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Qualcomm Extends LTE to Unlicensed Radio Spectrum
March 5th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
To address the increasing demand for mobile data, Qualcomm Technologies says that it is extending LTE to unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U), ...more

Flexible Sensors Turn Skin into a Touch-sensitive Space for Mobile Devices
March 4th 2015 - 23:00 GMT
A team of computer scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers made from flexible silicone and electrically conducting sensors that can be worn on the skin....more

QR Codes with Advanced Imaging and Photon Encryption Protect Computer Chips
March 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Using 3-D optical imaging and extremely low light photon counting encryption, researchers have taken the ordinary QR code and transformed it into a cybersecurity application that can be used to protect the integrity of computer microchips....more

Chinese Coal Could Power Future Mobile Phones
March 2nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium used in rechargeable batteries....more

Ericsson Unveils Generational Shift in How Mobile Networks are Built
February 25th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson Radio System modular architecture changes how mobile networks are built, flexibly expanding to shifting demands on the road to 5G...more

Radio Chip for the 'Internet of Things'
February 24th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Circuit that reduces power leakage when transmitters are idle could greatly extend battery life...more

New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
February 20th 2015 - 11:59 GMT
To help solve the wireless crowding conundrum, researchers at NIST are developing measurement tools for channels that are new for mobile communications and that could offer more than 1,000 times the bandwidth of today's cell phone systems....more

License Assisted Access Live in Ericsson Labs for Verizon, SK Telecom and T-Mobile
February 20th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Last month at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Ericsson announced License Assisted Access (LAA), sometimes referred to as LTE-U, a mobile technology innovation that improves indoor app coverage for smartphone users....more

Huawei Opens Research & Development (R&D) Campus in Bangalore
February 19th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Huawei has announced the launch of its new Research & Development campus situated in Bangalore, India...more

A Phone So Smart, It Sniffs Out Disease
February 13th 2015 - 02:25 GMT
A research consortium is developing a product that, when coupled with a smartphone, will be able to screen the user's breath for early detection of life-threatening diseases....more

Smartphone, Finger Prick, 15 Minutes, Diagnosis -- Done!
February 12th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
A team of researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes....more

Bringing Texture to Your Flat Touchscreen
February 9th 2015 - 12:48 GMT
What if the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet could touch you back? What if touch was as integrated into our ubiquitous technology as sight and sound?...more

IoT Will Fire Up the Next Generation of Engineers Says ARM and UCL
January 29th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
ARM is partnering with UCL (University College London) to launch a new education kit aimed at developing students' Internet of Things (IoT) technical skills. ...more

ZTE Pre5G Massive MIMO Base Station Sets Record for Capacity
January 25th 2015 - 23:05 GMT
ZTE says that it is the first company to complete pre-commercial field testing of multi-user and multi-stream transmission on a Massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) base station, ...more

New Specification Group on Millimetre Wave Transmission at ETSI
January 16th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
ETSI has created a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) to work on millimetre Wave Transmission (mWT), ...more

Shedding Light on Why Blue LEDS are So Tricky to Make
January 12th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so difficult to make, ...more

Orange and Ericsson Complete Live LTE-A FDD Trial in the 3.4-3.6GHz Band
January 1st 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Orange and Ericsson have successfully used the 3.4-3.6 GHz (3.5 GHz) frequencies for testing data speeds, coverage and FDD carrier aggregation. ...more

Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Testing 3-Carrier Aggregation
December 29th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Huawei has announced it has partnered with UK based mobile network operator, EE, and Qualcomm Technologies to complete LTE category 9 testing,...more

Technophobia May Keep Seniors from Using Apps to Manage Diabetes
December 25th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their Type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, ...more

Nokia Opens Mobile Broadband Security Center in Berlin
December 18th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Nokia has opened the doors of its Nokia Security Center in Berlin - a mobile broadband security complex that combines a research laboratory and demo center with conference facilities....more

Qualcomm Upgrades Smartphone Chips to Support 450Mbps Download Speeds
December 15th 2014 - 02:25 GMT
Qualcomm announced that its Snapdragon 810 processor will add support for LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation connectivity....more

IBM and Ericsson Collaborate on 5G Antenna Designs
December 4th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
Ericsson and IBM have announced a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G,...more

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve 450 Mbps on Commercial E2E LTE Solution
December 2nd 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Ericsson says that it has completed the commercialization milestone for the end-to-end LTE-A Carrier Aggregation solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450Mbps....more

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation Testing
November 26th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and Qualcomm have announced the successful completion of the world's first inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps....more

Smartphones Team-up with QR Codes for Secure 3-D Displays
November 17th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
By adding an array of tiny lenses to an ordinary smartphone, a team of optical engineers has found a way to securely display three-dimensional (3-D) images by simply scanning a series of QR codes -- without ever accessing the Internet....more

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery
November 10th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components. ...more

Wireless Devices Used by Casual Pilots Vulnerable to Hacking, Computer Scientists Find
November 10th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
A new class of apps and wireless devices used by private pilots during flights for everything from GPS information to data about nearby aircraft is vulnerable to a wide range of security attacks, ...more

Tibco and Ericsson Form Global OSS/BSS Partnership
November 4th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Tibco Software and Ericsson have formed a global partnership whereby Tibco middleware will be included in the portfolio of OSS/BSS software and consulting and systems integration services offered by Ericsson....more

Ericsson Launches OPNFV Certification Program
November 3rd 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson, a platinum member of Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV), has launched an OPNFV certification program....more

Nokia Networks Boosts Smartphone Browsing Speed by 20% While Reducing Power Consumption by 40%
October 30th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Nokia Networks says that it has conducted the first live network trial of a software feature that improves smartphone performance on 3G networks. ...more

Li-ion Batteries Contain Toxic Halogens, but Environmentally Friendly Alternatives Exist
October 28th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Physics researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries are superhalogens, and that the vast majority of these electrolytes contain toxic halogens....more

World Record in Data Transmission with Smart Circuits
October 27th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit that was designed at Chalmers University of Technology....more

NEC Tests Mobile Core Network Virtualization in a Multivendor Environment
October 23rd 2014 - 01:50 GMT
Japan's NEC and NTT DoCoMo have successfully tested mobile core network virtualization in a multivendor environment. ...more

Huawei, KPN and China Mobile Complete the First IMS-based VoLTE Roaming Call
October 22nd 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Huawei has announced that the industry's first international Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) based Voice over LTE (VoLTE) roaming call between Europe and Asia has been made....more

Samsung Sets 5G Speed Record at 7.5Gbps, Over 30 Times Faster Than LTE
October 21st 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Samsung achieved major milestones in 5G development with industry best 7.5Gbps speed record and uninterrupted 1.2Gbps 5G connection while travelling at over 100km/h....more

Ericsson, Singtel and Qualcomm Earn FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation First
October 9th 2014 - 02:45 GMT
Ericsson, SingTel and Qualcomm say that they have achieved an industry first with the live demonstration of FDD / TDD Carrier Aggregation using commercial track hardware and software....more

Huawei Announces Plans to Expand R&D Investment in France
October 9th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Huawei has announced plans to increase its R&D investments in France and to expand industry cooperation with its French partners, ...more

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell That Stores Its Own Power
October 4th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery....more

Untangling How Cables Coil
October 4th 2014 - 00:45 GMT
A technology from movies is adapted to explain how cables coil...more

Reflected Smartphone Transmissions Enable Gesture Control
September 25th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
What's coming next, say University of Washington researchers, is the ability to interact with our devices not just with touchscreens, but through gestures in the space around the phone. ...more