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  • That's the vision of the next generation of WiFi, called WiGig, offered in a cooperation agreement announced Monday between the Wi-Fi Alliance and the WiGig Alliance. supports 2.4 and 5 GHz.

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  • The self-titled WiGig format will use the ultra-dense format to transmit data at speeds well above Wi-Fi and beyond even the initial proposal, ranging between 1Gbps and 7Gbps.

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  • The Wireless Gigabit Alliance has been developing the technology, dubbed 'WiGig', for a year.

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  • The WiGig Alliance, which includes Intel and Atheros as members, is one of several groups attempting to using unlicensed spectrum to transmit HD video [...]

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • The Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Alliance plans to use the 60 GHz spectrum, already in use for other types of high-data-rate wireless transmissions, for a variety of functions such as replacing the HDMI cable between a TV and a computer.

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • The WiGig Alliance (and other companies promoting 60 GHz radios) gets around this line-of-sight limitation by bouncing the signal off walls, and even people, making it less of an issue, unless your living room is particularly cavernous.

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • McFarland also says the WirelessHD efforts are not competing with WiGig Alliance plans, or even with HD video transmission technologies from companies such as Amimon (which uses the same spectrum Wi-Fi does).

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • William McFarland, CTO of Atheros, a member of the WiGig Alliance, says alliance members also are part of the relevant IEEE committee and will shepherd the IEEE plans and the WiGig Alliance specification efforts, so that both standards are complimentary.

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • But once the WiGig Alliance was formed last year by Intel, Broadcom and Atheros, the future for startups such as SiBeam and Amimon dimmed [...]

    WiGig Alliance to Push 6 Gbps Wireless in the Home

  • Chips implementing the WiGig spec would be able to support all three frequencies: so the same radio could use 60GHz for blazingly fast downloads or uploads of data or video, and then 2.4 or 5GHz for, say, Internet or private cloud connectivity.

    Major Wi-Fi changes ahead

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  • Wireless Gigabit

    May 27, 2015