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The New Wi-Fi Standard That Will Make the 802.11ac Obsolete

The first wave of 802.11ac routers currently available on the market are based on earlier drafts of the 802.11ac standard and will no longer be the fastest standard on the market. The second wave of 802.11ac devices are based on the final ratified standard and are set to include new features that better optimize wireless networks.

802.11ac standard: Wave 1 vs. Wave 2


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New Li-FI Technology

How Li-Fi Technology Will Make Wi-Fi Nearly Obsolete

In the near-future, you may find yourself looking for the nearest LED light to connect the internet.

Researcher Harald Haas from the University of Edinburgh has made it possible to transform LED light into an electrical signal that can provide high-speed data streaming. 

This means that pedestrians walking down a street illuminated with LED lights could very well be able to surf the internet

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IEEE to Pursue Enterprise Access Base-T and 25GBASE-T

IEEE recently held a plenary this month in San Antonia, Texas that resulted in the addition of two more study groups–Enterprise Access BASE-T and 25GBASE-T for 25GE server connections. Out of 131 members who attended the plenary, 97 voted to move forward with the project and only 1 voted against it while 23 abstained to vote.

The Ethernet Alliance’s

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Elon Musk - Tesla

The Only Wi-Fi Hotspot You’ll Need For Life

Elon Musk, oftentimes compared to the real life version of Tony Stark and more popularly known as the CEO of Tesla, took to twitter to announce that his latest star-studded venture includes setting internet satellites into orbit.

The spaceflight company, SpaceX is a $1 billion investment aiming at bringing

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The Forgotten History of Video Communication

Sometimes revolutionary technology sadly gets left behind in R&D labs because they lack commercial feasibility. Since the invention of the telephone, telecommunication companies yearned to make video and voice communication a possibility for everyday consumers. Bell Labs reports that it invested a hefty $500 million developing a technology that was too expensive for everyday users to

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