HIstory of Wi-Fi

History of technology “Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11” originated in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s decision in 1985 to release a GSM bands for unlicensed use. In 1991, NCR Corporation with AT & T found 802.11 precursor used for system checkout. The first wireless products were WaveLAN.Gambar

Vic Hayes is a scientist known as the “Father of Wi-Fi”. He was involved in the design of the first IEEE standard.

A large number of companies using the 802.11 standard. In 1992 and 1996, CSIRO Australia organization obtained a patent for a method that would be used in the Wi-Fi signal to remove interference. In April 2009, 14 technology companies agreed to pay $ 250 million to CSIRO for violating their patents. This is the reason why the Wi-Fi called the Australian findings, although it has become a controversial topic. CSIRO won a lawsuit worth $ 220 million for patent infringement Wi-Fi in 2012 that asks global firms in the United States pay for the licensing rights to the CSIRO worth $ 1 billion.

In 1999, the Wi-Fi Alliance was formed as a trade association to hold the Wi-Fi trademark is used by many products.

perngertian Wi-Fi was first used commercially in August 1999, it was announced by a brand consulting firm called Interbrand Corporation. Wi-Fi Alliance hired Interbrand to specify the name of the “easier said than ‘IEEE 802.11b Direct Sequence'”. Belanger also stated that Interbrand creates a Wi-Fi as a play on the Hi-Fi (high fidelity), they also designed the Wi-Fi logo.

Wi-Fi Alliance initially used the advertising slogan for Wi-Fi, “The Standard for Wireless Fidelity”, but later removed from their marketing. Even so, a number of documents from the Alliance in 2003 and 2004 still use the term Wireless Fidelity. There has been no official statement regarding the removal of this term.

Logo yin-yang Wi-Fi interoperability certification indicates a product.

Technology non-Wi-Fi is required to keep the points such as Motorola Canopy are usually called fixed wireless. Alternative wireless technologies include mobile phone standards such as 2G, 3G, or 4G

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One thought on “HIstory of Wi-Fi

  1. we should be grateful to anyone who has created wi-fi, because that is very useful in our life today. by using wi-fi we can easy to access the internet and connect to computer network so we can easily transfer or receive data. the good thing about wi-fi is we don’t have to plug cable because it wireless. I can’t imagine if we live without wi-fi nowadays…

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