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.

IEEE Ratifies 802.11n Wireless LAN Specification

The IEEE today announced that its Standards Board has ratified the IEEE 802.11n -2009 amendment, defining mechanisms that provide significantly improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs).

Brighten up -- it's a new plastic optical fibre technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- It may look like little more than fishing line, but plastic optical fibre or POF promises to revolutionise high-speed last-mile communications networks. Its evolution is being aided by groundbreaking research ...

OMEGA at the top of the data transfer game

Researchers in Europe have successfully developed a new transfer technology for video data. An outcome of the OMEGA project, the team transferred data at an extremely fast rate of 100 megabits per second (Mbit/s) without ...

Smartphones -- the grip of death

New research by academics in the University of Bristol's Centre for Communications Research has highlighted the problems of reduced sensitivity in wireless communications, along with developing new solutions to overcome the ...

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