Aussie scientists unveil 5Gps turbocharged wireless chip

Transmitter and receiver on a single chip

"The availability of 7GHz of spectrum results in very high data rates, up to 5 gigabits per second to users within an indoor environment, usually within a range of 10 metres," Professor Skafidas said.

NICTA embedded systems CTO, Dr Chris Nicol said the availability of a single chip, low cost, very high speed wireless technology will transform the home entertainment industry.

"For example, consumers will be able to download a high definition DVD onto their personal digital assistants at a public kiosk in seconds, take it home and play it directly onto their high definition TV," he said.

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