Entries by Hatti Hamlin

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An Interview with 2017 Marconi Award Winner Arun Netravali

HOW TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION: An Interview with 2017 Marconi Award Winner Arun Netravali Arun Netravali, the 2017 Marconi Fellow, was the ninth president of the legendary Bell Labs. In addition to his pioneering work in video compression based on motion estimation (which provided the base technology for developing HDTV, digital TV and a broad array of […]

Arun Netravali, Former Bell Labs President and Digital Video Pioneer, Awarded the 2017 Marconi Prize

Enabled today’s digital TV, HDTV and video services by pioneering the key base MPEG technology MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, June 15, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and related technologies, announced today that it will present the 2017 Marconi Prize to Dr. Arun Netravali. Dr. Netravali is the former President of […]

Robert Tkach To Lead Marconi Society As Vice Chairman

Optical fiber pioneer and industry leader joins Vint Cerf in leading foundation dedicated to carrying on Marconi’s legacy by supporting next generation of scientists MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, June 14, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and related technologies, announced today that optical fiber pioneer Dr. Robert Tkach has been elected […]

2017 Marconi Symposium and Awards Gala

Save the Date! October 3, 2017 Mark your calendar for the 2017 Symposium at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, New Jersey on October 3rd, 2017. Awards Dinner: October 3, 2017 at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, New Jersey. Winners to be announced soon; check back for more details

The 4th Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit

Fourth Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, April 19 – 21, 2017. Join global industry leaders and some of the most influential researchers in wireless via live streaming at the April 19-21 to explore the next generation of wireless, 5G. The fourth annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, now sold out, is co-hosted by Nokia and NYU WIRELESS, and will focus on overall 5G end-to-end system […]

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Marconi Fellow and Board Member Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Marconi Fellow Whitfield Diffie and Board member Andrea Goldsmith have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Diffie, an advisor to Redwood City-based Black Ridge Technology, was honored for the invention of public key cryptography and for broader contributions to privacy. Dr. Goldsmith, the Stephen Harris Professor of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, […]

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GPS Files: Ugly Afterlife of Technology Products Revealed by GPS Tracking

By Hatti Hamlin What happens to your iPhone, laptop, or other electronic devices when you’re done with them?  If you sent something to a recycling center, you probably think it was disposed of responsibly, right? But think again. A two-year investigation by the Seattle-based Basel Action Network, found that sometimes businesses simply send electronics overseas instead of recycling them. […]