InterDigital and Arup Collaborate to Make Connected Smart Cities a Reality

WILMINGTON, Del., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that the company will work with global consulting engineers Arup in the development of IoT-based solutions for Intelligent Transport and Smarter Mobility. Through this collaboration, InterDigital and Arup will create new innovative solutions and business propositions that make connected smart cities a reality.

Arup and InterDigital have already successfully worked together over the past two years to develop a solution that addresses the transportation challenges faced by modern city transport authorities and travelers. In August 2015, the two parties along with a consortium of partners were awarded funding by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for oneTRANSPORT – an IoT smart city integrated transport initiative.

Combining InterDigital’s IoT technologies and Arup’s professional services will enable the companies to further develop compelling solutions that enhance travel experiences and benefit society.

“We are delighted to continue collaborating with Arup in smart city development. Arup will continue to provide us a better understanding of the Smart City & Intelligent Transport Systems ecosystems and the business models adopted for the procurement of systems and services in this space,” said Jim Nolan, EVP, IoT Solutions, InterDigital.

“Intelligent Transport and wider smart city initiatives are being funded by government bodies. These organizations are looking for a combination of advice and the implementation of new technology systems to solve the issues they face,” said Tim Gammons, Arup. “This collaboration with InterDigital is particularly important to advising such organizations and enables the delivery of more comprehensive proposals.”

About InterDigital ®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.

For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.

About Arup
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry.  We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. We are truly global.  From 92 offices in 40 countries our 12,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.

For more information, visit www.arup.com

InterDigital Contact:
Patrick Van de Wille
Email: patrick.vandewille@interdigital.com 
+1 (858) 210-4814

Arup Contact:
Tim Gammons, Director
Email: tim.gammons@arup.com
Tel: +44 (0)113 242 8498

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