Most hot-spot service providers agree that the majority of this market's early adopters are and will continue to be so-called road warriors. These people travel nationally or internationally for professional purposes, and while on the road, they need Internet connections to access their corporate networks and e-mail.
Standards provide a level playing field for both the builder and the installer. They also provide a uniform and predictable infrastructure for the customer. The question is not whether standards will become universal, its when. Builders and installers that strictly implement standards now will develop their reputations early. Installers that skirt standards now will also be developing reputations.
We readily acknowledge the challenges inherent in forecasting a networking solution as broadly-positioned as UWB. However, we simultaneously would caution against the over-hype that has been associated with previous "revolutionary" technologies.
Up till now there hasn't been a wireless network standard that meets the unique needs of sensors and control devices. Sensors and controls don't need high bandwidth but they do need low latency and very low energy consumption for long battery lives and for large device arrays.
Parks Associates' Fall Focus seminars feature 50+ industry leaders Executive seminars, hosted Oct 29 & 30 and Nov. 5 & 6, bring insight into broadband services and multimedia applications in the home
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Video on demand (VOD) and personal video recording (PVR), the two non-linear video viewing models, will redefine the future of the television experience, according to a new study from technology research firm ABI.
Finalization of 802.15.3a standards process is critical to driving mass-market adoption of UWB; Parks Associates predicts PC, mobile CE, and fixed CE applications to drive growth
WireTracks LLC is proud to announce the addition of Era Marketing as our Manufacturer's Representative for the Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
NuVo Technologies announces the revolutionary Generation D™, a design protocol utilizing digital amplification for energy conservation, cool operation, and clear, precise sound.
KHT1005 Follows in Tradition of Award Winning KHT2005
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