Will Wi-gi make Wi-fi radio redundant?

  quitiraq 12:42 07 May 2009
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"The world’s first transceiver integrated on a single chip that operates at 60GHz on the CMOS process", explains Wiki. "It will allow wireless transfer of audio and video data at up to 5 gigabits per second, ten times the current maximum wireless transfer rate, at one-tenth the cost."

It's imminence to the wider market was just flashed on the news here in Brussels. I'm wondering where that leaves all current modem technology and internet radio sets etc. Will they all be made obsolete?

Views heartily welcomed.
QuitIraq

  quitiraq 14:09 07 May 2009

Correction, think the right term in English may be Gi-fi rather than Wi-gi.

  OTT_Buzzard 14:23 07 May 2009

Gi-fi seems like a great technology for the future, but i suspect of little use to most home users.

Businesses may benefit being able to link computers at higher speed without wired cabling. Not sure it's there yet though.

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