Developing and designing for user freedom in VR

Whether you are a veteran developer or new to the community, designing experiences for virtual reality (VR) requires careful consideration of a user’s sensory experience. We previously covered getting started with developing for six degrees of freedom (6DoF), and now want to take a deeper dive into design principles for VR and 6DoF. But before

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Huawei announces enterprise access point integration with Ekahau’s Wi-Fi design solutions

Huawei has announced a partnership with Ekahau, the provider in enterprise Wi-Fi network design solutions, in which it will integrate its full range of Wi-Fi Access Point solutions with Ekahau’s Site Survey and 3D Planner tool. In addition,

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Microsemi enhances SyncServer S600 series time and frequency server to support low phase noise signals and 10 GbE multiport PTP

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced new hardware and software options for its popular SyncServer S600 series of time servers and instruments. The recent enhancements improve time synchronisation over enterprise Ethernet networks and supply timing signals for improved military radar operations and satellite uplink communications.

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Advanced MIMO boosts 4G performance and helps operators to prepare 5G

Recent field test results in live commercial networks prove that 4×4 MIMO can effectively improve network performance and user experience, and the device ecosystem is rapidly developing to support 4×4 MIMO, concludes Strategy Analytics in the report “4×4 MIMO Boosts 4G and Gives Consumers a Taste of the Gigabit Experience.”

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Casambi’s updated lighting control app enhances daylight management and multiple network access in larger buildings

Casambi, the provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, announces the introduction of a new release of their lighting control app for smartphones, smart watches and tablets. The software update enables more feature-rich Bluetooth-based management of daylight harvesting,

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The trilemma: Three tips for effective substation operation

The UK Government is facing a ‘trilemma’; a struggle to provide secure, affordable and clean energy, all while preventing blackouts. This is a unique situation where the technology available to the sector is much more advanced than the infrastructure the industry is built on.

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Rongwen and Silver Spring Networks connect smart lighting in Guangzhou using standards-based RF Mesh and IPv6 Technology

At Smart City Expo World Congress, the international event on smart cities, Guangdong Rongwen Energy Technology Group (Rongwen) and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced their selection to connect smart LED street lights in Guangzhou, China.

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Matsui MFG., DOCOMO and DOCOMO ASIA to demonstrate mobile-connected IoT platform for plastic-molding manufacturing

Matsui MFG. Co., Ltd., NTT DOCOMO, INC. and NTT DOCOMO ASIA Pte. Ltd. announced that they will launch a proof-of-concept demonstration of an IoT platform for plastic-molding operations using a mold-temperature controller equipped with sensors and connected to a mobile communications network,

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Renesas Electronics Europe enhances Renesas Synergy platform with safety certification packages for industrial automation

Renesas Electronics Europe, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the availability of certification packages for the Renesas Synergy S7G2, S5D9, and S3A7 microcontroller (MCU) Groups. The certification packages offer seamless integration into safety applications and reduce system development time by up to six months while minimising risk for the customer’s system certification process.

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Open source and standards – The path towards 5G and the Internet of Things

Following the success of last year’s event, the 2nd workshop “Open Source and Standards – The Path Towards 5G and the Internet of Things”, jointly organised by NGMN and the ITU, took place on 1st November 2017 in Bellevue (Seattle), Washington, USA. The workshop was hosted by Microsoft and co-organised by the IPR Plenary of

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Huawei wireless X Labs and MGI Sign MoU on the exploration of real-time wireless telemedicine

At the 8th Global Mobile Broadband Forum, Huawei Wireless X Labs and MGI signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on wireless telemedicine.

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Huawei and University of Edinburgh to research potential of AI robotics systems operating over 5G networks

At the 2017 Global Mobile Broadband Forum, Huawei and the University of Edinburgh signed a research cooperation to investigate the potential for AI robotics systems to operate over next generation 5G wireless networks.

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Huawei Wireless X Labs announces Digital Sky Initiative to enable the low airspace digitised economy

Huawei Wireless X Labs announced the “Digital Sky Initiative” during the eighth Global Mobile Broadband Forum (Global MBBF). The purpose is to spur development of drone applications and enable the low airspace digitised economy via enhanced low airspace network coverage.

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Technology, solution, and services partners experience growth and opportunity as part of PTC’s partner program

PTC, announced that its partner program continues to show momentum, with more than half of partners experiencing double-digit growth in the last year. Over the past three years, the number of PTC partners has grown by 45%, today totalling approximately 1,150 companies worldwide.

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Inmarsat develops a comprehensive global IoT network with JT Group

Inmarsat has announced the formation of a new strategic partnership with international telecommunications provider JT Group (formerly Jersey Telecom), that will enable Inmarsat to deliver a holistic connectivity solution for Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The global network will combine Inmarsat’s existing satellite communication infrastructure and cellular data provided by JT.

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How to protect your home: 10 tips to prevent digital hacks on IoT connected homes

Modern connected homes come with risks – unprotected home Wi-Fi can be hacked into, with some dangerous consequences. It becomes especially dangerous if the home is equipped with many connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices.

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