Tuesday, 21 November 2017

MWC 2017: Modern classic

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 24 February 17

Amid the expected developments in AI, 5G, VR/AR and the IoT, there is also nostalgia-tinged anticipation for new handsets from some old favourites.

Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, virtual/augmented reality, and the ultrafast networks that underpin all these technologies are heralding the fourth industrial revolution. More importantly though, for attendees at next week's Mobile World Congress it seems, some fondly-remembered old phone makers are going to unveil some new handsets. You can keep your self-aware, self-driving, self-percolating, self-fulfilling watchamacallit: speculation is rife that Finland's HMD Global, which has the rights to use the Nokia devices brand, is expected to show off a new N series phone…

Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, virtual/augmented reality, and the ultrafast networks that underpin all these technologies are heralding the fourth industrial revolution. More importantly though, for attendees at next week's Mobile World Congress it seems, some fondly-remembered old phone makers are going to unveil some new handsets. You can keep your self-aware, self-driving, self-percolating, self-fulfilling watchamacallit: speculation is rife that Finland's HMD Global, which has the rights to use the Nokia devices brand, is expected to show off a new N series phone…

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