February 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Say Hello to HaLow – The Low Power, Long-Range Wi-Fi Solution Just Around The Corner
Back in 1965, renowned engineer Gordon E. Moore made his famous observation that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. That rate held steady from 1975 until around 2012, when Moore foresaw that the rate of progress would eventually reach saturation. As of 2015, Intel has confirmed that the trend still largely holds up, with the rate now averaging between two and two-and-a-half [...]
February 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Amazon Primes Itself for Wi-Fi Chip Production
In a significant piece of industry news, Amazon recently announced that they are jumping into the Wi-Fi game by creating chips through Annapurna Labs Inc, a chip producer which the tech giant purchased in 2015. Annapurna, an Israeli-founded startup, is looking to address the coming wave of the Internet of Things by creating custom-designed chips that support networking and storage. The company claims that its chips – which are based [...]
February 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Xirrus Founder Dirk Gates Shares Public Wi-Fi Fixes in Network Computing
With the march of mobile apps and smart devices into so many core parts of our lives, public Wi-Fi has become a prized commodity like few others. Businesses, event venues and public spaces of all kinds have responded to the demand with a wave of new hotspots, but the results aren’t always impressive. Cumbersome log-in procedures, security gaps and spotty signal coverage are just some of the key obstacles that [...]
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