other tech: Wireless communication

An IEEE standards group, 802.15.3c, is hard at work defining specifications for such chips in a 2-Gb/s short-range, personal area network. More than 20 companies say they intend to participate in writing the standard, including such heavy hitters as Fujitsu, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Philips, and Samsung. 7 GHz of unlicensed bandwidth is available for new inexpensive 60GHz silicon CMOS chips to utilize for high speed wireless communication.

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