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Wireless USB Cuts the Cord for Multipoint-to-Point Systems

Last Updated: 
Jan 25, 2013

Wireless Design and Development (USA)

wirelessdesignmag.com

Today, along with wireless USB there are a number of other wireless options available - each suited to a different type of traffic." Existing low-cost RF transceivers typically use the 27 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz, or 900 MHz frequency ranges. In the 2.4 GHz and 5.4 GHz frequency ranges, there are options such as various renditions of 802.XX and Bluetooth.

Crossing the three spectrums is ZigBee (868 MHz, 915 MHz, and 2.4 GHz). For non-network, multipoint-to-point applications, there is wireless USB in the 2.4 GHz range (See Table 1). Another alternative is infrared...