It’s February 2023 in Phoenix, and that can only mean one thing: the Waste Management Open. Oh no, wait, Super Bowl LVII. Oh yeah, but it also means a gathering of the top wireless professionals in the industry from around the globe have converged on the Hilton Peak resort for five days of intensive boot... Continue Reading →
What the Wi-Fi Nerds Are Saying – The WLPC 2020 Recap
Every year the Wi-Fi industry gets together at a conference built by Wi-Fi nerds, for Wi-Fi nerds. Here's what they talked about in 2020.
Explaining Wi-Fi 6 Resource Units
Using Sensors for Client-side Wi-Fi Troubleshooting
Building wireless networks is something that, with the right amount of engineering and experience, can be simple to do for the right people. Choosing equipment, locations to mount that equipment, and choosing how that equipment operates are essential elements to wireless network design. They are also things that we can control. But what we can't... Continue Reading →
Launching the Wi-Fi Stand and wifistand.com
Having been involved in the tech industry for my entire career, with a stint of going full time in the entertainment industry, I have a huge appreciation for simple products that create solutions for common problems. I recently saw such a unicorn in the form of a bracket to suspend and place wireless access points... Continue Reading →
Explosion Proof Wi-Fi for Hazardous Locations
One of the more interesting projects that I have been working on throughout the last 2 years has been providing Wi-Fi in hazardous locations. We’re talking explosion proof Wi-Fi.Yeah, it's a little scary. Seeing me in coveralls that is.While trying to blend into trees and hide underneath ceiling panels conceals your equipment from viewing, Class... Continue Reading →
The Importance of Location in Wi-Fi. Wireless Field Day 8 at Cisco, Zebra, Aruba, and Levi’s Stadium!
Breakfast of champions.As the second day of wireless field day began, we were all eager to find out what we would learn from 3 of the top Wi-Fi vendors in the world. After meeting with Ruckus and seeing their emphasis on moving control and administrative platforms to the cloud to facilitate mobility from a larger perspective, I wondered... Continue Reading →
It’s all about that base station. WFD8, Day 1
If there is one theme that could sum up the first day of Wireless Field Day 8 for me, I think it has to do with nontraditional connectivity. We focus so much on wireless services and wireless communication, which for the most part now seems to be a given. Everyone knows that you can get... Continue Reading →
Google Gets Knee-deep in the Consumer Wi-Fi Market Space with OnHub
So everything just started appearing online about Google's latest consumer offering, OnHub, about 2 hours ago. I found myself scurrying around the interwebs looking at everything I could find and then questioning if my wife would slap me over buying a new $200 router. She would.Picture from Google BlogSo what is this magical little device,... Continue Reading →
Sensors and Beacons and APs, oh my!
Today at the 2015 Aruba Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas, one of the things that got the most attention from the online audience was the inclusion of a sensor product that is supposed to be out in the second half of 2015. Few things got the amount of ooh's and ahhh's, at least for those... Continue Reading →