CWC News

San Diego Organizes Smart City Hackathon to Achieve Climate Plan

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

by Bruce Bigelow

An unusual coalition is coming together in San Diego to create innovative ways to support a climate action plan the city adopted to satisfy state mandates for reducing greenhouse gases.

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to approve the plan in December. To meet California’s tough requirements, the plan sets five broad goals that are intended to cut carbon gas emissions in San Diego by 50 percent (from 1990 levels) over the next 20 years and beyond.

UC San Diego Electrical Engineering Professor Gabriel Rebeiz Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Thursday, February 11, 2016

By Daniel Kane 

Research will help to realize more reliable airplane internet, faster smartphone connections and more

In order to get internet service to airline passengers five or six miles up in the air, airlines mount antenna systems to the tops of their planes. The systems are bulky and generate drag which reduces fuel efficiency. In the next five years or so, electronically steered antennas that are lighter, generate less drag and are more reliable will replace today’s mechanically driven airplane internet systems.

Keysight Technologies, UC San Diego, Demonstrate World's First 5G, 100 to 200 Meter Communication Link up to 2 Gbps

Monday, November 30, 2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS), in collaboration with electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego, has demonstrated the world’s first 64 (8 x 8) and 256-element (16 x 16), 60-GHz silicon wafer-scale phased-array transmitter with integrated high-efficiency antennas for Gbps communications at 100 to 200 meters. With this demonstration, Keysight and UC San Diego have proven that a 5G communication link is not only possible, but can deliver record performance.

5G Insights and Trends

Sunday, November 1, 2015

The Center for Wireless Communications’ research review, held on Oct. 30, 2015, at UC San Diego, aimed to ignite conversation around industry insights and trends as well as the opportunities and challenges inherent to the CWC’s future work in wireless initiatives,  while also considering the future impact of Mobile Health and IoT.

Mobile Health, the at-home clinic

Friday, October 30, 2015

Mobile technology adoption -- from mobile applications to wearable devices -- has been growing exponentially in the healthcare ecosystem in recent years.. Researchers at the University of California San Diego Center for Wireless Communications aim to leverage technology that already exists within the wireless ecosystem to deepen the remote doctor/patient interaction. With wireless infrastructure already in place globally, the hope is to identify, treat, and manage disease in every country with the aid of the at-home clinic, by way of the smartphone. 

With this new universal wireless charger, compatibility won't be an issue

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Engineers develop a new technology for concurrently powering multiple devices that support different wireless standards

A wireless charger that’s compatible with different consumer electronics from different brands is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to research by electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego.

New Frontiers of Cognitive Networking

Monday, September 21, 2015

Most of us use many devices — perhaps too many — throughout the day: A smartphone at home and then at the cafe around the corner, a laptop computer at work and maybe a tablet or e-reader in the evening. That's not counting all of the other possible "smart" devices at our fingertips, such as health monitors, fitness trackers and smart watches.

5G Wireless Forum: The Promise and the Peril of Future Wireless Systems

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The format for the recent 5G Forum on Next-Generation Wireless Systems and Applications, held at the University of California, San Diego, was a reflection of the two poles — the promise and the peril — that define the future of wireless technology.

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