Tech news tagged ‘richard wilson’

Read your electricity meter with an Android smartphone

Here’s another story touching on the use of NFC, involving Freescale Semiconductor and an Open NFC protocol stack from INSIDE Secure – Smartphone uses NFC to read electricity meter The companies have worked together to demonstrate a secure postpaid electricity meter which uses a near field communication (NFC) wireless link…

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OMAP4 gets certified for Netflix HD app on Android

Texas Instruments says its OMAP 4 platform has achieved the Netflix Silicon Reference Implementation (SRI) certification for the Netflix HD application on Android, writes Richard Wilson.

The OMAP 4 platform, which also included M-Shield security technology and the firm’s quad-radio WiLink 7.0 chipset, met the requirements…

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MIPS aims to build community for Android developers

MIPS Technologies has launched a developer community for software developers working with the Android platform, writes Richard Wilson. The online community will also be relevant for anyone developing Linux operating system based applications on MIPS-based hardware. “This new community demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the vibrant open source effort…

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