Android based Test and Measurement Solutions

March 19, 2015

This article describes how Android is fast becoming a platform of choice for the Test and Measurement industry, primarily driven by lower costs, better features and upgradability for Android based tablet solutions compared to proprietary devices. HSC presents trends as well as tips on how to approach adopting Android for your next Test and Measurement product.

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Real Time Analytics with Apache Storm

February 17, 2015

Analytics is about finding meaningful patterns in data. Real-time analytics is about building patterns by analyzing events as they occur. Traditional analytics is based on offline analysis of historical data, whereas real-time analytics involves comparing current events with historical patterns … read more

Android Labs: Bluetooth HID device implementation (your phone as a mouse + voice control)

January 28, 2015

Android Labs is an internal R&D activity within the HSC Connected Devices CoE where our amazing engineers implement proof of concept solutions showcasing our depth in the Android and Linux software stacks.

In this edition of "Android Labs", we bring you an innovative implementation of … read more

The Co-Existence Of Multi-RATs: A Look At How Radio Access Technology Keeps Us Connected

January 21, 2015

Radio access technology has changed the way we go about our business, both at work and at play. With increasing demands to stay connected, we cannot rely on just one type of technology to keep us online. The good news is, today’s wireless environment is possible because multiple radio access technologies can co-exist, many working seamlessly on a single device. With all of these technologies working simultaneously, there are some challenges presented by the ever-changing world of wireless technology. The development of new connected devices, new types of RATs, and increasing demand for data means that we’re nowhere near the end of this evolution. HSC is committed to staying on top of industry trends, standards, and progress in the wireless technology development industry. To help explain the current state of radio access technology, as well as where it looks like things are headed, we’ve created an infographic that illustrates the co-existence of multiple radio access technologies as it stands today. Check it out below!

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Current Trends in 5G: An Introduction to Developments in 5th Generation Wireless

January 05, 2015

Cellular wireless technology moved from the 3rd generation (3G) to the 4thgeneration (4G) with the release of the LTE standards. One of the fundamental changes brought by this technology was the use of Orthogonal Frequency … read more

Big Data in Telecom

December 26, 2014

This decade started with the wave of big data. Big data technologies have made it possible to manage and process data-volumes and data-velocity of the order that was considered impossible earlier. Big data technologies have been used in … read more

Commercial Grade OTT Client Development - An Analysis

December 17, 2014

This technical article describes the essential components and features of a commercial OTT solution. While focusing on OTT Client, it shall also cover the challenges that are involved in designing, implementing and running a full featured client.The Television industry has so far been dominated … read more

Android Labs: Kiosk demo for Infotainment units

December 07, 2014

Android Labs is an internal R&D activity within the HSC Connected Devices CoE where our amazing engineers implement proof of concept solutions showcasing our depth in the Android and Linux software stacks.

In this edition of "Android Labs", we bring you demo of how Android can be customized … read more

Network Function Virtualization- Initial Challenges

December 07, 2014

Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is being keenly followed by the telecom industry and proof of concept implementations are already in process. NFV is an engineering approach of building telecom systems (Network Entities or Network Functions) by making effective use of commodity … read more

SEAndroid & SELinux, Making Devices More Secure: A Technology Primer

November 13, 2014

Security when it comes to Android has always been a hotly debated topic in the industry. As OEMs try and adapt Android to new devices,security (or the lack of it) is a big concern to them. This is especially true for OEMs using Android to develop Business IP phonesmedical devicesand other such devices that have a greater need for security than consumer-grade home entertainment devices.

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Failure To Connect: A Look At Wireless Innovations That Haven’t Quite Taken Off

November 06, 2014

With innovation comes frustration.

Introducing a new idea or technology innovation is exciting, but every once in a while there comes an idea so big, consumers aren’t quite sure what to do with it.

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Unlocking Gridlock: How Smart Technology Is Being Used To Combat Traffic Jams

October 27, 2014
smart technology combats traffic


If you’ve ever sat in gridlock when you have somewhere to be, you understand the feeling of wanting to rip the steering wheel from the console and start walking. It seems like the Jetsons were able to solve the problem, what is taking us so long?

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Automotive Telematics: How Android Is Driving Innovation In This Space

October 21, 2014

When it comes to innovation in the automotive space, infotainment systems and smart dashboards are quickly becoming the next big thing. And while there are many different ways to build these systems using embedded technology, Android is proving to be a strong contender for the top OS. Why is embedded Android ideal for telematics development? How does it differ from other operating systems? We answer these questions and more in the infographic below.

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What About LiFi? Looking At Wireless Technology In A New Light

October 06, 2014
LiFi technology


It’s truly an exciting time to watch the landscape of wireless technology expand. As the demand for wireless connectivity continues to increase, this demand is pushing the capacity and efficiency of wireless technologies to their limits. There is, however, a light at the end of the tunnel.

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ANDSF Premier: Access Network Discovery and Selection Function

September 30, 2014
introduction to ANDSF


ANDSF, which stands for access network discovery and selection function, is an entity within the EPC (evolved packet core) with the purpose of assisting UEs in the discovery/selection of access networks, such as WiFi, WiMax, and LTE, in their vicinity; providing them with rules policing the connection to these networks.

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Playing Smart: Android Toys & Other Intelligent Devices That Are Transforming Playtime

September 18, 2014
android toys


The famous fictional astronaut Buzz Lightyear once said: to infinity and beyond! Wise beyond his years, Buzz saw the potential for toys. In what’s become a disruptive innovation for traditional hard plastic dolls and board games, embedded toys are true game changers for the toy industry.

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Health Sensor Integration On Android Jelly Bean 4.2

September 11, 2014
Health Sensor Integration With Android Jelly Bean


Most Android-powered devices have built-in sensors that measure motion, orientation, and various environmental conditions. These sensors are capable of providing raw data with high precision and accuracy, and are useful if you want to monitor three-dimensional device movement or positioning, or if you want to monitor changes in the ambient environment near a device.

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Up to Speed: A High-Level Look At The Different Technologies Emerging In Wireless

September 04, 2014
up to speed: keeping up with the latest wireless technology


An introductory article on the different technologies emerging in the wireless space can feel like an introductory article how to speak a foreign language. For some, the language makes sense; they’ve been around it, taken a couple classes and maybe even traveled to a place where that’s the only language spoken. For others, it can be intimidating the first few times you hear the words and phrases.

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Wireless Evolution: A Look At Today’s Wireless Technology & Where It’s Headed

September 02, 2014

Wireless technology is ever-evolving, and there’s no end in sight. But where did it all begin? How did we get to where we are now? We’ve put together an infographic illustrating the transformations of wireless technologies from 1G in the 80s to the latest developments, to projections of connectivity in 2020. It’s been quite a journey, with many steps along the way – check it out!

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Home Cleaning Robots: Making Automatic Cleaning Possible Through Smart Technology

August 18, 2014
Hospitals use devices powered by Android technology to quite literally save lives. Innovations in healthcare and healthcare informatics have revolutionized the way hospitals track patients, prescribe treatments and communicate between facilities. The scientists and technologists behind such developments tend to make the cover of Time Magazine and win Nobel Prizes.
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