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first_imgBluetooth technology and products expert, Tempow, has partnered with CEVA, to develop next-generation True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Bluetooth ear-buds for the mass market. The resulting joint IP solution delivers synchronized left/right audio over standard Bluetooth dual mode connected links with short latency and without the power consumption penalty associated with many of today’s TWS implementations.Audio streaming via A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) is a proven strength of Bluetooth, but with the advent of wireless ear-buds, new challenges have arisen. With traditional Bluetooth stereo headphones, the headphones are seen as a single end-point. With ear-buds, however, the left/right sink points are now physically separated and the Bluetooth A2DP paradigm is challenged to stream audio with the necessary degree of synchronization. To date, a number of different solutions have appeared to address this, such as audio-forwarding and eavesdropping, but these solutions often result in significant battery drain on the already power-restricted ear-buds.Tempow and CEVA are leading the charge on a new, optimized approach which eliminates the need for the inter-ear-bud secondary wireless link and which works with any Bluetooth AD2P enabled phone on the market. Within the phone, a straight forward software update is needed to install the Tempow Audio Profile (TAP). Within the ear-buds, CEVA and Tempow have collaborated to implement a joint solution, which delivers the essential high quality audio synchronization over standard Classic Bluetooth BR/EDR links. This solution was demonstrated to a wide audience, with much praise, at the recent CEVA Technology Symposiums in Asia.Both companies will host a joint webinar titled: “Turnkey Solution for Bluetooth True Wireless Stereo Ear-buds and Speakers” on December 5th discussing their recent collaboration and advancements of the technology.last_img read more

first_imgLeading electromagnetic simulation and wireless propagation software provider, Remcom, has announced new superposition simulation and array optimization capabilities in its latest release update of XFdtd 3D EM Simulation Software. The new added benefits further expand the software’s capabilities for high-frequency 5G device design and beam steering analysis.Antenna arrays are essential for maximizing the performance of complex 5G enabled devices, facilitating the use of beam steering, spatial diversity, and other techniques to improve throughput. Determining the numerous beam states for a new design can be tedious due to the hundreds or thousands of port phase combinations. XFdtd enables users to leverage the electromagnetic principle of superposition to reveal these combinations with a single simulation. By combining steady-state results from the simulation, XFdtd efficiently determines the port phases that maximize the far zone coverage in each direction.According to Sam Seidel, XFdtd Project Manager, Remcom continues to develop XFdtd to keep pace with the growing complexity of 5G design requirements and the advanced technologies that customers are utilizing to meet them. Superposition and array optimization enable highly sophisticated array analysis and beam steering while removing slowdowns that impede the design workflow.XFdtd users without an active Remcom Professional Support contract can upgrade to the latest version by contacting sales.last_img read more

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’Negrenses lose in World Series ‘ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]MANILA – It was as heartbreaking as it gets.The Philippines suffered a 0-4 defeat to DE District III team in the finals of the Senior League Softball World Series on Sunday (Monday in Manila) at the Lower Sussex Little League Park in Delaware.Represented by the Bacolod City-based Domingo Lacson National High School, the Filipino team lost the lead late in the match after conceding to an error and allowing DE District III to score a run in the fifth inning.DE District III continued to dominate since then, scoring three runs in the sixth inning courtesy of a home run by Jakayla Sample, a single by Kylie Kruger and a single by Jordan DiFava.Taylor Wroten earned the championship for DE District III as she went seven innings, allowing zero runs, two hits and striking out one. Corrin Farris and Sample each collected multiple hits for DE District III.Kaith Ezra Jaladoni tossed five and a third innings – allowing four runs, five hits, striking out four, and walking zero – for the Philippines. She and Glecilyn Alipato also collected a hit each.The Philippines, representing the Asia-Pacific, swept its preliminary foes Latin America (7-0), East (5-0), Southwest (6-1), and DE District III (1-0).In the quarterfinals, the Philippines defeated West squad (10-0) before dominating the Southeast team in the semifinals (9-0).Others composing the Philippine squad are Mary Joy Maguad, Neo May Mahinay, Angela Solidarios, Chastene Jover, Joesiemers Maguad, April Gonzales, Ma. Victoria Magbanua, Glory Alonzo, April Minanga, and Mea Tunogbanua./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img read more

first_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 KEYWORDS Japan, however, was shut out of the medals in the men’s 500, with Ryohei Haga’s seventh-place finish the best result for local sprinters. Keiichiro Nagashima could only manage 10th.Sochi silver medalist Jan Smeekens of the Netherlands triumphed in 35.06 and Russians Pavel Kulizhnikov and Ruslan Murashov took second and third, respectively, with times of 35.16 and 35.24.Nana Takagi was eighth in the women’s 3,000 won by Dutchwoman Ireen Wust. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES RELATED PHOTOScenter_img speedskating, Lee Sang-hwa, Nao Kodaira Not fast enough: Keiichiro Nagashima places 10th in the men’s 500-meter competition at the speedskating World Cup meet on Friday in Obihiro, Hokkaido Prefecture. | KYODO OBIHIRO, HOKKAIDO PREF. – Winter Olympic champion Lee Sang-Hwa of South Korea won the women’s 500 meters and Nao Kodaira turned in a runner-up finish at the first World Cup meet of the season on Friday.Lee, who defended her Olympic title at this year’s Sochi Games, posted a time of 38.07 seconds at Hokkaido Tokachi Oval, finishing 0.11 ahead of Kodaira. Russia’s Olga Fatkulina was third in 38.50. Arisa Go was 10th.last_img read more

first_imgErik EvensonWalk-On’s Independence BowlDirector of Media and Community RelationsThe Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Mardi Gras Preview Parade is set for Wednesday, Dec. 26, at 6 p.m. and will feature more floats and positions than ever before.The Mardi Gras Preview Parade will feature 40 positions, over 15 floats, classic cars and hot rods carrying VIPs provided by the Red River Hot Street Hot Rod Associations, Duke University and Temple University marching bands and spirit squads, nine veterans, the Twin City Knockers, Women Helping Other of North Webster, Peppermints, and the El Karubah Shrine. Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar and the Louisiana Office of Tourism have brand new floats built by Kern Studios and Mardi Gras World. The Mardi Gras Preview Parade will be the debut of both floats. The Grand Marshal of the parade will be world-renowned Chef John Folse, who will be riding in the pot in which he will cook the World’s Largest Pot of Gumbo. Also riding in the parade will be Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar founder Brandon Landry, Wally the Walk-On, Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, ESPN talent, Independence Bowl Foundation Chairman Trey Giglio, the Captain of Captains Tracy Herrin, and members of the Fisher House Foundation. The participating Krewes will be Krewe of Gemini, Krewe of Highland, Krewe of Atlas, Krewe of Excellence, Krewe of Sobek, Krewe of Elders, Krewe of Nemesis-Webster, and Krewe of des Ambassadeurs.The Mardi Gras Preview Parade will start at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, turn at Bass Pro Shops and cross the Texas Street Bridge into downtown Shreveport. It will then continue down Texas Street and turn right at Louisiana Avenue. The parade will turn right at Fannin Street before ending in the Red River District. The parade will be viewable from many of the 10 locations on the Pub Crawl, which kicks off the Rally on the Ted at 5:00 p.m.Riders will offload in the Red River District, while the two marching bands will line both sides under the Texas Street Bridge for the Pep Rally and Battle of the Bands. The Block Party, featuring a free concert from up-and-coming country band Parish County Line, will conclude the Rally on the Red Festivities on December 26.The 43rd edition of the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl will be played on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 12:30 p.m. between the Temple Owls and Duke Blue Devils. Tickets are on sale at WalkOnsIndependenceBowl.com or by calling the bowl office toll free at (888) 414-BOWL.Perfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

first_imgRUGBY LEAGUE COCA-COLA Ipatas Cup (CCIC) products Isaac Mel and Ben Wemin have made a huge impression in their debut season with the Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles in the Cook Islands Rugby League Federation. The impact was so huge that the Sea Eagles, who last made the grand final in 2006 and lost, have returned after 12 seasons. In the last two matches they knocked off title holder Titikaveka Bulldogs and then nailed Avatiu Nikao Eels 26-18 in the major semi-final on the weekend. Wemin played a hand in the win with the try of the day from a 60m break to the tryline. The Sea Eagles will now play the Tupapa Panthers in the grand final on Saturday. A happy Enga Mioks coach Timothy Lepa was yesterday full of praise of the duo, saying their eye-catching performance has further strengthened their sister club relationship between the Mioks and the Rarotonga-based club. Lepa said: “Both are products of the Coca-Cola Ipatas Cup and I am proud to say that this further indicates the importance of the nationwide offseason competition. “It’s big news for the Sea Eagles club as they are not known to be a strong club or a Grand Final contender at all,” Lepa said. “We hope both do well on Saturday and look forward to their return on Monday to bolster the Mioks camp. “Both are in good form so they will fit into the Mioks plans for the second-half of the Digicel Cup.” Lepa said the Mioks will play the last game of the first round this Sunday against the Chimbu Warriors in Wabag and then meet the Goroka Lahanis in Wabag again for the start of the second-round. “We should have both Isaac (Mel) and Ben (Wemin) for the Lahanis clash.” Lepa said the sister club relationship will see four players from the Sea Eagles join the Mioks pre-season training camp for the 2019 season.last_img read more

first_imgGoals from Jon Toral and Andre Gray put Brentford in charge against an out-of-sorts Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.In a lacklustre opening quarter-hour Brentford failed to turn patient build-up play into anything meaningful.But with their first effort on goal, on-loan Arsenal midfielder Toral punished Forest for their inability to clear danger in the box as he fired the ball into the roof of the net on 17 minutes.AdChoices广告David Button tipped a fierce Danny Fox long-range strike over the bar before Gray made it 2-0 after racing onto a weak backpass from substitute Eric Lichaj.Button protected the visitors’ half-time lead by palming a powerful Michael Mancienne header over the bar, while Gray was denied by Karl Darlow at the other end.Jonathan Douglas missed a great chance to make it three just before the break.Brentford: Button, Bidwell, Craig, Dean, Douglas, Odubajo, Toral, Judge, Gray, Diagouraga, Pritchard. Subs: Bonham, Saunders, Dallas, Jota, Smith, Tarkowski, Proschwitz.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

first_imgThe Inaugural Sterling Products-sponsored Igloo golf classic will tee off today at 12.30 hours at the Lusignan Golf Course. The tournament was launched yesterday at the company’s Providence location where Chief Executive Officer of the company, Ramsay Ali, expressed his excitement to introduce a premium brand to a premium sport.   “We have just launched a line of premium Ice Cream and hopefully, we will have it up there and we want to associate ourselves with a premium sport and golf is a premium sport in Guyana so that’s the idea behind it,” Ali stated.Sterling’s head added, “We were bold enough to sponsor a series of tournaments throughout the year and we are looking at a couple more during the year but this is our first and we are very happy to be associated with Lusignan Golf Course.“We all know what they have been doing, especially as it relates to encouraging everyone to get in the game.” Ali added that apart from the cash sponsorship, a number of hampers containing products manufactured by the local company will also be given.“Apart from the cash, we provided some hampers with one worth around $7000-8000 with Sterling products, it is a good thing to exhibit our other products, margarine, soap power, dishwashing liquids, shortening and so,” he said.Meanwhile, LGC treasurer, Assrodeen Shaw, welcomed the established company on board with the club, noting it is an honor to be associated with them. “We are excited for Sterling getting on board with us. Apart from our busy schedule we still have slots where we can fit in other sponsors…you want to partner with senior companies like Sterling because Guyana is changing and we have to prepare and part of the change is not the work side but the leisure side and with more and more Ex-pats coming we have to cater for them and this means a lot for us.”Shaw posited, “we want to partner with companies we believe can push golf and companies who have been around for a long time. I know Sterling is a household name for everyone because I remember growing up I heard about Sterling and it is good to see this and so especially with the new product we will do whatever we can to promote the products.”The tournament is expected to play across the usual three-flight system with prizes being awarded for the top three golfers in each category.last_img read more

first_img MLB playoffs 2019: Four storylines to watch in Nationals-Cardinals NLCS Ladies and gentlemen, your first-ever Washington Nationals NLCS roster.#STAYINTHEFIGHT pic.twitter.com/qPNSbzQU7Y— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) October 11, 2019Right-handed pitcher Wander Suero will replace Hudson on the Nats’ roster for the time being.”Apparently the baby didn’t want to come out until later this morning,” Nationals manager Dave Martinez joked. “But we’re going to miss him today, he’s going to try and get back here possibly tomorrow. But for me I told him … ‘Hey, family’s always first.'” Related News Curt Schilling reportedly interested in Phillies manager position, Red Sox coaching job Mike Shildt’s profane postgame speech captured his ‘refreshing’ fire, Cardinals say Fresh off a thrilling victory over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Division Series, it looks like the Nationals will be without a key member of their bullpen for a time.The team announced that closer Daniel Hudson is on paternity leave after his wife gave birth to their third child on Friday. He will miss Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals. While Sean Doolittle closed out Washington’s win over LA in Game 5 of the NLDS, Hudson has been the anchor of the Nationals bullpen this postseason. In four appearances in the playoffs, Hudson’s recorded two saves and posted a 1-0 record in 3 2/3 innings of work. He’s allowed four hits and no runs while walking two and striking out five over that same span.In the regular season, Hudson sported a 1.44 ERA in 24 appearances for the Nationals after being acquired from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline. The Nationals take on the Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLCS on Friday at 8:08 p.m. ET.last_img read more

first_img Motorists try to fix their windshield wipers during a winter storm, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Snow, sleet and freezing rain is making travel hazardous throughout much of New England. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Jose De Jesus, of Norwood, Mass., shovels snow and slush in front of his home, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Norwood. A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON | A powerful and dangerous winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a wide swath of the country in a blanket of snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused perilous icy conditions throughout New England Sunday. Julia Beebe, center, Shannon Amore, left, and Jessica Lynch brave a winter storm to keep a lunch date, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Scarves, hoods and gloves were necessary for New England residents venturing outdoors as the region endures a storm that can dump up to 18 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for portions or all of at least 15 states stretching from southeast Missouri to the northern tip of Maine ahead of the weekend storm.More than 1,500 flights were canceled nationwide Sunday, with Boston’s Logan Airport among the most impacted, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking company.Typically bustling security lines, ticketing counters and baggage claims were mostly deserted Sunday morning at Logan Airport, but some stranded passengers lingered.Xavi Ortega, a 32-year old engineer from Spain, slept overnight at the airport with his wife after their 10:30 p.m. flight to Barcelona Saturday was canceled. He said the couple won’t be able to board another flight until Sunday night.“We’ve been sleeping, playing Candy Crush,” Ortega said.The heavily populated coast from New York to Boston for the most part escaped major snowfall Sunday but saw plummeting temperatures as snow gave way to icy rain and sleet in some areas.Manhattan was hit with mostly rain and cities along Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts’ coast recorded two to five inches of snow.Mountain regions were met with significantly more precipitation, with the Adirondacks in upstate New York registering up to 20 inches while western Massachusetts’ Berkshires saw as much as 10 and parts of northern New England were on track to see up to two feet of snow.Nicholas Nicolet and his 6-year-old son Rocco welcomed the fresh powder as they cross-country skied on the sidewalks of Montpelier, Vermont early Sunday morning during the storm.“We think it’s great,” said Nicholas Nicolet.Meteorologists warned the primary concern heading into Monday is plunging temperatures that will be some of the coldest felt so far this season.Wind chills were expected to hit in the teens in the New York City area, 25 below in Albany and down to 40 below in the Adirondacks.In New England, they’re expected to fall to as low as 20 below zero around Boston, 30 below zero in the Berkshires and as low as 35 below zero in parts of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.last_img read more