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Wi-Fi

 (wī′fī′)
A trademark for the certification of products that meet certain standards for transmitting data over wireless networks.

Wi-Fi

(ˈwaɪˌfaɪ)
n
(Computer Science) computing a system of accessing the internet from remote machines such as laptop computers that have wireless connections
[C20: from wi(reless) fi(delity)]
Translations

wi-fi

n abbr of wireless fidelityWi-Fi nt

Wi-Fi

واي فاي WiFi WiFi WiFi WiFi wifi Wi-Fi Wi-Fi wifi WiFi ワイファイ WiFi WiFi trådløst datanett komputerowe sieci bezprzewodowe WiFi беспроводной доступ WiFi เชื่อมต่อกับอินเตอร์เน็ตแบบไร้สาย WiFi mạng không dây Wifi 无线上网
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As a technological breakthrough, Passive Wi-Fi has some astonishing claims to its name.
Passive Wi-Fi works with off-the-shelf smartphones, too
That's the whole premise on which Passive Wi-Fi is based on, as it tries to re-imagine wireless radio communications without a critical analog component in it.
Soon, radio signals will provide all the power a simple Internet device needs through a technique called passive Wi-Fi (see "Power from the Ar," page 66).
In tests, prototype passive Wi-Fi devices have beamed data as far as 100 feet and made connections through walls.
Smith says that passive Wi-Fi consumes just 1/10,000th as much power as existing Wi-Fi chipsets.
The researchers believe that tiny passive Wi-Fi devices could be extremely cheap to make, perhaps less than a dollar.

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