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 ...
FCC approves OneWeb Internet via satellites
Jun 26, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—FCC has given OneWeb its green light to bring satellite Internet to the United States.
New approach speeds up testing of traffic management solutions for data center networks
Mar 22, 2017
The transmission control protocol, or TCP, which manages traffic on the Internet, was first proposed in 1974. Some version of TCP still regulates data transfer in most major data centers, the huge warehouses of servers maintained ...
IEEE P802.3bz: New Ethernet standard ratified
Oct 02, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—A new Ethernet standard is born. The IEEE has set the new standard for five times the speed without disruptive cable changes, said Network World.
Programmable network routers provide more flexible traffic management without sacrificing speed
Aug 23, 2016
Like all data networks, the networks that connect servers in giant server farms, or servers and workstations in large organizations, are prone to congestion. When network traffic is heavy, packets of data can get backed up ...
Wi-Fi Alliance continues tech advance with WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2
Jun 30, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—A new Wi-Fi standard carries a promising impact on products meeting the new standard. Tech watchers are saying that 802.11ac Wave 2 certification means one can expect better performance and capacity in Wi-Fi.
Wireless study predicts trouble and solution for 5G cellular
May 25, 2016
The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), comprising seven telecommunications standard development organizations, will soon choose among channel models to adopt as testing standards for 5G cellular systems. However, ...