Graphene contact lenses could give everyone night vision

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Contact lenses with night vision could be on the way.

We all might be able to experience soon the super hero ability of having night vision thanks to graphene contact lenses. Contact lenses one day in the near future will be able to register the entire infrared spectrum as well as visible and ultraviolet light, according to Zhaohui Zhong, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Michigan.

 

 

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Creating Spectrum for the Internet of Things

The wireless industry is against super WIFI networks while Google and Microsoft say it would spark innovation.

On February 3, 2013, the Washington Post boldly led a front-page story last weekend with the claim: “The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month.”

 

 

 

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U.S. Facing Spectrum Crisis – If Nothing is Done Your Smartphone May be Useless by 2013

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The U.S. is running out of wireless spectrum.

The United States is facing an imminent spectrum crisis in which exploding demand from smartphones will soon overwhelm the nation’s wireless capacit, according to the FCC.

 

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Television Broadcasters and Wireless Companies Fight Over Airwaves

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Broadcasters may be forced to give up spectrum.

Annoyances like dropped calls, maps that take forever to load and echoing voices on a mobile phone.  And, the dreaded “Cannot Open Page” iPhone users have come to know so well.  These annoyances are only going to get worse because the airwaves that carry cellphone signals and wireless internet connections are growing more and more crowded.

 

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In The Race For More Spectrum, AT&T Is Acquiring T-Mobile For $39 Billion

T-Mobile is getting swallowed up by AT&T. Is this a good thing?

As anyone who has read a tech blog in the past few years will know, AT&T has been under attack for not being able to match the network capacity of larger rival Verizon. And when they won the majority of the bids for the open spectrum in 2008, Verizon also had a clear path to the future. Now AT&T is taking another path: buying T-Mobile…

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