EB to Demo LTE Band 14 Functionality for Devices (8/13/12)
EB Elektrobit announced that the company will demonstrate Long Term Evolution (LTE) band 14 functionality and other updates on the EB Specialized Device Platform, the company's Android-based mobile device platform. The technology enables vertical markets, such as public safety, to quickly and efficiently roll out customized mobile devices that meet specific industry functional or performance requirements.
Other updates to the platform include the OMAP 4460 dual-core chipset application processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich integration and more robust support for 2G, 3G and up to five LTE frequency bands, including the public safety-specific band 14.
"The demand for advanced and secure technologies in the public-safety and defense markets has increased greatly over the years with the proliferation of high-tech consumer devices across sectors," said Asif Anwar, director, Strategy Analytics. "As a company with a strong background in mobile device development and connectivity solutions, EB is well positioned to meet these evolving demands and provides these specialized markets with a platform that is customizable and forward-thinking."
Raptor Identification Systems (Raptor ID) built its mobile biometric products suite on the EB device platform.
"Over the past several years we have seen an increasing change in the direction from which technology innovations previously occurred, and now more than ever, consumer technology has a significant influence on the way government and public-safety officials use and consume this technology in the field," said Jani Lyrintzis, EB vice president and general manager.
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