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By jjacobs780 ·
Seeking an explanation to the reasoning for technology driving toward wireless environments when we haven't even perfected FM radio .Perhaps I missed something but doesn't that make anyone a bit uncomfortable?

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by tmaclennan In reply to Wireless Technology

I know what is driving us towards wireless. In the manufacturing world, we are constantly trying to improve throughput, often by rearranging the physical structure of the work environment. In addition, the use of computers is expanding faster that we ever dreamed. 18 months ago we did a massive rewire of our building, one of the goals of which was to provide enough wiring for the next 5 years. Now, we are seeing work cells which had a single computer that we wired for 4 drops wanting to put in 12 computers and a printer. And be able to rearrange the whole thing in a day. That kind of growth and movement has us bringing the wiring contractors in all the time. If we go wireless the payback happens the first time they rearrange an area. At the same time, the demand is for ever-increasing bandwidth to the desktop. The current 11 meg throughput that is acceptable now won't be in the near future, unless we move towards thin clients as well....

Outside of manufacturing...well...everyone carries their laptops, notebooks, palmtops, etc., wherever they go, and they want to be constantly connected. Without screwing with cables or hunting down ports.

Put your money in wireless stocks, my friend.

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by jjacobs780 In reply to Wireless Technology

I am sorry please allow me to clarify my question. I cannot disagree with you at all .
BUT I want feedback related to the transmission. Specifically the characteristics common and present to date in the simple transmission of radio frequencies or bandwidth .
I question the transmission process for reliability,dependability,quality of service and vulnerability to interference.
For a simple FM Station or broadcast it translates to static, service interruption, white noise etc.
In a WirelessEnvironment or Wireless World it may translate to a loss of your mission critical or secure data? It may make that information easily accessible for abuse , make your data vulnerable to attack or abuse by hackers . Or open the door to univited eavesdropping and allow fraudlent abuse.
Anyone else concerned?

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by Cedric King In reply to Wireless Technology

Let me try to understand what you trying to ask. Are you asking why are we pushing for wireless when we can't solve the problem of signal loss and interception and likes right?
If this is the question then below is my answer.
I would say that as long as data is transmitted through the air, interception will always be possible. Signal loss could easily occur due to wind, heat and the likes. As imperfect as it might be, it had already be cut to the minimal with current technology. We need to step into the wireless arena before we can find the faults and "debug" the problem. If the technology is not driven to be real, then all those testing will remain in the labs. The tests will always be just that, tests results.
If AIR is the medium fortransmission, signal loss and likes will always be there. It just depends on the error correction at the destination to correct the error. We can't rely on the wires. Though the connection is more secured and time-proven but wireless options are limitless.
Hope you understand what I am trying to say.

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