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Canadian rail companies are trying out in-car wireless Internet access in an experiment with Bell Canada and others to see if passengers will use the access as much as they say they will.
Worldwide sales of Wi-Fi equipment will surpass the US$5 billion mark by 2005, says In-Stat/MDR.
Alternatives abound for going online in Iqaluit, Nunavut, the Canadian territory only accessible by air and (sometimes) boat.
IBM has begun the daunting task of giving New York City's 1 million school children wireless Net access.
The Comdex trade show isn't as big as it used to be, but it's still the hotspot for pre-holiday product announcements in the tech industry. And the Wireless LAN vendors are no exception.
The Wi-Fi Alliance's hotspot program has jumped to 6000 locations, perhaps because of the fact that any venue can now be certified and listed as part of the program for free.
If two recent developments are any indication, the familiar face of wireless computing is about to change. Could the days of individual Access Points be numbered?
Chipmaker Marvell says its new platfrom can put multiple wireless functions into a small device that previously could only handle one feature at a time.
Our third Best of Show awards showcases some of the most unique new products powered by Wi-Fi.
DefyWire's wireless mobility solution in one Washington D.C school sets the stage for on-the-spot counseling and discipline for students.
GPS devices are hot items, but could Wi-Fi be the real future of navigation? Skyhook Wireless, which powers iPhone Maps, is leading the way.
From Long Beach to New Orleans, cities and communities across the U.S. are looking to public Wi-Fi hotzones as the latest form of urban renewal. Will 802.11 technology become the new drawing card for reviving sagging downtowns?
The new handheld will support WLANs and voice in the enterprise and is leading to deals with companies like Nortel and 3Com, though it lacks cellular capabilities.
It's not enough to just boot up the laptop and see if you can detect a wireless network anymore -- new gadgets and services are making it possible to get instant knowledge of local Wi-Fi nodes without touching the computer.
802.11b is popular everywhere, but the 11a standard almost didn't make it in Europe. The standard's hurdles included getting under NATO's radar and turning down the power.
After three years of trials, Canada's VIA Rail system is finally getting an on-the-train wireless deployment.
Novarum tests citywide wireless broadband networks to measure something unique: usefulness.
New standards for use of 4.9GHz Wi-Fi in Japan and preventing disruption of U.K. radar standards mark a time for WLANs to become less U.S.-oriented.
Signals interest in WLANs
Texans are using donated, open-source wireless equipment with video feeds as an early warning system.