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Managed access point.

The dual-radio wireless LAN A local area network that transmits over the air typically in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz unlicensed frequency band. It does not require line of sight between sender and receiver. Wireless base stations (access points) are wired to an Ethernet network and transmit a radio frequency over an area  Managed Access Point (MAP) 39S0 with intelligent switching offers both centralized and distributed data forwarding, with the device automatically determining the best alternative based on the requirements of the underlying application, allowing the MAP to support demanding wireless applications, including voice over Wi-Fi Transmitting IP-based telephone calls (VoIP) over a Wi-Fi network. Voice over Wi-Fi (Vo-Fi) provides enhancements to the 802.11 standards for handling the real time environment of voice calls. With a single mode Vo-Fi phone, users can make calls only within a Wi-Fi hotspot.  and wireless video. Fully controlled by a WLAN See wireless LAN.

WLAN - wireless local area network
 controller, the MAP contains no local data store for sensitive data, eliminating the chance of information being compromised due to hacking or theft. The device operates simultaneously in 802.11a and 802.11b/g/n modes and is Wi-Fi certified See Wi-Fi Alliance. .--3Com

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Title Annotation:WIRELESS PRODUCTS; 3Com Corp.
Publication:Communications News
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Sep 1, 2008
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