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Wirless LAN Chip Set for 802.11g

Thu, 04/04/2002 - 8:30am
Intersil announced a WLAN chip set designed to support the new 802.11g high-rate WLAN Draft Standard. Intersil's PRISM GT chip set will enable wireless networking systems to attain data transmission speeds up to 54 million bits per second (Mbps), while remaining backward compatible to the existing installed base of over 15 million Wi-Fi systems worldwide.

Intersil's newest WLAN solution will enable a next generation of high-data-rate platforms for operation in the 2.4 GHz band that deliver a five-fold speed increase. In addition, a 30 percent range advantage and lower power consumption are realized compared to systems operating in the 5 GHz spectrum. The chip set's cost and performance advantages will make it an ideal solution for high-bandwidth enterprise applications, such as wireless video conferencing and large file transfers, as well as advanced home networking applications such as multi-channel CD-quality audio and DVD-quality video streaming.


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