MWI’s current interests lie at the crossroads between 5G and IoT, and their main areas of expertise include:
Wireless technologies for constrained devices, e.g. WSNs and LPWANs.
Application of wireless technologies to indoor positioning.
High capacity wireless networks based on IEEE 802.11 and 3GPP.
MWI’s work spans from the physical design of embedded systems to driver level optimizations of broadband wireless technologies based on IEEE 802.11, software defined networking, and development of V2X applications. Among the main market sectors impacted by MWI we find: Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Factories and Mobile Networks.
The goal of the IoT research line is to integrate internet capabilities into devices constrained in terms of energy, computing, storage and communications in order to provide connectivity for the next billion devices.
The goal of this research line is to design algorithms and protocols that lay the foundation of 5G networks, allowing to provide the wireless capacity required to cope with the forecasted increase of demand on mobile connectivity. The group focuses on experimental improvements of systems based on IEEE 802.11 radios and SDN technology.
The goal of this research line is to design algorithms and applications enabling the future connected and autonomous cars. The group expertise lies in the wireless technologies powering V2X, namely 802.11p and C-V2X, combined with practical knowledge of the facilities offered by the ETSI-G5 stack.