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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

Image Sensor for Iris Recognition Brings New Level of Security to Mobile Devices
October 14th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Toshiba has announced the launch of \"T4KE1\", a near-infrared 2.1 megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor that supports iris recognition on mobile devices....more

Extending a Battery's Lifetime with Heat
October 9th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Researchers find that heat can break down the damaging branch-like structures that grow inside batteries, which may possibly be used to extend battery lifetimes...more

ETSI's Mobile Edge Computing Initiative Explained
October 1st 2015 - 02:45 GMT
ETSI has published a white paper on Mobile Edge Computing, a key emerging technology which is considered to be an important component of future generation networks, ...more

Samsung Opens New Headquarters for U.S. Semiconductor Operations
September 30th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
Samsung has formally opened the doors to its new Device Solutions America headquarters....more

Ericsson Launches 5G for Europe Programme
September 28th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Ericsson is expanding its cross-industry 5G research and development (R&D) program to a range of European markets. ...more

Ericsson Launches Wi-Fi Calling for Multi-device
September 28th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Ericsson has announces the addition of a new functionality, Wi-Fi calling for multi-device, to the existing Ericsson Wi-Fi calling solution. ...more

South Korea Ministry Signs TD-LTE Cooperation Agreement with China Mobile and ZTE
September 21st 2015 - 02:20 GMT
ZTE says that it has signed a cooperation agreement on TD-LTE technology with China Mobile Research Institute and South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP)....more

Aricent and Octasic Deliver LTE Access and Core in a Box Solution
September 21st 2015 - 01:40 GMT
Aricent has announced the availability of a self-contained LTE in a box solution with Octasic. The solution runs on all Octasic multi-mode Software Defined Radio platforms, ...more

Qualcomm Enters the Drone Market
September 18th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon Flight, a board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications....more

Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom Trial IoT Wearables over LTE
September 17th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom are testing and trialing new device and network innovations to support secure and ubiquitous LTE network connectivity for new lower cost, lower power IoT devices....more

Intel, Ericsson, Nokia Work on Next-gen Wireless Connectivity for IoT
September 16th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Intel has announced its support for Narrow-Band Long-Term Evolution (NB-LTE) technology as the ideal wireless connectivity solution for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market segment....more

An Even More Versatile Optical Chip
September 14th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
An INRS team is generating photon pairs with complex quantum states on a chip compatible with electronic systems...more

How 5G Mobile Cloud Robotics Will Revolutionize Industry
September 14th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Next-generation mobile networks will have a massive impact on industry and society, and mobile cloud robotics will be a game-changer in how we manage manufacturing and industrial tasks....more

Watch Out: If You've Got a Smart Watch, Hackers Could Get Your Data
September 14th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
They're the latest rage in jewelry and gadgetry, but like all computer devices, smart watches are vulnerable to hackers, say researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...more

Ericsson Software Unlocks Indoor Performance for the Mobile Era
September 11th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Ericsson releases its next major software, Ericsson Networks Software 16A, which will feature a new suite of LTE software upgrades targeting the indoor space ...more

Silicon Nanoparticle is a New Candidate for an Ultrafast All-optical Transistor
September 10th 2015 - 04:05 GMT
Because transistors are some of the most fundamental components of computing circuits, the results of the study have crucial importance for the development of optical computers, where transistors must be very small and ultrafast at the same time....more

Wearable Technology Can Sense Appliance Use, Help Track Carbon Footprint
September 10th 2015 - 03:45 GMT
In today's smart home, technologies can track how much energy a particular appliance like a refrigerator or television or hair dryer is gobbling up. What they don't typically show is which person in the house actually flicked the switch. ...more

Making IoT Configuration More Secure and Easy to Use
September 10th 2015 - 03:15 GMT
Researchers compared four interaction techniques for the configuration of IoT devices, looking for methods that allowed security, but were quick and easy to use. All four techniques used the smartphone touchscreen to let users enter secure passwords. ...more