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25 Aug

VIDEO : AirMagnet's 802.11ac Treatment">VIDEO : AirMagnet's 802.11ac Treatment

By WiFiNovation During the first session of Wireless Field Day 5, Fluke Networksannounced a slew of upgrades to the AirMagnet Survey software package. They geared the updates towards the coming torrent of 802.11ac devices and are touting the ability to measure real world experience from an end user’s view point. They started off...
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20 Aug

Retail stores track consumers' smartphones through Wi-Fi">Retail stores track consumers' smartphones through Wi-Fi

By WiFiNovation Many US retailers use a variety of sales-boosting strategies, including tracking shoppers in stores. Retailers can track individuals’ movements throughout the store, sensors collecting information from smartphones as they connect to Wi-Fi, NYT reports. The sensors can monitor which departments the shoppers’ visit and how much time they spend there. Today...
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16 Aug

York Wi-Fi Network To Enable Thriving Business Community

York Wi-Fi network to build on existing connectivity in the city and promote council services On August 15, 2013 by Steve McCaskill York City Council hopes a new city centre Wi-Fi network will enable a “thriving business community” and allow easier access to council services. It has partnered with Wi-Fi equipment manufacturer Ruckus...
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15 Aug

UK Government plans to bring Wi-Fi to street lamps and CCTV cameras">UK Government plans to bring Wi-Fi to street lamps and CCTV cameras

By WiFiNovation The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has outlined its upcoming plans for the Urban Broadband Fund, bringing new Wi-Fi hotspots to UK cities. A CCTV camera or street lamp could become a new Wi-Fi hotspot as part of the £150 million DCMS Urban Broadband Fund plan, which will introduce...
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15 Aug

LA looks at City Wide WiFi

By City News Service A Los Angeles City Council committee asked today for a report on how to go about setting up free, citywide wireless Internet service. The Innovation, Technology and General Services Committee instructed city staff to draw up an “inventory of existing WiFi within the city,” investigate ways other cities have...
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