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2013-07-17 00:20:49

IRVINE, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced that it has launched an ESD([1]) protection diode, the DF2B7M3SC, with the lowest 0.1pF capacitance in its class([2]), which protects USB3.0/2.0, HDMI(®), eSATA, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt(TM), and other high speed data lines from ESD. Mass production is scheduled to begin in...

2013-07-16 12:33:15

DUBLIN, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sllq7h/global_wifi) has announced the addition of the "Global Wi-Fi Market: Advancements, Business Models, Market Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sllq7h/global_wifi ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The need for ubiquitous data connectivity is a standard...

Bringing Increased Data, Reduced Latency Rates To Wi-Fi
2013-06-21 11:50:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The wireless networking industry is getting a new standard that could offer higher data rates, greater capacity and even reduced latency rates over 802.11n. The Wi-Fi Alliance is now launching a certification program for devices for the new IEEE 802.11ac draft standard. The new 802.11ac reportedly offers up to three times the wireless speed of the existing 802.11n standard, which could support even more demanding applications...

2013-06-20 04:21:36

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced that its Dual Band 802.11ac Reference Access Point and Dual Band 802.11ac Reference STA have been chosen by the Wi-Fi Alliance for inclusion in the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) ac test bed. As part of the test bed, MediaTek has again proven itself as a provider of benchmark implementations for next generation wireless...

2013-06-19 12:24:38

Marvell's Avastar 88W8897--the industry's first 802.11ac 2x2 combo radio solution in production--delivers high-performance Wi-Fi® connectivity for tablets, ultrabooks, gaming consoles and Smart TVs SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that the Marvell(®) Avastar(®) 88W8897, the industry's first 802.11ac 2x2 mobile MIMO combo radio solution with near field communications (NFC) and Bluetooth 4.0 support, was selected by...

2013-06-19 08:34:20

Latest Wi-Fi generation supports demanding applications of today and tomorrow AUSTIN, Texas, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi(®) technology has again made a significant leap in performance. Today, Wi-Fi Alliance(®) launched its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED((TM) )ac certification program. Building on the high-performance foundation of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac products deliver whole-home coverage at two or even three times the speed of older Wi-Fi products and handle...

2013-05-28 08:31:28

Members Demonstrate Interoperable Field Area Network Profile Implementations SAN JOSE, Calif. and TOKYO, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global organization leading the promotion, standards compliance, and interoperability testing of Smart Utility Network devices, today announced a major milestone in furthering multi-vendor, multi-layer interoperability for such devices. At the 3(rd) Wi-SUN Interoperability Event, hosted by TUV Rheinland at its Smart Grid Test Lab...

2013-05-22 16:27:25

CTIA 2013, LAS VEGAS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian telecommunications provider Oi SA (NYSE: OIBR) has deployed the Aptilo Service Management Platform [http://www.aptilo.com/aptilo-service-management ](TM) (SMP), the award-winning service provider Wi-Fi solution from Aptilo Networks [http://www.aptilo.com ]. Aptilo SMP provides a carrier-class Wi-Fi service with mobile data offloading for Oi's fixed broadband and mobile customers. Oi is the second-largest telecom...

2013-05-21 08:34:09

Independent research: Wi-Fi delivers the same capacity for half the operators' Total Cost of Ownership compared to LTE AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi has emerged as a cost-effective solution for operators who face serious capacity problems on their mobile networks. Small cells have come into sharp focus as operators contend with data traffic growth exceeding 60 percent annually and particularly difficult coverage challenges in dense environments. (Photo:...

2013-03-11 08:25:43

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC Pink: TVTV), a leader in delivering over-the-top (OTT) subscription television services to a variety of devices including ConnectedTVs, streaming media players, smartphones and TabletPCs, today announced plans to add Wi-Fi Alliance's Miracast screencasting capabilities to WhereverTV's Android application for smartphones and TabletPCs. The Airplay Alternative"Miracast is the AirPlay alternative for streaming video...


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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