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5G: Charioteer for Connected Cars

Reading Time: 2 minutes The connected car has turned into a definitive IoT driver through vehicle-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-framework (V2X) correspondences. Connected cars interface with various vehicles gaining ground toward exchanging data, preparing drivers for potential crashes and bottlenecks. Connected car utilize gigantic proportions of data. It is said that in just an hour, connected cars in a network exchange double digit GBs of […]

Status update: Facebook @ Moon

Reading Time: 4 minutes 4G-LTE network is all set to take a giant leap for mankind as the Moon will get its first-ever high-speed communication network next year. The project is no mean feat, what with majors in the telecom, automobile, and space research industries joining hands for this mammoth… (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/network-astronomy-planet-space-3152677/) *** […]

Fingerprint to Face ID, the Smartphone Bezel is melting Away

Reading Time: 3 minutes Screen lock security has become an integral requirement for smartphones. It is no wonder that smartphone concept designers are focusing their R&D efforts in creating futuristic features that can be hidden under a smartphone’s display. The conventional smartphone has a 3D Touch which simulates … (Featured image is intended for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/smartphone-mobile-phone-touch-695164/ ) *** […]

The I-Q battle of 4G LTE

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 4G-LTE market is competitive like never before with the technology evolving towards a connected future where reliable communication systems with very high data speeds and practically zero latency are the need of the hour. Chipmakers are consistently pushing their limits to create devices that can achieve these gigabit speeds… (Featured image is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://pixabay.com/en/computer-smartphone-online-digital-1231889/) *** […]

Race for Ace Continues in 4G LTE Patentscape

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Reading Time: 4 minutes From LTE to LTE-Advanced Pro, the telecom industry has focused on enhancing user experience with high data speeds and reduced latency. LTE-Advanced Pro includes features such as Enhanced Carrier Aggregation, Licensed Assisted Access (LAA), Full Dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO), and aggregation of small and macro cells through… (Featured image is for representational purpose alone and has been sourced from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Connectworld.jpg) *** […]

Gigabit ReaLTE and the Changing  4G/LTE Patentscape

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ever since the 3GPP alliance was formed, it has accelerated the growth of the telecommunications industry, albeit more regulated. The LTE platform has evolved tremendously over the last few years, bringing forth a time where LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro standards are in near deployment stages across many countries. While LTE-Advanced supports large-scale adoption of 4G networks, its… (Featured image source: https://pixabay.com/p-1695482/?no_redirect) *** […]

5G Impact – Internet Speeds may hasten IoT

Reading Time: 5 minutes Back in the 90’s downloading the latest movies in full HD or live streaming a Manchester United match in a matter of seconds was unimaginable. The concept of mobile phones also was an elitist idea. In just about a decade, 4G has already set a perfect benchmark for futuristic 5G which aims at… Featured image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/electronicfrontierfoundation/14391620904 Licensed from: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ *** […]

Touch Anywhere to Unlock your Smartphone

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ever since biometric locks started getting popular with smartphone users, the concept of number and pattern locks is slowly phasing out. Biometric locks, which include a range of identification methods including face recognition, retinal scan, IRIS and even posture recognition, are making an effort to plug loopholes that expose smart devices to hacker threats. But by… (Featured image source: http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Smartphone-Mobile-Phone-Finger-Share-Puzzle-Touch-1746553) *** […]

No Wi-Fi; It’s Li-Fi Power for IoT

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 802.11 WiFi standard is celebrating its 26th birthday this month; the technology has enrooted our lives. For years, WiFi essentially owned the 2.4 GHz ISM and 5 GHz U-NII bands. With Internet of things, feature expansion and ever increasing data rate demands, the technology faces major challenges ahead. However a new ray of hope comes from Visible Light Communication – the […]

Unlock Smartphones With Your Ear

Reading Time: 2 minutes Smartphone security is a subject of growing importance. From number pins to voice and face recognition, security features to unlock a smartphone are getting innovative by the day. In a more recent development, Apple patented a technology that allows its iOS user to click a selfie as the key to unlocking a smartphone. While the face-scanning biometric security feature has […]

Apple Tech to Make Mobiles for Hearing Impaired

Reading Time: 3 minutes Immersive audio visual content is rapidly climbing the popularity ladder. From movies to games, sights and sounds are supplemented by other senses for a more immersive experience. The D-BOX motion system provides haptic feedback in theatre seats, while the KOR-FX vest processes and converts desirable audio portions from a game or movie into haptic effects that can translate into the […]

Akamai Stands Bright in the Limelight

Reading Time: 4 minutes June 2, 2014 could have been like any other day but for the fact that the Supreme Court’s judgement on Limelight Networks, Inc. vs. Akamai Technologies, Inc. case was due. The day was a culmination of all events that preceded this event. It all started as a PhD project for a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Tom Leighton and […]

Digital Technology Developers Racing Towards Automobile Industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes Technology companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft are leaving no stone unturned to establish their supremacy in the digital world. Having spread their presence from the computer and Internet web browsers, to hand held devices like Smart phones and tablets, it’s time to head for another consumer experience sector: the automobile industry. With 80 million new cars and light trucks […]

Free Android OS? Think Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Google first raised the curtains to its Android operating system, it also delivered the promise that Android would remain a low-cost option for both users and device manufacturers. True enough, the free-to-use Android has enabled Nokia to create its economical in-house OS Asha, which gained a significantly wider customer base than its Lumia line of Windows 8 products. A […]

Canon tO-LEaD

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last Thursday, USPTO published 52 Canon patents, a majority of which are related to printing and Digital Imaging. Canon patented some promising inventions for improving print quality. These patents include methods for suppressing bronzing and uneven glossiness of images, precise positioning and control of print sheets, and inspection of the quality of the printed image, to name a few. Moreover, […]