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December 1, 2017 / Posted By: Patrick Van de Wille
We’d like to congratulate our friends at Avanci, the patent licensing platform that provides licenses to cellular standards-essential patents for the Internet of Things, which we joined in 2016. Through the summer they’ve been growing, adding Vodafone, Panasonic and Sharp to the platform, increasing the value for licensees. And today, they announced their first licensee: German car maker BMW. Their news announcement is available at the link below. Congratulations!  http://avanci.com/release/bmw-group-becomes-new-licensee-avanci-platform-securing-license-standard-essential-patents-cellular-standards/ Read More
November 20, 2017 / SEA, 5G, FLIPS, MEC, NFV, SDN / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Device virtualization is on its way and may become a reality far faster than you can imagine. A recent BizTech article explores the road to device virtualization and how 5G can make service endpoint agents (SEA) a reality in potentially less than a decade.   So, let’s back up – what is a SEA? A SEA device will work differently than your current smartphone. In the device virtualization paradigm, the same principles that allow virtualization across... Read More
October 20, 2017 / Posted By: rachel.rorke
Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Business Journal announced that InterDigital's Desa Burton has been named as a 2017 "Veteran of Influence."  This award recognizes those who not only excelled in their military careers, but have also turned their experiences into successful business careers. Desa currently serves on the Board of Directors for the United Service Organizations of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey (Liberty USO), which is an organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of... Read More
October 6, 2017 / HEVC, standards / Posted By: rachel.rorke
On Wednesday, September 27, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that the 2017 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award winner will be HEVC, or High Efficiency Video Coding, which is a technology standard that helps deliver ultra-high definition video to everything from smart phones to stadium displays. The Emmy for HEVC will be awarded to the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding, or better known as the JCT-VC.  The JCT-VC is a group of engineers... Read More
September 11, 2017 / FLIPS, 5G, MEC / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
InterDigital is delighted to announce that is has been shortlisted for the Global Telecoms Awards (also known as the Glotels), the industry’s most prestigious set of awards run by Telecoms.com. The company has been shortlisted alongside Accedian, Cloudify, NetNumber and SK Telecom in the ‘Ground-breaking Virtualization’ category for its Flexible-IP services (FLIPS) solution, which was showcased in the successful world’s first MEC-over-5G architecture trial recently in Bristol.  The Glotels serve as a celebration of outstanding companies who... Read More