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Device Turns Flat Surface into Spherical Antenna     April 15, 2014

By depositing an array of tiny, metallic, U-shaped structures onto a dielectric material, a team of researchers in China has created a new artificial surface that can bend and focus electromagnetic waves the same way an antenna does.More>>

IBM technology underpins project to make British Columbia's the "smartest coast on the planet"     April 15, 2014

IBM announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) on a three-year, multi-million dollar project to equip British Columbia with a monitoring and prediction system to respond to off-shore accidents, tsunamis and other natural disasters.More>>

Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Market worth $10.53 Billion by 2019     April 10, 2014

The report "Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Market (IEEE 802.11ad, 60 GHz, 7Gbps Wi-Fi, Wireless Gigabit Alliance, Access Points, Routers, Residential Gateways, Backhaul Equipment) - Worldwide Forecasts, Business Models, Technology Roadmap and Analysis (2014 - 2019)", provides a comprehensive market and...More>>



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Mesh Radio Network Performance in Cargo Containers    March 1, 2005

Article By: Robert Lau, Dr. Peter Fuhr

Wireless sensors installed inside a cargo container? Aren't they metal? Then the radio signal can't get out . . .or can it? Here's how mesh-networked 2.4 GHz, 802.15.4-compliant RF transceivers performed when placed within cargo containers.More>>

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The Next Generation of Color Sensors    January 1, 2006

Article By: Bill Letterle

You can change manufacturing setups without reprogramming the sensor, which is essential for highmix, low-volume manufacturing with frequent color changes.More>>

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The Realities of Dealing with Wireless Mesh Networks    June 1, 2004

Article By: Robert Lau, Dr. Peter Fuhr

Mesh networking has great promise, but you need to understand the subtleties involved to effectively use a mesh network to meet your goals.More>>



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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

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Bands, Mesh Security, Safety    March 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

What is the difference between the licensed and unlicensed bands and why should I care?"More>>

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Catch the Waste    March 1, 2006

Article By: Stephanie VL Henkel

Municipalities typically generate a large amount of compostable material as a byproduct of their wastewater treatment operations. The "green" cities turn this unappealing substance into something of benefit to everyone, but the transformation doesn't happen all on its own."More>>



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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

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Bands, Mesh Security, Safety    March 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

What is the difference between the licensed and unlicensed bands and why should I care?"More>>

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New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>


Power Solutions
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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

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Potential Demonstrated    October 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

By themselves, sensors are nothing but little bundles of potential. That's why implementation demos are so inspiring and idea-provoking. For me, the most exciting demonstration at NI Week 2005, National Instruments' (www.ni.com) 11th international conference, was SawStop (www.sawstop.com), a table...More>>

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New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>



Networking & Communications Software
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ZigBee-WiFi Compatibility, and Nodes at 500 m    January 1, 2006

Article By: Wise Guy

Some people say WiFi and ZigBee can work side by side; others say they cannot."More>>

Article
New and Evolving Technology and Standards    November 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

Few things are as inspiring to the practice of engineering as new technologies that break down barriers and enable new possibilities. Take, for instance, the new Nexense platform Rarely does sensing and measurement allow the flexibility to accomplish multiple sensing jobs with a single technology....More>>

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Wireless Sensor Networking Software-The Next Generation    February 1, 2006

Article By: Kristi Hobbs

New software must also make it possible to quickly acquire data and store it locally, passing back only parametric data.More>>