However, Intel is also making its own optimizations to the standard for better performance amongst its own 802.11ax devices.
Intel announced that it will ship in 2018 chips supporting the new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ax. Processor company Intel recently announced that they will be manufacturing processors that comply with the said standard within this year. 802.11ax should help in congested situations, though, with its ability to manage more connections more intelligently.
And even though total network capacity is a major focus of 802.11ax, the peak speed should improve, too - from 433Mbps for 802.11ac to 600Mbps with 802.11ax, NI said.
There's good reason for the industry's enthusiasm about 802.11ax. 802.11ax is the newest IEEE standard for Wi-Fi and is created to meet the ever-increasing demands on Wi-Fi in our connected world.
"There are already more than eight devices in the average USA home" using Wi-Fi, said Kevin Robinson, vice president of marketing for the Wi-Fi Alliance. This essentially means that if infrastructure devices based on Draft 1.0 are networking with Draft 2.0 client devices, they may experience poor performance. Now multiple routers are more common, and the Wi-Fi Alliance has begun work to let multiple network devices cooperate automatically so the data gets where it needs to be without our having to manually link this phone to that router and that light bulb to that one. What's holding it back for this year are delayed product certification.
Intel will be releasing its 802.11ax chipsets this year. This is important since a more mature draft - Draft 2.0 or higher - will be the baseline for 802.11ax certification, and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* is the only way to truly guarantee multivendor interoperability.
Intel is helping OEMs to smoothly transition to the new standard by upgrading its WAV500 Series home Wi-Fi chipsets to 802.11ax without needing to change the host SoC. Chipsets upgraded to 802.11ax will also offer backward compatibility with existing Wi-Fi technologies. It'll be several months before certified products hit the market.
Google has announced that it is merging its Android Pay and Google Wallet into a new service called Google Pay . If you're a developer interested in adding Google Pay to your product, you can check out more information here.
The Hidden Ones is the first DLC expansion for Ubisoft's latest Assassin's Creed game and is due to launch this month. Assassin's Creed Origins will be receiving some big content updates this year starting this month.
Ferguson was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Southee and Astle snapped up two wickets apiece. The biggest partnership of Pakistan's innings was for the eighth wicket as Shadab and Hasan put on 70.
Like the C731 before it, the latest Acer Chromebook 11 comes with an optional touch display and 16GB or 32GB storage options. The first Chromebooks of 2018 are finally out in the form of HP Chromebook 14 G5 and the Chromebook 11 G6.
It's very risky to factor in things you don't know anything about. "And my experience with Woody is he's empowering to women ". Dylan reflected on how she made the decision to publish the letter following Allen being awarded the Cecil B.
Fontana, who voted in favor of the final contract, said the board employs a city marshal to provide security during meetings. "I feel like it's a slap in the face to all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have".
As of Sunday night, Incognito did not make a public response to Ngakoue's accusation. "I couldn't", Ngakoue said . Ngakoue tweeted . "I'm proud of my African heritage, as are 70% of the other Black players in this league".
However, many people watching on TV thought they spotted the President struggling with the words as the Zac Brown Band struck up. On the way to the game on Monday, Trump signed a law creating a new national historic park for the Rev.
Sadly, the fan passed away not long after the conversation. "She passed yesterday", said the fan. "I think Kim was there too". Kim and Kanye also have a four-year-old daughter North and are expecting a third daughter via surrogate.
Taylor was a key member of the Huskers' dominate run under Tom Osborne that ended with national titles in 1994-95 and 1997. Dickenson remains the all-time leading passer for the Grizzlies while holding 28 school records.
Sony Xperia XA2 hands-on
As above, Sony has advised only the XA2 is heading to Australia, though if they change their minds we'll be sure to let you know. Quick charging is also supported to give you hours of power with just minutes of charging (requires Quick Charger UCH12W).
Dustin Johnson's nearly magical hole-in-one!
Forget dropping a six-shot final round lead at the World Golf Championships - HSBC Champions in China late previous year . Johnson joined Stuart Appleby (three times) and Geoff Ogilvy (twice) as the only multiple winners at Kapalua.
Acer just unveiled the thinnest laptop in the world
Acer hasn't released a full spec sheet yet, but the laptop may be priced at $599 and will be available in February. The Swift 7, which will run $1,699 in North America starting in March, follows a well-worn playbook for PC makers.
Red Cross urgently needs blood donations
Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients. Eligible donors must be in good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 115 pounds.