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GSMA Cancels MWC Barcelona 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns

GSMA Cancels MWC Barcelona 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns

The GSMA — the organization that represents mobile operators around the world — has announced that it will be cancelling its MWC Barcelona 2020 conference this year amid concerns over the spread of the recent coronavirus outbreak. The Barcelona edition of the massive MWC usually attracts more than 100,000 attendees from around the world. This…

NXP, Sony, and NTT DOCOMO Put Together UWB Payments and Advertising Demo

NXP, Sony, and NTT DOCOMO Put Together UWB Payments and Advertising Demo

NXP is teaming up with NTT DOCOMO and Sony to demonstrate new mobile payment and advertising solutions that are based on NXP’s Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The live demoes are scheduled to take place during the DOCOMO Open House from January 23-24. The solutions utilize NXP’s recently released UWB chipset, which was specifically designed for mobile…

Sony Patent Describes Biometric Controllers for PS5 Console

Sony Patent Describes Biometric Controllers for PS5 Console

A recently published patent suggests that Sony may be considering the implementation of biometric sensors on controllers for its upcoming PS5 video game console. The patent primarily concerns a “scene tagging” feature that would allow gamers to capture metadata pertaining to a certain gameplay event, and then share it with other players online. Those other…

Sony Patent Suggests Biometric Controllers for Playstation 5

Sony Patent Suggests Biometric Controllers for Playstation 5

Sony is finally sharing details about the highly anticipated PlayStation 5, but the latest bit of news comes from a recently disclosed patent rather than the company itself. The details are complicated, but the concept is relatively straightforward. The patent would insert a biometric sensor into the body of the standard PS5 controller. The sensor…