Bell Labs narrows its R&D focus to become more product-oriented

03/15/2013 | CIO.com

Bell Laboratories, where the transistor was invented and many other technical innovations were created, is focusing on software product development on behalf of its parent company, Alcatel-Lucent. "We want to still be the innovation arm of Alcatel-Lucent that continues to amaze and surprise people. But I think in order to do that we do have to change somewhat," said Bell Labs' Gee Rittenhouse. He added, "As the industry moves toward dynamic networks, distributed systems, Bell Labs also has to move toward those directions."

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