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Exploring whitespace for wireless in public spaces

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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For morning bus commuters, a reliable Internet connection can transform dead time in traffic into a jump on the day’s tasks. But between their high cost and low data caps, smartphone data plans are a less than ideal solution for riders hoping to get serious work done in transit. Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor [...]

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Military communications on the QT

Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by .

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While tall, bulky antennas seem like relics in an era of sleek smartphones, they’re still an unfortunate necessity for American soldiers. “One of the problems that many military communications systems have is that they use low frequencies—anywhere from 2 MHz to below 1 GHz,” says Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Nader Behdad. “As a [...]

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