© Anil Kumar, Jafer Hussain, Anthony Chun 2023
A. Kumar et al.Connecting the Internet of Things https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8897-9_3

3. Wi-Fi

Anil Kumar1  , Jafer Hussain2 and Anthony Chun3
Intel, Chandler, AZ, USA
Intel, San Ramon, CA, USA
Los Altos, CA, USA

Chapter Overview

Because Wi-Fi is ubiquitous, the reader is already familiar with the everyday use of Wi-Fi for their laptops and phones.

It is hard to imagine how the world was before Wi-Fi appeared in the late 1990s and how it has revolutionized access to the Internet. As of 2019, approximately 13 billion Wi-Fi devices have been deployed worldwide.1 While the majority of these applications are in smartphones and personal computers, Wi-Fi is also used for an increasing number of ...

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