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June 7, 2017 / Posted By: Patrick Van de Wille
As many of you know, two years ago we changed to a fully virtual Annual Shareholder Meeting format, in keeping with our role as a technology leader. Some of you will recall that the Q&A portion of last year’s meeting was cut short by a storm-driven power failure, but we think the odds of that happening twice in a row, coinciding with our annual meeting date and time, are pretty low. So looking forward to... Read More
May 31, 2017 / IoT, Smart Cities / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
While the IoT market, in general, was slow to capture the public's imagination prior to 2017, one area where IoT is blooming is in the smart city and smart building industry. Mass rollouts of IoT in an industrial setting, including urban environments and business hubs, are beginning to garner success. It is more important than ever to understand what smart cities are, how they get smart, what technologies have the greatest impact, potential challenges, and... Read More
May 11, 2017 / IoT, 5G, Smart Cities, Data Exchange / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The 5G network, AR/VR, and machine learning, among other innovations are providing abundant possibilities to rapidly advance the power and opportunity of Smart Cities technology. The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), a forum where ICT companies convene to find solutions to shared pressing challenges, recently developed the Smart Cities Technology Roadmap to provide an overview of the network-enabled technologies that have the greatest impact on Smart Cities from the vantage point of key ecosystem players,... Read More
May 9, 2017 / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
InterDigital is delighted to announce that our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Jannie Lau, was recently appointed to the innovative and highly regarded Comcast NBCUniversal Joint Diversity Advisory Council (JDC).  The Comcast NBCUniversal JDC, comprised of national leaders in business, politics and civil rights, provides advice to senior executive teams at Comcast and NBCUniversal regarding their development and implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives in the following five focus areas: Governance, Our People,... Read More
April 13, 2017 / 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is the visualization of base station functionalities by means of cloud computing, and it is considered to be one of the key forward-looking 5G technologies. It also was the focus of a research paper, co-authored by an InterDigital engineer, that was recently awarded the 2017 Best Paper by the Journal of Communication Networks (JCN)!   JCN, a bimonthly journal published by the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS)... Read More