Thursday, December 10, 2009

OT: WiGig Completes Wireless Specification

It will be interesting to see how quickly this specification can be brought to market...

A new robust wireless technology for the home appears slated to begin appearing in devices in 2011 after the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig) announced on Thursday that it has completed its unified wireless specification. The 60-GHz technology will support transmission rates up to 7 Gbps.

It's not immediately clear exactly where WiGig will fit in the myriad of wireless schemes, some already in use like the many Wi-Fi flavors, or some still being developed like WirelessHD. However, the fact that WiGig is supported by many leading high-tech firms means it's likely to find its place, probably in home and small office networking where robust networks are required.

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