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InterDigital’s Jim Nolan Gives Overview of Unlicensed Spectrum on EDN

April 10, 2013 / Posted By: vandewille

Our own Jim Nolan, Executive Vice President of Research and Development and the head of InterDigital Labs, shared his thoughts yesterday on the emerging area of unlicensed spectrum. Jim’s blog on the prestigious technology website EDN is called Waveforms, and you can read his latest post here.

This is an important area: it’s no secret that many predictions see existing wireless spectrum as insufficient for future needs. In addition, many people are looking to unlicensed spectrum or TV White Space as a possible connectivity area for machine-to-machine communications – essentially, as a means for connecting the billions of devices that could come onto the network in the next few years without having a serious impact on current wireless communications.