Louis LaMedica — Wireless Consultant (formerly Verizon Wireless) In this presentation, Louis LaMedica helps unravel the mystery and share his invaluable experience behind what it takes to get a mobile device certified and network ready. Louis shares his unique perspectives and experience on test strategies, the device and network testing process, conformance vs. performance testing,… Read more »
Christian Gates – NextNav LLC A wide-area terrestrial system based on a precisely-synchronized beacon infrastructure can provide more accurate 3D positioning across large geographic areas. In this presentation, we will discuss this technology and its implications through various applications and use cases.
Hans Agardh – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. LTE Broadcast service has been launched commercially in Korea on a smartphone with a broadcast-enabled Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. SFN technology is used to distribute broadcast streams into well-defined broadcast areas where all cells contributing to an SFN send the same data during exactly the same radio time-slots and… Read more »
Hiroyuki Togashi – DSP Research, Inc. In this presentation, we will explore mobile device certification from a Japanese perspective taking into account unique customer and market requirements, and regulatory conditions driven by Japan Telecommunication Business law and how these forces impact testing methods and processes for mobile devices that will be used in Japan.
Ben Bartram – Nujira, Ltd. In this presentation, we will provide an overview on envelope tracking for power amplifiers in mobile devices, discussing the benefits and challenges of this technology.
Peter Seidenberg — P3 Communications VoLTE and OTP services like eMBMNs will bring additional challenges for real-time applications like voice and video, together with higher bandwidth demand and balanced QoS management. Key to improve customer experience are proven optimization approaches based on end-to-end measurements and network assessments with a holistic view on services.
Doug Makishima — D2 Technologies In this talk, we will explore the key technical design and architectural challenges that need to be overcome to make new communication features (VoLTE + RCS and IR.94 IP video calling) a reality.
Francis Sideco — IHS Research and Analysis Kicking off this year’s LTE Innovation Summit, we will explore what lies beyond today’s LTE and what we as ecosystem participants can do to put the “Long Term” in Long Term Evolution.
Amit Khanna — Rohde & Schwarz LTE-U, or LTE in the unlicensed 5GHz band, is a hot new technology being proposed to address the current capacity crunch for mobile operators. Through carrier aggregation, LTE in the unlicensed spectrum is combined with LTE in the licensed band to provide additional bandwidth and a fatter data pipe.… Read more »
Kelly Hill — RCR Wireless (Moderator) Charlie Zhang — Samsung Russell Hoppenstein — Texas Instruments Wilhelm Keusgen — Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute Mobile operators have just commercialized LTE and only one of the features that advance LTE to become a true 4G technology has made it into a few live networks. This feature is carrier… Read more »