Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is the name of a popular wireless networking technology for wireless local area networking that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections based on the IEEE 802.11 standards. Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, which restricts the use of the term Wi-Fi certified to products that successfully complete interoperability certification testing. Wireless Fidelity is a generic term that refers to the IEEE 802.11 communications standard for WLANs.


The two basic components of a Wi-Fi network are a computer device outfitted with a low-power radio and another radio-equipped gadget known as an access point, which is wired to the Internet or a local network. The two communicate with each other over a free slice of the radio spectrum reserved for consumer use and inhabited by microwave ovens and cordless phones. WiFi network topology can be Access point (Infrastructure Mode), Peer-to-peer-based (Ad-hoc Mode), or Point-to-multipoint bridge type of topology.


A WiFi network can be easily set up in a home or office and allow all users to share files, printers and a single internet connection, the network can be expanded by adding WiFi radio cards to new devices. Wi-Fi provides freedom to physically move around your home or business and still stay connected to the Internet or local network. Public WiFi “hotspots” are rapidly becoming common in coffee shops, hotels convention centers, airport, libraries and community areas. A WiFi network allows guest and travellers to connect to a public access point and obtain high speed internet access.


Benefits of WiFi are they replace wired Ethernet, extended access, cost reductions, and mobility. The absence of wires and cables extends access to places where wires and cables cannot go, and they bring down the cost.


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ATWINC1500-MR210PB1952
ATWINC1500-MR210PB1952 - RF Transceiver Module, 16/64-QAM, (D)(B)(Q)PSK, OFDM, 72.2Mbps, 2.472GHz, 18.5dBm, 3V to 4.2V, SPI

2759346

RF Transceiver Module, 16/64-QAM, (D)(B)(Q)PSK, OFDM, 72.2Mbps, 2.472GHz, 18.5dBm, 3V to 4.2V, SPI

MICROCHIP

SMARTCONNECT IOT MOD, 2.472GHZ, 18.5DBM; RF Modulation:16-QAM, 64-QAM, BPSK, CCK, DBPSK, DQPSK, OFDM, QPSK; Data Rate Max:72.2Mbps; Frequency Max:2.472GHz; Sensitivity dBm:18.5dBm; Supply Voltage Min:3V; Supply Voltage Max:4.2V; Module Interface:I2C, SPI

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LM817-0655
LM817-0655 - Mode Bluetooth® Combination Adapter, LM817, WiFi and Dual

2581421

Mode Bluetooth® Combination Adapter, LM817, WiFi and Dual

LM TECHNOLOGIES

USB ADAPTER, LM817 WIFI & BLUETOOTH; Accessory Type:USB Dongle WiFi/Bluetooth; For Use With:WLAN & Bluetooth Connections; Product Range:Dual WiFi and Bluetooth modules; SVHC:No SVHC (17-Dec-2015)

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ATWINC1500-XSTK
ATWINC1500-XSTK - Starter Kit, Xplained Pro Low Power 802.11 b/g/n WiFi Network Controller

2452320

Starter Kit, Xplained Pro Low Power 802.11 b/g/n WiFi Network Controller

MICROCHIP

STARTER KIT, ATWINC1500 N/W CONTROLLER; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Silicon Manufacturer:Atmel; Silicon Core Number:SAMD21J18A, ATWINC1500; Application Sub Type:Wireless Network; Kit Contents:SAM D21 Xplained Pro Evaluation Board & ATWINC

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    USB-KW019032 - Development Board, WiFi, MKW01Z128

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    Development Board, WiFi, MKW01Z128

    NXP

    DEV BOARD, PACKET SNIFFER DONGLE; Kit Application Type:Wireless Development; Silicon Manufacturer:NXP; Silicon Core Number:MKW01Z128; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Dev Board MKW01Z128, Starter Guide; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2019);

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    ATSAMW25-XPRO
    ATSAMW25-XPRO - Evaluation Board, Wireless Hardware Platform to Evaluate Atmel Wi-Fi module

    2491286

    Evaluation Board, Wireless Hardware Platform to Evaluate Atmel Wi-Fi module

    MICROCHIP

    EVAL BOARD, ATSAMW25 IEEE 802.11B/G/N; Kit Application Type:Wireless Development; Silicon Manufacturer:Atmel; Silicon Core Number:SAMD21G18A, ATWINC1500; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Eval Board with ATSAMW25 Module; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SV

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    RN171XVW-I/RM
    RN171XVW-I/RM - Wireless LAN Module, 802.11 b/g, On-board TCP/IP Stack, Wire Antenna

    2144011

    Wireless LAN Module, 802.11 b/g, On-board TCP/IP Stack, Wire Antenna

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    MODULE, WIFI, 802.15.4 DROP-IN, ANTENNA; Frequency RF:2.48MHz; Module Interface:UART; Module Applications:Wireless Connectivity; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2018); Compliance Standard:CE, FCC, IC; Transmit Power:12dBm

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    410-273
    410-273 - Development Board, WiFi Enabled PIC 32 MCU, On Board WiFi MRF24 and SD Card, Uno R3 Headers

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    Development Board, WiFi Enabled PIC 32 MCU, On Board WiFi MRF24 and SD Card, Uno R3 Headers

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    EVAL BRD, PIC32MX, CHIPKIT WF32; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; No. of Bits:32bit; Silicon Family Name:-; Core Architecture:PIC; Core Sub-Architecture:PIC32; Silicon Core Number:MRF24WB0MA; Kit Contents:chipKIT WiFi Board; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC

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    SLEXP4320A - Wireless Expansion Board, WGM110 Wi-Fi Module, EFM32 MCU, Interface Wi-Fi Network Co-Processor

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    Wireless Expansion Board, WGM110 Wi-Fi Module, EFM32 MCU, Interface Wi-Fi Network Co-Processor

    SILICON LABS

    EXPANSION KIT, WIFI; Kit Application Type:Communication; Silicon Manufacturer:Silicon Laboratories; Silicon Core Number:WGM110; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Expansion Board with a Radio Board Socket, WGM110 Radio Board, Getting Started Card; P

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    TDGL021
    TDGL021 - Development Kit, WiFi, chipKIT™ Wi-Fire, PIC32MX695F512L

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    Development Kit, WiFi, chipKIT™ Wi-Fire, PIC32MX695F512L

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    DEV KIT, WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Silicon Manufacturer:Microchip; Silicon Core Number:PIC32MX695F512L; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Dev Board PIC32MX695F512L; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2018

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    AMW106-E03
    AMW106-E03 - Evaluation Board, Moray106 Wi-Fi Networking Module, Surface Mounted AMW106 Numbat Module

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    Evaluation Board, Moray106 Wi-Fi Networking Module, Surface Mounted AMW106 Numbat Module

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    DEV BOARD, AMW006 2.4GHZ EMBEDDED WI-FI; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Silicon Manufacturer:Ackme Networks; Silicon Core Number:-; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Eval Board AMW006; Product Range:-; Features:ARM Cortex-M4 CPU, SMD V

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    CC31XXEMUBOOST .
    CC31XXEMUBOOST . - Evaluation Module, WiFi, Advanced Emulation BoosterPack™, CC3100

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    Evaluation Module, WiFi, Advanced Emulation BoosterPack™, CC3100

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    BOOSTERPACK SIMPLELINK WIFI ADV EMU; Kit Application Type:Wireless Development; Silicon Manufacturer:Texas Instruments; Silicon Core Number:-; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:CC31XXEMUBOOST board only; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (27-Jun-2018)

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    BCM943364WCD1_EVB
    BCM943364WCD1_EVB - Development Kit, BCM943364WCD1 SIP Module, Compatible with WICED™ Wi-Fi SDK

    2774198

    Development Kit, BCM943364WCD1 SIP Module, Compatible with WICED™ Wi-Fi SDK

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    EVALUATION BOARD, WIFI MODULE; Kit Application Type:Wireless Connectivity; Silicon Manufacturer:Cypress; Silicon Core Number:BCM43364, STM32F411; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:Eval Board BCM943364WCD1, USB Cable; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (

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    WGM110A1MV1
    WGM110A1MV1 - Development Board, Gecko Wi-Fi® Module WGM 110 WiFi Module, 802.11b/g/n Compliant

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    Development Board, Gecko Wi-Fi® Module WGM 110 WiFi Module, 802.11b/g/n Compliant

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    DEV BOARD, WGM110 WIFI MODULE; Silicon Manufacturer:Silicon Laboratories; No. of Bits:32bit; Silicon Family Name:-; Core Architecture:ARM; Core Sub-Architecture:Cortex-M3; Silicon Core Number:WGM110 ; Kit Contents:Dev Board WGM110; Product Range:Wizard G

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    CC3200-LAUNCHXL .
    CC3200-LAUNCHXL . - Evaluation Module, WiFi, SimpleLink™ CC3200 LaunchPad

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    Evaluation Module, WiFi, SimpleLink™ CC3200 LaunchPad

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    LAUNCHPAD CC3200 SIMPLELINK WIFI ON CHIP; Kit Application Type:Wireless Development; Silicon Manufacturer:Texas Instruments; Silicon Core Number:-; Application Sub Type:WiFi; Kit Contents:CC3200 Launchpad and USB Cable; Product Range:Launchpad; SVHC:No S

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    SN8200
    SN8200 - MODULE, WIFI / 802.11 NETWORK CONTROLLER

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    MODULE, WIFI / 802.11 NETWORK CONTROLLER

    MURATA

    MODULE, WIFI / 802.11 NETWORK CONTROLLER; Frequency RF:2.4GHz; Module Interface:SPI, UART; Module Applications:RF Communications, Wireless Connectivity WiFi; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (07-Jul-2017); Compliance Standard:CE, FCC, IC; Transmit Power:18d

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