News tagged with wireless connectivity

From the desk lamp to the desktop?

In the future, getting a broadband connection might be as simple as flipping on a light switch. In fact, according to a group of researchers from Germany, the light coming from the lamps in your home could one day encode ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Engineering
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New data: 40 percent in US lack home broadband

(AP) -- Roughly 40 percent of Americans do not have high-speed Internet access at home, according to new Commerce Department figures that underscore the challenges facing policymakers who are trying to bring affordable broadband ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Telecom
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Obama administration seeks more wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration is calling on federal regulators to make more radio spectrum available for wireless Internet services to compete with broadband plans provided by the major phone and cable companies.

dateJan 04, 2010 in Telecom
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Modified Bluetooth speeds up telemedicine

A telemedicine system based on a modified version of the Bluetooth wireless protocol can transfer patient data, such as medical images from patient to the healthcare provider's mobile device for patient assessment almost ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Engineering
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Variables play into how well wireless works

In a recent column, Dianne Dunlap, a customer support engineer specializing in wireless technology for Cisco Systems, gave a thorough breakdown of how to check whether wireless Internet connectivity problems are due to wireless ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Telecom
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