Researchers study best use of 'whitespace' spectrum
(Phys.org)—The demand for faster, more mobile Internet access for smartphones, tablets and laptops does more than strain the available space we have in our pockets and bags. There's a finite amount of wireless spectrum ...
Virginia Tech engineers work with InterDigital to increase wireless speed, accessibility
In the first phase of a more than two-year study funded by InterDigital, Virginia Tech researchers have made great strides in the development of more reliable and efficient spectrum sensing techniques that ...
First White Spaces Network Brings Broadband Internet to Rural America
For the first time in the U.S., unused TV broadcast channels freed up by the transition to digital TV are being used to wirelessly deliver high-speed Internet connectivity to business, education and community users. These ...
Sensors that track steps, pulse, diet and more marked a wearable computing fashion trend this year as they evolve from measuring what we've done to telling us what to do.
It's the holiday shopping season, so it's time to answer that all-important question: Do you know what to get the geeks in your life?
Recently, Spaniards had to re-tune all television sets as a result of the introduction of 4G mobile networks. Their data transmission speed (10 times higher than the 3rd generation's) required a release of ...
Rice University wireless researchers have found a way to make the most of the unused UHF TV spectrum by serving up fat streams of data over wireless hotspots that could stretch for miles.
The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a report said on Monday.
Yahoo's hopes for renewed stardom on the Internet stage are being pinned on a song.
Yahoo announced Friday it has bought an Israel-based startup specializing in streaming high-quality video to computers and mobile devices.
Yahoo on Friday continued its shift to online content with a line-up of free streaming concerts by music stars such as Usher, Michael Franti, and The Dave Matthews Band.
Sony's new-generation PlayStation 4 console ramped up its winning momentum at the international E3 video game show that wraps Thursday.
Imagine you're in a restaurant and it's nearly empty. You can talk to your companions, low-volume, easy and relaxed. But then more patrons start arriving and it gets more and more crowded. The noise level ...
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