October 5, 2016 / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
By giving its employees paid time off to vote on Election Day this year, InterDigital is joining over 250 other technology companies, including Spotify, Autodesk and SurveyMonkey, in the TakeOffElectionDay campaign.   “We are proud to join this campaign as a way to support civic engagement and political participation by our employees,” said Jannie K. Lau, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of InterDigital.   On Tuesday, November 8th, all of InterDigital’s U.S. offices... Read More
September 29, 2016 / IoT, 5G, oneTRANSPORT, oneMPOWER, / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
InterDigital is delighted to announce that is has been shortlisted for two upcoming awards - the Global Telecoms Awards (also known as the Glotels), and the World Communication Awards (WCA). In the Glotels, InterDigital has been shortlisted alongside Nokia, Openmarket, Truphone and Türk Telekom in the ‘Harnessing the IoT opportunity’ category for its contributions to the oneTRANSPORT initiative. InterDigital also made the shortlist for the WCAs ‘Smart Cities Award’, also for its work related to oneTRANSPORT, with... Read More
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