Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 18 2010

Wi-Fi Alliance and HomePlug Powerline Alliance Join Forces for Smart Grid Interoperabilty

The last few months have been filled with exciting announcements in the wireless space. From Wireless DisplayPort, to Direct Connect, to the opening of the airwaves for a new Wi-Fi Spectrum, the wireless industry is seeing a wave of movements promising great opportunities for developers. Now, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the HomePlug Powerline Alliance are …

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Nov 08 2010

WiGig and VESA Team Up for Wireless DisplayPort

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Anyone who has ever set up an IT monitoring station or a living room entertainment system knows that cables can be a nuisance. Luckily, hope is on the way: The WiGig Alliance and Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) are partnering to create wireless DisplayPort, which will allow users to connect high-definition display and audio systems …

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Nov 03 2010

Direct Connect, Here We Come! Standards Compliance Testing for Wi-Fi Direct

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For times when Internet hotspots aren’t available, the Wi-Fi Alliance is now offering certification for a new way to connect: Wi-Fi Direct™. First demonstrated at CES 2010, Wi-Fi Direct enables devices to connect directly without relying on a network access point. Furthermore, Wi-Fi Direct allows users to share data and sync at the same speeds …

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