BLOG / Jan 2015 / M2M, IOT, IEEE, oneM2M / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) selected InterDigital's Dr. Chonggang Wang as an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer for 2015-2016. As a subject matter expert on the IoT, Dr. Wang will help to plan and speak at the Distinguished Lecturer Tours. The selection is a great achievement for Dr. Wang as he presently...
BLOG / Jan 2015 / MPEG, DASH, W3C, HTML5, YouTube, MPEG-DASH / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
On January 28, YouTube announced that the site now defaults to its HTML5 video player in Google's Chrome, Microsoft's IEII, Apple's Safari 8 and in beta versions of Mozilla's Firefox. Four years ago, the site announced a test version of an HTML5 video player, but held it back from becoming...
BLOG / Jan 2015 / Patents, CES / Posted By: Meghan Carney
Earlier this month at CES, InterDigital’s Bill Merritt participated in a panel discussion on patent reform, joined by executives from NewEgg, Qualcomm, and Cobra Technologies, as part of the 2015 Innovation Policy Summit.  We invite you to learn more about the issues surrounding patent reform by watching the entire discussion....
BLOG / Jan 2015 / IAM, IP, Intellectual Property / Posted By: Meghan Carney
This week, as part of a 2014 year-end wrap up, Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM) released The IAM IP Personalities of 2014.  Included on the list is InterDigital’s CEO, Bill Merritt.  IAM’s Joff Wild and Richard Lloyd cite Bill’s leadership in 2014, a year when InterDigital announced a licensing agreement with...
BLOG / Jan 2015 / 5G, Wi-Fi, InformationWeek, EE Times / Posted By: Meghan Carney
InterDigital engineers are hard at work paving the way for the next generation of technology.  Two examples can be found in recent articles published in InformationWeek and EE Times, both focused on 5G technology.In an article published last week in EE Times, WiFi Preps for 5G, IoT roles,  InterDigital’s Monisha...
BLOG / Jan 2015 / CES / Posted By: Patrick Van de Wille
The topic of patent reform and intellectual property has been a hot one in recent years, and the wireless and technology industries have focused tremendous amounts of attention on it. The Consumer Electronics Association, of which InterDigital is a member, chose this year to host a panel on the topic...
With data access becoming increasingly ubiquitous, and the amount and variety of value-added services increasing daily, one question continues to grow in importance in the wireless world: what will be the future role of operators? How will they benefit from the growth in wireless they’ve done so much to drive?...
BLOG / Oct 2014 / Posted By: sstocker
FDD, Full Duplex, is a hot topic in the 3GPP and IEEE 802.11 worlds. Yesterday, the 3G4G Blog, a UK-based blog investigating topics of interest to the wireless engineering community, published a post titled ‘Real’ Full Duplex (or No Division Duplex – NDD?) covering FDD from various perspectives. InterDigital engineer...
BLOG / Oct 2014 / Posted By: sstocker
InterDigital is an executive sponsor and key sponsor at the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, which this week is hosting its flagship annual event, TC3 (Telecom Council Carrier Connections). Bringing together Bay Area representatives from major operators, device companies and application providers worldwide, TC3 is a showcase for operator requirements,...
BLOG / Sep 2014 / Posted By: sstocker
Three professors from Columbia University, in collaboration with InterDigital’s Dr. Ariela Zeira as the industrial principal co-investigator, have been awarded a $750,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) Program for a project titled “Low-Power, Multi-Tiered, Shared-Spectrum Access Terminals using Compressive Scanning...