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Archive for February, 2005

Aruba + Dartmouth

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, and Aruba Networks say they’re building one of the world’s largest and most innovative Wi-Fi networks for wireless voice, video and data services. Dartmouth is supporting next-generation voice, video and data services throughout its 200 building, 1.5 square mile campus by deploying over 350 Aruba dual-radio 802.11a+b/g access points and […]

Netopia Adds QOS

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

Netopia today announced a WiFi gateway with Quality of Service (QoS) controls for voice, video, and data services. The 3300-VGx Series Triple Play Gateways use what Netopia has dubbed VGx Virtual Gateway which uses a combination of Virtual LAN and QoS to create up to eight individual service channels. These channels can then be dedicated […]

Billion Dollar Laptop

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

From PC Thoughts: “Outgoing Secretary of State Kevin Shelley told San Francisco police that his Glen Park home was burglarized over the weekend by someone who bypassed valuable property in favor of his state-issued handheld computer….Shelley’s personal digital assistant device was said by employees to be one of his most prized possessions. He reportedly bragged […]

Copps Interview on C/Net

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

C/Net has an in-depth interview with Michael Copps, one of two Democrats on the five-member Federal Communications Commission. He is outraged that the United States isn’t near the top of countries with broadband penetration. While admitting the difficulty in comparing the United States with Japan, Korea or Norway, Copps also voices the growing restlessness of […]

Motorola’s Mesh Cloud

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

Motorola, which added MeshNetworks to its wireless data solutions portfolio last year, today announced that Buffalo, MN has gone live with its Motorola Mesh Network solution, offering high-speed mobile broadband access to police and other city employees. As a result, Buffalo police patrol cars are now mesh-enabled, transforming them into mobile broadband offices. Police officers […]

Radio Downloading

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 28th, 2005

EE Times reports that a portable, DAB-based, download-ready music player with an electronic program guide (EPG) is being developed in the U.K.. Radio stations in the U.K. are leading the charge to morph Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) radios into pocket radios that integrate TiVo-like features such as pause, rewind and record along with an electronic […]