February 26, 2018 / MWC18 / Posted By: rachel.rorke
Welcome to our live blog post directly from InterDigital's booth space at Mobile World Congress 2018, Hall 7 Stand 7C61! This post is the spot to be kept up to date with everything going on at the event.  We'll continue to add to this post throughout the week, so check back often for updates. LIVE STREAM: Updated March 1, 2018, 9:45 AM CET (3:45 AM ET) Our final day at MWC this year kicks off with... Read More
February 16, 2018 / Posted By: Patrick Van de Wille
Of course, not many companies in the tech space have the history that InterDigital does: we were founded one year after Intel introduced the first microprocessor, and the same year as Wang introduced the first word processor and that Pong was launched. We thought it would be great if we dug into the vaults, pulled together some of our material, and created a series of short videos on some of the most important moments in... Read More
January 22, 2018 / IoT, Smart Cities / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Global Smart Cities IoT technology revenues are to exceed US$60 billion by 2026 according to a recent report by ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies. The report, titled “Smart City Market Data,” provides an in-depth understanding of connections, technologies, and revenues across all major Smart City segments, as well as insight into the ecosystem in terms of suppliers and initiatives.   ABI Research highlights InterDigital’s Smart Cities-focused... Read More
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! 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