A smart surface for smart devices

External system improves phones’ signal strength 1,000 percent, without requiring extra antennas.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
Feb. 3, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: internet-of-things internet data networks research wireless school-of-engineering computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail mobile-devices electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs

Sending clearer signals

Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 11, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: internet-of-things data profile research wireless school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology faculty idss laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids mobile-devices






The privacy risks of compiling mobility data

Merging different types of location-stamped data can make it easier to discern users’ identities, even when the data is anonymized.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 7, 2018 ~8 min

Tags: data research privacy school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society mobile-devices


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