Utilities > Wi-Fi

802.11: speed versus width on 80 MHz channels

17 October, 2013 by Jonathan Ordman, Wavelink

When deploying an 802.11ac system, should you go for speed or RF channel width? This article provides the business case for why 802.11ac needs to be deployed on 80 MHz channels rather than 40 MHz.

ANZ Stadium to get Wi-Fi

09 October, 2013

Telstra and Cisco will provide a high-speed public Wi-Fi network at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Tunnel vision: getting New York talking

30 September, 2013 by Jonathan Nally

New York's subway is being outfitted with wireless and public safety comms connectivity, through the efforts of Transit Wireless, majority owned by Australia's BA Infrastructure Group.

New software alleviates wireless traffic

18 April, 2013

GapSense software lets devices exchange simple stop and warning messages to avoid interfering with one another.

Fighting disasters with social media

09 April, 2013

Much more can be done to use social media more effectively during crises, says Queensland academic Associate Professor Axel Bruns.

GainSpan GS1550M/MD Wi-Fi range

30 October, 2012

GainSpan has released a dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi solution that uses both the 2.4 and 5.0 GHz spectrum, enabling users to access cleaner spectrum for applications requiring relatively interference-free bandwidth.

NXP JenNet-IP-EK040 evaluation kit

06 September, 2012

Evaluation kits featuring JenNet-IP wireless network layer software for the ‘Internet of Things’ are now available.

GainSpan GS1011M/GS1500M low-power Wi-Fi module range

20 March, 2012

GainSpan has released wireless connectivity solutions said to make it quick and easy to add ultra-low-power Wi-Fi to embedded systems that use any Renesas 8/16/32-bit microcontrollers.

New UWB technology for your home, car or flight

05 December, 2011

New UWB technology, being researched in Europe, may be able to transmit data at speeds of up to 1 Gbps and determine the location of a person/object to within 50 cm.

Quatech Airborne APXG-Q5420 industrial wireless access point

30 November, 2011 by

The latest industrial wireless access point from Quatech, the AirborneAPT APXG-Q5420, enables M2M equipment to become the centre of a self-sufficient Wi-Fi network.

CommScope supplies active antennas to 4G network trial

21 November, 2011

CommScope has supplied active antennas to use in field trial.

Netgear WN3000RP Universal Wi-Fi range extender

14 July, 2011 by

Netgear has launched its Wi-Fi range extender to eliminate radio dead spots.

First multicast mesh network in Darwin

08 March, 2011

When NT police planned an $8.612 million closed-circuit television system to monitor trouble hotspots in Darwin, it deployed a self-healing wireless network designed by MIMP connecting solutions to manage 109 cameras covering 6 sq km of the city’s streets.

Ten technologies to keep an eye on

20 July, 2010

Gartner has identified 10 mobile technologies that will evolve significantly through 2011 in ways that will impact short-term mobile strategies and policies.

Fluke AirCheck Wi-Fi tester

25 June, 2010 by

Fluke Networks has launched the AirCheck Wi-Fi tester, a dedicated handheld tool that is designed to deliver quick and easy troubleshooting for complex wireless local area networks (WLAN).

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