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Wireless Networks first-step by Jim Geier

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Wireless Network Applications

Wireless networks support many applications that benefit from user mobility and higher reliability because of less error-prone cabling. Furthermore, many wireless network applications realize significant cost savings because of increases in efficiencies and less downtime as compared to a wired network. Most wireless network technologies are license free, making them simple and cost effective to deploy.

Basic Configurations

In most cases, the wireless network is merely an extension of an existing wired network. In this case, a user is able to perform a particular task at an optimum location instead of somewhere that is less than ideal. A clerk unloading a truck, for example, can use a wireless handheld unit to scan ...

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