Telecom Lead America: ACCESS, a provider of advanced
software technologies to the mobile and digital TV markets, announced that
Pantech, Korea’s mobile phone manufacturers, has selected ACCESS’ NetFront
Living Connect solution for use in its new Android powered Element tablet.
The tablet is LTE enabled, and was launched in the US
market through AT&T. The Pantech Element was unveiled at the 2012
International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and is the first LTE tablet from
Working with ACCESS and using their NetFront Living Connect
solution allows the Element tablet to offer support for the latest DLNA
Guidelines. We are very excited that end users will be able to enjoy a product
that, straight out the box, is ready to be part of the connected home,” said S.
Jay Yim, chief marketing officer, Pantech.
Pantech’s tablet uses the NetFront Living Connect
pre-ported Android Software Development Kit to enable content discovery and the
playback of audio, video and pictures.
NetFront Living Connect is a DLNA Technology Component
solution, which enables quick and efficient media sharing, playback and control
services that support DLNA standards on devices such as mobile phones, digital
cameras, printers, DVD players, DTVs, set-top boxes, network-attached storage
Our solutions are packed with features and optimized to
ensure that we can provide device manufacturers with support for the very
latest, future proofed connective technology and we are confident that Element
tablet users will reap the benefits” said Neale Foster, VP of global sales,
Internet Appliances, ACCESS.
Last year,Pantech Wireless made available its Link II to AT&T customers in the US. One of the
thinnest handsets on the carrier’s successful roster of Quick Messaging Phones,
Link II picks up where the previous version left off. Link II combines a
contemporary form factor and large keyboard with an upgraded BREW Mobile
Platform to deliver a smooth user experience. The phone is available for $9.99.