IBM promises Internet 400 times faster

IBM promises Internet 400 times faster

IBM promises Internet 400 times faster

A new technology from IBM promises hyper-fast and energy efficient connections to the Internet, as fast as 400 gigabits per second. Image © IBM

Scientists in IBM Switzerland just unveiled a prototype tiny chip for an energy efficient analog-to-digital converter (ADC), that’s 5,000 times faster than the average U.S. connection, or 400 times faster than Google Fiber.



This is fast enough to download a 2-hour ultra-high-definition movie (about 160 gigabytes) in seconds!

The latest version of the chip, developed by IBM with researchers from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, is only a prototype right now and was presented at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco.

via zdnet

 

By |2014-02-14T09:13:42+03:00Feb 14, 2014|Categories: Computers|Tags: , |

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