Peter Lancaster

Mr Peter Lancaster

IAA Knowledge Exchange Manager

University of surrey


Entries with tag mobile .

5G Innovation Centre coming to Surrey

The University of Surrey has been awarded funding to develop a 5G Innovation Centre to stimulate significant expansion in UK telecommunication research, development, innovation and the provision of broadband mobile internet services, with significant downstream benefits for economic growth.

A consortium of key mobile operators and infrastructure providers including - Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica Europe, Fujitsu Laboratories Europe, Rohde-Schwarz and AIRCOM International - are contributing around £24 million which is joined with £11.6 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) to  bring the total funds available to £35 million.

The 5G Centre will provide real-time experimental facilities to underpin the development of new mobile broadband internet products and services.

Privacy implications of mobile apps for children

The US Federal Trade Commission has released a report that details the results of a survey of mobile apps for children.

The survey shows that neither the app stores nor the developers provide the information parents need to determine what data is being collected from their children, its security or the potential uses.



Location, Location, Mobile! - calling LBS developers in and around Leeds

Join Mobile Manifest on 14 July in Leeds; together with the NAVTEQ Network for Developers and Nokia giving insights into the mapping data, tools and services available for integrating positioning technology into mobile applications.

Developers that have successfully deployed Location Based Services in their apps will give demonstrations.

 - NAVTEQ Network for Developers, Insight & Opportunities

 - Nokia Maps APIs & Nokia Developer Opportunities

 - Beer


Mobile wallet revolution in Kenya: M-Pesa

How payment by mobile phone in Africa is way ahead of us. from @BBCTech

Mobile banking for Haiti incentivised by $10m from Gates Foundation & USAID

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced plans to help kickstart financial services by mobile phone in Haiti and accelerate the delivery of monetary assistance from aid agencies to the victims of the earthquake.

M-Pesa has been running an extremely successful system in Kenya, that enables micro-payments by mobile phone.

The Haitian initiative could lay the foundation for advanced banking services that could help millions of Haitians lift themselves out of extreme poverty.

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