A Whole New World of Wi-Fi

Chretien, Wendy
June 2006
T H E Journal;Jun2006, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p14
The article presents updates on the wireless-fidelity technology, also known as IEEE 802.11. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers standard 802.11 applies to a reliable means of wireless data transfer. A new variation of the standard, 802.11, was board-approved in January 2006. It was designed to provide true 100 Megabits per second throughput, unlike the current variations of 802.11, which all suffer from large overhead burdens, which greatly reduce usable bandwidth. It uses 802.11 signal transmission technique and adds multiple-input, multiple-output antennas.


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