Wireless mesh and ad-hoc technologies

Thursday, 3 October 2002, 1:16 PM EST

Recently, The Economist predicted four wireless technologies that might dominate the future airs: wireless mesh networks wireless broadband), ad-hoc networks, smart antennas, and ultra wideband. This article looks at the more technical side of two of these technologies -- ad-hoc and mesh networks.

Of the four technologies just mentioned, ad-hoc networks and ultra-wideband are still in the research stage, while smart antennas and mesh networks have been deployed on a limited basis. Smart antennas and ultra-wideband are enhancements on the electrical aspects of wireless.

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