What is Ultra Wideband?
Short distance high throughput wireless communications ideal for WPAN (wireless personal area network).
Utilizes a low power (-41db) signal from 3.1 to 11.6 GHz with channel bandwidths of ~ 500 MHz.
Will not interfere with other wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and cellular
What is WiMedia Alliance?
Non-profit industry association, including Intel, HP, Phillips, Kodak, and Microsoft aiming to have standards adopted by IEEE
Collaborates on developing and administering specs from the physical layer up
Enables connectivity and interoperability for multiple industry-based protocols sharing the MBOA-UWB spectrum
What is Wireless USB?
First volume utilization of ultra wideband technology
Achieves the same performance as wired high speed USB connection
Maximum bandwidth of 480 Mb/s at 3 meters