The Beacon Blog
by Alex RoytblatThis editorial appears in the November 2022 edition (Issue 7) of the Wi-Fi Alliance® Wi-Fi 6E Insights newsletter, a quarterly newsletter sharing updates on regulatory developments in the growing Wi-Fi 6E ecosystem. To subscribe to the newsletter, please
by The BeaconWi-Fi® and private cellular networks have different advantages and disadvantages, which makes a compelling case for their combined use.
by The BeaconX Reality (XR), short for extended reality, is the convergence of physical world and digital world experiences. XR is used to describe immersive applications including augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) – used to enhance or simulate real-life experiences.
by Dr. Raul KatzThe COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a fundamental challenge on a global scale. Our socioeconomic systems have been strained as a result, forcing entire societies to reexamine social practices and production systems that have often been in place for decades, if not centuries. These changes have caused a global economic recession worse than the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
by Richard NedwichWi-Fi Alliance® recently spoke with Rich Nedwich, Worldwide Director of Education for CommScope, about CommScope’s project in progress with New Zealand’s Ministry of Education, and how Wi‑Fi® can help educational institutions now and in the future.
by The BeaconStay-at-home orders around the world during the coronavirus have helped slow the spread of the pandemic. Staying connected while staying home has been easy for some, but more difficult for others.
by The BeaconApproximately 46 percent of the world’s population is not connected to the internet. Among those individuals without internet access, many are school-age children.
by The BeaconAmid the global coronavirus pandemic, much of our daily lives has gone almost entirely online. Not only has the way we work and study changed dramatically in a matter of weeks, but the way we socialize, exercise, shop, and consume entertainment has also been transformed.
by The BeaconWi-Fi® has become an essential connectivity tool for remote productivity and is now more critical than ever to keep work colleagues, as well as students and educators, co