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    San Diego International Airport: A Watershed Moment for Indoor Location Technology

    Aug. 16, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
    Patrick Connolly, Principal Analyst

    Airports are finally emerging as one of the hottest verticals for BLE beacons and indoor location technology, and San Diego International Airport created an innovative deployment that should act as a prototype for airports across the world on the multiple layers of utility these technologies can bring.

    Airports provide the ...


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    Wi-Fi Technology Today is Nothing Like the Wi-Fi Technology of Yesterday

    July 8, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
    Philip Solis, Research Director

    Wi-Fi Tech of Yesterday

    Wi-Fi has evolved significantly.  If one goes back a decade, the Wi-Fi industry mostly comprised of 802.11g products, and was about to shift to 802.11n.  Wi-Fi existed mostly in portable PCs, some desktop PCs, and a small number of PDAs.  That was single-stream Wi-Fi ...


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    Brexit v. EU: A Cybersecurity Perspective

    June 24, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
    Michela Menting , Research Director

    The rather surprising outcome of the UK referendum today has emotions running high: shock, glee, anger, fear. But perhaps the predominant feeling is uncertainty. After 43 years of inclusion, the UK is the first country to decide to leave the European Union definitively. As such, the blowout for the British ...


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    WiGig Market on the Verge of a Breakout Year

    June 8, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
    Philip Solis, Research Director

    WiGig, or IEEE 802.11ad, is fully a part of Wi-Fi.  It is Wi-Fi in 60 GHz.  This year will be pivotal for WiGig with the first access points and devices incorporating the technology.  Next year will be a breakout year for WiGig.  Several flagship smartphones with WiGig will ship ...


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    EU NIS Directive Finally On Its Way

    May 27, 2016, 5:44 a.m.
    Michela Menting , Research Director

    On 17 May 2016, the European Union Council formally adopted the new Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive. The legal act must still be approved by the European Parliament but it is expected to enter into force in August 2016.

    The NIS directive is the fruit of a rather long ...


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