The Quest Begins to Bring Ultra-speed Wireless Connectivity to First Responders

Researchers met in San Antonio, Texas yesterday to jump-start technology that could enable first responders to relay video in moving ambulances, employ virtual reality in emergencies, receive high-definition images from drones in real time, or control robots in restricted indoor environments too dangerous for humans. Although the technology of ultra-fast fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless communication …

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NIST Awards $38.5 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $38.5 million to 33 research and development (R&D) projects aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. The awardees and their projects are: Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – $782,280 An Infrastructure-Free Localization System for Firefighters Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) …

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Microwave Journal Offers 5G mmWave Communications Course and eBook from Ted Rappaport

Microwave Journal is now providing Professor Ted Rappaport’s 2-day online course, slides and eBook. Previously recorded by IEEE Com Soc, the course covers the fundamental communications, circuits, antennas and propagation issues surrounding emerging 60 GHz wireless LAN and mmWave cellular/backhaul applications. The course was developed and delivered by Professor Theodore (Ted) Rappaport, a pioneering researcher …

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NYU WIRELESS and Sprint Join Forces to Advance 5G Mobile Technology

NYU WIRELESS and Sprint today announced they are working together to further the development of mobile 5G. Sprint joins the university research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering as an industry affiliate sponsor. As an industry affiliate, Sprint will gain early access to NYU WIRELESS’s internationally recognized research, work with students and faculty …

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NYU WIRELESS & The Rise of 5G

Over the next few years, Nokia expects a 10,000x increase in bandwidth. It’s no secret: today’s 4G LTE wireless networks simply can’t handle the data demands of our rapidly approaching, hyperconnected future whether it be enhanced mobile broadband and ultra-reliable machine to machine communications. Read the full story on National Instruments.

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The 2017 Brooklyn 5G Summit Affirmed Tandon’s Role As A Research Leader In Next-Generation Communication

From April 19-21, hundreds of global industry leaders and star researchers — the forces fueling a new communications revolution — converged at MetroTech Center for the invitation-only Fourth Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, co-hosted by Nokia and NYU WIRELESS. It isn’t hyperbole to refer to what’s happening in fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications as a revolution — …

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T-Mobile US Promises a 5G Network by 2020

T-Mobile said it would deploy fifth-generation wireless technology nationwide by 2020, setting an aggressive goal for itself as bigger rivals lay the groundwork for their own network upgrades. The technology is already advanced enough to download enormous amounts of data in field trials, said Ted Rappaport, a professor at New York University’s Tandon School of …

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