Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

New Wi-Fi 802.11n Standard Promise Speeds Up To 600Mbps
Posted on 20-Jan-2006 22:35. | Tags Filed under: News.



The IEEE Task Group "N" voted to confirm the proposal for the 802.11n Wi-Fi standard. Submitted by the Joint Proposal team, this specification was developed by the Enhanced Wireless Consortium (EWC) and included several elements developed within the Joint Proposal team.

By passing the confirmation vote, this proposal became the first official draft of the 802.11n standard. The draft will now proceed through the IEEE ratification process, which includes letter balloting, comment resolution, sponsor balloting and final ratification.

Full approval of similar specifications have typically taken about a year but the progress is unique to each standard and its associated participants.

The proposed IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi standard will enable high-performance, next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products. The draft supports speeds of up to 600 Mbps, a significant leap over today's Wi-Fi networks which promise speeds of up to 108Mbps, and will enable wireless systems to deliver greater range.

This will allow wireless products across multiple market segments to support advanced multimedia applications.

The EWC members are: ADT Corp., Advantest, AirLink101, Airoha, Allion, Amit, Ample Communications, Apple, ASUSTeK Computer, Inc., Atheros, Azimuth Systems, BeWAN Systems, Broadcom, Buffalo, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., COMSIS, Conexant, CyberTAN, D-Link, Esqube, Gateway, Gemtek, HED, Intel Corporation, Lenovo, Lesswire AG, Linksys, Litepoint, Marvell, MediaTek, Inc., Metalink, Microsoft, Mitsubishi, NETGEAR, NewLogic, NVIDIA, PMC-Sierra, Ralink, Realtek, Sanyo, Sercomm, SiBEAM, Inc., Signalion, Sony Corporation, Sporton, Stellaris Networks, STMicroelectronics, Symbol, Tamosoft, Toshiba, Twinhead, US Robotics, VeriWave, WildPackets, Winbond, Wipro Technologies, Wistron NeWeb, and ZyDas.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

After upgrading to VDSL not all the jackpoints are working?
Created by yudumcan, last reply by webwat on 30-Aug-2015 18:06 (62 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


WINZ expected to pay for a 3k treadmill
Created by johnr, last reply by gzt on 2-Sep-2015 14:23 (186 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


VDSL Attenuation vs PreQual figures
Created by ElectronicFerret, last reply by webwat on 30-Aug-2015 18:18 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Wrt54gv2 firmeare 3.03 to cable modem SB5101
Created by kiwigeek1, last reply by kiwigeek1 on 31-Aug-2015 22:19 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Post your vehicles
Created by TimA, last reply by JMatt94 on 2-Sep-2015 19:01 (168 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Dislike Sky NZ's telemarketing methods
Created by BrutusNZ, last reply by rlevis on 2-Sep-2015 23:52 (13 replies)

Transferring domain.... 5 day wait ?
Created by xpd, last reply by networkn on 2-Sep-2015 18:38 (13 replies)

How seller of Chinese clones blatantly lie
Created by joker97, last reply by kiwijunglist on 3-Sep-2015 03:14 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5