News archive - August 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Researchers develop low-power, low-cost network for 5G connectivity

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a cheaper and more efficient method for Internet-of-Things devices to receive high-speed wireless connectivity.

With 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices expected to be in place by 2025, a growing strain will be placed on requirements of wireless networks. Contemporary WiFi and cellular networks won't be enough to support the influx of IoT devices, the researchers highlighted in their new study.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Researchers develop a better way to harness the power of solar panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. 

In a new study, the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system and reduces the volume of power currently being wasted due to a lack of effective controls. 

Monday, August 26, 2019

Waterloo grads improve access to education for African students

A video library developed by three University of Waterloo graduates could transform Africa’s education sector. The entrepreneurs received $60,000 from the AC JumpStart initiative to support their business.

HITCH is an educational platform that uses machine-learning software to curate videos based on African curricula while operating independently of Internet and power constraints.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Waterloo grads improve access to education for African students

A video library developed by three University of Waterloo graduates could transform Africa’s education sector. The graduate entrepreneurs just received $60,000 from the AC JumpStart initiative to support their business.

HITCH is an educational platform that uses machine-learning software to curate videos based on African curricula while operating independently of Internet and power constraints. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Speed identified as the best predictor of car crashes

Speeding is the riskiest kind of aggressive driving, according to a unique analysis of data from on-board devices in vehicles.

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