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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Appendix A. Wireless Standards

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Wi-Fi is a certified version of variants of the 802.11 wireless standards developed by the IEEE (http://www.ieee.org). Wi-Fi equipment is certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance (http://www.wi-fi.org) for compatibility and standards compliance.

The 802.11 wireless standards, also called protocols, are designed to use the so-called free spectrums, which do not require specific licensing. The spectrums currently used by 802.11 are 2.4GHz and 5GHz. (The 2.4GHz spectrum is also used by household appliances such as cordless phones. Microwave ovens also generate noise/interference in this radio spectrum, which can impact the performance of wireless ...

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