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February 28, 2017

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February 28, 2017

Efficient Time Synchronization of Sensor Networks by Means of Time Series Analysis

Jan. 24, 2017 — Wireless sensor networks have many applications, ranging from industrial process automation to environmental monitoring. Researchers have recently developed a time synchronization technique and have ... read more

The Importance of Beating Buffering

Jan. 14, 2017 — Streaming video over mobile networks could be greatly improved by smart prioritization of visually important data, report ... read more

July 19, 2016 — Open air is getting crowded. Signals streaming back and forth from smart devices stretch existing fourth-generation wireless networks almost to their limits. As demands on these systems increase, ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Transmitting the contents of a conventional DVD in under ten seconds by radio transmission is incredibly fast -- and a new world record in wireless data transmission. With a data rate of 6 Gigabit ... read more

May 11, 2016 — Researchers have created ways to give a piece of paper sensing capabilities that allows it to respond to gesture commands and connect to the digital ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers have developed a system which efficiently transfers electrical energy between two separate circuits. The system, made with a shell of metamaterials which concentrates the magnetic field, ... read more

Risk Aversion Impedes Innovation in Information Technology

May 2, 2016 — Smartphones and tablets come from Asia and America, European industry is far behind. Causes are unfolded by a new study, e.g. risk aversion made the companies offer own data services at high prices ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — An engineer has integrated a non-reciprocal circulator and a full-duplex radio on a nanoscale silicon chip for the first time. This breakthrough technology needs only one antenna, thus enabling an ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Graphene is both transparent and opaque to radiation. A microchip that filters out unwanted radiation with the help of graphene has been developed and tested. The invention could be used in future ... read more

Wireless-Powered Network Gets Its Fair Share

Mar. 30, 2016 — Calculations reveal how sensors must take turns to harvest power efficiently from a data ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — New research by engineers has demonstrated how a massive antenna system can offer a 12-fold increase in spectrum efficiency compared with current 4G cellular ... read more

Feb. 23, 2016 — Computer scientists and electrical engineers have generated Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. With 'Passive Wi-Fi,' signals can be transmitted at ... read more

Feb. 19, 2016 — A digital 'magic wand' has been developed to improve home healthcare and to prevent hackers from stealing your personal ... read more

Terahertz Wireless Technology Could Bring Fiber-Optic Speeds out of a Fiber

Feb. 10, 2016 — Scientists have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of signal transmission at a per-channel data rate of over ten gigabits per second over multiple channels at around 300 GHz. The ... read more

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

Dec. 18, 2015 — Physical attacks on devices connected to the Internet can be detected by analysing WiFi signals, computer scientists have ... read more

Dec. 11, 2015 — A pair of socks embedded with miniaturized microbial fuel cells and fueled with urine pumped by the wearer's footsteps has powered a wireless transmitter to send a signal to a PC. This is the ... read more

Using FM to Improve Wireless Networks

Nov. 9, 2015 — Wi-FM allows wireless networks to communicate with one another through FM radio signals to determine the best times to send data and avoid data traffic ... 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

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