EyeVerify has unveiled a new technology at MWC 2013 called Eyeprint that's designed to scan a users eye veins and grant them access to a phone or application without entering any password. Details inside.
California-based mobile maker SpareOne introduced an emergency low-powered cell phone under its brand name at the CES 2013. The best thing about this cell phone is users simply can put one AA battery in the back of the phone and make calls for up to 10 hours. To grab customers' attention, SpareOne has again showcased this phone at MWC 2013.
Mio, a company that has been in the heart rate monitor business for 13 years, decided to change the way people think about tracking heart rate by making a special heart-tracking watch - Alpha. The company even had pleaded for funds through popular crowdfunding source, Kickstarter, and it finally succeeded to fulfill its funding goal. Later the company started to develop that Alpha heart-tracking watch and recently has unveiled at the MWC 2013. Alpha promises to monitor heart rate without the use of a chest strap.
As of this moment, a number of TV guide apps are available on the mobile platform. Some of them are vendor-specific, such as those offered by Netflix etc; others are more generic. However, Samsung has come up with its own offering, namely the 'Video Discovery app' which makes searching content across multiple listings a lot easier and quicker.
South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced Samsung Knox, an end-to-end security solution at the MWC 2013 that provides security hardening from the hardware to the application layer. The best thing of Knox is it offers a container solution that separates business and personal use of a mobile device.
Last year a rumor swirled that Samsung was planning to shut down development of its Bada OS and the company would start focusing on its open-source Linux-based OS - Tizen. Finally that rumor has turned into reality. Samsung has officially announced that it aims to allocate resources from Bada to Tizen, whilst helping developers with the transition.
At the MWC 2013 event, Samsung has unveiled HomeSync, which is essentially a media hub for home entertainment. Users can wirelessly connect their Galaxy handset to the Homesync hub and stream videos from the smartphone to the big screen.
You may know that Alcatel and ZTE have already announced their Firefox OS handsets. On the other hand we know that LG and Huawei are two of the other manufactures who are also working with Mozilla to bring Firefox OS handsets. Though LG and Huawei haven't made any official announcements about it, the devices have been found at the MWC 2013.
Taiwanese multinational company Asus has unveiled its latest phablet, PadFone Infinity, at MWC 2013. The PadFone Infinity is an Android smartphone that docks into a large display to become a tablet.
Caterpillar, also known as CAT, is a company primarily known for construction and mining machinery. No one knew that the company intended to enter into smartphone market. Yesterday, at MWC 2013, CAT unveiled its very first rugged Android smartphone, B15.