Tag: UWB

Mini workshop on networked systems

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Session A: Drone networks (09:00 to 10:40, 1 hour talks + discussions) Samira Hayat: Experimental evaluation of wireless communications for drones Aymen Fakhreddine: Cellular-connected drone systems: State-of-the-art and research issues Raheeb Muzaffar: Live multicast video streaming from drones Session B: Industrial, robot, and post-disaster networks (11:00 – 12:40, 1 hour talks + discussions) Jorge Schmidt: UWB sensor networks Agata Gniewek: Swarmalatorbots — Robots that sync and…

A year in the life of Lakeside Labs

By Christian Bettstetter, Scientific Director Did you observe that lately more and more tech products and business processes have features of self-organization? Almost every major car maker has been testing self-driving vehicles and is now introducing them to the market. The industry is crazy about “industry 4.0”—which promises self-organizing production with humans, machines, and products collaborating to make decentralized decisions. These are just two examples for the ongoing trend toward…

UWB sensor networks in airplanes

Modern airplanes are equipped with hundreds of embedded sensors and actuators necessary for structural health monitoring, aircraft control, and passenger and crew assistance. These devices are typically interconnected by wires. Using wireless connections instead of wires improves flexibility of installations and reduces the airplane’s weight. Researchers from Airbus Group Innovations have been working on this topic for several years. An ongoing joint project with the University of Klagenfurt and Lakeside…