|A business of Vencore, Inc|
|Founded||January 12, 2012|
|Headquarters||Basking Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Petros Mouchtaris, President
Tony Bogovic, VP, Corporate Development
|Parent||Baby Bells (1984–1997)
Telcordia Technologies/Ericsson (2004–2013)
Vencore, Inc. (2013-present)
Applied Communication Sciences (ACS), recently rebranded as "Vencore Labs," is a communications and information research and engineering company based in the United States. Previously the R&D arm of Telcordia Technologies, the company became a business of Vencore, Inc in 2013. Applied Communication Sciences is legally registered as Vencore Labs, Inc.
Applied Communication Sciences' origins are in Bell Labs and the 1984 divestiture of ATT. Subsequently, it operated primarily as the Applied Research group within Bellcore and Telcordia.[better source needed]
Vencore Labs (formerly Applied Communication Sciences) addresses large-scale information and communications problems requiring deep knowledge of technology and operations. Particular areas of focus include cyber security, data analytics, wireless and mobility applications, advanced software methodologies, network and operations, information assurance, optical networking, application engineering and integration, and smart grid.
Including work as part of Telcordia, Vencore Labs (ACS) researchers have produced more than 2000 patents across ADSL, ATM/SONET, Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN), optical networking / Wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM), wireless (3G/4G, cellular, mobility), security and other areas of communications and information.
Vencore Labs (ACS) is active in the development of a wide range of industry standards, with standards bodies memberships including IEEE, ATIS, TIA, 3GPP, ETSI, OIF, Open Mobile Alliance, Open Geospatial Consortium, Small Cells Forum, ZigBee Alliance and related industry organizations.
Corporate ownership and structure
Vencore Labs (formerly Applied Communication Sciences) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vencore, Inc., a systems engineering and integration company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia (USA).