Navin Sabharwal

802.11 vs. Bluetooth Revisited

In this article I wanted to revisit the concept of 802.11b versus Bluetooth and provide an update on coexistence issues, potential solutions and the impact of the technologies on each other in terms of market acceptance. Coexistence 802.11 and Bluetooth are not meant...

Bluetooth: Finally Making An Impact

For all the negative press that Bluetooth technology garnered in 2001 this year is turning out to be a different story. Bluetooth is far from dead and we are seeing the technology begin to make its long-awaited impact. Clearly early expectations regarding Bluetooth...

Another Wireless Standard?

Actually, it would is unfair to dub the work of the IEEE 802.15.3 High Rate WPAN (wireless personal area network) Task Group as “another” wireless networking protocol. The mandate of the 802.15.3 Group is to develop a wireless high-data-rate PAN technology...

2001 in Retrospect

Back in February I wrote an article for HomeToys titled “The Industry Outlook for 2001.” Now with the year coming to an end I thought it would be interesting to provide an overview of how 2001 turned out for various home networking-related technologies and...