Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

Deep Dive

An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one million kilometres of pipes. Maintaining and repairing these pipes require about 1.5 million road excavations a year, which...

German Engineers use Wifi to see through walls

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Engineers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a holographic imaging process that depicts the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter to generate three-dimensional images of the surrounding environment allowing you to “see” through walls The technology is surprisingly simple and exploits Wi-Fi’s ability to pass through...

New Wi-Fi system ‘MegaMIMO 2.0’ designed to tackle spectrum crunch

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MegaMIMO 2.0 is a new Wi-Fi system designed help with congested networks. It can transfer wireless data three times faster than existing Wi-Fi protocols, and can almost double the range. The system was engineered by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), and while the technology...