Internet of Things

The Essential Ingredient for Reliable, Safe Autonomous Vehicles

The Essential Ingredient for Reliable, Safe Autonomous Vehicles

By Alexander M. Wyglinski, PhD An unabridged version of this piece was created for IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. The last 18 months have been very exciting times for autonomous vehicle technology. New self-driving car prototypes have been taking to the streets, a growing number of companies have announced initiatives and collaborations to pursue activities in […]

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Are we there yet? The road to self-driving cars [Infographic]

Are we there yet? The road to self-driving cars [Infographic]

Driverless cars are being tested as we speak, but pump the brakes! That’s not the whole story. Learn about the different levels of automation possible in the cars of today and tomorrow in our latest infographic. Automation is getting smarter every day. Want to get in the driver’s seat of this new technology? Check out WPI’s online […]

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The Internet of Things, Part II: Challenges & Solutions

Filed in Internet of Things, Systems Engineering by on August 1, 2016 1 Comment
The Internet of Things, Part II: Challenges & Solutions

In the first part of this blog series, we talked about the benefits and possibilities that the Internet of Things may bring to the table. But along with its endless capabilities there are, of course, several challenges to face with the Internet of Things. Data, bandwidth, connectivity, security Some estimate that the IoT will generate […]

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The Internet of Things, Part I: Innovations for the Future

Filed in Internet of Things, Systems Engineering by on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Internet of Things, Part I: Innovations for the Future

There is a lot of buzz right now about something called the Internet of Things (IoT). If you search online for “Internet of Things”, you will get over 161,000,000 results. Imagine how long it would take you to read all of that! But what does it mean? What is the IoT, and why should we care? […]

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5 Advantages of Cognitive Radio

Filed in Engineer's Corner, Internet of Things by on April 14, 2015 2 Comments
5 Advantages of Cognitive Radio

When it comes to cognitive radio, there are more advantages than people may think. It is essential for those involved with cognitive radio to understand why it is important, and how it affects where the future is going. Here are my top five advantages of cognitive radio… Cognitive radio helps: 1. Overcome radio spectrum scarcity […]

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