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August 24, 2016 / LoRA, standards, IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The LoRaWAN-connected dev kit was launched by LoRa Alliance members Semtech, Libelium and Loriot on August 11th. Following the announcement, Internet of Business published an article on the news which featured insight from InterDigital’s Jim Nolan, EVP, IoT Solutions.   The LoRaWAN-connected dev kit is optimized for smart city, smart security, smart environment and smart agriculture applications as stated in the article. Internet of Business discusses how the creation of the development kit is a great... Read More
August 15, 2016 / mmW, densification, 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
In millimeter-wave deployments, densification is a necessity, not an option, for a number of reasons. Recently, Senza Fili Consulting analyst Monica Paolini sat down with InterDigital’s Alpaslan Demir to discuss the role of densification in millimeter-wave bands.   Alpaslan is a part of the team at InterDigital working on the next-generation millimeter-wave network that is addressing challenging problems in densification. He stated in the interview that, “the beauty of these frequencies is that the new bandwidth... Read More
July 21, 2016 / 5G, Next Gen Networks, ICN, SDN, IP / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Last month, 5G World 2016 brought together a number of telecom industry leading companies, including InterDigital, to demonstrate their latest work in making 5G a reality and enabling services to run over it. On the floor of the show, 5G World TV caught up with InterDigital Europe’s Dirk Trossen on the latest innovations and 5G insight from the company.   In the video, InterDigital Europe’s Dirk Trossen demonstrates and explains our Next Generation Networks platform,... Read More
July 19, 2016 / IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
It’s about the expansion of capability, not the expansion of connectivity states InterDigital’s Chonggang Wang in a recent Wireless Week article focused on IoT. He explains that the world continues to see IoT primarily in terms of connections. However, it’s the transformational value of IoT on business that really matters, and that in turn will be the driver of connectivity. In the article, Chonggang explains not only why there is a need for true interoperability, but also... Read More
July 6, 2016 / IoT, standards / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
City authorities and their technology partners could squander $341 billion by 2025 if they adopt a fragmented versus standardized approach to IoT solution deployment. This statistic was uncovered in a report from Machina Research, commissioned by InterDigital, that focuses on the importance of standardization in IoT deployment. Recently, InterDigital’s Alan Carlton participated in a Q&A session with IT Pro Portal to discuss the report further.   In the Q&A, Alan explains why fragmentation has occurred and what... Read More