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Applied Communication Sciences
A business of Vencore, Inc
Founded January 12, 2012
Headquarters Basking Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
Key people
Petros Mouchtaris, President
Tony Bogovic, VP, Corporate Development
Parent Baby Bells (1984–1997)
SAIC (1997–2004)
Telcordia Technologies/Ericsson (2004–2013)
Vencore, Inc. (2013-present)

Applied Communication Sciences (ACS), recently rebranded as "Vencore Labs,"[1] 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.

Vencore Labs (ACS) is headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, with laboratory facilities in Basking Ridge and Red Bank, New Jersey.


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.[2][better source needed]

Business focus[edit]

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,[3] 3GPP, ETSI, OIF, Open Mobile Alliance, Open Geospatial Consortium, Small Cells Forum, ZigBee Alliance and related industry organizations.

Corporate ownership and structure[edit]

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).


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