ZigBee, UWB garner VC funding, but will they capture mindshare?

Omatseye, Sam
June 2003
RCR Wireless News;6/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p15
Trade Publication
Focuses on whether ZigBee and ultra wideband technologies will be able to capture the market for wireless local area networks which is dominated by the Wi-Fi technology. Support of venture capitalists to ZigBee and ultra wideband technologies; Competition among the three technologies; Cellular telephone makers that are supporting one or two of the technologies.


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