News tagged with digitization

Record for fastest data rate set

A new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group. They achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacity limits of optical transmission ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in Telecom
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Software adapts speech to ambient noise level

Loudspeaker announcements at railway stations are often incomprehensible, since the surroundings are noisy. With new software, the clarity of such announcements can be considerably improved. A microphone picks up ambient ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Software
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WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temporarily crashed in an array of countries from the US to India, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.

dateJan 26, 2016 in Internet
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Industry 4.0 and additive manufacturing

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos a key topic is focusing on the "Digital Transformation of Industries". The fourth industrial revolution is imminent. It goes by the name "Industry 4.0" and is expected to fundamentally ...

dateJan 21, 2016 in Engineering
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