WiFi and its application

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1. WiFi

1.1. Introduction

1.1.1. popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.

1.1.2. devices can connect to a network resource via wifi

1.2. history

1.2.1. Wifi has its origins in 1985

1.2.2. In 1999, the Wi-Fi Alliance was formed as a trade association

1.2.3. The first wireless products were under the name WaveLAN.

1.2.4. Vic Hayes has been called the "father of Wi-Fi"

2. Pros and Cons

2.1. Advantages

2.1.1. reduce associated costs of network connection

2.1.2. WiFi products are extensively available in the market

2.1.3. WiFi networks can support roaming

2.1.4. WiFi has a set of global standards

2.2. Limitations

2.2.1. Wi-Fi networks have limited range

2.2.2. Wi-Fi connections can be disrupted

2.2.3. incurred data security risks

3. applications

3.1. access devices

3.1.1. personal/tablet computers

3.1.2. smartphones

3.1.3. some digital cameras

3.1.4. some printers

3.2. connecting devices

3.2.1. wireless router

3.2.2. modem router

3.2.3. mini 3G wifi router

3.2.4. USB Wifi