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Feb. 3, 2015 — A new system aims to speed up the triage of victims during mass casualty incidents: Instead of colored paper tags, first responders use colored electronic wristbands. These serve to locate victims ... read more

Nov. 24, 2014 — A resorbable electronic implant that eliminated bacterial infection in mice by delivering heat to infected tissue when triggered by a remote wireless signal, researchers have reported for the first ... read more

Nov. 26, 2014 — Engineering researchers have developed a chip on which both sound wave and light wave are generated and confined together so that the sound can very efficiently control the ... read more

Nov. 26, 2014 — Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers have studied the performance of ... read more

Nov. 24, 2014 — The need for the wireless transfer of data will increase significantly in the coming years. Scientists therefore propose to turn some of the TV frequencies that will become free into common property ... read more

Nov. 13, 2014 — Wearable devices can count the steps you take and the calories you burn. But can they help soldiers in the field? Or prevent someone from having a heart attack? Researchers say ... read more

Oct. 21, 2014 — Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit. The research team behind the circuits currently holds an attention-grabbing ... read more

Oct. 2, 2014 — The ubiquity and flexibility of wireless access to the Internet played a very significant role in the tremendous growth in mobile devices such as smartphones, tablet PCs, and laptops over the past ... read more

Sep. 19, 2014 — Engineers have developed a new form of low-power wireless sensing technology that lets users "train" their smartphones to recognize and respond to specific hand gestures near the ... read more

Sep. 3, 2014 — A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical ... read more

Aug. 25, 2014 — Engineers have successfully piloted the world's first ZigBee-based inter-satellite communication system. Designed to evaluate the performance of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in space, the ... read more

Aug. 19, 2014 — Researchers have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that will, for example, charge mobile phones or laptops without needing ... read more

Aug. 6, 2014 — A new kind of human-machine communication is to make it possible to detect damage to rail vehicles before it’s too late. The technology also leads to an improvement in the servicing of trains, ... read more

Kill Switch in Cell Phones Could Save Consumers More Than $3.4 Billion Annually

July 29, 2014 — A new study shows consumer savings from the Kill Switch legislation exceed initial projections and now points to well over $3 billion. This savings to consumers comes at the expense of insurance and ... read more

Wireless Home Automation Systems Reveal More Than You Would Think About User Behavior

July 24, 2014 — Home automation systems that control domestic lighting, heating, window blinds or door locks offer opportunities for third parties to intrude on the privacy of the inhabitants and gain considerable ... read more

July 13, 2014 — Sisoft Company in Mexico has developed a technology that can illuminate a large work space, an auditorium or an office, while providing full mobile Internet to every device that comes into the range ... read more

July 8, 2014 — Scientists are advancing virtual reality technology in the service of studying the science of the swarm: how patterns of crowd movement emerge from individual behaviors. They have developed a ... read more

July 2, 2014 — Computer scientists have developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 ... read more

June 10, 2014 — Wireless data connections that exploit millimeter wave radio spectrum (30GHz to 300GHz) are expected to be used in worldwide 5G networks from 2020. Millimeter wave radios use much higher carrier ... read more

Passwords No More? Mechanisms Enables Users to Log in Securely Without Passwords

June 4, 2014 — Passwords are a common security measure to protect personal information, but they don't always prevent hackers from finding a way into devices. Researchers are working to perfect an easy-to-use, ... read more

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