Posts Tagged: wireless communications


Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj Inducted into National Inventors HoF for MIMO Wireless Transmission

Thursday, September 6th, marks the 24th anniversary of the issue of a seminal patent in the field of MIMO wireless communications. Its inventor, Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj, is …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 1

Apple’s Declaratory Judgment Backfires, Turns Into $145.1M Damages Verdict Wi-LAN

On August 1st, a jury verdict entered in the Southern District of California awarded $145.1 million in reasonable royalty damages to Canadian IP licensing firm Wi-LAN in a …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 12

Howard S. Jones, Jr., Revolutionizes Long-Range Air Communications with Conformal Antennas

Thanks to the work of Howard S. Jones, Jr., one of the 2018 inductees into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, the United States was able to advance …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

FCC spectrum auction gets underway, seeks to clear 126 MHz for wireless mobile development

The incentive auction being conducted by the FCC is a two-part process. First, at the end of May, the agency began conducting a reverse auction which sought 126 …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

New method uses patent data to estimate a technology’s future rate of improvement

The team devised an equation incorporating a patent set’s average forward citation and average publication date, and calculated the rate of improvement for each technology domain. …
By Jennifer Chu
3 years ago 3

5G Mobile Networks: The Next Big Battleground

5G is expected to generate even higher revenues from applications and services due to explosion on mobile application and services because of broadband-like speed, which are crucial …
By Rana Pratap & Rahul Vijh
4 years ago 6

Qualcomm pursues innovation in drone chipsets, wireless electric vehicle charging systems

Wireless communication technology remains a great focus among Qualcomm’s recent research and development, as well mobile devices and user equipment. In fact, over the past few …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

ZTE and BlackBerry have largest smartphone security portfolios, but others are catching up

In the world of smartphones, it’s looking like paranoia is becoming much more profitable in recent years. Huge security breaches at major corporations around the world …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 4

The Impact of Mobile Technology on Emerging Economies

In order for mobile technology to provide the data and services that rural communities need, a wireless spectrum for commercial use must be put in place. Issues …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Carrier Grade Standard Essential 4G Patents on the Open Market

The Raze 4G/LTE patent portfolio, which includes patents having priority filing dates all the way back to April 2001, is currently for sale and could well fetch …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Qualcomm Patents: SMS Delivery and Wireless Security

Our featured application in today’s column discusses one Qualcomm technology designed to establish a call session across a network for the real time transmission of text …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

AT&T Trying to Protect Transferring Data Through Human Body

One patent application we look at in this column features a system of increasing wireless data transmission security by sending data signals through a user’s body. …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Sprint Acquisition adds Large Wireless Spectrum Portfolio

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S), the wireless powerhouse, has announced that they have entered into an agreement that will allow them to acquire the remaining shares of the …
By Corinne Kerston
7 years ago 0