NICT develops tablet for WLAN comms in TV white spaces

Tuesday 27 August 2013 | 08:44 CET | News
Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has developed the world's first portable-size tablet terminal that enables 802.11-based radio communication in TV bands (470-710 MHz). This devices comprises an off-the-shelf Android tablet and a newly developed frequency converter from NICT. The tablet can operate in the frequency considered not to interfere with TV broadcasts according to calculation results provided by the white-space database developed by NICT. The white-space utilisation by portable devices achieves not only fixed-point communication but also

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: National Institute of Information & Communications
Countries: Japan / World
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