Researchers develop multi-gigabit WiFi

A research group from the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) at Georgia Tech has recently released a study demonstrating high-speed wireless data transfers at a staggering 15Gbps at a one meter range.

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IEEE 802.16m to Bring 1Gbps Wireless Transfer Rates

The new standard is still more than a year or two away, but according to IEEE documents, the group hopes that 802.16m will be able to deliver 1Gbps transfer rates over the air. In fact, 802.16m is “required” to meet downstream speeds of up to 1Gbps in “nomadic” mode, or high efficiency/strong signal mode.

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Christmas Lights Degrade Wi-Fi Signals

One wireless monitoring software vendor is gunning for press today by informing everyone that Christmas Lights deteriorate your Wi-Fi. The company concluded that light-up holiday decorations actually degrade your signal strength by 25%, and increase signal deterioration over distance by one-third.

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Slow WiFi? USE WiFi Speed Spray!!

“Simply spray the area around your computer. Usually five or six sprays is all it takes. As your computer sends data, each bit also carries hundreds of invisible WiFi Speed Sprayâ„¢ “scrubbing” molecules. It works at the speed of light. and even penetrates lead walls”

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Linksys WRT350N Wireless-N Gigabit Router with Storage Link

“Linksys busted out a new pre-N wireless router today, the WRT350N Wireless-N Gigabit Router with Storage Link. They’re claiming wireless throughput speeds of up to 12 times 802.11g with this thing. To sweeten the deal, the WRT350N also includes a wired Gigabit switch…” If this is open source and doesn’t crash like most new Linksys router, then they’ll have me sold.

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