The annual Bell Labs Belgium Open Day will be held on November 8.

Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs is the leading source of new communications technologies and has been for more than eighty years. It has generated more than 33,000 patents since 1925 and has played a pivotal role in inventing or perfecting key communications technologies, including transistors, digital networking and signal processing, lasers and fiber-optic communications systems, communications satellites, cellular telephony, electronic switching of calls, touch-tone dialing, and modems. Bell Labs has 8 research centers located in the United States, France, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, India, China and South Korea.

“Embracing Big Media” is the theme that Bell Labs Belgium has chosen this year to share and showcase its research achievements from the Antwerp-office. The interactive day-long program includes demos, debates and presentations, that will allow you to hear, see and feel how Big Data in general and the overwhelming amount of media assets specifically can be made meaningful for people. Join thought-provoking talks by Bell Labs researchers and other leading industry & academic experts and luminaries. Topics that will be covered during the day are augmented reality, surround video, media cloud, media delivery and big data analytics.

We will also honor the laureates of the Alcatel-Lucent Bell Innovation Awards for best PhD and MSc thesis’s.

Visit www.bell-labs.be/opendays for an overview of the past Open Days.