WiFi standards switch to simpler naming scheme

MANILA, Philippines – You've seen those messy WiFi designations, right? 802.11, 802.11a, 802.11b – these are WiFi standards with newer versions generally producing better throughput. They can also be ...…continue »

WiFi 6 is coming, here is how it works

The WiFi Alliance has announced the rebranding of 802.11 Wi-Fi standards. While earlier WiFi versions were identified by a pair of letters, these ‘convoluted codenames’ will now be called WiFi…continue »

The Next Wave in WiFi

The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router is the next wave in WiFi. Tri-Band WiFi and Quad Stream performance boosts X8's combined wireless speeds to up to 5.3Gbps. Four external…continue »

WiFi scanners offer inexpensive security

Sometimes security is just too expensive, says Yinying (Jennifer) Chen, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Rutgers-New Brunswick's School of Engineering. The $10,0... ( read…continue »

What is WiFi Direct and How does it work?

The smartphones that we use today transform our deary and mundane lives into smart progressive life experiences, because of the features and the apps that they offer. They have already…continue »

Crowd Counting Through Walls with WiFi

Researchers in UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have given the first demonstration of crowd counting through walls using only everyday communication signals such as WiFi. The technique ...…continue »