Edge-chips could render some networks useless

Edge-chips could render some networks useless

Neuristor circuits will perform super-edge computations similar to how the brain does them, reducing network loads and possibly making some networks redundant.

12/06/18

Using the Internet of Sound to transfer IoT data via speakers

Using the Internet of Sound to transfer IoT data via speakers

Ultrasonic sounds could be overlaid onto audible sounds for Internet of Things (IoT) communications, says IoT startup Trillbit.

11/29/18

Chip-cooling breakthrough will reduce data-center power costs

Chip-cooling breakthrough will reduce data-center power costs

A new microprocessor manufacturing technique could keep future electronics 18 degrees cooler, providing huge efficiency gains for data centers.

11/20/18

Spectrum shake-up to deliver more Wi-Fi, connections

Spectrum shake-up to deliver more Wi-Fi, connections

Large swaths of additional unlicensed spectrum will become available in the U.S. for connected devices, including Wi-Fi, if various proposals and schemes by the FCC come about.

11/15/18

Private 5G networks are coming

Private 5G networks are coming

Control over security is prompting big industrial companies to explore private 5G wireless networks.

11/07/18

Optical networking breakthrough will run networks 100x faster

Optical networking breakthrough will run networks 100x faster

Forming light waves into a spiral pattern allows multiplexing within fiber cable, adding throughput to traditional networks, researchers say.

10/31/18

5G and 6G wireless technologies have security issues

5G and 6G wireless technologies have security issues

5G and 6G wireless network technologies promise faster speeds and greater reliability, but they have security issues that must be addressed before they launch, researchers say.

10/25/18

Wave energy to power undersea data centers

Wave energy to power undersea data centers

Ocean Energy's ability to create electricity from seawater may prove to be the most efficient and eco-friendly way to bring edge computing to coastal population centers.

10/17/18

Radical shake-up proposed for the internet

Radical shake-up proposed for the internet

The World Wide Web could return to the retro decentralized 1990s if momentum for a blockchain-like protocol gets into gear.

10/11/18

Spray-on antennas will revolutionize the Internet of Things

Spray-on antennas will revolutionize the Internet of Things

Researchers at Drexel University have developed a method to spray on antennas that outperform traditional metal antennas, opening the door to faster and easier IoT deployments.

10/03/18

Industrial IoT faces big challenges

Industrial IoT faces big challenges

Industrial IoT -- the most challenging IoT genre -- needs ultra-high reliability, always-on availability, and extremely low latency – as well as standardization.

09/27/18

Hybrid IoT communications could be the best option

Hybrid IoT communications could be the best option

GCT Semiconductor and LPWA network provider Sigfox announced a multi-mode, hybrid, LTE combo Sigfox chip that they say will save IoT applications money.

09/19/18

6G will achieve terabits-per-second speeds

6G will achieve terabits-per-second speeds

Initial 5G is going to be a disappointment, a University of Oulu researcher says. 6G, with frequencies up to terahertz, will be needed for true microsecond latency and unlimited bandwidth.

09/12/18

Low-heat radios could replace cable links in data centers

Low-heat radios could replace cable links in data centers

A more efficient design that combines antenna and electronics could replace traditional radio links, improving energy and spectral efficiency, Georgia Tech researchers say.

09/04/18

NASA to use data lasers to beam data from space to Earth

NASA to use data lasers to beam data from space to Earth

NASA intends to shift its space-to-ground data communications from traditional radio to laser. The move may help internet throughput via over-the-air laser optical become a reality.

08/30/18

Private LTE, using new spectrum, approaching ‘market readiness’

Private LTE, using new spectrum, approaching ‘market readiness’

Private LTE networks, using brand-new frequencies, will be available 2018 Q4 or 2019 Q1 says an expert.

08/23/18

Fiber transmission range leaps to 2,500 miles, and capacity increases

Fiber transmission range leaps to 2,500 miles, and capacity increases

If researchers are successful, we can expect fiber data transmissions to get fatter and longer, as well as increases in data throughput.

08/16/18

Enterprises should be able to sell their excess internet capacity

Enterprises should be able to sell their excess internet capacity

If Dove Network's solution succeeds, data users will be able to circumvent traditional ISP data plans and buy capacity as needed from those who want to sell their excess.

08/09/18

Computing should be based on light, not electricity, scientists say

Computing should be based on light, not electricity, scientists say

An optical, in-computer breakthrough being explored by researchers at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will let computers run cooler and faster.

08/02/18

Disruption Tolerant Networking could change the internet

Disruption Tolerant Networking could change the internet

Disruption Tolerant Networking, being developed for NASA’s Solar System Internet, guarantees data delivery when traffic is interrupted. It could also be used in remote locations on Earth.

07/26/18

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