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The Evolution of Wi-Fi

Evolution of Wi-Fi EXPANSION YEARS 2010 and beyond DISCOVERY EARLY DAYS 1998 - 2005 COVERAGE DEVELOPMENT YEARS 2005 - 2010 DENSITY SECURITY & CLOUD BASED USES: USES: USES: Email, browsing the internet in the enterprise Email, browsing the internet in the enterprise, playing and downloading video, music & apps plus Social Media Email, browsing the internet in the enterprise, playing and downloading video, music & apps plus Social Media, video conferencing and KEY MANUFACTURERS: NEC, Nortel and voice services voice services KEY MANUFACTURERS: KEY MANUFACTURERS: Cisco, HP, Ruckus, Meru Networks and Meru Networks, Aerohive, Cisco, HP, Ruckus, Aruba Networks Extricom and AirTight 1991 1998 1999 2000 2003 2005 2009 2010 2011 2013 -..- 2015 - 2016 NCR 1991 Wi-Fi was invented by NCR Corporation/AT&T with speeds of 2011 More devices shipped without an Ethernet port than with one. 1999 The Wi-Fi Alliance was formed, Wi-Fi 2000 First commercial use of the term BY 2015 Estimated to be 7.7bm Wi-Fi Wi Fi founding members drive for the adoption of one globally accepted standard for high-speed, wireless, local area networking. Wi-FI, 5 enabled devices in the market. IDC RESEARCH 2011 ABI RESEARCH 2012 1Mbps/2Mbps.' 2000 First generation of Wi-Fi 2011 425m tablets and smartphones sold compared to 390m desktops, laptops and netbooks. BY 2015 Estimated 1.2bn smart products, with maximum data rate of 11 Mbit/s, operating in the 2.4 GHz band. 1991 WI-Fi inventor Vic phones in the market. Hayes named 'father of 1999 Traditional dial-up modems ABI RESEARCH 2012 DELOITTE 2011 Wi-Fi. ? have largely disappeared. 2011-2016 PREDICTED GROWTH IEEE 1999 The IEEE 802.11 standard is 109% In automotive applications released. such as infotainment systems, 2013 Security of Wi-Fi Networks is a key concern for businesses - intrusion IEEE 2009 802.11n.released with a navigation, & traffic monitoring. maximum connect rate of 600 Mbit. 39% In health, fitness & medical applications. detection and prevention. 25% In smart meters & automation products. RATIFIED YEAR 1999 1999 2003 2009 2013 FUTURE IEEE STANDARD 802.11a 802.11b 802.11g 802.11n 802.11ac 802.11ad 5GHZ 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 2.4 or 5 GHz (selectable), or 2.4 and 5 GHz (concurrent) FREQUENCY BAND 2.4GHZ 2.4GHZ 5GHZ 600GHZ BANDWIDTH MAX DATA RATE 54Mbps 2.11Mbps 54Mbps 54Mbps 1.2Gbps 7Gbps SOURCE: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. PRODEC Prodec House, Chancery Gate Business Centre, Ruscombe Park, Twyford RG10 9LT NET WORKS +44 (0) 1189 241 245 | EvoWinfo1

The Evolution of Wi-Fi

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The capabilities and therefore the uses of Wi-Fi have developed significantly over the past 15-20 years. Prodec Networks has put together an info-graphic to show the advancements from invention to pre...


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