802.11n closer to reality



I see that The Register is reporting that 802.11n rivals have agreed to cooperate on the new standard. 802.11n is to be the wireless networking successor to 802.11a and 802.11b and 802.11g. One of the groups thinks they have 802.11b compatibility, another group had been focusing on 802.11a and 802.11g support. Hopefully this agreement will mean something that will be compatible with all three will be coming out of 802.11n. The biggest interest though is the speed. 540 Mbps is what is expected from the new standard (802.11b gives about 10 Mbps by comparison, with 802.11g at 54 Mbps)

There is no mention in this article of expected range, although from what I recall the range of 802.11n was supposed to be a bit greater than 802.11g.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Qemu 0.8.1 speed improvement with -kernel-kqemu and kqemu 1.3.0pre7 I mentioned the other day revisiting the qemu site to discover new versions of both qemu and the non-redistributable kernel module kqemu (qemu is now at version 0.8.1 and kqemu is at 1.3.0pre7). There's also a new startup switch -kernel-kqemu which enables FULL virtualization of both kernel and user code.......
  • Open Source (linux) giving new life to some older software Internet news has an article about open source (specifically the GPL license) giving new life to several old software ideas. Gopher is mentioned as is the atari 2600, amiga os among others. Also, they mention that old hardware has gotten a new lease on life in part because of linux.......
  • Linux on a Linksys wireless router This is one of those projects I've been tempted to undertake for some time... Newsforge has an article on Linux on the Linksys wireless WRT54G and WRT54GS routers. The distribution designed for it is openwrt which is an embedded linux flavor. Among other things, this install would give a full......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • More on Inline Skate Wheels The Core The core of the wheel is comprised of the hub and the spokes. The bearings and spacers are housed inside the inner hub. The spokes and outer hub are what the polyurethane itself is attached to. The way the core is designed, and the materials from which the......
  • Weekly Mashup: HLR Got a Job :) As some of you may know, HLR has been applying for teaching jobs. She submitted a lot of applications, went through a lot of interviews, and had a lot of stress. All of the acceptances started rolling in at the same time and she got one she was happy with.......
  • Digital Signage Tips - You Do Not Know This Much Electronic digital signage is surely an appearing market which has expanded rapidly before three many years. More and far more firms are implementing digital camera signage because the open public set out to understand the impact of such techniques. If you are a computer software creator, this kind of presents......
PDF24    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site