by The BeaconWi-Fi® has accomplished more in 16 years than many technologies do in their lifespan – including enabling the rise of mobile internet by carrying a significant portion of the world’s data traffic, advancing data rates from 11 Mbps to more than 1,100 Mbps, connecting users in more than 450 million households worldwide and more than 47 million global public hotspots, an
by The BeaconRecent polling conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Wi-Fi Alliance® demonstrates Wi-Fi’s integral role in users’ lives.Access to Wi-Fi is important in daily life, and can impact work productivity
by Kevin RobinsonThis article originally ran in TMCnet
by Rolf de VegtWi-Fi® location technology involves advanced capabilities of regular Wi-Fi Access Points (APs) and Wi-Fi clients, which enable powerful applications such as ‘step-by-step’ indoor location and indoor asset tracking.Bringing location positioning indoors
by The BeaconThe inaugural Wi-Fi Alliance® Smart Home Summit took place in late September in Beijing, bringing together every part of the Smart Home ecosystem to discuss how Wi-Fi’s 16-year legacy of interoperability, industry-standard security, and great user experience will enable the smart homes of the future.
by The BeaconWi-Fi Alliance® prides itself on being a diverse organization, with member companies spanning the world, and representatives from a range of cultures and backgrounds. For 16 years, Wi-Fi Alliance has brought together companies with various interests and successfully achieved results through collaboration.
by The BeaconThe number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices is expected to grow to 38.5 billion by 2020.
by Adrian StephensThis year marks a quarter century of innovation that has taken IEEE 802.11™ Standard and its many incarnations – the standards on which Wi-Fi® is based – from the lab to a nearly ubiquitous global market presence
by Jawad HaiderWhen designing semiconductor chips, there’s a certain sense of excitement knowing that the built-in capabilities you create will power new features for users. But when you combine that with new industry standards, it opens the doors to a new frontier.
by Michael MontemurroOriginally developed to improve the user experience in operator Wi-Fi® hotspots, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™ is gaining traction in the enterprise. Naturally, Wi-Fi’s performance and industry-standard security have made it the primary network for those environments.