September 20, 2016 / IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Hofstra University will host the first presidential debate on September 26, 2016. The University, which hosted presidential debates in 2008 and 2012, will be the first university to host debates in three consecutive presidential election years.  As a lead-up to the first 2016 presidential debate, the University has organized an interdisciplinary debate program titled, Debate 2016. Debate 2016 is a series of 25 events – including an Internet of Things panel featuring two experts from... Read More
September 9, 2016 / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Beyond grateful. This is the phrase local inventor, Charles Paris, uttered when asked about his recent experience working with a few members from InterDigital’s legal team. Charles, along with partner Karen Parenti, needed assistance with a patent application for audio loud speakers, so they turned to the Delaware Patent Pro Bono Program, which introduced them to a small team comprised of individuals from InterDigital’s legal department.   The Delaware Patent Pro Bono Program launched in... Read More
August 30, 2016 / IoT, Web, 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
You are probably all too familiar with typing in keywords or phrases into a Web search engine to find sites related to the content you want to discover. But in the connected world of the future, how is it going to work when your fridge needs to do a search for something?   In a recent NetworkWorld article, InterDigital Europe’s Alan Carlton poses this question and discusses the need for a new method to search the... Read More
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