MWC 2018 Demonstrations by Chordant Highlight Smart City Use Cases With Key Collaborators

Ecosystem collaborators showcase a holistic approach to deliver the smart future

Company Release - 2/22/2018 8:32 AM ET

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IoT and smart technologies will be pivotal to the future success of Smart Cities, but only if players collaborate to embrace a holistic approach. InterDigital’s (NASDAQ:IDCC) Smart-Cities focused business, Chordant™, will showcase how to maximize Smart City deployment potential through several key use cases at Mobile World Congress, the industry's premier conference, from February 26 - March 1, 2018, in Barcelona.

“The important role of Smart Cities in our future cannot be understated,” said Jim Nolan, Executive Vice President, Chordant, at InterDigital. “Our MWC 2018 demos with our industry-leading collaborators show the value that can be unlocked when the ecosystems work together in harmony utilizing a standards-based approach across different devices, networks and applications.”

The demonstrations will be powered by the Chordant platform, a solution based on the oneM2MTM standard, which has already won two Smart City recognitions this year. It is with great honor that this year’s demonstrations will feature efforts with numerous ecosystem players including Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., machineQTM, a Comcast Service, and TIM:

  • Smart City Data Marketplace: Chordant will showcase its oneTRANSPORTTM data marketplace service which enables real-time Smart City data to be aggregated and shared by multiple organizations, enabling new services that improve traffic congestion and air pollution.
  • Multi-Connectivity and Edge Processing: Chordant will demonstrate an airport use case where multi-connectivity and edge processing capabilities from Qualcomm Technologies enable both machine vision and low-latency critical decision making.
  • SCEF Interface to Core Networks: Chordant will showcase the importance of interfacing enterprises with operator core networks through SCEF. The use cases will include preservation of device battery life.
  • Monitoring over LWPA Networks: Chordant will demonstrate monitoring over different IoT networks. Use cases will utilize networks from TIM and machineQTM, a Comcast Service.

Attendees of Mobile World Congress can see these IoT demos, along with 5G and sensor demos, at InterDigital’s pavilion in Hall 7, Stand 7C61For more information about Chordant, visit:

About ChordantTM

Chordant, an InterDigital business, is part of a global company passionate about innovation and a standards-based approach that stimulates thriving global ecosystems. Solutions powered by the Chordant platform address the fundamental challenges in Smart City deployments. Like a perfect chord of musical notes, the Chordant platform brings harmony to diverse devices, data and services. We have created one of the largest Smart City deployments, integrating hundreds of transport data sources into a transport data marketplace. Our Smart City solutions have also been recognized by leading analyst firms and organizations. For more information, visit:

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc. Chordant and oneTRANSPORT are trademarks of InterDigital. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. oneM2M is a trademark of the Partners Type 1 of oneM2M. All other trademarks, service marks and/or tradenames are property of the property of their respective owners.

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Chordant provides data sharing solutions that enable our customers to realize value from data. Our solutions power data-driven applications for Cities & Regions, Connected & Autonomous Mobility and Complex Infrastructure & Facilities. Chordant has been recognized by numerous analyst firms and organizations for its industry-leading solutions.


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