Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Ultrawideband: Wireless Whoopee

Industry experts and analysts see ultrawideband complementing both Wi-Fi, which now transmits data downstream at up to 54 megabits per second, and ultimately WiMax, a high-speed wireless technology in the early stages of development that works over much greater distances.

"(Ultrawideband is) very inexpensive, works across short ranges, but has very high performance," said analyst Craig Mathias of market research firm the Farpoint Group.

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