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Researchers see through walls with wireless mesh

Wireless technology is exploding as the hardware becomes cheaper and uses less power. Chances are good that the upward trajectory will continue over the next few years, as companies are betting that smart devices and remote controls that use the short-range IEEE 802.15.4 protocol will find a place on the market. Now, researchers have used one of the features that provides that protocol with robustness against noise in order to track the movements of people around a room they couldn't otherwise see into.

World's Smallest Wireless N USB Adapter

TORRANCE, Calif. -September 22, 2009-TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the world's smallest 150Mbps Mini Wireless N USB Adapter, model TEW-648UB. The ultra compact form factor is slightly larger than a U.S. quarter, measuring a remarkable 1.3 inches (3.3 cm) from end to end.

802.11n Wi-Fi standard finally approved

As predicted last month, the IEEE has finally approved the 802.11n high-throughput wireless LAN standard.

Finalization of the new wireless networking standard--which is capable of delivering throughput speeds up to 300 megabits per second (and even higher)--took exactly seven years from the day it was conceived, or six years from the first draft version. The standard has been through a dozen or so draft versions.

How to Build a Wireless Network Using a Broadband Router

More and more people are willing to assemble their own wireless network. With a wireless network set at your home or office, you will be able to share files, use the printer and access the Internet without the need of connecting a network cable to your computers.

Sony unveils new high-end Reader Daily Edition

Sony today announced its first ebook reader with built-in wireless capability. The new Reader Daily Edition offers an integrated 3G wireless connection, allowing it to access Sony's online bookstore as well as yet-to-be-announced newspaper and magazine subscriptions. The unit--which boasts a 7-inch touchscreen (displayable in portrait or landscape mode)--will sell for $399 when it debuts in December 2009. Wireless service is provided by AT&T with no direct charges to the customer.

 
 
 

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Cable vs. Wireless: Guess Which Is Growing Faster?

It’s almost impossible to believe, but there it is: the cable industry is actually outgrowing the wireless sector. This stunning factoid comes courtesy of the latest Weekend Media Blast piece from Bernstein Research analyst Craig Moffett. He notes that in the U.S. wireless industry, subscriber growth over the last 12 months is up 5.3 percent, but revenue per subscriber is down 1.7 percent, producing just 3.6 percent revenue growth.

 
 
 

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TRENDnet World's Smallest Wireless N Travel Router

TORRANCE, Calif. -August 18, 2008-TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the world's smallest 300Mbps Wireless N Travel Router Kit, model TEW-654TR. This high performance wireless n router is so small it can disappear into your front pocket.

The 300Mbps Wireless N Travel Router Kit comes with a convenient carrying case, a thin 3-foot Ethernet cable, an Energy Star Certified external power adapter, a handy alternate USB cable to power the router from a computer, and the ultra compact 300Mbps Wireless N Travel Router.

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