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Wireless Communication Breaks Through Water-Air Barrier


Water-air communication

MIT Media Lab researchers have designed a system that allows underwater and airborne sensors to directly share data. An underwater transmitter directs a sonar signal to the waters surface, causing tiny vibrations that correspond to the 1s and 0s transmitted.

Credit: Christine Daniloff/MIT

MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and airborne devices.

From MIT News Office
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