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Episode 39: Wi-Fi 7 will deliver enhanced performance with Eric McLaughlin of Intel


In this episode, we're talking about Wi-Fi 7's unique feature set with Eric McLaughlin, VP and GM of Wireless Solutions at Intel. We discuss how all the previous generations of Wi-Fi have laid the foundation for continuous improvements, and what distinguishes Wi-Fi 7 from Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E. We review the technical specifications of Wi-Fi 7, including how the change from 1K QAM to 4K QAM delivers a higher density signal for increased performance. Listen to learn how Wi-Fi 7 will support complex applications like Wi-Fi Sensing and provide an enhanced connectivity experience for consumers.


Lisbon demonstration showcases how Wi-Fi Sensing can assist in a critical scenario:

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