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New Thin Film Transistor May Lead to Flexible Devices
February 10th 2016 - 02:45 GMT
An engineering research team at the University of Alberta has invented a new transistor that could revolutionize thin-film electronic devices....more

Verizon, Sequans Announce LTE CAT M Chipset Acceleration for IoT
February 5th 2016 - 02:25 GMT
Sequans Communications and Verizon have announced joint activities to accelerate commercial realization of Category M (CAT M) LTE products based on the coming Release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard....more

World's First LTE Licensed-Assisted Access Over-the-air Trial
February 4th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Deutsche Telekom and Qualcomm have carried out a trial involving the aggregation of licensed and unlicensed spectrum bands, to test LTE Licensed-Assisted Access' (LAA) ability to extend coverage and increase network capacity....more

Chip Could Bring Deep Learning to Mobile Devices
February 4th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
Advance could enable mobile devices to implement 'neural networks' modeled on the human brain...more

Ericsson Opens 20,000 Square Meter Global ICT Center in Sweden
February 2nd 2016 - 02:00 GMT
The Rosersberg site, which covers 20,000 square meters, is the first purpose-built Ericsson Global ICT Center to be inaugurated in Sweden....more

Smartphones and Intelligent Socks to Help Prevent Diabetic Amputations
January 28th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Hebrew University students aim to reduce foot ulcers by linking pressure-sensing socks to a smart phone application that warns patients of developing wounds...more

Living in the '90s? So are Underwater Wireless Networks
January 26th 2016 - 01:50 GMT
Engineers are speeding them up to improve tsunami detection, walkie-talkies for scuba divers, and search-and-rescue work...more

Open-source GPU Could Push Computing Power to the Next Level
January 21st 2016 - 01:50 GMT
Researchers at Binghamton University have become the first to use an open-source graphics processor unit (GPU) for research. ...more

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Sensing from Mobile Devices May Help Improve Bus Service
January 21st 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Researchers have developed an inexpensive system that uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals from passengers' mobile phones and devices to collect better data about where bus riders get on and off,...more

3D Mapping of Entire Buildings with Mobile Devices
January 14th 2016 - 01:50 GMT
When Thomas Schöps wants to create a three-dimensional model of the ETH Zurich main building, he pulls out his tablet computer....more

Nanowalls for Smartphones
January 7th 2016 - 04:40 GMT
The more transparent the electrodes, the better the screen quality. And the more conductive they are, the more quickly and precisely the touchscreen will work....more

Wi-Fi Alliance Introduces Low Power, Long Range Wi-Fi HaLow
January 5th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
With industry momentum mounting around a low power Wi-Fi solution, Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the Wi-Fi HaLow designation for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology....more

Engineers Demo First Processor That Uses Light for Ultrafast Communications
December 24th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Engineers have successfully married electrons and photons within a single-chip microprocessor, a landmark development that opens the door to ultrafast, low-power data crunching. ...more

NEC and Intel Collaborate in Mobile Base Station Virtualization
December 21st 2015 - 01:45 GMT
NEC says that it is to collaborate with Intel to jointly develop a \"Cloud-Radio Access Network (Cloud-RAN) solution\" for virtualizing the functions of mobile base stations....more

Anite Licenses Huawei OSS Interfaces - Will Integrate with Nemo Products
December 16th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Anite has signed an agreement with Huawei for access to their OSS interfaces. The contract was signed under the Operations Support Systems interoperability initiative (OSSii)....more

Huawei Opens ICT Training Centre in Cambodia
December 15th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
China's Huawei and Cambodia's National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology have opened a Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy in the country....more

Ericsson and Orange Trial Internet of Things (IoT) over GSM and LTE
December 1st 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Ericsson and Orange have announced a trial of optimized, low-cost, low-complexity devices and enhanced network capabilities for Cellular IoT over GSM and LTE....more

Ericsson Joins Forces with KDDI in 5G Research and Development
November 30th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson has announced a 5G research and development collaboration with KDDI, a telecommunications operator based in Tokyo, Japan. ...more

Stretch the New Flex for Programmable Rubber Keyboard
November 26th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Scientists at the University of Auckland have developed a soft, flexible, stretchable keyboard using a type of rubber known as a dielectric elastomer. ...more

New 'self-healing' Gel Makes Electronics More Flexible
November 26th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind self-healing gel that repairs and connects electronic circuits, creating opportunities to advance the development of flexible electronics,...more

Ericsson and Telstra Test LTE-A Via 5-carrier Aggregation over a Live Network
November 25th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Ericsson and Australia's Telstra have announced the world's first demonstration of 1 Gbps capability with five carrier LTE-A Carrier Aggregation integrated on a live end-to-end mobile network....more

Alcatel-Lucent Technology to Shatter Capacity Limits of Optical Networks
November 25th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Bell Labs, owned by Alcatel-Lucent has shown off an optical networking technology that could potentially help operators address the expansion of internet traffic....more

Powering the Next Billion Devices with Wi-Fi
November 19th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
University of Washington engineers have developed a novel technology that uses a Wi-Fi router -- a source of ubiquitous but untapped energy in indoor environments -- to power devices....more

Perpetual Youth for Batteries?
November 18th 2015 - 05:45 GMT
A key issue with lithium ion batteries is aging. It significantly reduces their potential storage capacity. To date, very little is known about the causes of the aging effects....more

'Tuning In' to a Fast and Optimized Internet
November 18th 2015 - 05:20 GMT
A new filter with the widest tuning span ever demonstrated on a silicon chip could help provide the low-cost flexibility needed for the next generation of high-speed optical networks...more

Fime Launches Online NFC CAP File Security Analysis Service
November 17th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Fime says that it has launhced an online testing portal for near field communication (NFC) applications embedded in secure elements. ...more

Huawei Reveals the Next Generation of Quick Charging Batteries
November 16th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
The new batteries can be charged 10 times faster than current batteries, reaching approximately 50% capacity in mere minutes...more

Nokia Networks, China Mobile Sign MoU to Cooperate on 5G Development
November 12th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Nokia Networks and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on their cooperation in the evolution and development of 5G systems....more

Huawei Completes Multi-vendor Wireless Transport SDN Proof of Concept
November 11th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Huawei has announced completion of the industry's first multi-vendor Wireless Transport SDN Proof of Concept (PoC) with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), ...more

Using FM to Improve Wireless Networks
November 10th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Wi-FM listens to FM signals to determine best times to send and receive data...more

Huawei, Bitreactive and Eurotech Join OSGi Alliance
November 10th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
The new members joined during the formation of the alliance's new Internet of Things Expert Group....more

Ericsson and SK Telecom Demonstrate 5G Network Slicing Technology
November 6th 2015 - 02:25 GMT
Demonstration features virtual network slices optimized for services including augmented reality, Internet of Things and enterprise solutions...more

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Achieve 19.1Gbps in 5G Trial
November 4th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
SK Telecom and Nokia Networks together demonstrated Nokia Networks' cmWave technology....more

ITU Assembly Endorses Process for Development of 5G Mobile Systems
November 2nd 2015 - 03:30 GMT
The Radiocommunication Assembly has endorsed a Resolution that establishes the roadmap for the development of 5G mobile and the term that will apply to it: "IMT-2020". ...more

Secure Wireless Key Distribution Verified Within a Real Outdoor Environment
October 31st 2015 - 03:18 GMT
The experiments can be considered as the first experimental verification of secure Wireless Key Distribution by observing random variations from the fluctuations of carrier phase of the received signal between two legitimate nodes with a common multipath channel placed into the moving cars within a real outdoor environment. ...more

Ericsson Applies 5G Concept for Up to 50% Higher Speed on LTE Smartphones
October 26th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Ericsson says that its proprietary Lean Carrier innovation is first to address intercell signaling interference, introducing lean design concepts to 4G LTE to improve data speed and app coverage for users while on the road to 5G....more

Huawei to Offer $1 Billion to Developers Over 5 Years
October 20th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Huawei has used its first Huawei Developers Congress (HDC) to announce its open ICT developer ecosystem strategy and a Development Enabler Plan which will make up to US$1 billion available to support developers....more

IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Platform Helps the Blind Navigate Surroundings
October 19th 2015 - 03:05 GMT
Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University have announced the first open platform designed to support the creation of smartphone apps that can enable the blind to better navigate their surroundings....more

Research Boosts Optical Fiber Data Speeds
October 16th 2015 - 11:31 GMT
To digitally re-twist the data, the researchers borrowed a well-known technique of radio communication, referred to as 'MIMO,' used by cell phones and Wi-Fi routers every day. ...more

Ericsson and MTS Conduct Russia's First Live Trial of LTE Broadcast
October 16th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Ericsson, Qualcomm and Russia's MTS have successfully completed their first live tests of LTE Broadcast....more