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2012-10-16 03:22:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. and AMSTERDAM, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aricent Group, a global innovation and technology services company, today announced the addition of WiFi testing and pre-certification services to its advanced telecom testing portfolio. "Testing for WiFi" is the most comprehensive service of its kind, helping WiFi equipment manufacturers, service providers and device makers save significant resources by providing a world-class test facility along with highly qualified...

2012-10-09 07:20:46

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rand McNally today announced a hardware revision and $100 price drop on its TND(TM) 760 mobile fleet management solution. The one-box, one cable solution - which is a compliant EOBR with mobile communication and optional award-winning truck navigation - is available today for as little as $549.99*. The news was released today at the American Trucking Association Management Conference and Exhibition. The price drop is the result of cost reductions...

2012-09-20 02:24:58

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced the next-generation NETGEAR Push2TV(TM) Wireless Display Adapter (PTV3000), which lets you wirelessly mirror a laptop, smartphone or tablet screen on your big screen TV(1). The new Push2TV Wireless Display Adapter supports Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi)(2), and is one of the first...

2012-09-18 22:22:03

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi Alliance(®) today announced the launch of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast((TM)) certification program. Miracast devices provide simplified discovery and setup, so users can quickly transmit video content from one device to another. Industry analysts predict annual shipments of Miracast-certified devices to exceed one billion units within the next four years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/SFW029LOGO) Miracast users...

2012-08-23 06:28:15

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today applauded the introduction of the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) TDLS (Tunneled Direct Link Setup) program and announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ralink Technology, has been selected to be in the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) TDLS test bed as the benchmark to drive interoperability testing for the newest Wi-Fi...

2012-08-23 02:29:46

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced its selection by the Wi-Fi Alliance for the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED TDLS test bed program. Through its membership in the Alliance, Marvell, along with other wireless industry leaders, will collaborate on the integration of TDLS, also known as tunneled direct link setup, into next-generation wireless devices. TDLS significantly reduces network congestion by enabling devices to intelligently communicate amongst...

2012-07-02 22:20:51

HSINCHU, Taiwan, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced that its dual-SIM Android smartphone platform has been included in the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint(TM) test bed as the first and only mobile benchmark platform used for seamless Wi-Fi network access and secure connectivity for mobile devices on the go. MediaTek's role in developing the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED...

2012-06-27 02:29:45

IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: Test Bed leverages Broadcom technology as a benchmark for certification; chips among first to obtain Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint(TM) designation Program enables certified devices to connect automatically, making Wi-Fi access on-the-go seamless Passpoint program coupled with new 5G WiFi (based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard) addresses service provider need to offload data traffic to Wi-Fi networks Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:...

2012-06-26 02:32:06

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that its Smart Wi-Fi products have been selected as part of the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint(TM) test bed and have completed Phase 1 interoperability trials within the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) program. Ruckus is among some of the first Wi-Fi suppliers to receive Passpoint certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance for its products. As one of the initial Wi-Fi...

2012-06-26 02:24:54

SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Atheros Inc., the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced it has been selected to participate in the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint(TM) test suite and its devices are among the first to be certified in the program. By supporting a new generation of hotspot technology, Qualcomm Atheros' Passpoint devices will make it easy for end-users to enjoy automatic and secure Wi-Fi access...


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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