Carnegie Mellon Links Up with LightPointe's Optical Wireless Technology to Serve Off-Campus Buildings
For Carnegie Mellon University, expanding its campus with additional buildings across the street was a promising venture. While extension and growth were natural steps, the task of widening the school's network to the new buildings did not seem as simple until administrators discovered LightPointe's free-space optics (FSO) technology.
Located in Pittsburgh, Pa., Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) prides itself on being a pragmatic institution that adapts rapidly to change. Building on a tradition of setting the standard for education technology, CMU pioneered the "Andrew" computing network (named after industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie) in the 1980s to link all of …
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Publication information: Article title: Carnegie Mellon Links Up with LightPointe's Optical Wireless Technology to Serve Off-Campus Buildings. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education). Volume: 31. Issue: 11 Publication date: June 2004. Page number: 35. © 2009 1105 Media, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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