Jacobs School of Engineering


New wireless communication technology uses the human body to transmit data between devices

Today, Bluetooth is everywhere, from mobile phones, computers, speakers, lamps to wearable gadgets, like smart watches, earphones and fitness bands. Scientists, at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an entirely new wireless communication technology that, given its many advantages, seems to be a better and more sophisticated alternative to Bluetooth. The prototype, designed by…