Chapter 1. Introduction to Wireless LANs

Applications of wireless local-area networks (WLANs) have become commonplace in many markets throughout the world. Newer WLANs based on the 802.11n standard now offer performance needed for effectively supporting a high density of users and a broad range of high-end applications, such as voice, video, and image processing. This chapter defines the markets and applications of WLANs and the wireless technologies that support them.

Wireless LAN Markets and Applications

In general, WLANs ...

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