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Internet of Everything Networking Software Defined Network Wireless

Broadband Built Block-by-Block by Blockchain – Part 2 – 5G

“What Helium has created in this blockchain is truly a unique incentive. That is, the only incentive of its kind that can start a wireless network creation model without a lot of money. It is pretty cheap and simple to do. And, that hasn’t been done before…..It is something that can apply to all wireless […]

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Broadband Internet of Everything Smart Cities Wireless

Broadband Built Block-by-Block by Blockchain – Part 1 – Helium & LoRaWAN

If broadband adds thousands of dollars to a home’s value, then why not unlock that value to help pay for the last-mile network? A form of this question was first posed in this Viodi View article, Property Assessed Broadband – A Bottoms Up Way to Build Community & Broadband. As shown in that article, this […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Cybersecurity Internet of Everything Networking Regulatory Technology Wireless

Resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing – Right Now

“Miss the beat, you lose the rhythm, And nothing falls into place” Van Halen, circa 1991, Right Now Van Halen’s insight about timing and seizing the moment in its song, Right Now, is a great metaphor for the current situation with PNT. As background, the most prevalent source of PNT, Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, is […]

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CES2021 Wearable & Implantables Wireless

The Face Mask That Connects the Ears & Mouth #CES2021

MaskFone, a combination face mask, and Bluetooth microphone and earbuds will be available at some Target stores and on Amazon in late January, according to Binatone. With replaceable medical-grade filters (PM2.5 or N95/FFP2), a fit that allows glasses to sit on top of the mask to prevent steaming, and comfortable, washable Twill fabric, the MASKFONE […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Cities Wireless

C-Band 5G’s Threat to Aviation

Note: The above explainer video from Alex Scerri was added on 12/2/20 Is the impeccable safety record of aviation threatened by the use of C-Band frequencies (specifically 3.7-3.98 GHz in the U.S.) for 5G? Yes, would be the conclusion one could draw from RTCA’s November 30th, 2020 webinar, Interference Risk to Radar Altimeters from Planned […]

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