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Chris Garyet

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More with Less - Wi-Fi and The Internet of Things

Posted by Chris Garyet on 2014-10-21 19:48:14

Bigger is better?  Not for the Internet of Things…

In my last article, we talked about the Need for Speed and discussed MIMO streaming technology to increase throughput.  While extremely important for applications that require large amounts of data to be transferred, this isn't always on the forefront of an engineer’s mind when designing new products.

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Wireless LAN - Part 1: The Need for Speed

Posted by Chris Garyet on 2014-08-20 15:00:13

A long time ago…

Think back to the year 1999.  The world was anticipating the new millennium, the financial industry was highly focused on “the Y2K bug”, and the Internet was entering its next phase of connectivity.

IEEE 802.11b was introduced in September 1999.  Boasting transfer speeds of up to 11 Mbps, this was the first widely adopted WLAN standard.

And it changed the world.

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