Spirent Communications has announced the availability of Spirent TestCenter
WLAN test capability, with the highest-performing and most realistic 802.11
wireless local area network (WLAN) multi-client emulation scenarios available
on the market today.
Spirent TestCenter WLAN is used for functionality and performance testing of
Access Points (APs) and end-to-end testing of WLAN ecosystems that include
WLAN access controllers and gateways. It emulates a large number of realistic
WLAN clients through both in-chassis Ethernet and WLAN test ports.
There are more than a dozen applications for Spirent TestCenter WLAN
Multi-client WLAN network testing Verification of personal and enterprise
security Baseline testing for traffic throughput, TCP goodput, forwarding
rate and latency performance RFC-style testing with a large number of clients
across APs through the ... (more)
Got $1,500 to spare? If so, then Panasonic's new Mobile Data Wireless Display
(MDWD) may be just the thing for you.
It's a thin, flat, self-contained touch screen that communicates with your
hard disk over distances from 150-300 feet in open spaces, thanks to the
wonders of Wi-Fi. Best of all, since it comes from Panasonic's "Toughbook"
Division, the MDWD screen has been "ruggedized," with rubber gaskets covering
its connectors, so that you can use it in rainstorms, duststorms, and
snowstorms - handy, huh?
You can also drop the screen onto concrete from a height of up to four feet... (more)
This month's Dateline China is in the form of "news in brief" snippets chosen
to demonstrate how the pace of infrastructure and application development
here is hotting up. These stories all stem from colorful, bustling Shanghai,
whose name means "on the sea," the home to 8 million residents and an
itinerant population of about 2 million workers. As China's largest city and
its financial center, Shanghai has over 5 million mobile phone subscribers.
China Unicom Launches CDMA 1x Wireless in Shanghai
"China Unicom's CDMA has formally moved into 2.5G," said China Unicom CDMA
Shanghai ... (more)
At the JavaOne Developer Conference, Nokia and Sun Microsystems extended
their cooperation to simplify the development and delivery of mobile
multiplayer Java technology-based games for developers, service providers and
operators. Under this extended collaboration, the Nokia SNAP Mobile solution
will be integrated with Sun's Java 2 Platform Micro Edition Wireless Toolkit,
Sun Java System Content Delivery Server and Sun Java Enterprise System
running on the Solaris platform to deliver a carrier grade solution.
This end-to-end, integrated offering will provide mobile operators and ga... (more)
Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) has introduced its WiMAX
system-on-chip, the MB87M3400, which complies with the IEEE802.16-2004
standard and is designed for development of a new generation of
WiMAX-compliant broadband wireless access (BWA) equipment.
The MB87M3400 is designed to enable deployment of BWA equipment for both base
stations and subscriber stations in licensed or license-exempt bands below
"The Fujitsu WiMAX SoC sets the stage for both base station and subscriber
station implementation, which will bring cost-efficient, high-quality, fixed