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Taking the Internet underwater to detect tsunamis, monitor pollution and spy

Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater. That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing...

Wireless devices go battery-free with new communication technique

We might be one step closer to an Internet-of-things reality. University of Washington engineers have created a new wireless communication system that allows devices to...

Wi-Fi signals enable gesture recognition throughout entire home

Forget to turn off the lights before leaving the apartment? No problem. Just raise your hand, finger-swipe the air, and your lights will power...

New software alleviates wireless traffic

The explosive popularity of wireless devices -- from WiFi laptops to Bluetooth headsets to ZigBee sensor nodes -- is increasingly clogging the airwaves, resulting...

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