Wi-Fi Alliance

Type: Organization
Name: Wi-Fi Alliance
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Does 802.11ac Wi-Fi herald the 'all-wireless' office?

A new technical paper from Aruba Networks suggests that, "in enterprise networks, will break down the last remaining barriers to the all-wireless office. There should be enough capacity in an 802.11ac WLAN that users see equivalent performance to wired ... [Published Cabling Installation and Maintenance - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why we need to slow down on the gigabit Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ax

Earlier this month, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced that they would begin to look toward 802.11ax, a new successor to the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. At the top of the list is a four-fold increase ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wireless Revolution: The History of WiFi

Believe it or not, there was a time when if you wanted to get on the Internet your only option was to have a phone cable or Ethernet cable plugged directly into your computer or laptop. Today, you have the option of sitting in any room in your house cord-free, ... [Published The Suit Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wi-Fi moves forward with connected vehicle certification program

Wi-Fi Alliance announced that the United States Department of Transportation has issued a Request for Applications (RFA) for the next stage of the consortium's connected vehicle certification program.Wi-Fi contends that the initiative promises to advance ... [Published Cabling Installation and Maintenance - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Successful certification of new cable gateways

To follow up on the success of our best-selling cable gateway MediaAccess TC7200, Technicolor is already developing worthy successors capable of delivering gigabit speeds to subscribers. We are proud to introduce the MediaAccess TC7210 and TC7230, two ... [Published Technicolor - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Internet of Things network protocol debuts with Thread launch

The Thread Group, an Internet of Things (IoT) alliance, has been announced by its founders, which include Google's Nest Labs, Samsung and ARM.Thread’s focus is on enabling mesh networking among IoT devices around the home, by providing a new wireless ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

New Trade Group Forms To Back ZigBee In IoT Battle

Thread aims to keep Zigbee in the fight to connect your smart home devices.The Thread Group has been formed to champion a new networking protocol— Thread —that the group says is purpose-built for Internet of Things (IoT) mesh networks.Thread is an IPv6 ... [Published Small Net Builder - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

60 GHz: A Frequency to Watch

It's now likely that 60 GHz will become the next big frequency in wireless world, with both short-range and wider area applications ahead for the tiny beams of this unlicensed millimeter radio technology.The frequency -- part of the V-Band frequencies ... [Published Light Reading - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

What's next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

Now that blazing-fast routers based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard are finally entering the mainstream, intrepid engineers are busily cooking up all-new hardware that will make that gear's performance seem quaint by comparison.That's not to say 802.11ac ... [Published InfoWorld - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

OTA provisioning of HS 2.0 is the problem in San Fran

Some Android devices could be configured manually, thopasspoint in the S4's settings menuFlavio Aggio, CTO for the Department of Technology in the City of San Francisco, USA has kindly written to GoMo News seeking to provide clarification of why the City’s ... [Published Gomo News - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Qualcomm acquires VC-backed Wilocity

Qualcomm has acquired Wilocity , a semiconductor firm based in California and Israel. No financial terms were disclosed. Its backers included Benchmark, Sequoia Capital, Jerusalem Global Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and Tallwood Venture ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

San Fran & San Jose launch Wi-fi network to rival cellular

Currently it only works with iOS 7 devices, thoughvision for global wi-fi - aggioIt seems that two Bay Area [USA] cities – San Francisco and San Jose, have decided to create the world’s largest municipal deployment of Hotspot 2.0 technology. It will ... [Published Gomo News - Jul 01 2014]

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...to ensure that they are meeting the demands of the market and the needs of their customers," said Bernie Arnason, chair of BroadbandVision. "The companies sponsoring BroadbandVision show are on the cutting edge of the latest technologies and developments within the broadband space and their support and participation in the event will prove to be a unique value-add to our attendees."
...of the Wi-Fi Alliance or the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, devoted entirely to the UHF RFID arena," said Steve Halliday, president of RAIN. "Although we will have input into the standardization arena, we will mostly concentrate on interoperability of the various products and marketing of the technology."
"802.11ac takes all the techniques the Wi-Fi industry has learned up to 802.11n, and extends them," concludes the paper. "It is relatively uncontroversial to say that in a few years, Wi-Fi will be synonymous with 802.11ac, or whichever name the Wi-Fi Alliance chooses for it."
...leadership practice of Forbes Media, has released a new research study for CMOs and other senior marketing decision-makers worldwide, titled, "Breaking Down Marketing Silos: The Key to Consistently Achieving Customer Satisfaction and Improving Your Bottom Line."

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Why we need to slow down on the gigabit Wi-Fi s... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 20 2014]
Why we need to slow down on the gigabit Wi-Fi s... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 20 2014]
Wireless Revolution: The History of WiFi [Published The Suit Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Wi-Fi moves forward with connected vehicle cert... [Published Cabling Installation and Maintenance - Jul 17 2014]
Breaking Down a Common Marketing Scourge [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
Successful certification of new cable gateways [Published Technicolor - Jul 17 2014]
Internet of Things network protocol debuts with... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
New Trade Group Forms To Back ZigBee In IoT Battle [Published Small Net Builder - Jul 16 2014]
Samsung, Arm and Nest launch Thread Group to ti... [Published PC World - Jul 15 2014]
Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh... [Published GigaOM - Jul 15 2014]
Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 15 2014]
Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh... [Published GigaOM - Jul 15 2014]
Wi-Fi, like ice cream, is coming in many flavors [Published Computerworld - Jul 14 2014]
Wi-Fi's 802.11ax standard could deliver gigabit... [Published Fierce Wireless - Jul 13 2014]
60 GHz: A Frequency to Watch [Published Light Reading - Jul 10 2014]
Want To Boost Your Wi-Fi, Of Course You Do! Her... [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 10 2014]
802.11ac Test Challenges Take Off [Published EE Times - Jul 07 2014]
What's next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11a... [Published InfoWorld - Jul 07 2014]
Qualcomm's Wilocity move shows momentum buildin... [Published ZDNet - Jul 07 2014]
OTA provisioning of HS 2.0 is the problem in Sa... [Published Gomo News - Jul 04 2014]
HP Slate7 VoiceTab Ultra with FHD, Better Camer... [Published Softpedia - Jul 04 2014]
Qualcomm buys chipmaker Wilocity [Published domain-b - Jul 04 2014]
Qualcomm acquires VC-backed Wilocity [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 03 2014]
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Why we need to slow down on the gigabit Wi-Fi s... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 20 2014]
GUEST POST Above: Get ready for a super-speedy future. Image Credit: jonel hanopol/Flickr Last month, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced that they would begin to look toward 802.11ax, ...
Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 15 2014]
Samsung, ARM, Nest and four other companies have gotten together to build a new radio standard for the smart home. Dubbed Thread , it is a low-power, mesh network protocol that also supports IPv6. The standard is built on the existing radio hardware ...
Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh... [Published GigaOM - Jul 15 2014]
Samsung, ARM, Nest and four other companies have gotten together to build a new radio standard for the smart home. Dubbed Thread , it is a low-power, mesh network protocol that also supports IPv6. The standard is built on the existing radio hardware ...
Qualcomm acquires VC-backed Wilocity [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 03 2014]
Qualcomm has acquired Wilocity , a semiconductor firm based in California and Israel. No financial terms were disclosed. Its backers included Benchmark, Sequoia Capital, Jerusalem Global Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and Tallwood Venture ...
The role of Wi-Fi in the Internet of Things [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Jun 12 2014]
This article is part of a series exploring the role of networking in the Internet of Things. In my previous post we evaluated a point-to-point networking technology, specifically Bluetooth, to determine its applicability to our building monitoring ...
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