IEEE draft on the 802.11n might not come till 2008 but more and more companies are jumping the wagon. Latest to come in the 802.11n fold is D-Link whose DWA-643 Xtreme N Notebook ExpressCard got FCC go-ahead. We all know that with the 802.11n draft the wireless net access will get a new meaning and as per reports D-link will soon start the shipment of the card but there is no word on the price as yet. The card will also backward compatible to all the upgrades the Wi-Fi has gone.
Intel officially announced the Next-Gen Wireless-N network connection, a wireless technology based on the 802.11n draft. it will replace the technology that you find in the Intel Centrino Duo Mobile technology and other Intel- based laptops. Intel claims this new technology will lessen dead spots and increase the performance by the multiple of five. What more it’s less taxing on the notebooks battery so the battery life also gets increased by an hour. You will find this technology in all the upcoming Vista enabled laptops of Asus, Acer, Gateway and Toshiba with more companies to follow. With this they also announced the ‘Connect with Centrino’ program in which company will work closely with access point vendors like Asus, Buffalo, Belkin, D-Link and Netgear to ensure hitch free adoption and performance.