Tag - Wireless Gigabit Alliance
The Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig) has brought ultra Wi-Fi one step closer with the announcement that it has published the certification-ready version 1.1 specification for the technology. This will allow WiGig members to begin testing their multi-gigabit WiGig-based devices for interoperability within the ecosystem.
The WHDI wireless HD video standard that uses 5GHz, Wi-Fi-based technology has been finalized recently. The technology was found by chip designer Amimon and is one of at least four technologies aimed to bring wireless HD video distribution in the home. The technology will allow sending 1080p HD video at 60Hz refresh rates and 12-bit color depth up to 100 feet away and through multiple walls. Maximum data rates are said to be fixed at 3Gbps using a 40MHz channel.