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 …

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, …

Pros and cons for a switchoff of Dutch AM and FM broadcast

On the request of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, Dialogic performed a study on the arguments for and against a switchoff of AM and FM broadcast radio distribution in the Netherlands. The purpose of this research is to provide insight into the options and necessary conditions for …

Are the Dutch insufficiently prepared for cyber attacks?

Dutch public and private organisations are not sufficiently protected against cyber threats. This is the conclusion of a study performed by the Rathenau Institute and Dialogic. The Netherlands is one of the most ICT-intensive economies in the world, and an attractive target for cyber criminals. The largest threat consists of foreign intelligence agencies …

When will we reach the internet speed limits?

The barrier of 1 Gbit/s will be reached in 2018 by power users. DSL will be too slow for most users in relatively short time. DOCSIS 3.1 provides a growth path for cable that will allow it to compete for at least another few years. Effective throughput/capacity are however still highly dependent on the amount of investment by the operator.

What will be the demand for internet speed in 2022?

Together with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Dialogic performed a study on how residential upload and download speed demand will have developed by 2022 (I was the project lead for this study). The research focuses on consumers in the Netherlands and other West European countries with highly developed broadband markets. Thestudy …