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  • Wireless Personal Area Network


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  • UWB is simpler, cheaper, less power-hungry, and 100 times faster than Bluetooth (currently the leading WPAN technology), adopted by makers of cell phones and PDAs, as well as by companies such as Microsoft and Apple Computer.

    Boing Boing: March 9, 2003 - March 15, 2003 Archives

  • A WPAN is used to transfer data between a handheld device and desktop computer.

    Technology Trends

  • "Enhanced video support and added data support makes WirelessHD technology the best option for wireless video area networking (WVAN) and wireless personal area networking (WPAN) applications," said consortium chairman John Marshall.

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  • Revision of IEEE Std 802. 15.4-2003 IEEE Std 802. 15.4-2003 defines the protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low data rate, low power and low complexity, short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN).

    The Gadgeteer

  • A wireless personal area network (WPAN) can also be made possible with network technologies such as IrDA and Bluetooth.

    Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine

  • Solutions for wireless personal area networks (WPAN), virtual docking, Sync'n Go ™ and other applications will follow.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Solutions for wireless personal area networks (WPAN), virtual docking, Sync'n Go 'and other applications will follow.


  • Personal area networks may be wired or wireless (WPAN) using IrDA, Bluetooth or UWB.

    RCR Wireless News >> FCC

  • Customers can choose operation for Chinese WPAN band from 779 to 787 MHz, European SRD band from 863 to 870 MHz, and North American ISM band from 902 to 928 MHz.


  • Nplify ™ wireless technology offers the fastest wireless speeds available today, WPAN connection with the optional built-in Bluetooth 2.0 module or wired LAN connection trough the embedded Gigabit Ethernet card.

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