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    Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Team hope free space OAM transmissions can be used for last mile connections in cities.
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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Interesting artice, but I wonder what happens in fog, heavy rain or snow?
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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Interesting artice, but I wonder what happens in fog, heavy rain or snow?
    Probably the same that happens to mobile signals in the same conditions. The signal quality deteriorates.

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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    The Pigeon-Crow alliance might have something to say about all of this.


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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Quote Originally Posted by zsde View Post
    Probably the same that happens to mobile signals in the same conditions. The signal quality deteriorates.
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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Made me think of that movie Heat where Kelso says to DeNiro...

    "They send this information out, I mean it's just beamed out all over the damn place. You just gotta know how to grab it.."

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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    Sensationalist headline methinks.

    Another one of these technologies thats cool, but will never quite offer the same bombproof reliability of a proper physical connection.

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    Re: Twisted light wireless “could make fibre-optics obsolete”

    why anyone uses wireless when they dont have to is simply beyond me?

    wire is easier to hack unlike a port where you have to be in the building and plug in <slaps head> just because you can make something doesn't mean you should.

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