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‘No Way to Put the Genie Back in the Bottle’

Scientific community reads about the white space debate.

“It’s fourth and goal and the home team’s football quarterback can’t get through to his coach on the sideline; the cast of a Broadway musical goes silent mid-show; a television news crew has to scramble to dig up cables that let reporters broadcast live on location — all because you tried to use your fancy new wireless device to download streaming video from the Internet, and it knocked out nearby wireless microphones.”

Scientific American takes a peek into the issue of white space and wireless mics.

The FCC has been testing the ability of white space devices to detect wireless mics at a Broadway musical and NFL preseason football game.

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