MIT Uses Mobile Devices’ Built-In Motion Sensors To Improve Wireless Connection

MIT Uses Mobile Devices’ Built-In Motion Sensors To Improve Wireless Connection
technology

Researchers have found a way to increase network throughput by 50%.

Emma Hutchings
  • 13 april 2011

MIT have come up with a way to make Wi-Fi connections more reliable, solving the problem of ‘handoffs’ when users move out of one transmitter’s range and into another. This is usually the time when people lose their connection, as their device tries to transfer across and find the strongest signal.

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