Sunday, September 19, 2021

Eric Griffith

The Year of the Wireless Monitor?

A lot of computer connections have gone wireless today, from your network to your printer, but there are two things that can't go wireless: the power supply,...

Faster Testing Could Mean More Certified Wi-Fi

This won't be news to members of the Wi-Fi Alliance, but the rest of the world should take notice: a new test suite from Azimuth Systems of...

802.11n: Expect Delays Ahead

Despite the hopes of the industry barreling ahead with the release of Draft-N product based on the 1.0 draft of 802.11n, that high-speed Wi-Fi standard is likely...

Wi-Fi Falls from the Sky

Some have called the ability to surf the Internet on a wireless network while trapped inside a airplane for hours at a time the holy grail for...

The Problems with Citywide Wireless

What if you built a city-wide Wi-Fi network, and no one came? Or, more specifically, everyone came but no one paid to use it? That's not too much...

Netgear, D-Link Gearing Up to Ship 11n Draft Products

The ink is barely dry on the 1.0 version of the 802.11n draft, but that isn't stopping the industry from selling products based on the early stages...

Bluetooth Picks WiMedia UWB for High Speed

It's not much of a surprise considering past announcements, but today the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced at its meeting in Bellevue, Washington that the flavor...

802.11n: It’s Never Easy

High-speed wireless networks that far outstrip the paltry speeds of today's 802.11-based networks are definitely in our future. That's the good news. However, it might take a...

Patent Power Comes to Intrusion Prevention

Anyone with a Blackberry is probably well aware of how patents can impact the lives of... anyone.  For a corporation, a patent awarded by the US Patent...

Enterprise WLANs add 3rd Party Security

The fastest way to make sure your wireless LAN (WLAN) is protected is to let the network protect itself. That’s why companies like Extreme Networks and Xirrus...

802.11n Draft Approved

Looks like calling a product "Pre-N" (as in 802.11n) this year won't be seen as a bad thing. As was expected, at the IEEE 802.11 Working Group...

Faster Path to 802.11n?

The stories of infighting in IEEE (define) Task Groups are becoming legendary. The most familiar of late is in the 802.11 Working Group's Task Group N (TGn)....

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