IEEE approves 802.11ad wireless LAN standard

15/01/13 0 COMMENTS

A new set of high-speed wireless LAN specifications is now official. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recently announced that its Standards Association Standards Board approved the IEEE 802.11ad-2012 amendment. The 802.11ad spec enables “data rates up to 7 Gbps, more than 10 times the maximum speed previously enabled within the IEEE 802.11 standard,” the organization said. “With the improvements introduced in IEEE 802.11ad, this amendment is a perfect complement to the existing IEEE 802.11 standard, acting as the foundation for tri-band networking, wireless docking, wired equivalent data transfer rates and uncompressed streaming video,” it added.

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