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2014-05-22 08:34:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, has successfully completed the Wi-Fi Alliance(®) process to become an independent Authorized Test Lab (ATL), accredited to perform certification testing services for a global roster of Wi-Fi Alliance members. Effective immediately, UL can perform the baseline tests for Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) ac, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) n, and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) WPA2(TM) Protected Management...

2014-04-09 08:32:41

NFC enables security-protected Wi-Fi to expand into new products and usages AUSTIN, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Wi-Fi(® )connecting an ever-widening range of devices, including those for the smart home and Internet of Everything, Wi-Fi Alliance(®) has updated one of its most popular product certification programs to include Near Field Communication (NFC) "tap-to-connect." Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup(TM) now offers consumers a simplified option to set up Wi-Fi...

2014-03-20 04:22:54

TURIN, Italy, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The low-Power Wi-Fi SmartNode can contribute to lower energy demands The Italian Wi-Fi manufacturer Wi-Next [http://www.wi-next.com ] announces the innovative low-power SmartNode for Industrial IoT applications. Low-power SmartNode [http://www.wi-next.com/products/io-products/smartnode ] is a unique appliance that is able to monitor in real-time the electrical consumption and the operation of industrial...

2014-03-10 08:35:29

Marvell's continued support of Wi-Fi development and deployment across its expansive product offering enables the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle" of global consumers SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that Marvell® has been honored with the prestigious Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award by the Wi-Fi Alliance. This annual award recognizes a member company for its leadership contributions to Wi-Fi Alliance task groups...

2014-02-26 23:29:57

Linkem has chosen Cloud4Wi for the delivery of the new ‘Linkem Wi-Fi Community’ offering to venues. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Cloud4Wi Inc., a leading provider of cloud managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that Linkem, the pioneer of the broadband access in Italy with more than 200,000 subscribers in the Italian nationwide territory, has chosen Cloud4Wi for the delivery of the new ‘Linkem Wi-Fi Community’ offering to venues. Cloud4Wi allows Linkem to...

2014-02-24 04:24:14

Companies Turn Up Poland's First Hotspot 2.0 Wi-Fi Zone in Warsaw BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Booth 5E41 -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) today announced that it has been working with Orange Poland to enable Hotspot 2.0 Wi-Fi services in Warsaw. Residents and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless Internet by accessing the new Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network deployed throughout the Warsaw Royal Gardens, the largest park in Poland,...

2014-02-05 16:30:48

LONDON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment Market to grow at a CAGR of 33.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need for data offloading. The Global Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment Market has also been witnessing wide acceptance of voice over Wi-Fi....

2014-01-23 08:24:20

LAPIS Semiconductor Co., NICT and Silver Spring Networks Complete Global Certification Program and Successful Testing TOKYO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-SUN® Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating interoperable wireless solutions for use in energy management and smart-utility network applications, today announced the first Wi-SUN Alliance certified products. Wi-SUN members LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd, NICT (Japan's National Institute of Information and...

2014-01-22 08:31:48

World-Renowned Lab Supports Partner Interoperability Testing and Validation to Ensure IEEE 802.15.4g Interoperability TOKYO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-SUN® Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating interoperable wireless solutions for use in energy management and smart-utility network applications, today announced worldwide availability of its Global Certification Program, including stringent testing and seamless interoperability for wireless Smart Utility Network...

2014-01-07 08:36:36

New study: Consumers are poised to embrace the Internet of Everything; Wi-Fi is seen as a key feature LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers' expectations for a connected life are expanding beyond the world of PCs and mobile gadgets to include a wide range of smart home and smart automotive devices. New research conducted on behalf of Wi-Fi Alliance(®) demonstrates that consumers are ready to embrace a range of connected applications such as home security, smart energy,...


Latest Wi-Fi Alliance Reference Libraries

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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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