NTT DoCoMo Achieves World's First 5Gbps Packet Transmission in 4G Field Experiment
TOKYO, JAPAN, February 9, 2007 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it achieved a maximum packet transmission rate of approximately 5Gbps in the downlink using 100MHz frequency bandwidth to a mobile station moving at 10km/h. The field experiment of fourth-generation (4G) radio access took place in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture on December 25, 2006.
New Middleware Platform Enables Interactive Communication Between Mobile Phones and Sensor Networks TOKYO, JAPAN, October 13, 2006 -- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan), and Hewlett-Packard Company(Headquarters: Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.) today announced they have been conducting joint research with the goals of developing a new application platform to interconnect cellular telephone systems and sensor networks and the development of a prototype of new middleware platform. Designed to work with networks found in homes and businesses that utilize sensors relying on a variety of transmission methods (hereafter, 'sensor networks'), the Sensor Network Middleware Platform enables interactive communication between those networks and mobile phones.
NTT DoCoMo Co-Develops Portable 3D Display System
TOKYO, JAPAN, September 29, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it has co-developed a portable, seven-inch 3D display system with Associate Professor Yasuhiro Takagi of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. Both still images and video can be viewed in 3D without special glasses, and unlike similar displays, the images are visible off-center vertically, as well as horizontally.