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2012-06-18 02:31:34

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GainSpan® Corporation, a leader in low power Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi® connectivity for the Internet of Things, announced its low power GS1500M 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi module has achieved Wi-Fi Direct(TM) certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Wi-Fi Direct enables devices to communicate directly with each other without having to connect first to an access point and be part of a traditional Wi-Fi network, thus enabling many new...

2012-05-31 02:32:00

AUSTIN, Tex., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance® announced today that it is finalizing its certification program for Wi-Fi® devices to support display applications, and that it has defined a new mark to designate products that have passed certification. The new certification mark will be Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/SFW029LOGO) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast devices make use of a Wi-Fi connection to deliver audio and video...

2012-05-29 06:25:51

ESPOO, Finland, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluegiga Technologies today announced the availability of its line of embedded Wi-Fi modules [http://www.bluegiga.com/wi-fi ]: Bluegiga WF111 and Bluegiga WF121. The new modules are ideal for embedded applications requiring small, reliable, long range Wi-Fi connectivity in an easy to integrate surface mount package. Both modules utilize Cambridge Silicon Radio's UniFi(R) CSR6031 chipset which has excellent RF performance, low power...

2012-05-09 06:29:49

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance® today announced that it will soon begin to certify products for two new programs that deliver enterprise-grade voice quality, mobility, power savings and security protections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/SFW029LOGO) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) Voice-Enterprise is designed to support good voice call quality in large enterprise networks that require support for advanced WPA2(TM)-Enterprise security mechanisms....

2012-05-08 02:35:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERNATIONAL CTIA WIRELESS 2012 -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that it is demonstrating new wireless technology that revolutionizes connecting to Wi-Fi hotspots - making it as easy, seamless and secure as today's cellular experience. This new technology, being demonstrated by Ruckus at this week's CTIA Wireless show (Booth #4451), is based on a framework of features and specifications, defined within the Wi-Fi Alliance®. The...

2012-05-08 02:33:54

AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seamless connection to Wi-Fi on the go is the overwhelming preference of smartphone and tablet users, according to a new survey released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Ninety percent of those polled said they would likely stick with their current service provider if it offered the ability to connect automatically in Wi-Fi hotspots, and 72 percent said they would pay more for it. Seventy percent said they would switch providers if...

2012-01-24 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilities, appliance makers and other vendors attending DistribuTECH 2012 in San Antonio this week have an opportunity to witness an important milestone for smart energy. The Wi-Fi Alliance will conduct a multi-vendor interoperability demonstration of Wi-Fi device connectivity to both Wi-Fi and ZigBee meters. This will be the first public demonstration of SEP 2 over multiple technologies. (Logo:...

2012-01-10 06:59:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than a billion products shipped in 2011 and continued growth in mobile and digital home devices, Wi-Fi is thriving. Yet the industry is not resting on its laurels. A number of inventive new offerings on the horizon will improve Wi-Fi's usefulness in multimedia, deliver yet another performance boost, and provide easy access to Wi-Fi on the go. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/SFW029LOGO) "Each year our industry...

2011-11-15 07:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Living Network Alliance® (DLNA®) today announced that Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct has been incorporated into its Interoperability Guidelines. Wi-Fi Direct is a certification by the Wi-Fi Alliance® for products that are capable of device-to-device connections without the presence of a traditional home, office or hotspot network. Through incorporation into the DLNA...

2011-11-03 17:58:00

PATRAS, Greece, November 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment to fuel technology expansion for fast growing sector Internet of Things Today, eConais announced equity financing round completion led by company founders and Silicon Valley veteran and technology pioneer Mr. George Perlegos, to develop Wi-Fi systems for Internet applications. eConais products provide Wi-Fi client, access point and Wi-Fi Direct [http://www.wi-fi.org/Wi-Fi_Direct.php ](TM) solutions for...


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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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