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NTT Lab wants to build commercial technologies using its RedTacton technology, which enables devices to communicate by using the electrical fields on the human skin.
Short-range wireless “ZigBee” networks are ready to unwire your house.
People who seek anytime, anywhere Internet access face trade-offs between 3G service over cell phones and high-speed WiFi data “hot spots.” Could high-quality phone calls over wireless networks tip the scales in favor of WiFi?
If you want fast access from home, your only hopes are cable-modem and DSL services. Or are they?
Fiber Optics: Holography takes optical switching to nanosecond speeds.
Imaging and sensor technologies will play a key role in making NASA shuttle flights safer.
A breakthrough in betavoltaics could mean a 10-year battery life for sensors and medical implants.
With strained-silicon technologies such as the new Dual Stress Liner from AMD and IBM, semiconductor companies are focusing on power efficiency as much as they are on speed.
Voice over IP may be built upon broadband, but it doesn’t need to follow the same anti-competitive path. In fact, the VoIP business could remain wild and wooly (and cheap).
Qualcomm and Texas Instruments have unveiled two competing schemes for delivering video to cell phones that bypass 3G. Is the market big enough to get them off the ground?