In the WiFi industry, we are very focused on advertising performance in terms of megabits and gigabits. Like the processor wars of the 90s and naughties, we are pushing the story that faster is better. 390 more words
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In an effort to curb battery drainage as you use Wi-Fi to play games or watch movies, a team of engineers including Indian-origin researchers has demonstrated that it is possible to generate Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. 467 more words
Ah… now that’s a legitimate good question that deserves a bit of background.
To its to its fullest extent, the question was this:
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“Anyone know why 802.11 Acknowledgement Frames have no source MAC address?
Network Authentication ProcessThe process of a client associating and authenticating to an access point is standard. Should shared key authentication be selected at the client, there are additional packets sent confirming the keys authenticity.The following describes EAP network authentication.1. 1,055 more words