[LINK] Christmas Wi-Fi warning

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Thu Dec 7 11:27:39 AEDT 2006

On 07/12/2006, at 10:42 AM, Glen Turner wrote:

> Ivan Trundle wrote:
>> "When new elements are introduced into an enterprise environment  
>> they have the potential to seriously affect the performance of the  
>> Wi-Fi network, by deflecting, absorbing or otherwise interfering  
>> with the wireless signal. During the holidays, it could be the  
>> decorations in an office, at other times it could just as easily  
>> be a new microwave oven or a metal shelving unit," said Chia-Chee  
>> Kuan, CTO and vice president of engineering for AirMagnet.
> AirMagnet obviously want people to buy their signal analysis product.

Yes, otherwise why put out the press release: it's just FUD and FLUFF.

> <snip>
> BTW, add to my predicitons for 2007 that 802.11b/g 2.4GHz spectrum  
> will
> become useless as the huge number of dodgy VCR signal extenders
> and the like make the band unworkable.

Either that, or CSIRO's new gigabit wireless will instead (or send us  
all blind).


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