|NI enterprises beat a path to Barcelona|
|Written by David Brunnen|
|Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:52|
The annual industry mobile-fest in
For some of them, like APTX, it might have seemed modest by the standards of the mighty Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in
The successful acceptance testing by of a new custom-engineered APTX audio codec will now make a huge difference to the quality of the 2-way voice-chat feature for Microsoft Game Studio.
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…. and, for the makers of mobile handsets around the world, another APTX development will change the design rules.
For years designers have needed to balance voice quality with battery drain. Having great audio is no benefit to the consumer if the handset dies.
In a brilliant design move APTX are engineering an adaptive or scaleable approach to sound quality – high quality voice without time lags is the ideal but, as the battery fades it gradually lowers the quality to save power.
And keep clicking…
From high-definition audio to better designed Call Centre systems. Tackling the horrors of those voice response systems (press 5 if you are about to give up) SpeechStorm from
According to Jakub Pawelczak of SpeechStorm, the system is selling well into Middle Eastern markets and is getting a great reputation for making the consumer experience better and speeding up transaction times.
And keeping the traffic flowing…..
The top news story in
Data traffic is growing so fast that there’s a real problem in the backbone networks. The backhaul carriers for both fixed and mobile networks need an entirely new way of handling rapid traffic growth while keeping costs down.
Jayne Brady, General Manager of intune, spent her time in
These were just three of the 18 enterprises that appeared in
The editorial was produced for Northern Ireland's Business First magazine.
NI companies exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona were:
4Real Group International Pty: www.partner4real.com
Air-Net WiFi: www.airnetwifi.com
A J Power: www.ajpower.net
APTX : www.aptx.com
Arca technologies : www.arcatech.com
Aepona : www.aepona.com
Consilium Technologies : www.totalmobile.co.uk
Dataholic,info : www.dataholic.info
EyespyFX : www.eyespyfx.com
Intune Networks : www.intunenetworks.com
Lamhroe : www.lamhroe.com
Mobile Monday Belfast : www.mobilemondaybelfast.org
Openwave : www.openwave.com
SLA Mobile: www.sla-mobile.com
Speechstorm : www.speechstorm.com
Weeman Studios : www.weemanstudios.com
Yellow Branding and Digital Media : www.yellowdesign.tv
|Last Updated on Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:48|