neXt Curve Insights – July 2023

This is the July 2023 edition of the neXt Curve Tech Insights newsletter. This edition covers SEMICON West 2023, Qualcomm HQ tour of ControlNet and Sony Honda Mobility’s Afeela, Snapdragon Sound at The Village Studios, and Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Fold and more. Subscribe for tech and industry insights that matter.

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neXt Curve Insights – June 2023

This is the June 2023 edition of the neXt Curve Tech Insights newsletter. This edition covers WWDC 2023, Sensors Converge, HPE Discover, Samsung Networks Analyst Day, Cisco Live, Honeywell HBT HUG, hybrid AI, GenAI, 5G modernization, RedCap, Galaxy Book3 and S23 Ultra, and more. Subscribe for tech and industry insights that matter.

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Generative AI at The Edge

The hype that is generative AI continues to rise and with it what is and will be and inevitable realization of the risks and the limitations of the technology, its rapidly growing range of applications, and investments in capitalizing on the ever-expanding landscape of theories of its revolutionary impact on society, industry, and civilization as we know it. We are also starting to see calls for responsible and confidential Gen AI. The “edge” may have some answers that we seek for safe and valuable use of generative AI technologies.

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T-Mobile and Space X Connect Nowhere

On August 25th, T-Mobile and Space X announced their “Coverage Above & Beyond” partnership to bring about the “end of mobile dead zones”. The announcement was made by Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile and Elon Musk, CEO and Chief Engineer of Space X at a media event that took place at Space X’s Starbase in Texas. It is one of a growing number of announced partnerships, ventures, and rumors of similar nature and purpose of expanding the frontier of connectivity where it hasn’t gone before.

Though the partnership between Space X and T-Mobile was announced as a technology partnership, that didn’t stop T-Mobile’s Mike Sievert from setting some commercial expectations. “Coverage Above & Beyond” promises to provide satellite-based cellular connectivity directly to T-Mobile’s current smartphones thereby providing coverage anywhere in the U.S., its territories, as well as the vast unregulated oceans.

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