News tagged with electricity networks

Innovative technology addresses wireless interference

Imagine a room with several people in it, all talking at the same time. With everyone competing to speak, it's hard to hear any one person clearly. Wireless networks, being a shared medium, struggle with a similar problem ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Telecom
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Lab tackles electric blackouts

Switzerland and Cameroon are establishing a joint laboratory in Yaoundé. EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) and ENSPY (Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé) will work together to develop technologies ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Reliable communication, unreliable networks

Now that the Internet's basic protocols are more than 30 years old, network scientists are increasingly turning their attention to ad hoc networks—communications networks set up, on the fly, by wireless devices—where ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Getting the most out of home electricity

Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, account for a huge amount of daily electricity consumption. An EU-funded project has developed a system to help you and your neighbours optimise energy ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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