Narayan is responsible for leading the research and development of advanced wireless networks. In this role, he drives the innovation and implementation of next-generation wireless solutions covering machine-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things, next-generation cellular and Wi-Fi technology, connectivity & bandwidth management, cognitive radio, and advanced radio and baseband solutions building on LTE and WLAN/PAN networks.
Prior to this, he has led and participated in numerous technology initiatives at InterDigital, including the development of the company’s HSPA chipset.
Narayan has over 20 years of experience in the wireless field, holding leadership roles at Siemens Mobile Networks, Omnipoint Technologies and Hughes Network Systems in the development of TDMA, GSM/GPRS and early 3G systems.
Narayan holds Engineering degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and an Executive MBA from Hofstra University in New York, and is an inventor on over 30 U.S. patents.
Global Smart Cities IoT technology revenues are to exceed US$60 billion by 2026 according to a recent report by ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies. The report, titled “Smart City Market Data,” provides an in-depth understanding of connections, technologies, and revenues across all major Smart City segments, as well as insight into the ecosystem in terms of suppliers and initiatives. …
We’d like to congratulate our friends at Avanci, the patent licensing platform that provides licenses to cellular standards-essential patents for the Internet of Things, which we joined in 2016. Through the summer they’ve been growing, adding Vodafone, Panasonic and Sharp to the platform, increasing the value for licensees. And today, they announced their first licensee: German car maker BMW. Their news announcement is available at the link below. Congratulations!
Device virtualization is on its way and may become a reality far faster than you can imagine. A recent BizTech article explores the road to device virtualization and how 5G can make service endpoint agents (SEA) a reality in potentially less than a decade.
So, let’s back up – what is a SEA? A SEA device will work differently than your current smartphone. In the device virtualization paradigm, the same principles that allow virtualization across data centers or the …
Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Business Journal announced that InterDigital's Desa Burton has been named as a 2017 "Veteran of Influence." This award recognizes those who not only excelled in their military careers, but have also turned their experiences into successful business careers.
Desa currently serves on the Board of Directors for the United Service Organizations of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey (Liberty USO), which is an organization whose mission is to enhance …
On Wednesday, September 27, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that the 2017 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award winner will be HEVC, or High Efficiency Video Coding, which is a technology standard that helps deliver ultra-high definition video to everything from smart phones to stadium displays.
The Emmy for HEVC will be awarded to the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding, or better known as the JCT-VC. The JCT-VC is a group of engineers from the Video Coding …
InterDigital is delighted to announce that is has been shortlisted for the Global Telecoms Awards (also known as the Glotels), the industry’s most prestigious set of awards run by Telecoms.com. The company has been shortlisted alongside Accedian, Cloudify, NetNumber and SK Telecom in the ‘Ground-breaking Virtualization’ category for its Flexible-IP services (FLIPS) solution, which was showcased in the successful world’s first MEC-over-5G architecture trial …
A few weeks ago, InterDigital shared its partnership on a live 5G trial with CVTC Ltd. and Bristol is Open. Since the conclusion of the event, InterDigital has seen major achievements in the 5G space as a result of the trial.
The real-world joint trial, hosted in Bristol, UK, used a scavenger hunt game developed by InterDigital Europe and CVTC Ltd. as part of a European-funded project called POINT; this month, the team completed the world’s first trial of mobile edge computing …
Getting started with IoT application development
Clayster co-founder Rikard Strid will discuss XMPP standardization efforts and what a normalized fabric for internet of things will look like. Watch his talk at CloudExpo last year.
Demos, show-and-tell, Q&A
Rachel Law is co-founder of Interface Foundry, a mobile app and hardware framework that lets you browse and build secure geo-fenced data bubbles in physical places and times. Rachel will preview Interface Foundry's databubble builder that implements recursive geospatial and temporal mapped objects - bubbles within bubbles.
Coffee, intro videos + networking
Drinks + networking
Drinks + networking
Geoweb Summits are business development-focused evening conferences in London, Toronto and New York at the intersection of geographic information systems, the internet of things and location-based services.
Founders, executives, marketers, managers, developers and creatives of the following companies have participated in our semi-annual summits.
Chart Venture Partners
Romer + Associates
ff Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners
Starcom Mediavest Group
New York Angels
Four Legged Features
New York Times
Deutsche Telekom USA
Primary Wave Media
Starcom Mediavest Group
Square 1 Bank
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