A 5G standard nod wins confidence as essential step to primetime
Jun 19, 2018
A 3GPP TSG #80 Plenary Meeting has approved the completion of the standalone (SA) Release 15 (REL-15), 5G specifications. The 3GPP stands for 3rd Generation Partnership Project, which is a global organization supervising ...
In race for 5G, China leads South Korea, US: study
Apr 16, 2018
China is slightly ahead of South Korea and the United States in the race to develop fifth generation wireless networks, or 5G, a US study showed Monday.
GPS guidance can be fooled, so researchers are scrambling to find backup technologies
Mar 23, 2018
Five years ago, a team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin boarded an $80-million yacht with the intent of trying to fool the vessel's navigation system and stealthily push it off course.
Vodafone, Nokia are tech partners for 4G network on the moon
Mar 01, 2018
This is not a prank post, and, yes, April Fools is still many weeks away. With that out of the way, it can be reported that the moon will get a mobile phone network.
'Holostream' allows high-quality wireless 3-D video communications
Jan 09, 2018
A new platform enables high-quality 3-D video communication on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets using existing standard wireless networks.
5G demo is carried out on moving train in Japan
Dec 04, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Samsung fans get to say Cool. A 5G test on an over-100KM/H train (over 60 mph) scored results that are apt to please the corporate insiders, considering all the attention being paid to 5G in the pre-standard ...
A 'virtual wall' that improves wireless security and performance
Nov 08, 2017
A team of researchers led by Dartmouth College may have finally solved the problem of how to inexpensively improve wireless signal strength for indoor spaces with multiple rooms. The same technology for enhancing office and ...
New technology to dramatically speed up home broadband
Oct 19, 2017
Slow internet speeds and the Internet 'rush hour' - the peak time when data speeds drop by up to 30% - could be history with new hardware designed and demonstrated by UCL researchers that provides consistently high-speed ...
Integrated high-speed data and wireless power transfer
Sep 18, 2017
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a system that can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection. By integrating ...
Mesh networking announcement, new spec from Bluetooth
Jul 19, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Mesh-networking capabilities now in Bluetooth are making news. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group announced that Bluetooth technology has been updated with support for mesh networking, and Bluetooth published ...