• Reports


  • AT&T Futurist report: Blended reality

    AT&T collaborated with Institute for the Future (IFTF) to explore the evolution of blended reality experiences over the next decade.
    September 24, 2018

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  • AT&T Futurist report: A faster, smarter future

    This report from AT&T and IFTF looks at how the emerging technologies of 5G and edge computing will create an unprecedented opportunity to augment and elevate the human experience.
    September 6, 2018

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  • The future of immersive branding and retail

    AT&T Foundry, Ericsson, and RocketSpace developed 5 bold projections that look at the cutting-edge technologies and startups shaping retail.
    January 12, 2018

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  • The future of AI in consumer experience

    AT&T Foundry, Ericsson, and RocketSpace developed 5 bold projections that showcase how AI will impact consumers in a variety of use cases.
    July 21, 2017

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  • Future of entertainment

    The entertainment industry is undergoing a radical transformation. This futurist report makes 10 bold projections about how technology and consumer interaction will shift.
    April 25, 2017

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  • The future of drones

    10 bold projections about drones may fundamentally reshape out lives from how we learn to how we work and connect.
    September 29, 2016

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In the news

The impending impact of the 4th industrial revolution

Vishy Gopalakrishnan, Vice President of Ecosystem & Innovation, participates a panel discussion, providing an inside look at the strategies and use cases driving innovation. — WIRED

May 2, 2019

LiveU to explore 5G for broadcast at AT&T Foundry in Texas

LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and production tools, plans to test how 5G can enhance broadcast video capabilities at the AT&T Foundry in Plano, Texas. — ECN Magazine

May 1, 2019

AT&T pushes the bounds of connected device tech at Texas IoT Foundry

Channel Futures stopped by the AT&T Foundry in Plano and got a tour led by its director, Craig Lee. — Channel Futures

April 19, 2019

How IoT became IoUT (Internet of Unexpected Things)

It is an exciting time in the IoT space. And if we’ve learned one thing, it’s that our only barrier to innovation is our own imagination. — TechRadar

April 11, 2019

AT&T tests the boundaries of 5G and edge computing in VR

AT&T has developed several new 5G and edge computing solutions for virtual reality (VR) and games in partnership with HTC, Nvidia, Arvizio and others. — VRWorldTech

April 4, 2019

AT&T: Our 5G network is ready for 2880×1600 VR and 5ms latency games

In partnership with 5G networking device maker Ericsson, AT&T announced today that it has developed new 5G and edge streaming solutions for virtual reality and games. — VentureBeat

April 2, 2019

5G could be the foundation of next-gen 'cloud VR'

A series of demos hosted by AT&T and Ericsson suggested a number of solutions, all using 5G as a high-speed, low-latency backhaul that proponents think could make cloud VR a future reality. — PCWorld

March 27, 2019

How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality

Alisha Seam, a principal researcher at AT&T’s Foundry, comments on new approaches mobile carriers can handle immersive, interactive experiences. — Digital Trends

March 22, 2019

Nvidia says GeForce now will enable wireless streaming VR/AR

One of the GTC attendees shared how the AT&T Foundry is using NVIDIA CloudVR software to play an interactive VR game, over a 5G radio streamed from an RTX Server. — Upload

March 18, 2019

AT&T, Nihon Kohden expand telemeter wireless networking options

The companies retrofitted Nihon’s LifeScope G3 wearable telemeter to toggle between Wi-Fi and cellular wireless connectivity. — HITInfrastructure

March 12, 2019

Living on the edge: an interview with Vishy Gopalakrishnan and Kevin Shatzkamer

Vishy Gopalakrishnan, Vice President, Ecosystem & Innovation - Wireless Technology, AT&T and Kevin Shatzkamer Senior Vice President Networking and Solutions, Dell EMC discuss the state of innovation at the edge. — RCR Wireless News

February 28, 2019

MWC 2019: AT&T tests 5G and edge computing with Microsoft Azure

AT&T is using drones to test the network edge compute capabilities with Azure, working with Israel-based startup Vorpal in its foundry in Plano, Texas. —ZDNet

February 26, 2019

AT&T & Microsoft Team at the Edge

AT&T and Microsoft Azure are teaming up on a proof of concept to test network edge compute capabilities on AT&T's 5G network. — Light Reading

February 26, 2019

Endless Aisle: A Retail Game-Changer

Thanks to some digital wizardry, brick-and-mortar retailers now can offer their shoppers an almost endless selection of merchandise.

February 25, 2019

AT&T Continues to Work with Industry Leaders to Create Future 5G Experiences Today

Today, AT&T launched the AT&T 5G Innovation Program to continue to create and develop new customer experiences with the power of 5G.

February 22, 2019

5G Extended Reality: AT&T “Determined” to Support Mobile 3D

AT&T was one of the first stakeholders to talk about the importance of edge computing to 5G and last year the company launched the AT&T Foundry Edge Computing Zone. — Telecompetitor

February 22, 2019

AT&T Unlocks the Power of Edge Computing: Delivering Interactive VR over 5G – announcing Designing the Edge event

On March 25-26th, we’re hosting Designing the Edge, a two-day event in Santa Clara to further our understanding of new, game-changing, edge-native applications.

February 21, 2019

26 North Texas Innovators Who Are The Future Today

Craig Lee, Director of the AT&T Foundry in Plano, Texas, is featured on the list of North Texas innovators for his work with IoT and emerging technologies. — Dallas Innovates

February 6, 2019

Internet infrastructure isn’t ready for the AR Cloud, but that’s changing

An AR Cloud could be the key to AR adoption, but it needs the right infrastructure to support it. The AT&T Foundry is helping developers, startups and companies test AR, VR, and cloud-driven gaming apps under AR Cloud conditions. — VentureBeat

January 26, 2019

AT&T expands edge computing testing to enterprise use cases

AT&T plans to soon begin testing edge computing functions for enterprise applications in its AT&T Foundry test center in Plano, Texas. — Light Reading

January 10, 2019

First in the U.S. to mobile 5G – What’s next? Defining AT&T’s network path in 2019 and beyond

We plan for nationwide 5G evolution coverage by spring 2019 and nationwide mobile 5G coverage by early 2020.

January 9, 2019

AT&T, Arrow Electronics and Indiegogo Partner to Support IoT Entrepreneurs

A new IoT entrepreneur certification program called the Arrow Certification Program is a partnership between Arrow Electronics, AT&T and the Indiegogo crowdsourcing site. — Telecompetitor

January 4, 2019

AT&T 5G: Behind the scenes in Texas as the new mobile network goes live

To see how AT&T's 5G rollout came together in time to launch by late 2018, ZDNet visited the carrier's Dallas headquarters, Plano Foundry, Waco trial site, and Austin innovation labs. — ZDNet

December 21, 2018

Quantum network being built with the California Institute of Technology

The AT&T Foundry and Caltech are bringing together experts in academia, industry and government to focus on building a scalable quantum network.

December 17, 2018

Building a Quantum network with corporate innovation

When it came to advancing quantum technology, we knew we couldn’t and shouldn’t attempt all of it on our own. At the AT&T Foundry, we’re adapting the CERN collaboration model for building quantum networks in an industry context.

December 13, 2018

Racing ahead with AT&T

AT&T plays a pivotal role in Aston Martin Red Bull Racing with new technology and threat prevention solutions.

November 19, 2018

AT&T bringing 5G to Samsung semiconductor manufacturing facility

As operators look to develop 5G revenue streams beyond the consumer segment, AT&T today announced it was working with Samsung. - RCR Wireless News

September 26, 2018

Wireless AT&T Foundry launches vertical industry-focused space in Plano, Texas

Folks in the manufacturing, retail, health, finance and public sector industries are getting a little help from AT&T in the form of dedicated innovation space at AT&T’s Foundry in Plano, Texas. - FierceWireless

September 20, 2018

AT&T's Plano innovation hub is getting new space to zero in on key segments

AT&T’s innovation hub in Plano is using everything from a production-line robot to a simulator for driving 18-wheelers to show how customers can use the latest in technology.

September 20, 2018

Medical firm debuts internet-connected prosthetic limbs

Hanger is trialling five connected prosthetic limbs with support from AT&T’s Foundry innovation lab. - Computer Weekly

September 19, 2018

Eight edge computing trials and projects

Edge computing trials are testing entertainment, industrial use cases and more. - RCR Wireless News

September 17, 2018

To stay cutting-edge sharp, AT&T puts feelers in wilds of techland

Keeping up with the latest technological innovation can be challenging even for nimble startups. - SiliconANGLE

September 14, 2018

AT&T announces largest deployment of free Aira service

Members of the blind and low-vision community can get free access to Aira's service at over 5,300 AT&T retail locations across the U.S.

September 12, 2018

Living on the edge: Amazon, AT&T, Packet pursue “Cloudlet” computing

The word “cloud”— as in cloud computing, and cloud storage — has served as a handy shorthand term, but it has always been inherently vague and a little misleading. - Xconomy

September 12, 2018

Telecom AT&T: 5G and edge compute are a match made for AR, VR gaming

AT&T sees the future of gaming, and it's where 5G networks and edge compute meet to provision augmented reality and virtual reality. - FierceTelecom

September 11, 2018

New device from AT&T could help people with prosthetic limbs

How AT&T and prosthetic provider Hanger Clinic develops a network-connected device for patients, as reported by Engadget. - Nextgov

September 11, 2018

AT&T's LTE-M device can help doctors perfect prosthetic limbs

A device that gives medical professionals a look into a patient's daily experiences. - Engadget

September 11, 2018

AT&T and Hanger create industry-first, network-connected device for prosthetic limbs

A trailblazing proof of concept for the industry's first standalone, connected device for prosthetic limbs.

September 10, 2018

When medicine flies

This week, AT&T participated in a trial in Puerto Rico with Softbox and Merck to prove that unmanned aerial vehicles can safely deliver temperature-sensitive medicines.

August 24, 2018

Solutions: Can’t read the label on your meds? Ask Chloe.

“Hey Chloe” is ‘like having a sighted person in your pocket.’ - TMC News

July 2, 2018

AT&T and Aira announce global agreement to unlock IoT for good

AT&T becomes Aira's global data provider in an effort to help bring accessibility to everyone.

May 17, 2018

Inside the AT&T Foundry: Embracing the startup mentality

The AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, California solves problems and creates solutions through prototypes of ideas.

February 21, 2018

AT&T Foundry powers up edge computing test zone in Silicon Valley to drive innovation in 5G era

AT&T is kicking off the first phase of an edge computing test zone at the AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, Calif.

February 20, 2018

A.I. 'glasses' turn airports, other chaotic places for the blind into liberating experiences

Elizabeth Campbell has never let being blind stop her from doing pretty much whatever she wanted. - Forbes

February 6, 2018