News briefs – Monday, June 19, 2006
Epocrates RX software now compatible with Moto Q
Epocrates RX software used for mobile clinical deployments is now compatible with the Motorola Q, a QWERTY phone that offers mobile e-mail, voice-activated dialing, Bluetooth functionality and wireless Internet access, according to the company. The combined technologies let clinicians transmit data wirelessly and lets them access Epocrates RX’s online prescription reference database, as well as alerts from Reuters Health and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
Next-gen broadband wireless base station offers integrated Wi-Fi
SANYO and SOMA Networks launched a jointly developed, next-generation, broadband wireless base station dubbed the NPM 2000, which utilizes the latter’s SOMAport 400 series subscriber gateway products. The SOMAport incorporates mixed-signal system-on-chip and fully integrated 802.11b/g technologies, according to the companies.
Public park goes wireless
Birmingham, Ala., residents and visitors soon will have Wi-Fi access in Linn Park, one of the city’s public parks. SouthernLINC Wireless and TechBirmingham will spearhead the project, according to the city.