InterDigital Showcases World's First Demo of Wi-Fi Access over Dynamically-Selected TV White Space S
InterDigital Showcases World's First Demo of Wi-Fi Access over Dynamically-Selected TV White Space Spectrum At DySPAN 2012
Company's Dynamic Spectrum Management Platform Easily Adaptable to Multiple Spectrum Bands, Supports Diverse "Shared Spectrum Access" Applications
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InterDigital, Inc. (NAS: IDCC) today announced the world's first live, over-the-air public demonstration of a solution to provide Wi-Fi® access supported in dynamically selected TV White Space (TVWS) spectrum channels. Completed last week at the IEEE DySPAN 2012 conference in Bellevue, WA, the demo featured TVWS geo-location identification via integration with TVWS database pioneer Spectrum Bridge, Inc., as well as dynamic over-the-air sensing of TVWS spectrum availability, in collaboration with Shared Spectrum, Inc.
InterDigital's ground-breaking Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) technology is the only TVWS solution capable of aggregating up to four non-contiguous TVWS channels to provide up to 40Mbps throughput. As TVWS channel availability or conditions change, DSM will dynamically adjust to mitigate interference and thus maintain user sessions.
"InterDigital's DSM technology platform is a breakthrough in the use of TV White Space as a networking platform, providing both reliability and performance in the harsher shared spectrum environment," said Narayan Menon, Vice President of Research and Development at InterDigital. "Not only do we believe this demo marked a significant moment in the development of TV White Space technology, but the platform is easily adaptable to other spectrum bands and is designed for diverse 'shared spectrum access' applications - including those outlined in a recent report to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology."
As a thought leader in cognitive radio technologies, InterDigital is actively participating in panel discussions and was a primary supporter of the DySPAN 2012 conference (http://www.ieee-dyspan.org), which brought together the brightest minds from academia, research and industry to discuss and drive the future of broadband mobile networks.
InterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.
InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.
About Spectrum Bridge
Spectrum Bridge, Inc. (SBI) develops technology and intellectual property that virtualizes spectrum by giving wireless devices access to available bandwidth more efficiently. SBI's spectrum sharing platform provides customers with greater network capacity, coverage and utilization through efficient allocation of spectrum resources. The company's platform also enhances service providers and radio manufacturer's solutions by utilizing a database-driven cognitive networking technology designed to promote co-existence. SBI was named a top innovator in the area of technology for its TV White Spaces network by the Andrew Seybold 2010 Choice Awards and received a nomination for the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley's SPIFFY Award for Most Disruptive Technology Awards in 2012. The company is privately held and headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida. For more information, contact (866) 598-7426 or visit www.spectrumbridge.com.
About Shared Spectrum
Founded in 2000, SSC is a leading developer of dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and spectrum management technologies based in Vienna, Virginia. The company develops innovative cognitive radio technologies for wireless applications in a broad range of the frequency bands. For more information visit www.sharedspectrum.com.
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