Vocality International and Kingston University announce Wireless Technology Development Partnership
APPROVED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 25th 2015
Vocality International is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kingston University, a leading technical institute in Surrey, UK.
The project will involve developing new advances in connectivity over multiple communication channels. The technology will analyse in real-time the quality of available wireless networks including Radio, 3G, 4G, WiFi and satellite, using the information gathered the fastest or most cost effective network provider will be selected. The solution will intelligently switch seamlessly between providers, based on performance or cost preferences, enabling users to securely work uninterrupted regardless of location. These new developments will have relevance to a number of key markets including government, military and the private sector.
A knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) grant worth £262,000 has been awarded to Vocality International to assist in the development of these ground breaking new ubiquitous technologies. Recruitment will begin shortly for two post-doctoral researchers to work on two parallel projects run by Professor Maria Martini, Professor Christos Politis and Dr Eckhard Pfluegel from the School of Computing and Information Systems within Kingston’s Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.
“Vocality are excited to be partnering with Kingston University, a relationship that will bring additional technical expertise from the university into our business, whilst allowing the university access to industry leading technology developments. This unique mutual relationship ensures continued development of next generation adaptive and intelligent wireless technologies.”
– Susan Harvey, CEO, Vocality International.
2015 celebrates 40 years of KTP, a government funded programme helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within UK universities and research institutions. Find out more at the Innovate UK KTP website
About Vocality International:
Vocality design products that enhance voice quality, increase video performance and improve data throughput across IP networks, including satellite and wireless. Since 1995 our UK based team have been creating solutions that provide the most efficient ways to communicate. Today, our technology is allowing people, businesses and government agencies across the globe to securely connect with each other in the most unlikely of places. Find out more at www.vocality.com