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Wireless, wearable sensing systems give "phone tag" new meaning - and purpose

One of the e-WEAR Initiatives' recent projects is BodyNet. Focused on the role of stretchable/flexible electronics, BodyNet aims to tie current wearables, including implants and smart clothes, into a common system that would provide users with new abilities based on the real-time information being gathered about their environment, emotions and health.

Graphene shows unique potential to exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Researchers in the Graphene Flagship project, one of the biggest research initiatives of the European Commission, showed that integrated graphene-based photonic devices offer a unique solution for the next generation of optical communications. Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2018-10-graphene-unique-potential-bandwidth-demands.html#jCp

Fiction As Future: Vision, Technology And Our Accelerating Present

Science fiction--the best of it grounded in science-- provides gardens for fertile minds. Marcus Weldon, President of Nokia Bell Labs, recently observed at TWIN Global 2018, "Sci-fi that endures the test of time does so because it depicts a future that could and should become a reality." Utopias and dystopias provide guideposts for the future (as explored here). Genres such as magical realism place fantastical concepts within plausible worlds, as in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Nobel Prize: Rumson's Arthur Ashkin oldest to win physics prize for Bell Labs laser work

See Arthur Ashkin, 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics for Optical Tweezers talks about the award in the linked video.

Arthur Ashkin wins 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics

Arthur Ashkin, a former Bell Laboratories researcher, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems” on October 2, 2018.

Core Modulator Technology Shrinks to Chip Scale

Now, a research team led by OSA Fellows Peter Winzer of Nokia Bell Labs and Marko Lončar of Harvard University has devised a way to radically shrink both the size and the driving voltage of LN modulators. The result is a device 100 times smaller and 20 times more efficient than existing modulators—and one that’s poised for on-chip integration.

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Nokia and Alex Thomson racing announce ground breaking technology partnership

Nokia and Altran introduce joint solution to streamline train maintenance for railways

Nokia and Altran, a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), are launching a jointly developed solution to optimize and streamline the maintenance of rolling stock for railway operators.

Nokia Bell Labs and University of Cambridge joins forces for wearables and AI centre

Bell Labs and Cambridge University launched the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence to advance state-of-the-art mobile systems, security, new materials, and artificial intelligence (AI) to address one of the main human needs – the ability to communicate better with each other.

Nokia and France Télévisions show how 5G can enhance video experience

Nokia and France Télévisions, the French National Public TV broadcaster, are to showcase the results of a proof-of-concept demonstration of the world’s first 8K Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV streaming in real conditions over 5G at IBC 2018.

Di Che Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, has selected Dr. Di Che to receive a 2018 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for his work on short-reach optical links for applications like data center inter-connectivity and optical access networks.

Nokia lands EUR 500 million EU Financing for 5G research

Nokia signed a EUR 500 million loan transaction with the European Investment Bank (EIB), supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), a key element of the Investment Plan for Europe, also known as the Juncker Plan.

Nokia licensing rate expectations for 5G/NR mobile phones

With 5G NR devices set to hit the market next year, and supporting networks under construction around the world today, Nokia this week detailed the expected licensure rate for standard essential patents that the infrastructure vendor controls.

United States : Fellowship Program at Iconic Nokia Bell Labs Product of C Spire, Nokia Partnership

Two C Spire employees will be leaving later this month for a three-month rotational assignment at Nokia Bell Labs, the world-renowned research organization in information technology and communications, as part of a joint fellowship program between the companies and two of Mississippi’s leading universities.

Verizon and Nokia complete first 5G NR mobility call

Nokia and Verizon continue to advance the development and deployment of 5G technology by achieving another major 5G milestone: the first successful transmission of a 3GPP New Radio (NR) 5G signal to a receiver situated in a moving vehicle, seamlessly handing off the signal from one radio sector to another.

Nokia's cloud-native core deployed by India's Idea Cellular in its path to digitalization

Nokia's cloud-native core technology is being deployed by Idea Cellular in Delhi, the capital of India, as part of the operator's transformative steps toward digitalization to meet increasing data demand and mobile broadband growth.

T-Mobile and Nokia Ink $3.5 Billion, Multi-year 5G Network Agreement

Nokia and T-Mobile announced a landmark $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of a nationwide 5G network.

Chicago stinks. Mapping the city's unique summertime smells

Researchers at Nokia Bell Labs and a professor at the University of Turin, create smell maps of cities using data mining.

Current by GE Partners with Nokia to Unleash Smart City Technology Across Canada

Nokia is teaming up with Current, powered by GE, to bring cutting edge smart city technology to cities across Canada.

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2018 seeks startups with disruptive ideas to shape the future of industrial automation

Nokia officially launched the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge (NOIC), an annual global competition that seeks innovative technologies, products and solutions that can change the world.

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2018 seeks startups with disruptive ideas to shape the future of industrial automation

Nokia officially launched the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge (NOIC), an annual global competition that seeks innovative technologies, products and solutions that can change the world.

NOKIA: Globe Telecom partners with Nuage Networks from Nokia to bring cloud-native business services to the Philippines

Nokia announced that Globe Telecom of the Philippines has partnered with Nuage Networks from Nokia to provide a nationwide SD-WAN service to both large enterprise customers and SMBs.

Wireless Innovation Forum Announces First CBRS CBSD Standards Approved Test Labs

The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) announced today the approval of the first six test labs that will bear the “WInnForum CBRS Approved” logo for Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service Device (CBSD) testing for WInnForum standards compliance includes the Nokia Global Product Compliance Laboratory.

Nokia Bell Labs on the future of 5G and automation

Peter Vetter head of Nokia Bell Labs’ Access Research Lab, at the recent IEEE 5G World Forum event, discussed the research group’s vision for the future of connectivity—the automation of everything and the creation of time.

Nokia and China Mobile sign EUR 1 billion frame agreement

Nokia and China Mobile have signed a one-year frame agreement - valued at up to EUR 1 billion - to support the Chinese mobile operator's transition to a future-oriented network infrastructure, while providing seamless connectivity to more efficiently meet growing data traffic demand.