Wi-Fi Alliance Broadens Membership Base

Mountain View, CA, November 18, 2002 - The Wi-Fi Alliance announced today that 40 additional companies have joined the organization. These new members represent a broad range of industries and all regions of the world. The total Wi-Fi Alliance membership is now 193 companies. The 40 new members include:

 



- AirVast Technology Inc. (www.airvast.com)

- Allied Telesis K.K. (www.allied-telesis.co.jp)

- Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (www.alps.co.jp)

- Azimuth Networks (www.azimuth.net)

- Black Storm Networks (www.bstormnetworks.com)

- Broadwave, Inc.

- Clipsal Datacom Asia Ltd. (www.clipsaldatacomms.com)

- CNet Technology Inc. (www.cnet.com.tw)

- Comtrend Corporation (www.comtrendcorp.com)

- Creative Technology Ltd. (www.creative.com)

- Fujitsu-Siemens Computers GmbH (www.fujitsu-siemens.com)

- FullWave Technology Co., Ltd (www.fullwave.com.tw)

- Garnets Systems Co., Ltd. (www.garnets.com)

- Hyundai Networks Inc. (www.speedxess.net)

- I-O Data Device, Inc. (www.iodata.com)

- Infonet (www.infonet.com)

- Instant802 Networks (www.instant802.com)

- Interlink Networks (www.interlinknetworks.com)

- ipUnplugged AB (www.ipunplugged.com)

- MICRO-STAR INTL CO., LTD. (www.msi.com.tw)

- Microtune, Inc. (www.microtune.com)

- Palm, Inc. Solutions Group (www.palm.com)

- Ralink Technology (www.ralinktech.com)

- RIFCOM (www.rifcom.com.tw)

- Runtop Inc. (www.runtop.com.tw)

- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (www.samsungnetwork.com)

- Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. (www.sciatl.com)

- SendFar Technology (www.sendfar.com.tw)

- Smallbig Technology Inc. (www.smallbig.co.kr)

- SMART Modular Technologies, A Solectron Company (www.smartm.com)

- SUNCORP (www.sun-denshi.co.jp)

- SyChip, Inc. (www.sychip.com)

- Topdek Semiconductor (www.topdeksi.com)

- Top Global Technology (www.chinatopglobal.com)

- Trapeze Networks (www.trapezenetworks.com)

- TwinMOS Technologies Inc.(www.twinmos.com.tw)

- Ubicom, Inc. (www.ubicom.com)

- U.S. Robotics (www.usr.com)

- ZIDA TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (www.zida.com)

- ZyXEL Communications Corporation (www.zyxel.com)

 

These new member companies increase the Wi-Fi Alliances presence and continue to build the organizations geographic presence, said Wi-Fi Alliance chairman, Dennis Eaton . We see the broad support for Wi-Fi entering a new phase. Support for Wi-Fi is swelling within several industries outside of the ones that are typically associated with networking and semiconductor development. Wi-Fi is clearly becoming a mainstream technology, continued Eaton.

 

Wi-Fi Alliance s current membership includes:

2Wire

3Com

AboCom Systems, Inc.

Above Cable, Inc.

Accton

Acer

Acrowave Systems

Actiontec

Adjungo Networks

ADMtek Incorporated

Agere Systems

Airgo Networks

AirVast Technology Inc.

Allied Telesis K.K.

Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

Ambit

AMD

Apple

ARESCOM

ARtem

Askey

ASUSTeK Computer

Atheros Communications

Atmel Corporation

Avaya

Aware

Azimuth Networks

Belkin Components

Benq Corporation

Bermai, Inc.

Binatone

Black Storm Networks

Broadcom Corporation

Broadwave, Inc.

BroMax

CC&C Technologies, Inc.

C&S Microwave Co., Ltd.

Chou Chin Industrial Co., Ltd.

Cirrus Logic

Cisco Systems

Clipsal Datacom Asia Ltd.

CNet Technology Inc.

Colubris Networks

Comtrend Corporation

Conexant

Connexion By Boeing

Corega K.K.

Creative Technology Ltd.

CREWAVE Co., Ltd.

D-Link Systems

Dell

Delta Networks

EMTAC

Enterasys Networks

Envara

Epson America

Ericsson Radio Systems

FineDigital Inc.

Fujitsu

Fujitsu-Siemens Computers GmbH

FullWave Technology Co., Ltd.

Funk Software

Galtronics

Garnets Systems Co., Ltd.

 

 

Gateway

Gemtek

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd.

Global Communication Devices

Global Sun Technology

GRIC Communications

HereUare

Hewlett-Packard

High Tech Computers

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitron Technologies Inc.

Hyundai Networks Inc.

I-O Data Device, Inc.

IA Link Systems CO., LTD.

IBM

IceFyre

Icom

Infonet

Instant802 Networks

Integrated Programmable Communications

Intel

Interlink Networks

Intermec

Intersil

Inventec @ppliances Corp.

iPass

IP ONE

ipUnplugged AB

Kyocera Corporation

LANCOM Systems GmbH

Lantech Advance Corporation

LG CNS

LinCom Wireless

Linksys Group

Liontech Co, Ltd.

Lucent Technologies

Marvell Semiconductor Inc.

Melco Inc. ( Buffalo )

Microsoft

MICRO-STAR INTL CO., LTD.

Microtune, Inc.

MiTAC International Corporation

Mitsumi Electric Co.

MMC Technology, Inc.

Mobile Internet Services

Mobilian

Motorola

National Semiconductor

NDC

NEC

NETGEAR

NextComm

NIIGATA CANOTEC CO. INC.

Nokia

Nomadix

Nova Technology

NTT Corporation

OTC Wireless

Palm, Inc. Solutions Group

ParkerVision

Philips

Planex Communications Inc.

Prime Electronics & Satellitics Inc.

Proxim

 

 

 

Psion Teklogix

Quanta Computer

RadioFrame Networks, Inc.

Ralink Technology

Realtek Semiconductor

Resonext Communications

RF Micro Devices

RF Solutions

RFTNC Company

RICOH Company

RIFCOM

Runtop Inc.

Samsung Electro-Mechanics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

SEIKO EPSON Corporation

SENAO INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD.

SendFar Technology

Service Factory

Sharp Labs of America

Siemens

SITECSOFT Co., Ltd.

Smallbig Technology Inc.

SMART Modular Technologies, A Selectron Company

SMC Networks

Sniffer Technologies

Sony

SpectraLink

Sprint PCS

Sumitomo Electric Industries

SUNCORP

SUNNY Bell Technology

SyChip, Inc.

Symbol Technologies

Synad Technologies

Systemonic

TDK Corporation

TECOM CO., LTD.

Telia Mobile AB

Texas Instruments

Thomson Multimedia

TOKO

Topdek Semiconductor

Top Global Technology

Toshiba

Toyo Communication Equipment

Toyota Industries Corporation

Trapeze Networks

TROY Wireless

TSI Telecommunication Services

TTSLiNX

TwinMOS Technologies Inc.

Ubicom, Inc.

U.S. Robotics

Universal Scientific Industrial

VeriSign

Wavelink

Wayport

WinMate Communications

Wistron NeWeb

YAMAHA CORPORATION

Z-Com

ZIDA TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

ZIEMAX TECHNOLOGIES

ZyXEL Communications Corporation

 

 

See Wi-Fi at COMDEX

Wi-Fi wireless LANs will be on display at COMDEX (Booth 3160), November 18-22, in Las Vegas , Nevada .

About the Wi-Fi Alliance

The Wi-Fi Alliance is a nonprofit organization formed in 1999 to certify interoperability of IEEE 802.11 products and to promote them as the global, wireless LAN standard across all market segments.

The Wi-Fi Alliance has instituted a test suite that defines how member products are tested to certify that they are interoperable with other Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ products. These tests are conducted at an independent laboratory.

Membership in the Wi-Fi Alliance is open to all companies that support the 802.11 family of standards. Wi-Fi Alliance now comprises over 190 members that offer over 500 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ products from the worlds leading companies.

For more information, please visit www.wi-fi.org.

 

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