News tagged with wireless data networks

New algorithm resolves Wi-Fi interference problems

To overcome the problem of interference between wireless networks, a doctoral student at EPFL has developed an algorithm that automatically selects the best frequency band according to the usage of neighboring networks. This ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Telecom
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Knightscope K5 on security patrol roams campus

A Mountain View, California-based company called Knightscope designs and builds 5-feet, 300-pound security guards called K5, but anyone scanning last week's headlines has already heard about them, with the news that Microsoft ...

dateNov 24, 2014 in Robotics weblog
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German study supports free "Super WiFi"

The need for the wireless transfer of data will increase significantly in the coming years. Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) therefore propose to turn some of the TV frequencies that will become free ...

dateNov 24, 2014 in Telecom
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Cutting congestion on the data network highway

Perhaps no other consumer-driven technology has made such incredible advances in such a relatively short space of time as the mobile phone. Today's smartphones are used to stream videos, access social media and perform all ...

dateSep 12, 2014 in Telecom
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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., USA will present ...

dateMar 05, 2014 in Telecom
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New video streaming technology for mobile phones

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new architecture for better-quality video streaming on mobile phones and across wireless networks. The new architecture is based on utilising information gathered and ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Telecom
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SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network

South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.

dateJun 26, 2013 in Telecom
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