Sonim was one of the first companies to introduce a Near-Field Communications-enabled (NFC) phone in Australia, but has shifted the popular paradigm from contactless payment to a bit of pioneering in heavy industry.
As demand for Smartphone's soar, Australians are looking for equally smart communication technology in the home, including follow me technology that links Smartphone's with cordless phones, SMS and email capability from home phones and VOIP handsets claims executives from German Company Gigaset Communications who recently appointed a new distributor in Australia.
Nuance Communications, the speech-technology outfit behind the Dragon NaturallySpeaking range of products for PCs - and more recently Macs - has launched two apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch via Apple's Australian App Store.
Ten new digital radio stations have begun airing in Canberra today. In the first DAB+ trial outside the Metropolitan capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, listeners have been warned that the service may be subject to interruptions and changes in power over the first few weeks, as the technical aspects of the new transmission are ironed out.
Smartphone shipments are expected to break the 100 million mark in the Asia/Pacific region excluding Japan (APEJ), and IDC forecasts Android could claim the crown for leading the smartphone market by year end.