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June 30, 2016 / IoT, MWCS16, Standards / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
If you’ve been on the floor of a Mobile World Congress event, you’ve likely read (or at least have seen) a copy of Mobile World Daily, the official publication of Mobile World Congress events. Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 kicked-off yesterday and along with it came the day one issue of Mobile World Daily featuring the latest coverage and analysis of event news. Among the top stories? Standards' role in smart cities with statistics from... Read More
June 24, 2016 / IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Many people have been making fantastic claims about things like IoT and driverless vehicles, that may in the end turn out to be true, but where is the first clear ROI case going to be made that stimulates adoption? InterDigital’s Jim Nolan, Executive Vice President of IoT Solutions, poses this question in his latest article featured on EDN.com yesterday.   In the article, Jim tackles the answer to his question in the case of driverless... Read More
June 15, 2016 / Posted By: Patrick Van de Wille
Just a quick note to our valued shareholders that additional questions and answers from the Annual Shareholder Meeting have been posted, with a link on the home page. Our apologies for the mishap with the power failure – everything we could control was going great, but we can’t control the weather! When the meeting ended there were three questions by e-mail that had not been answered and a further five questions submitted via the online platform... Read More
June 13, 2016 / IoT, Wi-Fi, SmartCities / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Last month, InterDigital released an insightful report by Machina Research that revealed open standards in IoT deployments could accelerate growth in smart cities by 27% and reduce deployment costs by 30%. Analyst and Managing Director of WiFi360, Adlane Fellah, recently cited this statistic and more in an excellent article in which he explores the growth of the IoT.   The growth of the IoT as it relates to smart cities can take one of two directions... Read More
June 1, 2016 / video, HEVC, SCC, standards / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The amount and variety of content in video is constantly changing. The continuous evolution creates a need for continued compression and standards evolution. Recently, engineers have developed a new extension to HEVC called Screen Content Coding. InterDigital’s Dr. Yan Ye, Director of Engineering, discusses this new extension in a recent article published on StreamingMedia.com. Screen Content Coding (SCC) extension to HEVC is designed for the new variety of screen-captured content beyond the conventional camera-captured content. The... Read More