King Harald Bluetooth has lived in Denmark since 910 AD until 940 AD. The name Bluetooth (or Blataand in the language of the Vikings) has nothing to do with blue teeth. It means dark color of hair, which was very unusual for Scandinavians. The existence of King Harald Bluetooth would be completely unknown if it had not joined the Nordic countries and if Ericsson had not given his name to the new wireless communication protocol developed together with other major companies in the area. [Read more…]
Wireless 802.11 N and MIMO
Demand for wireless LAN networks has experienced exponential growth during the past several years, evolving quickly from novelty into necessity. As a measure of this expansion, WLAN equipment shipments in 2008 surpassed the 400-million-unit mark.
The newest wifi network standard is 802.11n (sometimes you can see this referred to as wireless-N). It is considered the Next-Generation standard of wireless network technologies since it improves both data speed and coverage range. [Read more…]