Essentiality testing of telecommunications patents

In this study, we investigated the technical and institutional feasibility of a system that ensures better essentiality scrutiny for Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). We first studied the state of the art on essentiality assessment in literature, court cases involving larger scale essentiality assessments, essentiality assessment in patent pools, and the …

Managing AI use in telecom infrastructures

Telecom infrastructures are of vital importance to society. More and more applications depend on well-functioning, reliable and always available telecom services. The Dutch Radiocommunications Agency (Agentschap Telecom) oversees these in the Netherlands. The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications has not only fundamentally changed the nature of the telecom sector …

Reverse engineering the Vuze XR camera

The Humaneyes Vuze XR is a 2D360 and 3D180 camera in one. It can be controlled over Wi-Fi through an app from iOS or Android. It allows live streaming to Facebook and YouTube (although it seems the iOS app is pending some verification at YouTube) and allows streaming to arbitrary …

Is Rust my new favourite language?

Over the fast few years I have invested great amounts of time in learning and using various programming languages. Starting out (around 1995!) in a 4GL called OMNIS (apparently still around) I quickly learned Java (from the Dummies book actually) and PHP. With Java and PHP (around 2003), I had …

Public roaming Wi-Fi: secure and convenient hot spots

Yesterday, the municipality of Amsterdam officially launched its initiative for public, secure Wi-Fi hot spots basic on public roaming. Over the course of 2019 I have (through Dialogic) been involved in this project, first in designing the pilot project, and subsequently in executing it. Even with highly capable 4G mobile …

Identification on the internet based on IP address

For the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) of the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security, I led a project at Dialogic researching possibilities for improving identification on the internet on the basis of IP addresses. When a criminal offence is committed, but the offender is not caught in the act, …