June 01, 2014 by Frank Dawidowsky, NFC ForumRead more 0 comments
You might have seen Wi-Fi Alliance’s announcement about the launch of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ with Near Field Communication (NFC) “tap-to-connect”. I think this announcement is a big deal, and here is why.
Tap-to-connect: Wi-Fi® and NFC make a great pair
May 01, 2014 by Craig Mathias, Farpoint GroupRead more 7 comments
With products based on the 802.11ac standard now appearing in great numbers in the marketplace, the debate over when to deploy this exciting advance in Wi-Fi® capabilities is also well underway. Note that I say when here – it’s not a question of if, but rather how to schedule 802.11ac rollouts.
April 15, 2014 by Stephanie Lubrano, Laird TechnologiesRead more 0 comments
Although Wi-Fi® was initially focused on consumer markets, it quickly proved beneficial for industrial and enterprise settings. The finalization of the 802.11n standard in 2009 brought MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) and improved range. 802.11n also was the first standard to use both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands.
February 20, 2014 by Kelly Davis-Felner, Wi-Fi AllianceRead more 5 comments
It’s clear the Internet of Everything is happening, and Wi-Fi is a fundamental enabler. Consumers are coming to understand that the Wi-Fi technology they already know and love is making their lives even better by connecting them to thousands of Internet of Everything products.
January 24, 2014 by Salah Nassar, Ruckus WirelessRead more 0 comments
Enterprise employees are more mobile than ever, and the role of Wi-Fi will grow in the corporate network -- in some ways you may not expect.
January 15, 2014 by Natalie Sheerer, Laird TechnologiesRead more 0 comments
November 12, 2013 by Kelly Davis-Felner, Wi-Fi AllianceRead more 2 comments
Two weeks ago, the FAA gave airlines permission to allow the use of Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) during an entire flight.
October 28, 2013 by Natalie Sheerer, Laird TechnologiesRead more 0 comments
October 02, 2013 by Clint W. Brown, BroadcomRead more 8 comments
In 2007, Apple’s first iPhone hit the shelf. That same year, the fourth generation of Wi-Fi® technology—802.11n—was introduced as a wireless technology to meet the demand for medium-resolution video such as those found on the then two-year old startup YouTube.
September 17, 2013 by Christian Gunning, Boingo WirelessRead more 0 comments
Last week, Boingo launched a new Next Generation Hotspot network at Chicago O’Hare International Airport that is the latest step toward a future of public Wi-Fi as easy to use as your cellphone.