Everyone has an opinion when it comes to technology, but one thing we can all agree on is the importance of security. No matter the industry, it is always a top concern. Since introduced in 2004, Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) has been the primary security offered by the Wi-Fi Alliance. However, since its […]
Laird’s new Sterling 60 Series of Professional Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules is now available. Powered by Marvell’s state-of-the-art 88W8997 chipset, Laird’s Sterling 60 modules achieve the best possible connectivity and performance in any RF environment. The 60 Series builds on the security and robustness inherited from Laird’s vast experience in wireless communications, meaning ultra-high data rates, […]
Today at the Electronica 2016 trade show in Munich, Germany Laird announced plans for the new 60 Series of Professional and Enterprise Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules. Specifically designed to offer developers wireless solutions that deliver secure, reliable connectivity in difficult RF environments, the 60 Series will introduce 802.11ac, 2×2 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth […]
LSR, a Laird business, announced two new solutions that help companies design and certify wirelessly-connected products quickly and successfully. Based on Cypress Semiconductor Corp. radios, these solutions expand LSR’s Sterling family of Wi-Fi + Bluetooth multi-standard modules, joining the popular Sterling-LWB 2.4. The new solutions address additional applications such as embedded applications where a microprocessor is […]
Hospitals are one of the most compelling, yet difficult RF environments. To ensure reliable functionality, a Wi-Fi radio that is embedded in a medical device must be tested thoroughly.When choosing an embedded Wi-Fi radio, medical device manufacturers should choose radios from manufacturers who test:
RF Performance Interoperability Security Mobility Testing RF Performance
Achieving adequate RF performance […]
This week Wireless Design and Development magazine featured an article written by Laird’s Bob Monroe and Kris Sidle. Titled, “This Won’t Hurt a Bit: 5 Key Steps for Deploying Wi-Fi Networks in Hospitals and Other Complex Environments,” the article addresses the challenges associated with wireless Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and provides a […]
Today Laird launches the new 50 Series of Enterprise Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules. This latest solution provides unmatched reliable connectivity and performance in challenging wireless settings like medical and industrial facilities.
With industry-leading software, extensive OS support, and a wide range of form factors, Laird’s 50 Series of modules is a flexible option […]
By Jay White, Product Manager
Spring is upon us and it’s a perfect time to clean up your wireless network. With the increasing demand and sheer number of wireless devices on your network, it’s imperative to keep your wireless network optimized. Here are a few steps that can help you ensure an optimal wireless experience.
In the past weeks a few vulnerabilities have been published that apply to the code components used on Laird’s WB line of products. While these vulnerabilities do not pose a large threat to us, below is an explanation of the common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE).
OpenSSH Roaming Vulnerabilities CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778
Qualys announced two vulnerabilities […]
AES-CCMP is an approved cryptographic method for FIPS 140-2, which defines the standard for cryptographic modules that protect sensitive but unclassified information. Since 2006, support for AES-CCMP has been a requirement for Wi-Fi® certification, so nearly every Wi-Fi chip supports AES-CCMP in hardware, i.e. on the chip. Very few Wi-Fi products, however, are validated for […]
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