Putting the oneM2M Standard into Action: ATIS OS-IoT Software

Machine-to-machine (M2M) services are now present in almost every area of social and economic activity. From personal fitness to city-wide environmental monitoring, data is being collected, processed and summarized to support smart services. With this explosion comes important challenges such as ensuring the reliability, maintainability, scaling and security of these innovations. To provide a platform to address these areas, the…

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Joining Forces to Make the FCC’s Robocalling Initiative a Reality

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has acted to resolve one of the biggest scourges of modern times: malicious robocalling and caller ID spoofing. A formal recommendation on unwanted call blocking made in September 2017 builds on the output of the industry-wide Robocall Strike Force, consisting of telecom services providers, technology experts and consumer groups, to continue work on eliminating this…

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Why Time May Not Be on Your Side

The ATIS Synchronization Committee (SYNC) is at the forefront of the industry in doing work to examine GPS vulnerability and methods of GPS backup for time and frequency synchronization.   The group has recently published a technical report which discusses this in detail, GPS Vulnerability (ATIS-0900005). GPS (Global Positioning System) has become so ubiquitous in everyday life that most people take…

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Securing the Connected Vehicle

Securing the Connected Vehicle: Why a Collaborative Approach is Critical for Success

Connected vehicles have the potential to deliver tremendous value to both consumers and the transportation industry.  As part of the larger intelligent transportation ecosystem changes, connected vehicle applications provide connectivity between and among vehicles, infrastructure, and wireless devices. This, in turn, can to assist in preventing crashes, easing traffic congestion and delivering new and exciting applications directly to the vehicle….

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The App-ID Registry: Securing the Internet of Things

App-ID Registry: Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

The number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices continues to grow rapidly, driven by an increasing range of use cases and business models combined with declining device costs.  Cisco[1] predicts upwards of 14 billion connected IoT[2] devices by 2021, while according to the most recent Ericsson Mobility Report[3], the number will reach 18 billion by 2022.  This growth rate…

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A Smart Approach to Planning Smart Cities

Download now Global population growth and the continued migration from rural to urban areas are placing unprecedented demand on our cities’ infrastructure, energy consumption and services. In its 2011 State of World Population report, the United Nations Population Fund predicted that the world’s population will increase from 7 billion in 2011 to 9.3 billion by 2050, and as high as…

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The Evolution to Content Optimized Networks Initiative: Path to a Future Network

Download now As the volume of content (data, services, applications, etc…) available via the Internet and other sources continues to expand, there is a growing interest in creating a network architecture that can scale network traffic at the rate of content creation, rather than the rate of content consumption – as is the case in current network architectures. To fully…

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14 Expert Presentations on Timing and Sync Issues in Financial Markets

On Jan. 25, 2017, ATIS hosted Time and Money: The Workshop on Time Sync in Financial Markets at the New York Stock Exchange. More than 120 participants learned about the leading timing and sync issues of relevance to the finance industry.  Speakers included finance and telecommunications experts  as well as government officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Homeland Security. Their presentations  are now available…

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Better Wireless Coverage in Public Spaces, Advancing the 5G Future — ATIS’ Neutral Host Solution

Although each of us as cellphone users takes it for granted every day, providing cellular coverage in large, publicly managed spaces is a great challenge.  In the places where we gather most — office buildings, multi-tenant apartments or condos, shopping malls and stadiums — all major providers must typically deploy their own small cells dedicated to their own customers in…

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