April 29, 2016 / IoT, 5G, ICN, SDN/NFV / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

“Picture this: you are in an open-plan office, and you need a stapler...” This is how InterDigital’s Alan Carlton, Vice President of InterDigital Europe, begins his real-world analogy that explains the publish-subscribe model used by Information Centric Networks (ICN) in a recent NetworkWorld article.

In the article, Alan explains what ICN is, why it is important and the role it will have in next-generation 5G networks. He describes to the reader how ICN will... Read More

April 21, 2016 / IoT, Wi-Fi / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

The Internet of Things is here and continues to evolve at an exponential rate. However, as it evolves more and more challenges are realized. So what are some of the ways we can help support the growing IoT? Spectrum sharing like Wi-Fi… stated InterDigital’s Juan Carlos Zuñiga, Principal Engineer, at State of the Net Wireless 2016 on Monday.

The conference was the second installment in the State of the Net, America’s premier Internet policy conference... Read More

April 7, 2016 / STEM, 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Think back to a Friday afternoon in high school… you probably couldn’t wait to get out of the building and go out with your friends or catch up on your favorite television show.  

But, last Friday, roughly 50 high school students from George Washington Carver High School for Engineering and Science located in Philadelphia, PA elected to stay at school to learn about preparing for a future in a STEM-related field.

InterDigital’s John Kaewell,... Read More

April 6, 2016 / 5G, EdgeHaul, MWC16, Crosshaul / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

High speed and low latency are expected to be cornerstone 5G requirements, particularly for the delivery of virtual reality and augmented reality. 5G-Crosshaul, a Horizon 2020 PPP project cofounded by the European Commission, recently highlighted how InterDigital utilized its EdgeHaul millimeter-wave mesh backhaul technology to deliver a live, functioning virtual reality telepresence use case at Mobile World Congress 2016.

5G-Crosshaul shared a video of Doug Castor, Senior Director, InterDigital, demonstrating EdgeHaul at... Read More

March 28, 2016 / 5G, video, RCR, NGN / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

“The coming of “5G” will resolve a variety of network issues, but in video it will only make the situation worse,” stated InterDigital’s Dirk Trossen in the first article of his two-part series on video delivery featured in RCR Wireless News’ Reader Forum today.

In the article, Dirk discusses how video is a source of pain for cable companies and mobile operators due to the use of a technology, and delivery via a network... Read More