Intel's new Wi-Fi technology with data rates up to 100mbit/s

Posted on Saturday, June 18 2005 @ 21:42 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel presented a new Wi-Fi technology that supports all current and planned Wi-Fi standards. The company stated the variable bandwidth of this Wi-Fi solutions ranges beyond today's 20MHz to 100MHz and further it will also support data rates of 100 megabits (12.5MB) per second to support high-quality video streams.
Most devices today use a customized radio to connect to a specific network, such as a wireless local area network or a wide area network. “What we at Intel are trying to achieve is the ability to connect to any network, any time, anywhere. The user will not have to worry if he is on a Wi-Fi network or a cellphone network,” Soumyanath said.
The new technology supports Wi-Fi 802.11a, b, g as well as the upcoming requirements 802.11n standard. The launch date for this wireless chip is unknown. More details at Earth Times

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