Friday, November 24, 2017

UrFU radio, IT department launches space monitoring, anechoic chamber

The Institute of Radio Engineering and Information Technology (IRIT-RTF) at Ural Federal University announced on Tuesday that it has completed its technical equipment anechoic chamber and space monitoring center.

The institute will use the center to conduct research that will predict forest fires, stop illegal logging and assess the quality of street cleaning in the city of Yekaterinburg.

The institute will also give students the ability to combine theory and practice and will educate scholars on RTRS rapid transition from traditional to digital television.

This year marks IRIT-RTF's 62nd anniversary. The institution has an enrollment of 2,200 students. IRIT-RTF hosted a traditional procession yesterday that will end with a rally near the Alexander Popov monument.

The rally will celebrate the achievements of radio, which Sergei Chabounin, the deputy director of IRIT-RTF, says is of relevance to "everyone who has ever turned on a cell phone, radio or television."