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Wilocity Chipset to Deliver WiGig Speed to Mobile Devices

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Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   3/13/2014 4:08:25 AM
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Hey, Chuck, I am pretty sure they could be used in homes as well, but let me double check on that and get back to you. I'll have to check the cost. I think they would be the perfect solution for the home, though.

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Charles Murray   3/11/2014 6:33:51 PM
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Liz, any idea if the WiGig base stations could be used in homes? Or would that be too costly?

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Nancy Golden   2/27/2014 10:43:07 AM
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That said, Elizabeth - I would think the limitation of such an important parameter as range  does not make WiGig a very viable technology except for very specific niche applications...

Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   2/27/2014 6:26:11 AM
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Yes, Nancy, you touch on the biggest criticism of WiGig--the range.

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Elizabeth M   2/27/2014 6:25:04 AM
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Well I think the point of the device, Lou, is that it allows for this bandwidth and doesn't consume a lot of power, so the phone battery won't die out so quickly. The chip has been engineered specifically to allow the mobile device to do this.

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a.saji   2/27/2014 12:35:19 AM
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@nancy: Yes the range does matter a lot. Speed also is an important factor but its useless if you do not have a proper range.     

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Nancy Golden   2/26/2014 10:48:52 PM
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It also seems to me that its limited range for data transfer would make it not as desirable...even if you are faster, if you don't have much range you wil only frustrate the user...

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naperlou   2/26/2014 11:26:05 AM
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Elizabeth, this is a very interesting device.  I wonder about its use in phones.  I can see a device such as a laptop.  I think the phone would have trouble consuming all that bandwidth.  I may be wrong, though.  I am just thinking about my boys watching movies on their phones via WiFi.

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