Wireless experts create multiuser, multiantenna scheme to make most of UHF band
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.
Team launches world's first ZigBee-based inter-satellite communication system
Engineers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have successfully piloted the world's first ZigBee-based inter-satellite communication system.
Reliable WLAN in a red-hot environment
A robust wireless technology from Siemens is being used to help manufacture massive steel components. In one of the most modern open-die forges in the world, a facility owned by Saarschmiede GmbH, turbine ...
Cable snips and fake Mexican burglaries: How the WWI information battle was won
Military intelligence has relied on observing and reading enemy messages since the earliest times of conflict. But it was during World War I that great leaps were made in the technology needed to intercept ...
Can video streaming over mobile broadband networks be improved?
Due to the increase in smartphone video applications, mobile video traffic is rising significantly. New research has shown how videos can be better transmitted over wireless links such as Wi-Fi and 4G.
Team to report on broadband wireless connection to moon
Text 911: Calling for help without making a call
The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.
Making wireless 10 times faster
It is rush hour and every motorist on the highway is driving in the right lane. The center and left lanes are empty.
New research on gigabit wireless communications
Research on gigabit wireless communications has been presented by researchers from the University of Bristol at the world's leading wireless communications and networking conference, IEEE WCNC 2014, in Turkey ...
When disaster strikes: Safeguarding networks
Disasters both natural and human-caused can damage or destroy data and communications networks. Several presentations at the 2014 OFC Conference and Exposition, being held March 9-13 in San Francisco, Calif., ...
New material could speed up underwater communications by orders of magnitude
(Phys.org) —University of California, San Diego electrical engineering professor Zhaowei Liu and colleagues have taken the first steps in a project to develop fast-blinking LED systems for underwater optical ...
Japan researcher builds device to 'transmit force'
A Japanese researcher on Friday unveiled an invention that instantly and wirelessly transmits force between two devices, in a development that could allow physical therapists to treat patients remotely.
Better gold alloys for communications tech
(Phys.org) —Under the right circumstances, pushing on nothing is harder than pushing on something – at least when that "something" is gold. That's the finding from a new materials science paper, and it's ...
Beyond encryption: Stronger security for wireless communications
Physically, wireless communication channels are right out in the open, carried through the air on radio waves. A "wiretapper" can eavesdrop on mobile phone and data traffic without actually tapping a wire ...