Part of the IEEE 802 set of local area network technical standards, and specifies the set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) protocols for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication.- IEEE 802.11
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Family of wired computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks , metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
The 48-bit MAC address was adopted by other IEEE 802 networking standards, including IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi), as well as by FDDI.
Wi-Fi or WiFi is a family of wireless network protocols, based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards, which are commonly used for local area networking of devices and Internet access, allowing nearby digital devices to exchange data by radio waves.
Spread-spectrum modulation technique primarily used to reduce overall signal interference.
Some practical and effective uses of DSSS include the code-division multiple access (CDMA) method, the IEEE 802.11b specification used in Wi-Fi networks, and the Global Positioning System.
Wireless computer network that links two or more devices using wireless communication to form a local area network (LAN) within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, campus, or office building.
Wireless LANs based on the IEEE 802.11 standards are the most widely used computer networks in the world.
Name of a family of digital modulation methods and a related family of analog modulation methods widely used in modern telecommunications to transmit information.
QAM is used extensively as a modulation scheme for digital telecommunication systems, such as in 802.11 Wi-Fi standards.
Short-range wireless technology standard that is used for exchanging data between fixed and mobile devices over short distances using UHF radio waves in the ISM bands, from 2.402GHz to 2.48GHz, and building personal area networks .
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi is the brand name for products using IEEE 802.11 standards) have some similar applications: setting up networks, printing, or transferring files.
Amendment to the IEEE 802.11 specification that operates in the 2.4 GHz microwave band.
The 802.11g protocol is now Clause 19 of the published IEEE 802.11-2007 standard, and Clause 19 of the published IEEE 802.11-2012 standard.
Network multiple access method in which carrier sensing is used, but nodes attempt to avoid collisions by beginning transmission only after the channel is sensed to be "idle".
Devices utilizing 802.11 based standards can enjoy the benefits of collision avoidance (RTS / CTS handshake, also Point coordination function), although they do not do so by default.
Amendment to the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking specification that extends throughput up to 11 Mbit/s using the same 2.4 GHz band.
A related amendment was incorporated into the IEEE 802.11-2007 standard.
Wireless-networking standard that uses multiple antennas to increase data rates.
IEEE 802.11n-2009 is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11-2007 wireless-networking standard.