Java was far, far ahead of its time

Sometimes innovations come along that are just a bit too far ahead of their time. One of these are Java applets. Back in 2003 (i was fifteen!) I came across a web page that showed a Java applet rendering 3D scenes in real-time. To learn C++ I downloaded the source …

How many new antennas will be needed for 5G in the Netherlands?

In a study commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dialogic finds that between 296 and 726 new antenna sites (which, in many cases, are shared between operators) are necessary over the coming six years. Until 2027, we do not expect deployment of large-scale small cell structures (as seen …

Essentiality testing of patents in standards

In December 2018, a consortium of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Technical University of Munich (TUM), Dialogic Innovatie & Interactie, and several independent experts, was selected by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission to carry out a pilot project for essentiality checks of Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). More and …

Geo-analysis + telecommunications

In April 2016, I gave a presentation at Eindhoven University of Technology on quantitative geographical analysis in the domain of telecommunications. Download slides: Quantitative geo-analysis in telecommunications