wireless local area network

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Noun1.wireless local area network - a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol
LAN, local area network - a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices
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Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, is equipping some of its vehicles with Public Wireless Local Area Network.
Target: Wireless local area network (WLAN) business
It uses an existing wireless local area network infrastructure, so it can be installed in difficult locations, and it is Wi-Fi-enabled and WEP-compatible.
Today, with the growth of laptops, low-cost, high-speed Internet connections and wireless local area network (LAN) technology, many individuals routinely connect laptop computers to multiple networks at places like coffee houses, hotels and airports.
The firm, known as JR Tokai, said the service will involve the world's first wireless local area network using an exclusive frequency on a high-speed train.
Designed to help provide unified, on-the-go communication across all mobile and vertical business applications, HiPath Wireless Manager Advanced (HWMA) is a modular extension for the Siemens HiPath Wireless family of wireless local area network solutions.
The technology infrastructure that's been put in place at Post Middle consists of Apple Computer PowerBooks, Apple AirPort wireless local area network (LAN) gear, Hewlett-Packard (HP) printers and InFocus ceiling-mount projectors.
UMA, a 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Program) standard, is an access technology that allows a seamless handoff of mobile voice and data from a wide area cellular network to a wireless local area network (WLAN).
Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2005 - (JCNN) - Ericsson and BB Mobile, a Softbank affiliate, jointly completed the world's first test with an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) between a 3G mobile network and a wireless local area network (WLAN).
They're using the OpenView Storage mirroring system and a wireless local area network setup to transfer information by beaming information from the various tracks and the Grove HQ so accurate information is at hand, pronto.
The solution is a wireless local area network (WLAN) and we'll tell you how easy it is to install one yourself at a nominal cost.

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