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2014-10-29 04:22:38

First Mobile App Managed, Controller-Free Wi-Fi System Delivers Unmatched Simplicity, Reliability and Affordability to Small Businesses Demanding Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) today unveiled Xclaim(TM), a new kind of Wi-Fi system exclusively developed for the small business market that redefines the model for offering enterprise-grade Wi-Fi services to organizations that have little to no IT expertise....

2014-10-21 04:22:54

- Qualcomm Gains Momentum with 802.11ac 2.0 Solutions: Enables New MU-MIMO Products from AVM, Introduces New Chip for Notebooks and Consumer Electronics - AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., is putting high performance Wi-Fi(®) connectivity in consumers' hands and homes with the only end-to-end ecosystem of 802.11ac 2.0 solutions with multi-user multi-input/multi-output (MU-MIMO)....

2014-10-09 08:33:55

Smart Wi-Fi Continues to be at Forefront of Wireless Technology Innovation that Further Revolutionizes the Wi-Fi User Experience SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (WBA WI-FI GLOBAL CONGRESS) - Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today at the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Wi-Fi Global Congress being held here, that the Ruckus Hotspot 2.0 Online SignUp, Policy, and Subscription Management Server will be part of the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) Hotspot 2.0 Release 2...

2014-09-25 08:31:35

Mobile operators will need state-of-the-art test and monitoring solutions to ensure Wi-Fi networks are of carrier-grade quality MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With communication service providers developing strategies to offload mobile traffic to Wi-Fi networks, there is a real need for Wi-Fi testing. This move, primarily driven by the exploding data traffic created by smartphones, indicates that there are strong opportunities for Wi-Fi test equipment manufacturers...

2014-09-09 16:24:18

LAS VEGAS, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stadium Wi-Fi is a winning formula for Aptilo Networks [http://www.aptilo.com ], the leading provider of carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions. The company announced today that the Aptilo Service Management Platform(TM) has been deployed in several sports stadiums throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/559670 ) In the US, Aptilo...

2014-08-04 16:24:31

Fully integrated kits shorten time to market for streaming media, IoT and other devices SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced the RBTZ5000-2MA-A1 and RBTZ5000-6MA-A1 starter kits for development of web applications using the Toshiba TZ5000 Application Processor Lite (ApP Lite(TM)) series. By providing various...

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...


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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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