When it comes to communications, everyone wants their data fast, efficient, and inexpensive. The rapid advancement of technology has set the bar so high that companies are demanding faster services, cheaper products, and greater performance from the communications systems they rely on every day. If you have yet to consider the benefits of point to… Read more »
Posts Tagged: wireless communications
Emerging Trends in Free Space Optics
There’s plenty to love about free space optical communication, especially when you compare it to using fiber optic cables. Often, you can set up and manage this communications technology with far less expense. On the other hand, installing infrastructure for fiber optics can be pricy. Plus, you also have to pay for access to a… Read more »
Facebook Makes Moves Toward Light-Based Wireless Communications
Facebook is often ahead of the curve when it comes to anticipating the needs of its customers. While the company’s earliest competitor, Myspace, was little more than a chat room and blogging platform, Facebook became a social media empire by allowing users to guide the growth of the service. In other words, Facebook is really good… Read more »
What Is the Future for Wireless Technology?
Wireless and mobile technologies have changed our lives in ways we are only beginning to understand. They will continue to do so for the foreseeable future if the tech industry has anything to say about it. With advances like free space optical communication, connected cars, and smart homes already adding to the conveniences of everyday… Read more »
Alphabet’s Plan for Wireless High-Speed Internet
Imagine a world in which high-speed internet does not require cable or fiber optics, but rather was beamed directly into your home. Well, that reality might not be too far in the future. Google parent company Alphabet is openly discussing the possibility of essentially using free-space optics to provide high-speed internet to people throughout the world…. Read more »
How Does GigE Speed Affect Performance?
It’s interesting to think that just a couple of decades ago, people were not only content to rely on stodgy, dial-up modems for internet connectivity, but we were amazed by the ability to use them to connect to the internet at all. These days, technological advancements have changed our expectations dramatically. Now we not only… Read more »
Pros and Cons to a Hybrid Link System
Most people understand the concept of a hybrid, especially in this era of technological advancement. Just look at the increasingly popular hybrid cars that offer the range and reliability of a gas-powered vehicle as well as the cost-saving and environmentally-friendly advantages of battery-powered automobiles. Hybrids are often the best of both worlds. The same is… Read more »
Is Full Duplex Fixed Wireless Superior to WiFi?
Choosing a communications network for home or business purposes requires that you stay up-to-date with current technologies. The latest wireless communications revolve around full duplex systems. If you’re not familiar with this technology or how it relates to WiFi, here are a few things you should know. What is Full Duplex? When it comes to… Read more »
An Overview of Free-Space Optics
Humans are social creatures, so it’s no surprise that we’re constantly striving to improve our means of communicating and sharing information. From letters delivered by riders on horseback, to telegrams, to telephones, to the advent of the internet and mobile communications, we’re always looking for better, faster, easier ways to stay connected. Of course, communications… Read more »