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The DSLR Field Guide by Michael Freeman

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A Wireless Option

Recent innovations in digital photography include the option of transmitting image data wirelessly, where a wireless transmitter is attached to the camera for immediate image transfer.

First introduced by Nikon for its D2H, this is an extremely valuable option for any photographer who needs to deliver images quickly without leaving the shooting location. Sports events are the classic situation.

Wi-Fi, which stands for Wireless Fidelity, is the most widely used standard for wireless networking, and is also known as 802.11n (other common versions are 802.11a/b and 802.11g). It is relatively fast (a bandwidth of 11MB/second, which translates to transmission speeds of 1 to 2MB/second) and has a medium range, which depends on obstructions ...

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