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Friday, October 21, 2005

ASUS Announces New 802.11g Wireless Router Cormac @ 16:42 Discuss this

ASUS today announced the availability of the WL-55gE wireless router, which incorporated BroadRange Technology and 125* High-Speed Mode claimed to triple signal coverage range and boost data transfer speed, respectively, of the 802.11g wireless standard.

Another innovation that enlarges coverage area is the ASUS-developed Radio Power Control. Simply enter the user-friendly interface of the WL-500gE and select [Advanced]. Find [Radio Power] and adjust output power according to different environments for enhanced signal sensitivity and larger coverage area.

Another feature is Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) that is called to enhance sharing audio and video files. The Wi-Fi Alliance defined WMM as a profile of the upcoming IEEE 802.11e Quality of Service extension for 802.11 networks. WMM defines four access categories voice, video, best effort, and background that are used to prioritize traffic to provide enhanced multimedia support.

Speaking of security, there's Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) is the next-generation Wi-Fi security standard, combining the most powerful authentication and encryption techniques, such as the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to provide government-grade security to protect wireless networks from unauthorized use. WPA2 is designed to be backward compatible with the original WPA standard, and therefore, WPA2 also supports TKIP, AES, WPA, WPA-PSK and 802.1x authenticated WPA networks. WEP, ACL and SPI firewall are also included to make sure information doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

Source: ASUS


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