Another “course refresh” video from Shenzhen 2017 discussing the emerging GPS-III standard and some of the other up-and-coming Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). This lecture is a follow-on to lectures on basic GPS operation (courtesy our friend Prof. Paul Steffes) and Positioning Errors in GPS.
Archives for July 2018
In 2005, we ran a curated virtual space mission for Georgia Tech’s graduate-level ECE 6390, Satellite Communications. The project was entitled “Martian Wireless Networks” and involved a hypothetical wireless network to link radios across the surface of Mars. The project page archive can be found here and an extended description below. We should acknowledge a big assist from Prof. Paul Steffes for this one as well. [Read more…]
Some of the best tunneling diode work from Francesco Amato’s PhD research will appear in the IEEE Journal on RFID this year. This paper contains a comprehensive early survey of long-range communications with extraordinarily low power levels.
Enjoy this oddly-prescient essay on which internet companies you should invest in circa 2001. Long before there was a Facebook, a Twitter, or even much of a Google, there was “The Killer App Equation”. Some of the prognostication was off-base, but there’s much that makes me wish I had put my money where my mouth was (or, more precisely, that I had money to put where my mouth was).