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  • Gefen now shipping UWB wireless HDMI and Component extender

    Gefen now shipping UWB wireless HDMI and Component extender

    Just got a new, fancy RF remote but don’t want to run a long and expensive HDMI cable to your display? So…buy this even more expensive wireless HDMI solution from Gefen! That’s what I would do. Read More

  • Samsung rolling out built-in wireless USB connections in upcoming gadgets

    Samsung rolling out built-in wireless USB connections in upcoming gadgets

    Samsung has developed a tiny System-On-Chip (SoC) design featuring an ARM CPU, ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless connection, memory controller, and flash memory that’ll start appearing in the next few months inside cameras and mobile phones. Read More

  • THX teams with Radiient for wireless surround sound

    THX teams with Radiient for wireless surround sound

    The fine folks at THX have taken note of the current home theater landscape and deemed it sub-par when it comes to surround sound. That may or may not be true, but I'd like to think someone at THX thought that at some point. Developed in conjunction with Radiient, the THX Roomcaster system taps ultra-wideband wireless technology to unshackle your surround system from its wired overlords. The… Read More

  • Wireless HDMI devices delayed six months [UPDATE]

    Wireless HDMI devices delayed six months [UPDATE]

    It’s gonna be a long, cold, dark, cord-filled winter for those of you waiting for wireless HDMI devices from the likes of Belkin (FlyWire shown above) and Monster Cable. Electronic House is reporting that the technology’s not quite there yet. An unidentified owner of an A/V store in Manhattan told EH the following: “HDMI is not perfected yet. I was eagerly awaiting shipments from… Read More

  • World's smallest UWB developed by Ph.D. student

    World's smallest UWB developed by Ph.D. student

    Believe it or not, the image above is an UWB antenna and not some Stargate universe artifact. Taeyoung Yang, a Virginia Tech Ph.D. student, devised the idea of creating a ultra-wideband antenna as small as theoretically possible and this is it. The antenna boosts a 95% efficiency rating and the world’s smallest with a 10:1 bandwidth. Read More

  • CablesToGo offers USB to VGA kit

    CablesToGo offers USB to VGA kit

    The USB to VGA Adapter Kit from CablesToGo uses Ultra-Wide Band technology to transmit VGA video over wirelessly over USB to a VGA out port to a television. You can connect a PC to one end and then transmit the 720p video to a television up to 30 feet away. No pricing, it seems, but makes a nice addition to the wireless USB to VGA Pantheon currently populated by IOGEAR. Read More

  • Lenovo X200 tablet gets official, sort of [Update]

    Lenovo X200 tablet gets official, sort of [Update]

    All the specs were leaked earlier in the month and it was just a matter of time before the FCC divulged the rumored tablet from Lenovo. Well, the wait is no more as the X200T is now in the FCC database. The FCC filing shows that the X200T will come with UWB, so I wonder if those supposed specs from earlier are real? It shouldn’t be too long before Lenovo officially announces it. Update: An… Read More

  • Monster announces wireless HD kit, Digital Express HD

    Monster announces wireless HD kit, Digital Express HD

    It’s a little unclear in the AP report whether or not Monster is releasing two separate wireless HD kits or just one. I’m positive the latter is the case here. Monster is utilizing the Sigma Designs’ UWB technology. You may recall that Westinghouse announced an LCD TV back at CES with built-in UWB. The Digital Express HD kit includes a receiver that connects to your HDTV via HDMI… Read More

  • Westinghouse goes UWB on new HDTV

    Westinghouse goes UWB on new HDTV

    What’s all this about wireless HDTVs? Well, Westinghouse is set to showcase an ultrawideband HDTV with Pulse-LINK at CES using PL’s CWave wireless HDMI technology. What this essentially means is that your HDTV can link up with a source of content like a Blu-ray or HD DVD player or even your DVR and cable feed, which will stream to your set – wait for it – wirelessly. The… Read More

  • Toshiba Laptops Get UWB

    Toshiba Laptops Get UWB

    Toshiba has announced that the ultra-wideband, UWB, technology we heard about at CES is now readily available in the uber expensive R400 Tablet PC/laptop line. While UWB lets you transfer data faster than Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, the biggest complaint about UWB is that its range is limited to 3 feet. The docking station aka port replicator includes four USB ports, audio port and an Ethernet port for… Read More

 
  • Audiovox Wants You Wireless In Your Living Room

    <img src="http://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/video components." The adapters will be sold under the Terk brand name (the antenna people!), using UWB to send high-definition video streams wirelessly around your place of occupancy or business. It’s non-line-of-sight so you can send signals through walls and ceilings with wired transmission quality from HDMI… Read More