiQuest's dual-chip product was an optional extra on certain Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba laptops, as well as being used in Belkin and D-Link hubs, and its failure is being seen as a warning to ultrawideband (UWB) companies and startups.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X200t Tablet PC & X200s Ultraportable announced

Lenovo ThinkPad X200t Tablet PC & X200s Ultraportable announced

Lenovo has finally delivered on the ThinkPad X200t Tablet PC, after months of speculation and rumor.  It's also brought along a friend, in the shape of the X200s, a lightweight business version of the existing ThinkPad X200.  CPU options range from a 1.2GHz SU9300 Core 2 Duo up to a 1.86GHz SL9400, while up to 4GB of RAM can be specified together with a 128GB Samsung SSD.  Connectivity options include WWAN, WiMAX and UWB, together with GPS

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