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InterDigital’s Innovation Partners Expands Its Network With IHMC

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that its Innovation Partners unit has entered into multiple research and development agreements with the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) based in Pensacola, FL, a not-for-profit multidisciplinary research institute of the State University System of Florida.

The agreements are primarily focused on challenges related to mobility, security, vehicle-to-vehicle networking, vehicle-to-infrastructure communications, maps, navigation and multi-modal human machine interaction in the connected vehicle domain.

“The connected vehicle market is going through a disruptive change just as we saw with the smartphone market about 10 years ago. IHMC’s expertise in the automation world and track record of working with Original Equipment Manufacturers and ecosystem players makes them a fantastic partner to solve critical end-to-end system problems," said Serhad Doken, Vice President, Partner Development at InterDigital and head of Innovation Partners. “We are delighted to add the IHMC team to our ecosystem of partners and to collaborate with them to solve critical issues of the future connected vehicle market, one of the largest verticals of the Internet of Things.”

“We at IHMC are pleased to enter into this new partnership with InterDigital to develop methods of connecting vehicle networks with smart infrastructure and their users in the connected vehicle market," said Sharon Heise, Associate Director at IHMC. “This is a great opportunity for innovation with the potential to lead to a number of new breakthroughs.”

Innovation Partners is InterDigital's technology sourcing initiative based on partnerships with leading technology firms, innovators and research organizations worldwide. Innovation Partners recognizes the importance of partnerships to capitalize on opportunities to expand the company's research and development efforts in response to the evolution of the mobile technology industry.

For further information on Innovation Partners, visit: http://www.innovation-partners.com.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops technologies that are at the core of mobile 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 IHMC

IHMC is one of the nation’s premier research organizations with world-class scientists and engineers investigating a broad range of topics related to building technological systems aimed at amplifying and extending human cognitive, perceptual, and physical capacities. IHMC headquarters are in Pensacola, Florida, with a branch research facility in Ocala, Florida.

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

Source:InterDigital, Inc.