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Wireless communications is clearly an area of growth, but the thought of being able to transmit absolutely everything sans wires remains something of a pipe dream. Wilocity is a company that's been powering away in an effort to bring some of this to fruition, but it'll soon be doing so with a far more sizable budget. Qualcomm, a giant in the silicon and comms industry, has just acquired the aforementioned company, which just so happens to be a leader in the WiGig industry. Qualcomm's after the company's 60GHz transmission technology, as it desires to bring multi-gigabit wireless to mobile and networking... Read more...
With our powers combined... wait, how does that phrase go? At any rate, it sure seems appropriate here, given that the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance are announcing plans to unify. WiGig has been floundering around for a while now, but paired up with the far more known Wi-Fi Alliance, it could very easily gain a ton of steam at CES this year. The two entities have nailed down a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their plans to consolidate activity in Wi-Fi Alliance. The agreement builds on more than two years of collaboration between the organizations, in which WiGig... Read more...
Wireless, wireless, wireless. It's something that we'll never get tired of hearing about, and we just love when companies take a leap of faith with it. Looks like they'll have an even easier time moving forward, now that the WiGig Alliance has advanced a multi-gigabit wireless ecosystem with the publication of certification-ready version 1.1 spec. That's a long-winded way of saying that the the organization advancing the worldwide adoption and use of 60GHz wireless technology and its applications has delivered the publication of its certification-ready multi-gigabit wireless specification. The... Read more...
Right now, most Wi-Fi routers run on the 2.4GHz wave. Most people who set up routers in the home use the 2.4GHz band, with or without their own knowledge or understanding. Some of the more technologically savvy users may opt for a 5GHz transmission, which is more rarely used and is generally less saturated. Really savvy users may even use a dual-band Wi-Fi setup that relies on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for different types of transmissions. But as of now, no one in the consumer realm uses the 60GHz band to transmit Wi-Fi signals. That's all going to change in the upcoming months, as the Wi-Fi Alliance... Read more...