28 Facts About Wi-Fi network


Prototype test bed for a wireless local area Wi-Fi network was developed in 1992 by researchers from the Radiophysics Division of the CSIRO in Australia.

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In 1999, the Wi-Fi network Alliance formed as a trade association to hold the Wi-Fi network trademark under which most products are sold.

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Wi-Fi network uses a large number of patents held by many different organizations.

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Australia claims Wi-Fi network is an Australian invention, at the time the subject of a little controversy.

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Name Wi-Fi network, commercially used at least as early as August 1999, was coined by the brand-consulting firm Interbrand.

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Wi-Fi network Alliance used the advertising slogan "The Standard for Wireless Fidelity" for a short time after the brand name was created, and the Wi-Fi network Alliance was called the "Wireless Fidelity Alliance Inc" in some publications.

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The yin-yang Wi-Fi network logo indicates the certification of a product for interoperability.

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For example, public outdoor Wi-Fi technology has been used successfully in wireless mesh networks in London.

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Wi-Fi network provides services in private homes, businesses, as well as in public spaces.

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Wi-Fi network positioning systems use the positions of Wi-Fi network hotspots to identify a device's location.

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Wi-Fi network sensing is used in applications such as motion detection and gesture recognition.

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Wi-Fi network establishes link-level connections, which can be defined using both the destination and source addresses.

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Internetworking purposes, Wi-Fi is usually layered as a link layer below the internet layer of the Internet Protocol.

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For communications within the Wi-Fi network, this introduces an extra use of the airwaves but has the advantage that any two stations that can communicate with the base station can communicate through the base station, which enormously simplifies the protocols.

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Wi-Fi network allows communications directly from one computer to another without an access point intermediary.

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Similarly, the Wi-Fi network Alliance promotes the specification Wi-Fi network Direct for file transfers and media sharing through a new discovery- and security-methodology.

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Except for the smallest implementations, Wi-Fi implementations have moved toward "thin" access points, with more of the network intelligence housed in a centralized network appliance, relegating individual access points to the role of "dumb" transceivers.

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The high power consumption of Wi-Fi network makes battery life in some mobile devices a concern.

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Wi-Fi network protocols are designed to share the wavebands reasonably fairly, and this often works with little to no disruption.

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Wi-Fi network devices are fabricated on RF CMOS integrated circuit chips.

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The price of chipsets for Wi-Fi continues to drop, making it an economical networking option included in ever more devices.

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Products designated as "Wi-Fi network Certified" by the Wi-Fi network Alliance are backward compatible.

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Besides, the effect of additional users using a Wi-Fi network employing wireless range-extenders is to consume the available bandwidth faster than would be the case whereby a single user migrates around a Wi-Fi network employing extenders.

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Security standard, Wi-Fi network Protected Setup, allows embedded devices with a limited graphical user interface to connect to the Internet with ease.

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Wi-Fi network Protected Setup has 2 configurations: The Push Button configuration and the PIN configuration.

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Increasingly in the last few years, embedded Wi-Fi network modules have become available that incorporate a real-time operating system and provide a simple means of wirelessly enabling any device that can communicate via a serial port.

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Wi-Fi network Protected Access encryption, which became available in devices in 2003, aimed to solve this problem.

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Wi-Fi network Protected Access encryption is considered secure, provided a strong passphrase is used.

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