Patrons, Exhibitors and Startups
AirTies is showcasing its new ultra-performance, in-home Mesh Wi-Fi system. Unlike traditional Wi-Fi routers which provide only one home access point, AirTies uses multiple, smart access points that dynamically optimize performance to improve coverage and speeds. The company will also demonstrate its Remote View cloud-based, in-home performance monitoring system for use by field support and network engineering teams to optimize in-home Wi-Fi. AirTies has been deployed by Midco, Frontier, Sky (including Sky Q in the UK, Germany, Austria, and Italy), Vodafone, Singtel, Swisscom, Waoo, and many others.
For more information, visit www.AirTies.com
Artemis Networks is the creator of pCell technology, delivering 50x LTE spectral efficiency per square meter to unmodified LTE devices such as iPhone, Android and iPad. Artemis offers pWave Mini base stations powered by pCell Edge Software Defined Radio for 5G LTE-A, NLOS Fixed Wireless and Wi-Fi, for Mobile Network Operators (MNO), Cable Operators expanding to mobile, and Wireless ISPs (WISPs). Artemis has a DISH spectrum lease, is partnered with Nokia Networks for MNO deployments, and has been deploying pCell with a San Francisco WISP partner.
To find out more about pCell technology, visit www.artemis.com.
ASSIA, Inc. is a market share leader of big data analytics and cloud-based expert systems for managing and optimizing quality-of-experience across global broadband and residential Wi-Fi networks.
ASSIA’s Expresse broadband solutions for DSL and GPON enables Internet Service Providers to reduce subscriber care costs and launch additional revenue-generating service tiers while increasing customer satisfaction. ASSIA’s CloudCheck Wi-Fi platform allows service providers to deliver end-to-end premium digital experiences by managing and optimizing subscriber Wi-Fi networks.
ASSIA has more than 80 million broadband households under contract worldwide. For more information, visit www.assia-inc.com.
Blue Danube Systems
Blue Danube Systems provides mobile wireless communications solutions that significantly and cost-effectively expand network capacity to enhance quality of service. The company’s proprietary approach combines reliable hardware and intelligent software to enable a significant increase in capacity, utilizing existing infrastructure and today’s mobile devices. Blue Danube Systems is backed by investors including Sequoia Capital, Northgate and AT&T and has locations in Warren, NJ and Santa Clara, CA. Blue Danube Systems is listed among EE Times Silicon 60 and is a winner of FierceWireless Fierce 15 for 2016.
For more information, please visit www.bluedanube.com.
Code On Network Coding LLC
Code On seeks to broadly commercialize network coding technologies. Network coding uses the algebraic nature of data to achieve significant management and performance gains in the transmission and storage of information. Besides its consulting and training services, Code On is actively building an ecosystem of partner companies to develop network coding tools and solutions for a number of wireless networking, telecommunications, and data storage markets.
For more information, visit http://www.codeontechnologies.com/.
Startup CityCohere Technologies is solving the most pressing challenges in wireless communications with its groundbreaking Orthogonal Time Frequency and Space (OTFS) technology. This new 2D modulation scheme will revolutionize the industry as it prepares to delier the promise of 5G with greater coverage, spectral efficiency and cost savings over existing solutions by perfectly capturing the wireless channel. OTFS can also enhance the traditional modulation schemes with its greater capaciity and coverage to make 5 mobility a reality. Top carriers are testing OTFS and the company is developing OTFS-based solutions for backhaul, fixed wireless access and 5G applications.
For more information, visit http://www.cohere-technologies.com/
Insyab develops and licenses wireless solutions for the robotics industry. Insyab’s solutions are tailored to enable collaborative robotic applications with mission-critical nature. With unmatched efficiency and latency performance, Insyab’s wireless designs empower the next generation of use cases for collaborative robotics in law enforcement, public safety, disaster relief, and tactical operations. Founded late 2015, Insyab is currently operating out of the KAUST Research Park and is working with customers mainly in North America and Europe.
For more information, visit www.insyab-wireless.com.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, internet infrastructure, aerospace & defense, automotive, semiconductor, and general electronics end markets.
For more information, visit www.keysight.com.
Luminate Wireless, Inc.
Luminate’s customers and partners across the globe are already experiencing the advantages of our technology, and discovering the power of cloud enabled mobile networks. We believe that how we build mobile networks will fundamentally change the way we experience mobility and enable companies to innovate. Our industry-first easy to deploy, self-configuring networks deliver smarter context-aware services to our customers in a radically simple way. Luminate was founded to bring true mobility to networks. By merging the principles of distributed systems with LTE, we have designed a system that enables true mobility, analytics, security and unified communications across mobile devices.
For more information, visit luminatewireless.com.
M87 is the global leader in providing software solutions that enable billions of mobile devices to self-discover and form dynamic, self-communicating device-to-device networks. Today, M87 has two core applications of its groundbreaking device-to-device software:
(1) A full stack software solution that enables the $1T wireless industry to economically improve coverage, throughput, and capacity by leveraging smartphones for routing and bridging data paths to the network.
(2) An SDK with exposed APIs that can be used by app developers and IoT companies to tap the power of proximate device discovery, authentication, communication, and location to enable new capabilities for their applications.
For more information, visit http://www.m-87.com/.
Maja is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Milpitas, California. We build gigabit wireless connectivity and sensor products. Our customers are Fortune 500 companies who supply solutions for industrial systems, enterprise connectivity, automotive ADAS, IoT and emerging 5G platforms.
For more information, visit www.majasystems.com.
Mimosa is the leader in cloud-managed, fiber-fast wireless solutions for the post-copper era.
For more information, visit http://mimosa.co.
National Instruments provides platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges. The NI Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform touts unprecedented hardware and software integration that accelerates productivity and drives rapid innovation. NI’s flexible platform is used by researchers in both industry and academia to help usher in the next generation of 5G wireless communications, including advancements in mmWave and Massive MIMO as candidate technologies for 5G.
For more information, visit http://ni.com/5g.
Nokia Bell Labs
Nokia Bell Labs is renowned for its profound influence on the evolution of telecommunications and information technologies and produces disruptive innovations for the next phase of human existence. This human challenge has been the charter for Bell Labs and has led to a wealth of industry redefining innovations, eight Nobel Prizes, National Medals of Science and Engineering, the Turing Prize and the Japan Prize. The breadth of our research extends from devices to all elements of networks and (cloud) computing systems, as well as all the key software systems, platforms and applications that will underpin the digital future.
For more information, visit www.bell-labs.com.
PHAZR is a Gigabit/s Mobile and Fixed Access solutions provider focused on delivering cost effective 5G access technology to address the burgeoning data demand. Phazr was created from wireless industry veterans including pioneers of Millimeter wave communications and members that launched the first 4G networks in America. The Phazr mission is to continue to lead the market in developing state of the art communications while driving to be first to deliver next generation systems. Phazr provides 5G Millimeter wave systems delivering over 100X faster experience with over 1000X more capacity when compared to 4G LTE systems. The Phazr 5G networks are built for commercial deployment today leveraging the latest technology to achieve affordable, dependable, and sustainable solutions.
For more information, visit www.phazr.net.
Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. We pioneered 3G and 4G – and now, we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries including automotive, computing, IoT and healthcare, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including our semiconductor business, QCT, and our mobile, automotive, computing, IOT and healthcare businesses.
For more information, visit https://www.qualcomm.com/5g.
Quantenna (NASDAQ:QTNA) is a global leader and innovator of leading-edge performance Wi-Fi solutions. Quantenna introduced the world's first 10G Wi-Fi technology for a new generation of access points in home, enterprise and public spaces and continues to innovate. Quantenna's Wi-Fi solutions offer superior performance, and establish benchmarks for speed, range, efficiency and reliability. With MAUI, Quantenna's cloud-based Wi-Fi analytics platform that complement its chipset solutions, service providers can deliver real-time, automated Wi-Fi monitoring, optimization, and self-healing to their customers around the clock to help achieve the best Wi-Fi experience. Quantenna is Wi-Fi perfected.
For more information, visit www.quantenna.com.
Ruckus Wireless, now part of Brocade, delivers simply better wireless for approximately 70,000 enterprise, service provider, government and small business customers worldwide. The company is focused on technology innovation, partner ecosystems and customer service—yielding the best possible wireless experience for the most challenging indoor and outdoor environments. Its Smart Wi-Fi platform delivers scalable, high-performance Wi-Fi with simplified control and management for on-premise and cloud-based Wi-Fi deployments, along with new services for secure on-boarding, policy management, location services and analytics that enable new business opportunities.
For more information, visit www.ruckuswireless.com.
Model, simulate, visualize, communicate in 3D.
SIRADEL brings innovative solutions for enhancing connectivity between people, objects and urban infrastructures, and planning of smarter and sustainable cities. SIRADEL’s solutions encompass a common 3D repository based on thousands of 3D cities off-the-shelf, aggregated with any geospatial data, along with the Smart City ExplorerTM series, which includes a core platform for interactive 3D visualization, simulation and smart city planning, and simulation components (S_Products’ expert software components), such as S_Backhaul, S_IoT and S_5GChannel in the field of connectivity.
For more information, visit https://www.siradel.com/.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world's brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology.
Learn more at TI.com.
NanoSemi develops breakthrough digital compensators to linearize non-linear dynamic systems such as wireless radios, data converters and integrated transceivers. Our industry leading technology enables ultra wide-band LTE and WiFi solutions and is paving the way to 5G and 802.11ax. Its performance — particularly its spectral efficiency and low power consumption — gives our customers a considerable competitive advantage in the instrumentation, portable and communication infrastructure market.
Our dedicated, multidisciplinary team came mainly from MIT and MIT Lincoln Laboratory. We are based in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
For more information, visit www.nanosemitech.com.
In 30 years, a United Kingdom mobile operator has grown into a global business and became one of the most valuable brands in the world. We now operate in around 30 countries and partner with networks in over 50 more. In an increasingly connected world, we now do more than just mobile in many market and more customers look to Vodafone for great value in their fixed line and broadband services too. Our commitment to the community in which we operate extends beyond the products and services we offer. Our commitment to global social investment is the Vodafone Group Foundation.
For more information, visit https://www.vodafone.com.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.
For more information, visit http://www.huawei.com.
InterDigital, Inc. designs and develops advanced technologies that enable and enhance mobile communications and capabilities. Since our founding in 1972, our engineers have designed and developed a wide range of innovations that are used in digital cellular and wireless products and networks, including 2G, 3G, 4G and IEEE 802-related products and networks. The company’s activities are organized around the concept of the Living Network: a future where intelligent networks self-optimize to deliver service that is tailored to the content, context and connectivity of the user, device or need.
Addressing persistent access-network challenges, Tarana has combined many antennas and radios, a suite of unique algorithm innovations, and expert implementation to create the industry's first truly viable and broadly-applicable 5G alternative to fiber, commercially available today. Well proven with tier-1 customers, the company’s products offer fundamental advances in performance and autonomous adaptation that overcome all the pervasive issues fixed wireless faces in the last mile — obstructions, spectrum scarcity, interference, motion, and complex installation requirements — yielding dramatic improvements in network economics and flexibility. See www.taranawireless.com for details. Tarana is funded by AT&T, Blum Capital, Deutsche Telekom, and four global private investors.
For more information, visit www.taranawireless.com.
LitePoint is based in Sunnyvale, California and designs, develops and supports advanced wireless test solutions for developers of wireless devices and consumer electronics, contract manufacturers and wireless integrated circuit designers. LitePoint solutions have optimized and verified the operation of more than two billion cellular and connectivity devices worldwide. LitePoint products are used in development and high-volume manufacturing, providing its customers with improved ROI, time-to-market, manufacturing yields, and product quality. LitePoint was acquired in 2011 by Teradyne, Inc and is a wholly owned subsidiary. Teradyne employs over 4000 people.
For more information, visit litepoint.com.
CCS (Cambridge Communication Systems) is a wireless backhaul specialist and creator of Metnet – the world’s only self-organising microwave backhaul for small cell, WiFi, CCTV, enterprise access and fibre extension applications. Metnet delivers carrier-grade performance at street level, dynamically adapting to capacity demands and optimising spectrum usage. Its small, discreet design is ideal for quick installation on lampposts, sides of buildings and roofs. Based on a unique multipoint-to-multipoint architecture, Metnet offers high availability and resiliency. Metnet enables ad hoc, organic growth to rapidly improve quality of service in capacity hotspots or coverage not-spots, while laying the foundations for 5G.
For more information, visit http://www.ccsl.com/.
Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society – a world leader in communications technology and services. With approximately 115,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, Ericsson combines global scale with technology and services leadership. Ericsson supports networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. Ericsson’s services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud– are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.
For more information, visit https://www.ericsson.com.
i5 Technologies, Inc.
i5 Technologies, Inc. is advanced intelligent antenna solutions provider for all segments of 5G and beyond. i5 aims at revolutionizing antenna technology to a new level with ease of integration, applicable to any type of wireless ecosystem (e.g., 4G/5G/WiFi/WiGig), realizing high antenna gains and efficiencies, and providing agility and adaptivity against network variations. With its patented designs, advanced integrated manufacturing technologies, and intelligent algorithms, i5 provides the know-how in the design, manufacturing, and control of the revolutionary antenna technology. We're building antenna solutions designed to radically improve end-user device performance while providing carriers, operators, and ISPs with increased revenue opportunities.
For more information, visit www.i5technologies.com.