New 4G network could cause widespread GPS dead zones
New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions
A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.
Review: 'Smart' LED bulbs controlled by iPhones
LED bulbs seem to be the future of home lighting: They save electricity, they're durable and they don't contain mercury like compact fluorescents. But having them produce white light like any old light bulb ...
Embedded wireless motion detector device on conventional insect trap for analysis purpose
Universiti Teknologi MARA researchers have developed a prototype insect trap that utilizes motion sensor and wireless technology to detect insect and trasnmit data to the researcher at the base station located away from the ...
Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in California (w/ Video)
An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
SpaceX postpones first satellite launch
Private US company SpaceX postponed the launch of a rocket carrying its first telecommunications satellite on Thursday after two unsuccessful attempts at take-off.
US shuttle to bring Tranquility to space station
The US space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six astronauts are preparing for a weekend mission to deliver a space module dubbed Tranquility to the International Space Station (ISS).
Base stations for 5G: Soon in our homes and on wheels?
In a few years, our mobile network will have to deal with a thousand times more the traffic it has to today. One possible solution is to place small base stations in our homes or cars. This is one of several ...
Tern tracking intensifies in the Abrolhos with lightweight device
The habits of terns are being watched closely in a new study on the Abrolhos and Lancelin islands just off the West Australian coast.
NSN and Sprint hit 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput, beating previous record by 63 percent
Nokia Solutions and Networks has linked up with the US operator Sprint to accomplish a huge leap in TD-LTE network speeds by demonstrating 2.6 gigabits per second (Gbps) throughput over a single sector. Using its commercially ...
Spectrum bands combined on live network for more than 1 Gbps downlink
Optus, one of the leading mobile operators in Australia, and Nokia Solutions and Networks have attained an aggregate downlink of 1.7 gigabits per second (Gbps) from a single site on the operator's live network using commercially ...
Russian deputy PM proposes Moon station
A top Russian official on Tuesday proposed setting up a space station on the Moon to revive Moscow's struggling space programme, a day after the prime minister ripped into its failures.
Electronic Nose to Return from Space Station (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sniffing out any potential contaminants on the International Space Station where it was stationed for the last six months, the JPL-built electronic nose, or ENose, is homeward bound.
Cloud technologies to improve performance and efficiency of mobile networks
The increasingly widespread use of smartphones capable of delivering audio and video streaming is leading to an exponential growth in the volume of traffic carried by mobile networks. Such growth is expected ...