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February 5, 2016

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February 5, 2016

Jan. 25, 2016 — Engineers are developing hardware and software tools to help underwater telecommunication catch up to its over-the-air ... read more

Jan. 20, 2016 — Transportation engineers have developed an inexpensive system to sense Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals from bus passengers' mobile devices and collect data to build better transit ... read more

Oct. 7, 2015 — In support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), researchers have developed a concept for a more accurate method of delivering certain types of messages that could even warn users to avoid ... read more

Most Internet Anonymity Software Leaks Users' Details

June 29, 2015 — Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are legal and increasingly popular for individuals wanting to circumvent censorship, avoid mass surveillance or access geographically limited services like Netflix. ... read more

Monitoring Chinese Industry 4.0 Technology and Patents

June 24, 2015 — Researchers have analyzed patents registered in China over the last three years for industry 4.0 technologies. The first study to be published on the topic shows that Chinese researchers have ... read more

Can Personal Devices Interfere With Hospital Care?

June 16, 2015 — New research helps define a clear rule of thumb for how close health-care workers with their Wi-Fi devices can be to electronic medical equipment. The bottom line: keep your wireless device further ... read more

Wireless Researchers Call for Reformed Safety Standards for Wireless Devices

June 11, 2015 — A new article has called for temperature changes in the tissues of the body to be used as a safety metric for mobile devices operating at mmWave frequencies, rather than power density, now the ... read more

First Wireless Network Synchronized to a Billionth of a Second

June 10, 2015 — "Let's synchronize our watches." It's the classic line before a group goes out on a mission. We are all familiar with the concept of synchronized clocks -- less known, but equally ... read more

Counting People With WiFi

June 8, 2015 — Researchers are proving that wireless signals can do more than provide Internet access. They have demonstrated that a WiFi signal can be used to count the number of people in a given space, leading ... read more

New Wi-Fi Antenna Enhances Wireless Coverage

May 29, 2015 — Researchers have succeeded in using ionized gas in a common fluorescent light tube as an antenna for a Wi-Fi Internet ... read more

May 15, 2015 — Scientists have moved graphene -- the incredibly strong and conductive single-atom-thick sheet of carbon -- a significant step along the path from lab bench novelty to commercially viable material ... read more

G5: Moving to the Next Generation in Wireless Technology

Apr. 30, 2015 — Computer scientists are developing a promising technique to speed up the development of fifth generation (5G) wireless ... read more

Apr. 20, 2015 — Researchers have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of Wi-Fi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information. It could be integrated with existing Wi-Fi systems ... read more

Mar. 11, 2015 — People have the fastest mobile Internet connections in the world in Denmark (22.3 Mbit/s), followed by Singapore (16.9 Mbit/s), Switzerland (16.6 Mbit/s), Norway (14.8 Mbit/s) and Korea (13.0 ... read more

Feb. 19, 2015 — To help solve growing problems with wireless bandwidth crowding and support the next generation of mobile technology, researchers are developing measurement tools for channels that are new for mobile ... read more

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

Jan. 28, 2015 — An efficient security protocol has been designed to protect the information provided by pacemakers and similar medical devices connected to the Internet. Thanks to the latest advances in ... read more

Jan. 20, 2015 — A concept that balances large-scale installations of low-cost and low-power antennas to boost cellular coverage in difficult environments will also provide better connectivity to more users. This new ... read more

iPhone Separation Linked to Physiological Anxiety, Poor Cognitive Performance

Jan. 11, 2015 — Cell phone use has become a common part of life as mobile devices have become one of the most popular ways to communicate. Even so, very little research exists on the impact of cell phone usage and ... read more

Jan. 8, 2015 — If you’re sitting in a coffee shop, tapping away on your laptop, feeling safe from hackers because you didn’t connect to the shop’s wifi, think again. Hackers may be able to see what you’re ... read more

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