Wireless

Inexpensive Satellite Bandwidth under Development

Inexpensive Satellite Bandwidth under Development

A team of researchers funded by the European Union has developed methods for optimizing satellite bandwidth, potentially dropping the combined cost of satellite phone, television, and internet services to as little as 50 Euros a month. The Integrated Multi-layer Optimization ...

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Self Building Wireless Networks

Self Building Wireless Networks

Creating an on-the-fly wireless communications networks is a fundamental element of fire fighting, dealing with hostage situations, and other emergencies. However, it is challenging to assemble such networks without delay and dependably. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...

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Vue Personal Video Network

Vue Personal Video Network

Avaak has developed a wireless multi-camera system called the Vue Personal Video Network. The Vue is designed for home monitoring, but may garner interest in the business world as well. For home use, two wireless remote cameras using mesh technology ...

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High-Speed Internet in…Trains

High-Speed Internet in…Trains

Scientists from the University of York in England are taking mobile entertainment to the next level with a new technology, designed to significantly broaden the range of services currently available to train passengers worldwide. The researchers, from the Department of ...

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CyFi Wireless Sports Speaker

CyFi Wireless Sports Speaker

The Los Angeles based company CyFi has recently introduced the CyFi Wireless Sports Speaker, compatible with most music players on the market. According to the company, it is the first iPod compatible wireless speaker and it is suitable for outdoor ...

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Intel’s Wireless Power Technology Demonstrated

Intel claims it has improved the efficiency of a method for powering devices wirelessly. Intel’s “Wireless Energy Resonant Link” (WREL), technology was demonstrated by transmitting electricity wirelessly to a lamp on stage and lighting a 60 watt bulb, which consumes ...

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IEEE’s 802.11r – a New Wi-Fi Standard

The IEEE has formally approved and published the future Wi-Fi standard: 802.11r, also called Fast Basic Service Set Transition. This standard was in development for four years and unravels performance challenges related to VoIP over Wi-Fi implemented in large-scale networks. ...

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Touch Me to Transfer Data

Touch Me to Transfer Data

A group of technology companies have joined forces in developing a new method for rapid data transfer between devices, called TransferJet. The new ‘close proximity wireless transfer’ technology automatically initiates the transfer of files such as high resolution videos, music, ...

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A Step In The Right Direction

A Step In The Right Direction

Stefan Dukaczewski, a multi-disciplinary designer working for MSTRPLN, collaborated with Ubiq Boutique in developing a line of sneakers called ‘A Step in the Right Direction’ (ASRD(. The shoes combine advanced footwear with wearable technology; with every step, these sneakers detect ...

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eCoupled’s Wireless Power

eCoupled’s Wireless Power

The U.S. based company “Fulton Innovation” has developed a technology that enables wirelessly charging electrical devices. The company demonstrated a series of products powered by “eCoupled Intelligent Wireless Power” at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las-Vegas. The engineers ...

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