Intel presents Wireless USB

Posted on Friday, March 04 2005 @ 17:40 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel announced the technical specifications of the UWB wireless technlogy that is designed to transmit data within short range (up to 10 meters) at very high bandwidths (up to 480Mbps).
Wireless USB will support up to 480Mb/s transfer speed over 3-4 meters and up to 110Mb/s over 10 meters. The technology will sport certain security capabilities so not to let intruders to take over various devices and/or steal sensitive data. Additionally, wireless USB will inherit “sleep”, “listen” and “wake” functions of conventional Universal Serial Bus in order to enable power-saving features.
More details at X-bit Labs

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