In the News: Purdue discovery in 2011 Better World Report

A Purdue University discovery that improves broadband communications is featured as one of 23 real-world technologies in the 2011 Better World Report, an annual publication that highlights patented university discoveries that directly impact the quality of life for people around the world. Anthony H. Smith, Lonnie D. Bentley and Michael D. Kane, professors in the College of Technology's Department of Computer and Information Technology, founded Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS) Inc. in 2008. The Indianapolis-based company provides enhanced electronic communications through automated antenna aiming and tracking technology for broadband directional antennas that Smith, Bentley and Kane co-developed. Read more.