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DC5G 2018 Conference Offers Primer on Benefits and Challenges of 5G Deployment

Nearly 300 attendees gathered in Washington, D.C. November 12 and 13 for the second annual DC5G Conference. With no shortage of announcements of initial and planned launches of various versions of 5G service cropping up among major service providers (for example, AT&T and Verizon), the conference took a comprehensive view of how the 5G marketplace […]

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Viodi View – 10/25/18

As with most hyped technologies, color me skeptical, but does it really matter if the U.S. is first in 5G, particularly with reports indicating that 56% of households (maybe more) can already get a gigabit via wired/fiber networks? It is terrific that the White House sees spectrum as a priority and that the FCC is proposing (see […]

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Alan Weissberger Wireless

Rapidly Deployable WiFi Played Key Role in Thai Cave Rescue

A U.S. based company’s outdoor WiFi gear played an important role in the recent Thailand cave rescue.  In a saga that gripped the world, 12 young Thai boys and their soccer coach were trapped for two weeks, before being rescued by Thai Navy Seals. Cambium Networks, a global provider of wireless networking solutions, provided networking equipment […]

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Continuity of Experience at #NCTCWEC 2017

“Continuity of experience” was a recurring theme at NCTC’s 2017 Winter Education Conference. Keynote speaker, Bruce Leichtman of LRG explained that this means creating user interfaces that transcend device, as well as making it easy for customers to discover and view content wherever and how they want. He emphasized that this means creating new ways […]

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Viodi View – 01/11/17

AI meets everything is how one might characterize this year’s International CES 2017. Ironically, it was a meta-CES experience that served as a proof-point that artificial intelligence-powered, natural language interfaces can sometimes do as good, if not better job, than a human. While at CES, this author had to cancel a reservation and, not figuring […]