May 2006
Networks Update;May2006, p6
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The article reports on the joint effort of WiMedia Alliance and Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in the development of high-rate Bluetooth wireless technology as of May 2006. Bluetooth SIG selected WiMedia's UWB as its future radio platform. According to Stephen R. Wood, president of the WiMedia Alliance and UWB technology strategist at Intel, consumers are demanding higher bandwidth for their mobile, consumer electronics and communication devices. Through the partnership, the manufacturing community of Bluetooth SIG will have access to a high-data rate solution backed by a comprehensive support network comprised of leading companies representing ever step of product development.


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