Quantcast

Latest Wireless Multimedia Extensions Stories

2009-07-23 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced that it will not change the baseline requirements of its 802.11n certification program, and plans to make only small optional additions to coincide with the finalization of the 802.11n standard later this year. The updated test program will preserve interoperability with more than 600 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 802.11n draft 2.0 products released since June 2007, while adding testing for some optional features now included in the...

2009-04-01 02:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that millions of people have experienced what Wi-Fi brings to mobile phones, they overwhelmingly report that Wi-Fi has become a required feature on those devices. A survey conducted by ABI Research found that 77 percent of users of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile phones are completely or very satisfied with their device - a higher rate of satisfaction than that reported by users of mobile phones without Wi-Fi. Seventy-four percent of people who have Wi-Fi on...

2009-01-08 08:56:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers may be understandably thrifty in the first half of 2009, but the economy is being trumped by entertainment when purchasing technology - according to new poll results released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance, in conjunction with Wakefield Research. Looking ahead to 2009, 85 percent of respondents reported that the technology products they plan to purchase will be mostly for entertainment purposes. Only 25 percent of respondents agreed that...

2009-01-08 08:54:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by strong consumer and enterprise demand for a wide range of Wi-Fi-enabled devices, from smart phones to mini notebooks, Wi-Fi chipset sales jumped 26 percent in 2008 to 387 million, according to new statistics released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance and In-Stat. "Wi-Fi has solidified its position as an essential technology for the home and the enterprise in 2008, and we expect our strong growth trajectory to continue," said Edgar Figueroa,...

2008-09-09 09:00:21

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer affinity for and trust of Wi-Fi technology continues to demonstrate healthy growth worldwide. A study released today by the Wi-Fi Alliance found that an increased number of consumers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan view the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED brand as a mark of interoperability and security, and are willing to pay more for devices that have it. The study, conducted by Millward Brown in August 2008, surveyed more than 900...

2008-07-21 06:00:23

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Trapeze Networks(TM) announces that its entire product line is certified through ShoreTel's Technology Partner Program as inter-operable with the full range of ShoreTel's Pure IP Unified Communications solutions. "Enterprises and institutions look to ShoreTel for Unified Communication solutions that perform beyond expectation, and we are committed to meeting that commitment at every turn," said Steve Timmerman, vice president of marketing...

2008-06-30 00:00:43

AUSTIN, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by the growing popularity of Wi-Fi(R) technology and voice over IP (VoIP), the Wi-Fi industry has developed a new certification program for voice-capable Wi-Fi devices in home and small office environments. Today, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Voice-Personal program as well as some of the first products that have achieved this certification. This groundbreaking new certification program extends beyond interoperability testing...

2008-06-23 00:00:09

AUSTIN, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one year after the Wi-Fi Alliance introduced 802.11n draft 2.0 certification, the upward trajectory of this next-generation Wi-Fi technology continues unabated. Nearly 50 percent of Wi-Fi chipsets sold this year are expected to adhere to the new superfast draft standard -- double the number from 2007. To date, the Wi-Fi Alliance has put the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED seal of approval -- indicating validated product interoperability -- on 325 products and is...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
Related