August 12, 2014 by Rolf de Vegt, QualcommRead more 4 comments
At the launch of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac program, we looked at the mobile revolution, its role in changing Wi-Fi® adoption, and the future.
July 24, 2014 by Greg Ennis, Wi-Fi AllianceRead more 2 comments
Recently we’ve seen growing enthusiasm and industry movement around the Internet of Everything (IoE) and the Internet of Things (or IoT), with several industry announcements and a fair amount of speculation about technology choices and fragmentation in this market.
June 19, 2014 by Vijay Nagarajan, Broadcom CorporationRead more 0 comments
One thing worth celebrating this month—in the high-tech industry, that is—is the one-year anniversary of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac, the latest generation of Wi-Fi®, based on the 802.11ac standard.
June 01, 2014 by Frank Dawidowsky, NFC ForumRead more 0 comments
You might have seen Wi-Fi Alliance’s announcement about the launch of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ with Near Field Communication (NFC) “tap-to-connect”. I think this announcement is a big deal, and here is why.
Tap-to-connect: Wi-Fi® and NFC make a great pair
May 01, 2014 by Craig Mathias, Farpoint GroupRead more 7 comments
With products based on the 802.11ac standard now appearing in great numbers in the marketplace, the debate over when to deploy this exciting advance in Wi-Fi® capabilities is also well underway. Note that I say when here – it’s not a question of if, but rather how to schedule 802.11ac rollouts.
April 15, 2014 by Stephanie Lubrano, Laird TechnologiesRead more 0 comments
Although Wi-Fi® was initially focused on consumer markets, it quickly proved beneficial for industrial and enterprise settings. The finalization of the 802.11n standard in 2009 brought MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) and improved range. 802.11n also was the first standard to use both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands.
February 20, 2014 by Kelly Davis-Felner, Wi-Fi AllianceRead more 5 comments
It’s clear the Internet of Everything is happening, and Wi-Fi is a fundamental enabler. Consumers are coming to understand that the Wi-Fi technology they already know and love is making their lives even better by connecting them to thousands of Internet of Everything products.
January 24, 2014 by Salah Nassar, Ruckus WirelessRead more 0 comments
Enterprise employees are more mobile than ever, and the role of Wi-Fi will grow in the corporate network -- in some ways you may not expect.
January 15, 2014 by Natalie Sheerer, Laird TechnologiesRead more 0 comments
November 12, 2013 by Kelly Davis-Felner, Wi-Fi AllianceRead more 2 comments
Two weeks ago, the FAA gave airlines permission to allow the use of Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) during an entire flight.