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Extending Battery Life for Mobile Devices
August 26th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
A team of researchers have introduced a new radio technology that allows small mobile devices to take advantage of battery power in larger devices nearby for communication. ...more

Fungi Recycle Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries
August 22nd 2016 - 01:55 GMT
A team of researchers is turning to naturally occurring fungi to drive an environmentally friendly recycling process to extract cobalt and lithium from tons of waste batteries. ...more

Ericsson and China Mobile Conduct World's First 5G Drone Prototype Field Trial
August 17th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and China Mobile have partnered to conduct the world's first 5G-enabled drone prototype field trial on operator's network. The trial represents a major milestone on the road to 5G....more

Wi-fi from Lasers
August 16th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
While Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are now well established technologies, there are several advantages gained by shortening the wavelength of the electromagnetic waves used for transmitting information....more

See-through Circuitry
August 15th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Researchers have found a way to make transparent transistors and other essential components of electronic circuitry using inexpensive and readily available materials and a simple fabrication technique....more

Ericsson and Bombardier Test LTE Networks at Speeds Up to 200 Km/h
August 11th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and railway carriage builder, Bombardier have completed trials of LTE networks for railway solutions at simulated speeds of up to 200 kilometers per hour....more

Huawei and Vodafone Achieve 20GBPS for Single User Outdoor at E_band
July 26th 2016 - 03:00 GMT
Huawei and Vodafone have completed a 5G mmWave field test at Vodafone's offices in Newbury, UK....more

Engineered 'sand' May Help Cool Electronic Devices
July 13th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Not beach sand, but silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer to inexpensively provide improved cooling for increasingly power-hungry electronic devices....more

Ericsson 5G Prototypes Connect Moving Vehicle at Multi-Gbps Speeds
July 6th 2016 - 01:50 GMT
Ericsson 5G Radio Prototypes demonstrate vehicular connectivity required to address smart vehicles and intelligent transport applications...more

ZTE Completes 5G High-frequency Communication and Massive MIMO Uplink Tests
July 5th 2016 - 02:10 GMT
ZTE says that it has completed the verification and performance tests of the 5G high-frequency communication and massive multiple input multiple output (MIMO) technologies in Shanghai and Shenzhen respectively....more

Mobile Network Test: Ericsson Lean Carrier Verified In Telstra 4G LTE Service
July 5th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Ericsson launched a new proprietary LTE software innovation to improve both the user experience and the spectrum efficiency of mobile networks by applying 5G ultra-lean design concepts to today's LTE networks....more

Faster Route to Market for VoLTE Services As Ericsson Embraces New GSMA Initiative
July 4th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Ericsson embraces the GSMA's initiative for Open Market Devices aiming to support faster operator launches of VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling services....more

Samsung Planning $1.2 Billion Investment in IoT Tech
June 30th 2016 - 11:11 GMT
Samsung Electronics has announced plans to spend $1.2 billion over 4 years for U.S.-based Internet of Things (IoT) R&D and investments. ...more

SK Telecom and Ericsson Demonstrate Software-Defined Infrastructure for 5G
June 29th 2016 - 22:41 GMT
South Korea's SK Telecom announced that it, together with Ericsson, demonstrated for the first time in the world 'Software-Defined Telecommunications Infrastructure (SDTI)' based on Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000...more

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