08 Mar

FCC urged to make more Wi-Fi spectrum available

PC World The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should move forward with a plan to open up new 5GHz spectrum to Wi-Fi as consumer demand for wireless bandwidth skyrockets, a member of the commission said Friday. Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel called on the agency to “seize this opportunity” and act on a year-old proposal to...
02 Jan

System Integration: Field wireless networks

By WiFiNovation Industrial wireless devices and networks are used for measurement and control applications in areas of process plants where it is too difficult or too expensive to hardwire sensors, transmitters, and final control elements. They are also used for temporary applications, such as in research and development and pilot plants. Although most...
01 Jan

Linksys EA6900 802.11ac Wi-Fi router review: Too expensive for what's delivered

By WiFiNovation The EA6900 can be configured to operate as a router, as a Wi-Fi access point, or–with a recent firmware update–an 802.11ac wireless bridge. Like the Asus RT-AC68U and theNetgear Nighthawk, the EA6900 supports TurboQAM, but I don’t count that as a major advantage because most adapters on the client side don’t...
31 Dec

The best and worst 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers of 2013

By WiFiNovation ” It’s been more than 18 months since the first 802.11ac routers hit the market, and the IEEE still hasn’t approved the draft standard. If you think Congress moves slowly, you haven’t been tracking the pace at which the IEEE has been considering the draft version of 802.11ac. Those engineers could...