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2011-02-22 07:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas and BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance and Continua Health Alliance have entered into an agreement to facilitate and promote the adoption of Wi-Fi networking technology in connected health applications. The agreement enables cooperative efforts for joint technical review of Wi-Fi Alliance and Continua Health Alliance specifications and guidelines in order to facilitate interoperability of personal health and fitness applications, thus fueling a...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day millions of people worldwide take advantage of Wi-Fi technology to connect computing, entertainment and mobile devices. It is important to recognize that connecting to a Wi-Fi network without security protections enabled can put sensitive data at risk. The Wi-Fi Alliance, a global, independent, non-profit trade organization that works to deliver the best possible Wi-Fi connectivity experience, urges consumers to resolve to protect...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted by Wakefield Research in conjunction with the Wi-Fi Alliance® shows that while consumers' high hopes for certain futuristic technologies have not yet come to fruition, they have embraced other technologies they never anticipated would become commonplace, such as Wi-Fi®. The poll results show that consumer appetite for Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets has expanded in the last two years, and new...

2010-12-20 14:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent white paper authored by the General Electric Company comparing the power efficiency of Wi-Fi and ZigBee technologies in home Smart Grid applications is flawed, resulting in inaccurate findings. The report, released on December 9, 2010 and titled, "Energy Efficiency Comparisons of Wireless Communication Technology Options for Smart Grid Enabled Devices," compares Wi-Fi and ZigBee in home Smart Grid applications, focusing on power...

2010-12-02 07:15:00

TELFORD, Pa., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger today announced that the latest version of its Infinity M300 patient-worn (telemetry) monitoring system has achieved Wi-Fi certification by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Capabilities that successfully passed interoperability testing include IEEE standards 802.11b and 802.11g. The monitoring system has been successfully implemented at major hospitals worldwide, resulting in both clinical and cost benefits. Infinity M300 shares the same Wi-Fi access...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than one month after the Wi-Fi Alliance® launched Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct, the technology behind this new certification program has now been recognized by Popular Science magazine with the Best of What's New 2010 Award. Each year, the editors of Popular Science search for breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories, for this award. "We are proud to have been awarded...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi technology based on the 802.11n standard received the highest ranking in a recent report from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), a trade group representing more than 95 percent of the household appliances sold in the United States. Wi-Fi technology - already a network of choice in an estimated 201 million households worldwide (1) - has now been selected by major appliance manufacturers as a leading smart appliance...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas and PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance and the HomePlug® Powerline Alliance have entered into a liaison agreement to facilitate and promote the adoption of HomePlug powerline and Wi-Fi networking technologies in smart grid applications. The agreement enables cooperative efforts for joint technical review of Wi-Fi Alliance and HomePlug specifications and standards that facilitate interoperability of smart grid applications. The...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

AUSTIN, TX, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi has made an important leap in connecting devices anywhere, anytime - with or without a traditional network available. The Wi-Fi Alliance® today announced that it has begun certifying products capable of making device-to-device connections, designating those products Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct. With portable content like photos, videos and music taking center stage in the digital consumer experience, Wi-Fi Direct devices meet...

2010-09-30 10:07:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced new data summarizing trends from the first year of activity since its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n testing program was launched. The following data points summarize trends among the more than 1,100 products that have achieved the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n designation since September 30, 2009 - when the certification tests and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo were updated to align with finalization of the IEEE 802.11n standard. Handsets...


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