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IEEE’s 802.11r – a New Wi-Fi Standard

The IEEE has formally approved and published the future Wi-Fi standard: 802.11r, also called Fast Basic Service Set Transition. This standard was in development for four years and unravels performance challenges related to VoIP over Wi-Fi implemented in large-scale networks. ...

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NEC’s KOTOHANA – Emotion Communicator

NEC’s KOTOHANA – Emotion Communicator

NEC in collaboration with SGI have developed KOTOHANA – flower-shaped terminals equipped with LEDs, that much like mood-rings recognize emotions and use color to convey them. However, unlike mood-rings, KOTOHANA recognizes your emotions by analyzing speech patterns. A message regarding ...

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MultiSwitch – First USB Sharing Hub

MultiSwitch – First USB Sharing Hub

A new extension to USB that will enable sharing of various USB peripherals between computers is now available. The new MultiSwitch hub technology, developed by SMSC, allows the sharing of information and content from devices such as DVD players, cameras, ...

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