When Is a Baked-Bean Can a Wi-Fi Network Antenna?

Images-17 Is using an empty baked-bean can to grab a Wi-Fi signal from a mile away high technology? The answer is yes if you’re an entrant in Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair being held this week in Phoenix. Steven Buss, an 18-year-old Wi-Fi buff from Palm City, Florida, built three different types of antennas to see which provided the greatest range for his wireless network Link.

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