Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Compare cell phone plans using Wirefly's innovative plan comparison tool ×
Microsoft Wireless Networking

Researchers Test WiFi Access From Moving Vehicles 155

Julie188 writes "Researchers from Microsoft and the University of Massachusetts have been working on a technology that would let mobile phones and other 3G devices automatically switch to public WiFi even while the device is traveling in a vehicle. The technology is dubbed Wiffler and earlier this year its creators took it for a test drive with some interesting results. Although the researchers determined that a reliable public WiFi hotspot would be available to their test vehicles only 11% of the time, the Wiffler protocol was able to offload almost 50% of the data from 3G to WiFi."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Researchers Test WiFi Access From Moving Vehicles

Comments Filter:

"Laugh while you can, monkey-boy." -- Dr. Emilio Lizardo

Working...