WiGig spec promises 7Gbps wireless streaming

The Wireless Gigabit Alliance has completed its specification for a 60GHz technology that supports data transmission rates of up to 7Gbps, promising a wireless speed boost between mobile phones, PCs and televisions.The WiGig version 1.0 specification, announced on Thursday, is backwards-compatible with the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard and is designed for a range of consumer electronics. The WiGig Alliance was formed in May by companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Intel, Panasonic and Samsung, who said their first specification would be published in the fourth quarter of this year.To read this ZDNet report in full, see:

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