The Vault

WHITE PAPER / Dec 2017 / 5G, network slicing
In order for network slicing to deliver on its promise as an effective tool to generate new revenues and profitability, new business models must match the dynamic technical and operational changes that it brings. Significant progress is being made in demonstrations and trials, as highlighted in this report and the...
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2017 / CREATORS
Recently, the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE® announced its winners.  We caught up with Ed Hepler, ex-InterDigital engineer and hardware development lead of the winning bootstrap operation, Final Frontier Medical Devices, after the winning announcement in this CREATORS sit-down.
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2017 / CREATORS
Discover how Ph.D. candidate at the University of Bristol, Dulce Rodriguez, turned her interest in how technology impacts society into a full-blown research project that aims to create a blended  intergenerational learning environment.
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2017 / CREATORS
It takes someone special to look at the island of Manhattan – possibly the most transformed, altered landscape on earth – and see the beaver dams, streams, marshes, and rolling hills that it once was... and want to bring that back to life.  That someone special is Dr. Eric Sanderson, the...
WHITE PAPER / Jun 2017 / ar/vr
With virtual reality (VR), the goal is to create experiences in which the user can be completely immersed; an alternative reality produced by a computer simulation and displayed to the user as a completely synthetic view generated by computer graphics.  In both VR and AR, the reality that the physical...
WHITE PAPER / Jun 2017 / 5G
It won’t be long before we will begin seeing the first real world testing and deployment of 5G networks. While these early individual deployments are planned to be relatively narrow in scope, the full rollout of worldwide 5G will be a wide ranging, transformative global effort requiring significant collaboration between...
WHITE PAPER / Jun 2017 / ar/vr
Despite the relatively recent commercial availability of consumer devices, various market forecasts are expecting a rapid increase in the number of users and the market value of augmented reality (AR) content in the coming years.  When it comes to media consumption, the quality of the experience is the major driving factor...
WHITE PAPER / May 2017 / iot, smart cities
While the IoT market in general was slow to capture the public's imagination prior to 2017, one area where IoT is blooming is in the smart city and smart building industry; mass rollouts of IoT in an industrial setting, including urban environments and business hubs, are beginning to garner success....
WHITE PAPER / Apr 2017 / connected car, iot
In winter 2016, a global survey with nearly 1,000 respondents uncovered significant understanding of the issues facing the wider deployment and monetization of connected cars, along with significant enthusiasm for connected car technologies and services in general and autonomous driving. This white paper outlines the results of the survey, as well...
WHITE PAPER / Mar 2017 / 5G
Within the next two decades, it is predicted that every person, industry, and service provider will be using 5G systems.  The fifth generation wireless standard is expected to underpin new technology deployments as well as future technologies that at this time can only be imagined. This paper, an update on...
WHITE PAPER / Mar 2017 / IoT
Jim Nolan shares his views on InterDigital’s IoT solutions and ambitions for growth with Emil Berthelsen, the principal analyst at Machina Research in this IoT Now Magazine feature.
WHITE PAPER / Feb 2017 / 5g, mobile edge computing
MEC and other edge computing initiatives address the need to place processing and storage where appropriate, whether a central location or the network’s edge, depending on factors such as applications, traffic type, network conditions, subscriber profile, and operator’s preference.  In this InterDigital sponsored report, RCRWireless explores the evolution of the...
WHITE PAPER / Dec 2016 / IoT
As the "internet of things" takes off, companies have a wide range of wireless technologies from which to choose and a number of use cases that make up the IoT.  This white paper from RCR Wireless explores some of the challenges related to testing the IoT, as well as a market...
WHITE PAPER / Dec 2016 / 5G
Today's networks have an atomic, discrete architecture, but as technology develops and more users and devices become a part of the equation, they are evolving into more user-centric and pervasive networks.  Senza Fili and RCR Wireless come together to present this white paper on why densifying networks is a growing need and...
WHITE PAPER / Dec 2016 / MEC, 5G
MEC is a foundational network architecture concept, which will help 5G networks live up to their potential as “living networks”, while delivering significant capability gains required for IoT, enhanced mobile broadband, virtual reality, self-driving vehicles, and more. This e-book will review key aspects of MEC architecture and answer some common...
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2016 / 5G, IoT
Check out this free report, published by Telecoms.com Intelligence and co-sponsored by InterDigital and Mitel, that analyzes and presents the findings of an in-depth questionnaire answered by over 800 members of the telecoms industry involved with 5G today.
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2016 / 5G
The evolution from LTE to 5G will be the most profound transformation on the wireless industry since the transition from analog to digital. In order for the 5G networks of the future to become truly “living networks,” there are many different issues that must be addressed. Check out this eBook...
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2016 / 5G, Standards
With the recent finish of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, there is huge interest in how the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2020 Summer Games will be the launchpad for the latest generation of mobile technology – 5G. A new whitepaper from InterDigital and Mobile World Live cuts through...
WHITE PAPER / Oct 2016 / IoT, connected vehicle
The key differentiator for IoT is the data collected and the use of this data to improve business operations, products, support, and customer experience. Many companies have already connected their equipment or assets and begun collecting data. The challenge is how to leverage the data to realize the true benefits...
WHITE PAPER / Jul 2016 / IoT, SmartCities
In practice, making existing cities smart is proving hard. Many different stakeholders need to be involved, while sensors, controls and connectivity can be difficult to install in dense urban environments. In response, some cities are now experimenting with low cost, low power Internet of Things technologies that could usher in...