Category Archives: Telecommunications

Mobile Edge Computing promises sub-second call set up for Group Communications

Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) refers to co-location of cloud computing at the edge of mobile access network. The candidate access networks are WiFi access via Access Point (AP) and public or private 4G LTE access via eNodeB. The benefits of … Continue reading

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How many antennas are enough?

Massive MIMO promises to push the envelope of Wireless Broadband further…. Consider this…You have just received a link to the latest HD video on unusual sightings in the wild, and you race to stream the video to your smartphone. As … Continue reading

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Automatic Accent Identification

Accent Identification in speech recognition has the potential to provide value added phone services…English is the de-facto international language of choice to conduct all official business. For most people around the world, it happens to be the second language and … Continue reading

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Cognitive Smartphones

Let me roam unhindered across the spectrum…Imagine the predicament of a globe trotting cell phone user, who roams from CDMA dominated region to GSM region or another WiMax region, or a mix of multiple wireless technologies including WiFi and WiMax. In extreme case, the user must have multiple handsets or have multiple accounts, one for each region. And this happens despite the largely underutilized wireless Continue reading

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Long Live Ham Radio

Ham Radio is indispensable for global outreach of technology solutions.
Last month I had the opportunity to witness a Ham operator in action! All Ham operators in North America were celebrating Field Day, that is, they were making their worth known to general public with the Continue reading

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