Waterloo, Ont. (Wednesday, September 11, 2013) – A world-class facility that could lead to the creation of new wireless technologies for use in smartphones, cars, and beyond, opens at the University of Waterloo this week.

Considered one of the best in the world for testing electromagnetic devices, the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS) features four interconnected indoor laboratories, one outdoor lab, and a highly advanced computational facility.

Members of the media are invited to attend the opening and will be provided with the opportunity to view the facility at the event.

Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Student Design Centre, Engineering 5, University of Waterloo

An anechoic chamber.

CIARS features a unique anechoic chamber, designed to completely absorb reflections of sound and electromagnetic waves. Click image to download.

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