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Ultra-Wideband Communications: Fundamentals and Applications by Faranak Nekoogar

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5.9. UWB for PC-Oriented Applications

UWB has much to offer PC networking as a complement to Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g) because of its ad hoc and quality-of-service qualities needed for media and peripherals. While UWB will appear first in the home for wireless PAN applications, we believe it will find its way into corporate networks as well as home networks over the next few years in notebooks, desktops, and printers. Eventually, UWB will also likely be used in next-generation access points and switches/routers.

Wireless Personal Area Networks

UWB will start out as a wireless PAN multimedia-focused solution and penetrate the home networking market first. The trade-offs between power consumption, data rate, and range have also kept most UWB developers ...

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