As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
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Problems with turning solar energy in space into useable energy on Earth have kept space solar stuck in the land of science fiction since the 1960s. But JAXA is optimistic.
A French architect is looking to the crowd to help fund an underwater vessel to explore the "lungs of our planet."
Wireless technology is evolving on all fronts — in personal, local and wide area networks — and in some surprising directions. Here are the latest developments in Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, white space radio and more.
A number of stumbling blocks are still to be overcome before white-space spectrum can be used to deliver a viable Wi-Fi service.
Ofcom has launched a consultation on the use of white-space that could see the reuse of TV spectrum to provide connectivity for a range of uses and devices before the end of next year.
In space, blood and bodily fluids can't be contained during a surgery, so for medical emergencies, astronauts must be evacuated to Earth. A new tool could make astro-surgery possible.
The US Air Force's $3.5bn Space Fence surveillance system is designed to detect satellites and debris in low Earth orbit, and its first radar station will be based in the Marshall Islands.
Scientists are working on a space-based solar power station that would capture sunlight and then use microwaves or lasers to beam the energy back to earth.
Next year should see the public launch of a brand new wireless network technology now being trialled in Cambridge, aiming to give connectivity to thousands of devices at low cost and low power
What does a retail giant, an insurance company, a gambling powerhouse, an audit firm and a charity have in common? They're all on Yammer, a private social-networking tool for enterprise that can connect via APIs to company systems.
To explain the impact of solar storms or space weather on our vulnerable digital systems here on Earth Smart Planet spoke with Bill Murtagh at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
The predicted impact on the Earth of the Sun's recent energetic Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) happened on Thursday at 1100 GMT, the American National Weather Service's Space Weather Center has reported."The coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with the R3 (Strong) Radio Blackout event from 0024 UTC March 7 (7:24 p.
The weather data and monitoring company will team with Radiometrics to get a better handle on temperature, humidity and liquid conditions in the earth's atmospheric layer.
"Beyond Planet Earth," on view at the American Museum of Natural History, presents the next-generation of space-related gear and gadgets, from clothing prototypes to vehicles and habitats.
The Chinese government has outlined the country's space strategy, including a global satellite network and plans for space exploration.The whitepaper, published in English on China Daily on Friday, gives details on China's strategy for the next five years.
The Fishburners collaborative working space for start-ups and investors is using funding from the NSW Government and Ninefold to increase its productivity by improving its internet connection and implementing a wireless network.
Recent time lapse videos taken from the International Space Station offer more than just an awe-inspiring view of our blue planet.
The Rosat satellite, a joint project between US, UK and German researchers and run by the German space agency, has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, though its exact location on the surface is unknown
Identified is a new company that wants to take on LinkedIn in the professional social network space by leveraging Facebook.
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