News tagged with radio communications

Tiny Satellites for Big Science

The shrinking technology of cell phones, laptops and cameras are now leading to palm-sized satellites. Easy to build and affordable, these small satellites offer a new way to conduct astrobiology research. ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Honey, I shrunk the receiver

(PhysOrg.com) -- CSIRO and Australian company Sapphicon Semiconductor Pty Ltd have signed an agreement to jointly develop a complete radio receiver on a chip measuring just 5 mm x 5 mm that could eventually ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Engineering
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Positioning with awiloc

With awiloc, the WLAN positioning technology, Fraunhofer researchers present new tools and an adaptable portfolio of services for building reference databases to be used throughout Europe. The technology will ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Telecom
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Explained: Gallager codes

In the 1948 paper that created the field of information theory, MIT grad (and future professor) Claude Shannon threw down the gauntlet to future generations of researchers. In those predigital days, communications ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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