Wi-Fi Alliance

Type: Organization
Name: Wi-Fi Alliance
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Time Warner Cable launches wide-scale HotSpot 2.0

Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) has taken the nationwide plunge and is making HotSpot 2.0 technology available on most of the 33,000-plus access points where it has also launched TWCWiFi-Passpoint security.The launch, the company said in a press release, ... [Published Fierce Cable - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Little More Voice (and UC) Over Wireless LANs

Voice over WLANs is still a challenge, but the Open Networking Foundation and the Wi-Fi Alliance are working on fixes.This is a little follow-up to Zeus Kerravala's piece on the requirements for sending acceptable quality voice over a WLAN. To be sure, ... [Published No Jitter - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Qualcomm beefs up LTE-A for Snapdragon

In recent months, many of Qualcomm's big launches have focused on the smartphone midmarket and particularly on bolstering its position in China. But this month, it promised the biggest ever hike in performance for its Snapdragon platform at the high end, ... [Published telecomasia.net - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

ASSYSTEM : Berner & Mattner joins the Wi-Fi Alliance®

"Along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks offer an additional channel for high-speed data communications in the field of automobile electronics. With this in mind, we believe it is important to start working ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wi-Fi Alliance now includes NFC tap-to-connect

Date: 13/04/2014 Wi-Fi Protected Setup from Wi-Fi Alliance now includes Near Field Communication (NFC) “tap-to-connect.” The new “tap-to-connect” capability enabled by NFC extends the reach of Wi-Fi Protected Setup to devices lacking the rich user interface ... [Published Electronics Engineering Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Wi-Fi Alliance Looking at NFC to Simplify Secure Networking

The organization announced plans to add Near Field Communication (NFC) to its program. This new option will make the act of settng up a security-protected Wi-Fi connection as simple as tapping two devices together.The Wi-Fi Protected Setup was designed ... [Published Electronic House - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 12 reports

WPS With NFC Is Exciting, But Is it Safe? | News & Opinion

The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced an update to its certification program for perhaps one of the most under-used features in networking products: WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). WPS is a push-button or PIN passcode-entering method of quickly connecting wireless ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

New tech could put an end to overcrowded public Wi-Fi hotspots

Chipmaker Qualcomm announced on Thursday that it would support MU-MIMO ( multi user-multiple-input multiple-output ) in its upcoming network equipment and mobile chipsets, according to PC World . Simply put, this means that we will hopefully soon run ... [Published Mail.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 3 reports

Public Wi-Fi speeds to get a boost from Qualcomm's new ...

IDG News Service -The growing popularity of Wi-Fi has hurt performance as more devices try to use public access points, according to Todd Antes, vice president at Qualcomm Atheros, the division responsible for the development."Many of us have had the ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Wi-Fi Alliance says Smart TV security lapse is a ‘one off’

Want more news like this sent straight to your inbox? Sign up for our newsletter.Our story from yesterday, reporting research that Smart TVs from Philips could suffer from security flaws, has brought this comment from the Wi-Fi Alliance."Wi-Fi Alliance ... [Published New Electronics - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Wi-Fi Alliance contacts Philips after researchers hack smart TVs

In the month since its discovery, CryptoDefense has been profitable for its authors who have targeted Windows users, Symantec says.A researcher at Black Hat Asia highlighted security issues affecting Tesla Model S cars.Researchers have discovered a new ... [Published SC Magazine US - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ascom : I62 VoWiFi Handset Secures Wi-Fi Alliance Certification

The Ascom i62 VoWiFi handset used in the mission-critical healthcare market has achieved multiple certifications from the Wi- Fi Alliance .According to a release, the certifications come after a rigorous performance testing process that proves the reliable ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 20 2014]

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...a growing ecosystem of applications that benefit consumers and service providers,' said Dan Rabinovitsj , senior vice president, Qualcomm Atheros . " Akamai's intelligent software and applications, such as Pogoplug's cloud storage and Qustodio's parental solution to safely monitor children's home Internet activity, are setting the stage for what is sure to be a dynamic new network of capabilities and applications enabling the Smarthome."
"Our goal with the TWCWiFi-Passpoint is to assure even our most security conscious Internet customers that it's as safe for them to surf the Web on-the-go as it is for them to surf in their home" Rob Cerbone, TWC's vice president of wireless products said in the press release
...The Alliance has assembled a Mobile Multimedia Marketing Task Group whose charter is to: "Develop a certification that improves Wi-Fi roaming and application performance in the enterprise, public venues and the managed home in a manner that is compelling for vendors." There had been an earlier Alliance certification called Enterprise Voice that looked to address some of the voice over WLAN issues, but it was not widely...
...important to start working towards shared standards early on in the process," says Jürgen Meyer, Head of Automotive Division at Berner & Mattner. "Our first assignment as a member of the Wi-Fi Alliance is to work as part of a task group to create use cases and requirements."

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Qualcomm : Smart Gateway Platform Transforms Co... [Published 4 Traders - 20 hours ago]
Time Warner Cable enables Hotspot 2.0 across Wi... [Published CED Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Time Warner Cable launches wide-scale HotSpot 2.0 [Published Fierce Cable - Apr 17 2014]
Time Warner Cable Launches New Secure WiFi Hots... [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, ... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
Still deploying 11n Wi-Fi? You might want to t... [Published NetworkWorld - Apr 16 2014]
A Little More Voice (and UC) Over Wireless LANs [Published No Jitter - Apr 15 2014]
New ASUS MeMO Pad Tablets with Android 4.4 KitK... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
Qualcomm beefs up LTE-A for Snapdragon [Published telecomasia.net - Apr 15 2014]
iPass to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Re... [Published MarketWired - Apr 14 2014]
ASSYSTEM : Berner & Mattner joins the Wi-Fi All... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Monetizing Wi-Fi is slightly different from mo... [Published Dataquest - Apr 14 2014]
Wi-Fi Alliance now includes NFC tap-to-connect [Published Electronics Engineering Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Wi-Fi Alliance Looking at NFC to Simplify Secur... [Published Electronic House - Apr 11 2014]
WiGig Industry (Wireless Gigabit Market) Busine... [Published Individual.com - Apr 11 2014]
New ASUS K010 and K013 Tablets with Android 4.4... [Published Softpedia - Apr 11 2014]
Nikon Canada: New COOLPIX S810C Has 12x Optical... [Published Photoxels - Apr 11 2014]
Tap to Connect WI-Fi Networks with NFC Authenti... [Published Cellular-News - Apr 10 2014]
KYOCERA : to Start Supplying Smartphones to SAM... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
WPS With NFC Is Exciting, But Is it Safe? | New... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
Wi-Fi Protected Setup now supports NFC for tap-... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
WPS With NFC Is Exciting, But Is it Safe? [Published PC Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Wi-Fi Alliance Adds Near-Field Communications f... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 09 2014]
Need Wi-Fi access Just reach out and touch your... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Wi-Fi teams up with NFC to create secure connec... [Published GigaOM - Apr 09 2014]
Wi-Fi teams up with NFC to create secure connec... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 09 2014]
Wi-Fi teams up with NFC to create secure connec... [Published GigaOM - Apr 09 2014]
Need Wi-Fi access Just reach out and touch your... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - Apr 09 2014]
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Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, ... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
Time Warner Cable has turned on the Hotspot 2.0 capabilities across its public Wi-Fi network, letting customers with newer smartphones or tablets connect to its 33,000-node wireless network without entering passwords or dealing with login screens. Time ...
Time Warner bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
Time Warner Cable has turned on the Hotspot 2.0 capabilities across its public Wi-Fi network, letting customers with newer smartphones or tablets connect to its 33,000-node wireless network without entering passwords or dealing with login screens. Time ...
Wi-Fi teams up with NFC to create secure connec... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 09 2014]
As Wi-Fi starts making its way into more internet-of-things gadgets, connecting those devices to Wi-Fi networks is becoming a chore. These activity trackers, thermostats and cameras don’t necessarily have the user interfaces or even screens we would ...
Wi-Fi teams up with NFC to create secure connec... [Published GigaOM - Apr 09 2014]
As Wi-Fi starts making its way into more internet-of-things gadgets, connecting those devices to Wi-Fi networks is becoming a chore. These activity trackers, thermostats and cameras don’t necessarily have the user interfaces or even screens we would ...
Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch you... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 09 2014]
Networking devices that don’t have conventional user interfaces is one of the bigger barriers to realizing the Internet of Things. To make that process easier, the Wi-Fi Alliance has added support for NFC (near-field communication) technology to its ...
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Sisvel lance le programme de licence conjoint p... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 09 2013]
Sisvel präsentiert gemeinsames Lizenzprogramm f... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 09 2013]
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