Mobile location analytics companies like Placed, Euclid Analytics and Nomi are using the technology in cell phones to count and track data on consumers as they shop in stores.
French mast operator TDF and the city of Metz will deploy a high density Wi-Fi network to be used by visitors and spectators of the Moselle Open tennis competition on 19-27 September. Branded as ‘Wi-Fi HD by TDF’, the service will give mobile device users access to the Moselle Open […]
The introduction of Common Core came at a time where technology was breaking into the classroom in a major way, causing many schools and districts to go back to the drawing board. Getting both Common Core and technology to go hand in hand is not easy and it can also […]
Xirrus Xtreme Density 2 (XD2) Wi-Fi Key features: Xirrus Xtreme Density XD2 delivers two 11ac radios and double the speed of competitive Wave 2 solutions. More info.
Imagine you’re in a shopping mall or stadium, trying unsuccessfully to connect with your phone or tablet over Wi-Fi. Eventually you give up and connect over LTE, using your data plan. Nearby residences and businesses also find they can’t reliably connect over their Wi-Fi networks, wreaking havoc with everything from […]
WiFi has grown in leaps and bounds, and demand is increasing. Make sure your environment is ready. Since the debut of the 802.11 standard in 1997, one thing has remained the same: wireless access points still take data off the air and put it on the wire. In other respects, the […]
Following the FCC’s warning in January that it would no longer tolerate the Marriotts of the world blocking visitors’ WiFi hotspots, I set a reminder on my calendar to revisit the topic six months later. After all, the issue of WiFi blocking sparked strong reactions from IT pros, end users […]
Xirrus is a provider of high-performance Wi-Fi networks. On Aug. 25, Xirrus introduced the industry’s fastest and only customizable Wave 2 Wi-Fi solution, as well as a family of low-cost, high performance and cloud-managed 802.11ac Wi-Fi solutions. To find out more, I spoke with Bruce Miller, VP of […]
The march toward broader 802.11ac wireless deployment is continuing, with new devices at both the entry level and the high end from WiFi vendor Xirrus. At the entry level is the new X2 platform. The new Wave 2 802.11ac-powered XD2 takes a place at the high end.