YRP News
English version - October 2020
Yokosuka Research Park, Japan

The University of Tokyo's IoT Media Laboratory announced the construction of an LPWA testbed at the University of Tokyo's Hongo campus in collaboration with WSN Promotion Committee

6 August 2020, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo

On 6 August 2020, the University of Tokyo's IoT Media Laboratory ("IoT Media Lab") held a press announcement and briefing on the "Hongo Testbed", an LPWA testbed to be built by the Lab in collaboration with the YRP R&D Promotion Committee ("YRP Committee") WSN Promotion Committee at the University of Tokyo, and Dr. Fumihiko Tomita, President of the WSN Promotion Committee, attended the event. The Hongo Testbed will focus on countermeasures against radio interference and communication failures, especially in dense and urban areas, and will work in collaboration with the Yokosuka Hybrid LPWA Testbed to verify the results of experiments in both the urban area of Yokosuka and the Hongo area of Tokyo.

News Release (Japanese language only)

Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2020 cancelled

1-3 December 2020, Tokyo Ryutsu Center, Tokyo

Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2020, which was rescheduled to be held on 1-3 December 2020, has finally been cancelled considering the health and safety of visitors, exhibitors and others involved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those who have been considering exhibiting or visiting the event.

WTP 2020 Official Website (Japanese language only)

Event Report

The 23rd International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communication (WPMC 2020 Virtual Edition)

19-26 October 2020  *Online

The 23rd International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communication (WPMC 2020 Virtual Edition) , initially scheduled to be held in Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, with the cooperation of Okayama University, was held online from 19 to 26 October 2020, taking into consideration the impact of the spread of the new coronavirus. The number of papers submitted to the conference exceeded our expectations, and more than 100 papers were presented, including special sessions. We would like to express our sincere thanks to all those who have contributed to the success of this event.

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WPMC 2020

This time, following two papers from the activities of the WSN Promotion Committee have been accepted and presented.