Fri, 05/28/2004 - 6:25am
Atheros introduces the Atheros AR5005UG and AR5005UX, featuring a completely integrated universal serial bus (USB) 2.0 interface. Using these new chipsets, WLAN equipment manufacturers can deliver high-performance 802.11g and 802.11a/g wireless connectivity with Atheros' Super G and Super AG adaptive bandwidth technology to any device with a USB port. In addition to connecting desktop and laptop PCs, USB 2.0 support enables a new class of wirelessly connected products. This new WLAN application class includes digital video recorders (DVRs), high-quality video conferencing cameras, high-resolution scanners, and high-density storage devices. The AR5005UG and AR5005UX support Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA and WPA2) and 802.11i Enhanced Security using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). The AR5005UG and AR5005UX also support Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX).