Wireless networks that build themselves
From traffic lights to mobile phones, small computers are all around us. Enabling these ‘embedded systems’ to create wireless communications networks automatically will have profound effects in areas from emergency management ...
New wireless technology to be developed
A U.S. research team has been awarded a $3.5 million government grant to develop a new portable wireless communications technology.
Australian WiFi inventors win US legal battle
Australian government science body CSIRO said Sunday it had won a multi-million-dollar legal settlement in the United States to license its patented technology that underpins the WiFi platform worldwide.
Open Garden plants app for open network
40 Gbit/s at 240 GHz: New world record in wireless data transmission
Researchers of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have achieved the wireless transmission of 40 Gbit/s at 240 GHz over a distance of one kilometer. ...
Wireless World: Mobile maps
You're on vacation, and, after a brief walk about town, you realize you can't find your way back to the hotel. Relax. You're not going to be lost for long. Sources tell United Press International's Wireless World that mobile-phone ...
Broadcasters worry about 'Zero TV' homes
(AP)—Some people have had it with TV. They've had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don't like timing their lives around network show schedules. They're tired of $100-plus monthly bills.
Wireless in the Sky: Hearst Builds Tower of the Future
Media icon Hearst has built a 46-story, 856,000-square-foot structure designed to utilize the latest wireless technology. Hearst's new tower, with its diamond-shaped windows and distinctive triangular frame, cuts a unique ...
Bringing all-optical networks closer to home
Converting between electronic and optical signals is one of the main costs in high-speed data networks and telecommunications applications, even more so when looking at future applications. The solution, say ...
Glitch shows how much US military relies on GPS
A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt, a defense expert says.
FCC poised to adopt network neutrality rules (Update 2)
(AP) -- New rules aimed at prohibiting broadband providers from becoming gatekeepers of Internet traffic now have just enough votes to pass the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday.
GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert
On the path to 1 terabit-per-second networks
As IP traffic continues to increase and the router interface rate extends beyond 100 gigabits-per-second (Gb/s), future optical networksones that would achieve unprecedented speeds of 1 terabit-per-second (Tb/s)will ...