News tagged with wireless networking

'GPS' for indoor use

Have you ever lost your way in a large office building or on a university campus? Normal GPS systems are of little assistance in these cases. A new smartphone app shows you the internal layout of a building ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Telecom
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A boost to your mobile signal

When using your mobile phone, it doesn't take much to lose that precious signal - just turning a corner or riding on a train can be enough. EU-funded research is developing new technologies to eradicate those ...

dateJan 28, 2013 in Telecom
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Thermogenerator from the printer

Wireless sensor networks monitor machinery and equipment in factories, cars and power stations. They increasingly "harvest" the energy they need to transmit measurement data from the environment, thus making ...

dateNov 15, 2012 in Engineering
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Increasing efficiency of wireless networks

(Phys.org)—Two professors at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a new method that doubles the efficiency of wireless networks and could have a large impact ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Telecom
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AT&T to invest $14 bn in US networks

AT&T on Wednesday announced a $14 billion plan over three years to upgrade its networks, much of it to boost wireless high-speed Internet in the United States.

dateNov 07, 2012 in Telecom
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