Latest IEEE 802.11 Stories

2012-07-07 23:01:24

Litepoint IQFlex Wireless LAN (WLAN) test consignment services available from Test Equipment Connection. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Litepoint IQFlex Wireless LAN (WLAN) test consignment services are now available from Test Equipment Connection. “Litepoint IQFlex units are currently being sourced for redeployment in our inventory and consignment pool,” said President and COO Mike Novello. The IQflex provides essential WLAN and Bluetooth testing for numerous devices including:...

Super Fast Wi-Fi, Courtesy Of Japan
2012-05-17 05:24:52

Japanese researchers have broken a world record for the fastest wireless data transmission by using the terahertz band. Their achieved speed was up to 20 times faster than our normal Wi-Fi speeds. By using the yet uncharted terahertz band, the researchers hope to open up a new level of spectrum to data hungry consumers. Published in Electronics Letters, the research suggests this band, referred to as “T-Ray,” could offer just the bandwidth we´ve been looking for in data...

Latest IEEE 802.11 Reference Libraries

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Wi-Fi, a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, is not a technical term; however, the Alliance has used the term to describe only a narrow range of connectivity technologies including wireless local are network as well as PAN, LAN, and WAN. "IEEE 802.11", the technical term, has been used interchangeably with Wi-Fi even though Wi-Fi has become a superset of IEEE 802.11 over the past few years. It is used by over 700 million people and there are over 750,000 hotspots and around 800 million new Wi-Fi...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'