Technology Category

Mobile, Phone-based Microscopes Work Well in the Field with Minimal Training
June 28th 2016 - 03:00 GMT
Handheld, mobile phone-based microscopes can be used in developing countries after minimal training of community laboratory technicians to diagnose intestinal parasites quickly and accurately. ...more

Qualcomm Adds Snapdragon Support for Europe's GPS Service, Galileo
June 28th 2016 - 01:55 GMT
Qualcomm says that it is adding support for Europe's own GPS location system, Galileo into its chips....more

Huawei Opens Global Research Center in France
June 16th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
Huawei has opened a mathematics research center in France....more

DoCoMo and Ericsson Perform Proof of Concept of Dynamic 5G Network Slicing
June 13th 2016 - 01:55 GMT
NTT DoCoMo and Ericsson have announced their successful completion of a joint Proof of Concept (PoC) of dynamic network slicing technology for 5G core networks ...more

NEC Develops Real-time Control of IoT Devices in Factories
June 9th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
NEC has announced the development of a network technology that enables production lines to be flexibly adapted through real-time remote control of devices...more

Nokia and MTS Group to Collaborate on IoT and 5G in Russia
May 26th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Nokia and Russia's MTS have signed a collaboration agreement that will create a path to the realization of 5G technology....more

Distance Wireless Charging Enhanced by Magnetic Metamaterials
May 11th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
Some devices can already be charged wirelessly by placing the mobile device on top of a charging base. The next step, charging devices without the need of taking them out of one's pocket, might be just around the corner. ...more

As Phone Market Matures, Display Makers Turn to In-Cell and On-Cell Touch Technologies
April 28th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
As the mobile phone market slows, display manufacturers are looking to new in-cell and on-cell touch-screen solutions that offer consumers thinner and brighter displays, ...more

'Pee Power' Turns Urine into Sustainable Power Source for Electronic Devices
April 18th 2016 - 10:45 GMT
Researchers have developed an innovative miniature fuel cell that can generate electricity from urine, creating an affordable, renewable and carbon-neutral way of generating power....more

Wi-Fi Capacity Doubled at Less Than Half the Size
April 15th 2016 - 06:45 GMT
Columbia Engineers develop the first on-chip RF circulator that doubles WiFi speeds with a single antenna -- could transform telecommunications...more

Computers in Your Clothes? A Milestone for Wearable Electronics
April 13th 2016 - 10:10 GMT
Clothes that receive and transmit digital information are closer to reality...more

Mobile Phone Surveillance Could Help Tackle Rabies
April 13th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
A mobile-phone-based system for rabies surveillance in Tanzania is demonstrating huge potential for mobile technologies to improve public health service delivery, especially in resource-poor settings,...more

Russian Scientists Develop Long-range Secure Quantum Communication System
April 13th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
A group of scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia has developed a novel approach to the construction of quantum communication systems for secure data exchange....more

KT and NEC Successfully Test 5G Backhaul Solution Utilizing E-band Spectrum
April 12th 2016 - 01:55 GMT
NEC has announced the completion of a Proof of Concept trial with South Korea's Korea Telecom for a 5G wireless backhaul solution that utilizes E-Band spectrum (70-80GHz)....more

Ericsson and Telefonica Demonstrate Live Delivery of LTE-U
April 8th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and Telefonica have demonstrated live, over-the-air delivery of LTE-U through Telefónica's network...more

Smartphone Technology Adapted into Super-sensitive Gravity Detector
April 5th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Scientists have found a way to adapt a system often found in smartphones to create a super-sensitive detector capable of measuring minute changes in gravity....more

Huawei to Open Innovation Centre in Thailand
March 30th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
Huawei has selected Thailand to host its first technology and innovation centre in Southeast Asia....more

Qualcomm Announces Introduction of Virtual Reality Software Development Kit
March 21st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The SDK is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2016 through the Qualcomm Developer Network....more

Smartphones Could Improve Skin Cancer Detection in Developing Countries
March 16th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
Everyone knows smartphones can be used as calendars, calculators, radios and cameras. But, did you know they can also be used as microscopes that have the potential to save lives?...more

Smartwatches Can Now Track Your Finger in Mid-air Using Sonar
March 16th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
As mobile and wearable devices such as smartwatches grow smaller, it gets tougher for people to interact with screens the size of a matchbook. ...more

Engineers Design Next-Generation Non-Reciprocal Antenna
March 15th 2016 - 02:40 GMT
Researchers have designed an antenna that is able to process incoming and outgoing radio-wave signals more efficiently and without the need for separate bulky and expensive electrical components commonly used in antenna systems. ...more

Ericsson and China Mobile Extend 5G Cooperation
March 15th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson joins China Mobile's 5G Joint Innovation Center program to accelerate development of next-generation wireless networks, ...more

IMT-2020 Makes Progress in Developing 5G Standard
March 10th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
This is the first meeting of ITU-R Working Party 5D following the decision of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) to identify and harmonize spectrum for operation of IMT systems in frequency bands below 6 GHz. ...more

Ericsson Teams with Google for Open Cloud Service
March 3rd 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Ericsson has announced the launch of OTT Cloud Connect (OCC), an open cloud service that allows mobile operators across the globe to 'connect' to multiple OTT players to deliver new and creative services to users....more

Spinning Better Electronic Devices
March 3rd 2016 - 01:20 GMT
A team of researchers have demonstrated the transmission of electrical signals through insulators in a sandwich-like structure, a development that could help create more energy efficient electronic devices. ...more

KT, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom and Verizon to Form 5G Open Trial Specification Alliance
March 2nd 2016 - 03:20 GMT
This alliance plans to develop an aligned 5G trial specification that would serve as a common, extendable platform for different 5G trial activity around the world,...more

Ericsson Adds Cloud Capabilities to Accelerate LG Uplus Transition to NFV and SDN
March 2nd 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Ericsson has announced the integration of its Cloud Manager with the SDN Controller to orchestrate service and cloud infrastructure management, ...more

Computers Can Tell if You're Bored
March 1st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Computers are able to read a person's body language to tell whether they are bored or interested in what they see on the screen, ...more

How Tablets and YouTube Can Empower People with Intellectual Disabilities
February 29th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Research from Concordia University in Montreal shows that mobile technologies like tablets and smartphones can go a long way in helping people with ID face these challenges. ...more

Ericsson and Orange in Internet of Things Trial with EC-GSM-IoT
February 25th 2016 - 02:30 GMT
Ericsson, Orange and Intel have completed one of the first live trials of EC-GSM-IoT technology for Internet of Things optimized for, low-cost, low-complexity devices...more

Ericsson 5G Field Trial Achieves Peak Downlink Throughput over 25Gbps
February 25th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson 5G Radio Prototypes are currently delivering more than 12Gbps mobile experience per user, in live networking environments with downlink throughput of more than 25Gbps using MU-MIMO....more

Ericsson and Vodafone Announce Strategic Partnership on 5G Technologies
February 24th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Vodafone Group is partnering with Ericsson and a number of other partners to research 5G technologies and prepare its networks for a transition towards the new mobile standard....more

TeliaSonera & Huawei Will Jointly Innovate in 5G
February 22nd 2016 - 01:25 GMT
TeliaSonera and Huawei have agreed on a cooperation to establish a strategic partnership in the research and development of 5G technologies....more

Qualcomm Announces Mobile Industry's First Gigabit Class LTE Modem
February 18th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The Snapdragon X16 LTE modem is the first commercially announced Gigabit Class LTE chipset designed to deliver fiber-like LTE Category 16 download speeds of up to 1 Gbps, ...more

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon Wear Platform
February 17th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm has shown off its Snapdragon Wear, a new platform for wearable devices, and the Snapdragon Wear 2100 system-on-chip (SoC), the first in a new product family designed for wearable electronics....more

Turning Smartphones into Earthquake Sensors
February 16th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Deutsche Telekom and the University of California, Berkeley, jointly push forward early earthquake warning....more

NEC Launches New Millimeter Wave Radio for 5G Backhauling
February 16th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
NEC has announced the launch of the new iPASOLINK EX, an ultra-compact radio communication system that achieves wireless transmission capacity of 10Gbps....more

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