Putting Intelligence in "Bricks"

Frantz, Fred
March 2008
Portable Design;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p16
The article reports that cognitive radio technology can provide more robust, effective public safety communications capabilities and tools. According to the author, the capabilities of the radio can be used to automatically reconfigure radios to include a repeater capability and to extend network coverage to areas where radios are otherwise cut off from their infrastructure. He added that the cognitive capabilities with a portable radio can improve performance in terms of parameters such as transmission quality and battery life.


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