Alereon has introduced its new Ultra Wide Band chipset that can transfer 1GB data wirelessly in less than 30 seconds at The 2nd International ComBCon (Communication and Broadcasting Convergence Exhibition & Conference).

That means that with Ultra Wide Band technology, you’ll get Wi-Fi transfer speed of 480 Mbs. Compare that to 802.11g’s theoretical transfer of 55 Mbps. Looks like Wi-Fi could catch up to wired networks soon (currently at 1000 Mbps).

The chip is small enough to be used in mobile gadgets and will be presentd at CES 2006.

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."