May 14, 2015 / NFV, Security / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) recently signed an agreement with the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) to collaborate on the development of international standards for a secure global telecommunications infrastructure.

TCG develops, defines and promotes open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards, supportive of a hardware-based root of trust, for interoperable trusted computing platforms. On behalf of the TCG, Alec Brusilovsky, security standardization, Member of Technical Staff, InterDigital, presented activities and plans for future collaboration between... Read More

May 8, 2015 / 5G, VR / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Facebook’s Oculus VR recently announced that it will launch a consumer version of its virtual reality headset in 2016. Shortly following the announcement, TechNewsWorld, an ECT News Network publication, featured an article that surrounded the release as well as the future of virtual reality – and InterDigital’s Senior Director of Systems Engineering, Vincent Roy, contributed to the article.

Vincent discussed the role that the 5G wireless standard will play in the evolution of virtual... Read More

May 5, 2015 / 5G, LAA-LTE, Wi-Fi, LTE / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

The next major shift in mobile broadband – 5G – will enable innovative services through emerging wireless core technologies and a programmable infrastructure designed to meet new requirements. InterDigital’s Jim Miller, Director of Radio Standards, recently joined Senza Fili’s Monica Paolini to discuss one of the emerging technologies, LAA-LTE.

The article based on the conversation is titled “Fairness to Wi-Fi is Crucial to LTE Unlicensed’s Success,” and focuses on the evolution of the role of... Read More

May 5, 2015 / 5G, Millimeter Wave, spectrum / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

With the initial 5G requirements highlighting a need for more spectrum, many industry organizations and governments are actively working to identify potential spectrum for future mobile services while taking into account other existing and potential users of spectrum. Most recently, OFCOM, an independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communication industries, released an updated report that sets their work plan on bands above 6GHZ.

The publication, "Laying the foundations for next generation mobile services:... Read More

April 24, 2015 / 5G, Standards / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Numerous industry forums and research projects are working today to feed the standardization of tomorrow. InterDigital has played a central role in defining global wireless standards for the industry and is now focused on the next major shift – 5G. Most recently, InterDigital participated in the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Standard’s Activities Council’s 5G Rapid Reaction Standardization Working Meeting that was hosted on April 21, 2015.  

The working meeting aimed to identify primary standards... Read More