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Reconfigurable reflecting surface technology designed to eliminate signal blindspots

Signal blindspots in built-up urban areas could soon be a thing of the past thanks to research at 5G/6GIC.

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Predicting wireless traffic using AI could improve the reliability of future wireless communication

The prediction of future wireless traffic volumes using artificial intelligence (AI) would allow communication systems to automatically adjust network resources to maximize reliability. KAUST researchers have now developed ...

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French Minitel pioneer dies aged 88

Gerard Thery, the telecoms engineer whose Minitel project brought internet-style communications to France long before other industrialised countries, has died aged 88, officials said Monday.

Engineering

Building resilient telecommunications infrastructure

Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, and Optus have released findings of a joint nationwide project to improve bushfire resilience of critical telecommunications.

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High-tech TV tricks for fan-free Tokyo Olympics

There'll be no fans in the stands, and less media on the ground, so when it comes to covering the Tokyo Olympics, broadcasters are relying on technology to give viewers a more vivid experience.

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EXPLAINER: Could balloons power uncensored internet in Cuba?

Florida's Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, called this week on the administration of President Joe Biden to greenlight a plan to transmit the internet to people in Cuba via high-altitude balloons when their government has ...

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Qualcomm touts global momentum for the fastest version of 5G

It's no secret that Qualcomm aims to ride the 5G wave for growth—supplying processors not only for smartphones but also connected cars, laptops, virtual reality headsets and myriad other devices as they link up to these ...