Powerlines

08.15.10
Land of Giants turns power lines into works of art
08.15.10

Land of Giants turns power lines into works of art

Most of us take the aesthetic nature of power lines and pylons for granted. In fact, it's hard to r...

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06.30.10
Remote Auxiliary Power System recharges our special forces straight from overhead power lines (video)
06.30.10

Remote Auxiliary Power System recharges our special forces straight from overhead power lines (video)

If you're the type who gets a little nervous connecting jumper cables to your Accord after you forg...

By T. Stevens,   06.30.10
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08.01.09
First broadband over power lines working spec released
08.01.09

First broadband over power lines working spec released

It's been a long slow go for broadband over power lines, but it looks like things are finally pickin...

By Nilay Patel,   08.01.09
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07.13.09
Meralco planning internet over power lines in the Philippines
07.13.09

Meralco planning internet over power lines in the Philippines

While the concept of channeling the internet over power lines is far from new, it has yet to be impl...

By D. Murph,   07.13.09
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01.15.09
DS2 shows off embedded powerline module
01.15.09

DS2 shows off embedded powerline module

While powerline as a whole still has quite a ways to go before it's considered mainstream, DS2 is a...

By D. Murph,   01.15.09
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04.28.08
FCC's broadband over power lines expansion hits major snag
04.28.08

FCC's broadband over power lines expansion hits major snag

If you're waiting for broadband over power lines (BPL) as an alternative to cable or DSL in your are...

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01.10.08
HD over power lines: more sensible than wireless
01.10.08

HD over power lines: more sensible than wireless

After waxing rhapsodic in our last podcast about how dodgy the issue of wireless HDMI / wireless HD...

By D. Murph,   01.10.08
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12.14.07
Air Force developing UAVs that can recharge on power lines
12.14.07

Air Force developing UAVs that can recharge on power lines

We've seen some interesting solutions to keeping UAVs powered for extended missions, but none so di...

By Nilay Patel,   12.14.07
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05.15.07
DirecTV testing the broadband over power line waters
05.15.07

DirecTV testing the broadband over power line waters

While analysts have long questioned how satellite television providers would answer the challenge of...

By D. Murph,   05.15.07
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