to provide remote offices or individual users with secure access to their organization’s network. A virtual private network can be contrasted with an expensive system of owned or leased lines that can only be used by one organization. The goal of a VPN is to provide the organization with the same capabilities, but at a much lower cost. Continue reading
A technology that lets you see behind walls could soon be built in to your cell phone.
MIT professor Dina Katabi and graduate student Fadel Adib have announced WiVi, a demonstration of a technology that uses WiFi to allow a viewer to “see” a person moving behind a wall. (WiVi stands for “WiFi” and “vision.”) Continue reading