Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” that can recharge electric vehicles wirelessly as the vehicles drive by.
In the near future, people affected by health issues as varied as Alzheimer, diabetes, hearing loss, heart failure or even missing limbs could all have something in common: a smart, efficient, in-body or on-body device that makes their daily life easier and more enjoyable.
Australia's Monash University is developing a new bionic eye that uses seminal wireless technology to communicate with a processor that sits inside the brain, allowing blind people to discern shapes through a series of mapping dots when they put on a pair of sunglasses.
Engineers at Brown University have developed a wireless, broadband fully implantable brain sensor that is rechargeable, and has performed well in animal models for more than a year.
The Federal Communications Commission has given Dish Networks the nod to switch spectrum currently used for satellite communications over to wireless use.
Google's ambitions are pretty broad - and it may be about to move into a whole new area. According to the Wall Street Journal, it's in discussions with satellite TV company Dish about launching its own wireless service.
An Australian student has created a levitating lightbulb that powers itself wirelessly.
Stanford University electrical engineers have demonstrated a Fantastic Voyage-style wireless chip, driven by magnetic currents, that can travel around inside the human body.
Rice University researchers say they've developed a full-duplex wireless technology that could allow wireless phone companies to double the throughput on their networks without adding any more cell towers.
Researchers at the University of Washington and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have developed a way of powering heart pumps wirelessly.
Walking into a mobile trade show, you’re immediately hit with company names you recognize from everyday tech life.
Seagate has introduced a wireless portable hard drive designed to easily stream content to Apple's iPad.
Stanford researchers have created a new wireless technology that allows signals to be sent and received simultaneously on a single channel. The development could double the speed of existing wireless networks.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) calls it a system that is cleaner, more efficient, reliable, resilient and responsive. We call it the smart grid.
Are you tired of putting on headphones every time you listen to your iPod or stream music on your laptop?
Boeing has announced the first installation of an in-flight, wireless high-speed broadband service on a business-class 737 aircraft.
ElcomSoft has upgraded its key recovery platform with an integrated wireless sniffer to create an "all-in-one" WiFi cracking package.
The number of worldwide subscriptions for wireless services is poised to hit 5 billion this month - equaling approximately 73.4% of the earth's total human population.
Wal-Mart's launching its own wireless plan aimed at its core market of low- to middle-income families.
A growing number of consumers and physicians are expressing interest in the concept of tracking vital health signs with mobile devices.