Engineers and physicists at Seattle-based Intellectual Ventures are now putting the screws into a prototype flat-panel beam-steering antenna that could potentially shave hundreds of thousands of dollars off expensive phased-array technologies and open the way to loss-less gigabyte-per-second wireless for everyday handheld mobile devices. It also promises more capability for those in uniform, as the military is always looking for a better, faster, more reliable way to communicate. The ...

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