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12 Aug

INFOGRAPHIC by Moonblink: The ROI of Great Hotel Wi-Fi">INFOGRAPHIC by Moonblink: The ROI of Great Hotel Wi-Fi

By WiFiNovation …Technology in Wi-Fi equipment has evolved to a point where they can now overcome many of the issues hotels are having with older and inferior hardware; reducing the time needed to solve constant issues related to the network. Companies like Xirrus have spent millions developing wireless equipment specifically for hotels with...
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12 Aug

WiFi Pineapple Penetration-Testing Tool Sparks Interest at DEF CON">WiFi Pineapple Penetration-Testing Tool Sparks Interest at DEF CON

By WiFiNovation Many good open-source software tools are freely available for penetration testers (and hackers) for testing the security of WiFi networks and their users. Getting those tools to run on a given computer isn’t always easy, and walking around with a notebook running WiFi penetration tools isn’t exactly the right approach if...
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10 Aug

Controller Wi-Fi, controller-less Wi-Fi, cloud Wi-Fi: What does it mean to the end user?">Controller Wi-Fi, controller-less Wi-Fi, cloud Wi-Fi: What does it mean to the end user?

By WiFiNovation Wi-Fi architectures today come in three main flavors: controllers, controller-less and cloud. While vendors spar over which is the right architecture for today’s and tomorrow’s Wi-Fi, customers are mostly interested in comparing them based on their derived value. In this blog post, we examine the economics, manageability and ease of deployment...
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10 Aug

Smart trash can knows how fast you walk and which smartphone you use

UK startup Renew is taking smartphone tracking to London’s streets with the help of its Wi-Fi-enabled trash cans. Already outfitted with advertising screens, a handful of the city’s 100 Renew Pods are now equipped with new “Renew Orbs,” which use Wi-Fi to track the proximity and speed of people walking past and identify...
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08 Aug

Chattanooga spending millions on ‘boondoggle’ Wi-Fi

Times Free Press Chattanooga’s citywide Wi-Fi network is still a few Krystals short of a sackful, even as taxpayers continue to pony up tens of millions of dollars for an Internet service that will remain exclusively available to local government. Mayor Andy Berke says he wants to spend another $20 million on the...
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