August 6, 2015 / 5G, IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

InterDigital’s Rafael Cepeda, Senior Manager, examines the 5G and IoT intersection in a recent article featured on EE Times. With what he describes as 5G guidelines mostly in place, the discussion regarding the next generation of mobile networks has turned to what 5G will do for society and how it will intersect with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In his article, Rafael describes how 5G and the IoT work together as two sides of the... Read More

August 4, 2015 / HEVC, Video, PerceptFX, h.264 / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Jan Ozer, one of the leading journalists and thought leaders in the streaming content space, recently wrote about HEVC Advance, and the fact that some companies are already offering technologies that claim to reduce the delivery data rate of h.264 and other codecs by as much as 50 percent with minimal impact on visual quality. His article, “The State of Video Codecs 2015,” looks at ways that new technologies could provide another way to... Read More

August 3, 2015 / 5G, IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

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. Currently, we are in the earliest stages of defining what 5G will be, and opinions from throughout the mobile ecosystem are useful in the outline of the eventual big picture. Telecom Industry Association (TIA) recently conducted a survey, sponsored by InterDigital, which provides valuable insight into the network operator’s... Read More

July 29, 2015 / IEEE, HEVC, SHVC, Image Processing / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society’s publication, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, is considered the flagship peer-reviewed publication in image processing… and has recently appointed our own Dr. Rahul Vanam, a staff engineer in InterDigital Labs, as Associate Editor for the 2015 – 2018 term.

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing publishes articles focused on signal-processing aspects of image processing, imaging systems, and image scanning, display, and printing through open calls... Read More

July 10, 2015 / MAC, Wi-Fi, IEEE, IETF / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Internet privacy is becoming a large concern, as more and more devices are getting directly or indirectly connected to the Internet. Recently, the IETF and IEEE 802 announced the successful completion of three experimental mobile privacy trials – and an InterDigital engineer was a key part of it.

The IEEE 802 Privacy Executive Committee Study Group identified privacy issues related to the use of globally-unique media access control (MAC) addresses in over-the-air communications like Wi-Fi,... Read More