Wicab chief says mobile can help blind people ‘see’

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Robert Beckman, CEO of medical firm Wicab, is looking to mobile and wireless technologies to improve the company’s first-generation ‘BrainPort V100’ device, which is designed to help totally blind people ‘see’ by translating digital information from a video …

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SpiderCloud chief plans virtualisation push in “coming months”

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mike Gallagher, CEO of SpiderCloud, a small-cell specialist for the enterprise, told Mobile World Live that the company would shortly be making announcements related to virtualisation and the data centre cloud. “You’ll see some [new] things with our …

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ARM chief thinks small for Internet of Things

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Simon Segars, CEO of UK-based chip designer ARM, says the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) market opens up new opportunities, and that the demands of the market – low power and miniaturisation – plays to the company’s strengths. …

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Incoming STC boss says operators will play “fundamental role” in IoT

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Khaled Biyari, who will take over the chief executive reins at Saudi Telecom Company (STC) on 27 April, said 5G was only “a few years away” and that operators will play a “fundamental role” in the Internet of Things …

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Tele2 head doubts the appeal of quadplay

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mats Granryd, chief executive of Tele2, told Mobile World Live he is “not a big believer” in quadplay, simply because he doesn’t see many consumers as being all that interested in buying bundled packages of fixed and mobile …

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EE boss claims BT merger will spur 5G

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Olaf Swantee, chief executive of EE, the largest mobile operator in the UK, said a BT takeover would enable more network investment and “drive 5G”. “The merger will help us get to that next level,” he told Mobile …

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Gemalto CEO: SIM card proved its worth in hack attack; IoT next challenge

Olivier Piou, CEO of Dutch SIM-card maker Gemalto, said the failed attempt by UK and US intelligence agencies to make off with its encryption keys was a vindication of SIM system strength. In an interview with Mobile Word Live, Piou …

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Gemalto CEO: SIM card proved its worth in hack attack; IoT next challenge

Olivier Piou, CEO of Dutch SIM-card maker Gemalto, said the failed attempt by UK and US intelligence agencies to make off with its encryption keys was a vindication of SIM system strength. In an interview with Mobile Word Live, Piou …

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NAB chief claims broadcasters keener to sell spectrum after AWS-3 auction

VIDEO INTERVIEW: The enormous $44.9 billion raised by the AWS-3 spectrum auction has made broadcasters more eager to participate in the sale of their 600MHz frequencies, said Gordon Smith, president and chief executive of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), …

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