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SocialMesh ViodiTV Wireless

The Grassroots Emergency Communications Network

[Note: on 9/29/18, the title of this article was changed from “The Grassroots Emergency Alert Network” to “The Grassroots Emergency Communications Network”] Calling it a “people-powered, bottoms-up, approach,” for creating a wireless emergency alert network, goTenna co-founder and CEO, Daniela Perdomo, describes how their latest device allows anyone with a smartphone to create a node […]

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SocialMesh ViodiTV ViodiTV @ CES ViodiTV @ NTCA White Spaces Wireless

To License or Not to License – the $62 Billion Question

Unlicensed spectrum adds $62 Billion in annual Incremental Retail Sales Value to the U.S. economy according to a study led by CEA Sr. Director, Technology & Standards, Mike Bergman. In the above interview, filmed at the 2015 Wireless Symposium, Bergman discusses the resulting report and the one-and-a-half year study where CEA looked at 45 different categories of devices that use unlicensed […]

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Devices SocialMesh Wireless

Smart Devices – Smart Network – Social Benefit

Luis Sosa, CEO of DDM Brands points out that a SocialMesh network approach to wireless will bring benefits to society. He brings an interesting perspective to this topic, as his company has been serving markets with less than ideal wireless infrastructures. As a manufacturer and designer that focuses on these markets, they have introduced innovations […]

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Broadband Devices Regulatory SocialMesh Wireless

An Indestructible Wireless Broadband Network for All – Part 1

“An indestructible wireless broadband network that everyone can use,” is how Devabhaktuni Srikrishna describes the concept of SocialMesh network. Although the original intent was to aid dissidents in their efforts to communicate to each other and the outside world, Rajeev Krishnamoorthy and Srikrishna have found that the underlying approach they proposed for a so-called SocialMesh network would […]

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Broadband Devices Regulatory SocialMesh Wireless

An Indestructible Wireless Broadband Network for All – Part 2

[Click here to see part 1 of this 2-part article] “There are better ways of assuring very high reliability and very high quality of service than selling spectrum,” said Rajeev Krishnamoorthy. He was referring to the idea that allowing radios to self-organize will provide for a more efficient use of spectrum than through existing allocation methods. […]

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