1394 group approves UWB 'Firewireless' tech

Firewire overseer the 1394 Trade Association (TA) has given the thumbs-up to the WiMedia Alliance's (WMA) technology to allow Firewire devices to communicate wirelessly across UWB links.

The move also gives tacit approval to the Multiband OFDM Alliance's (MBOA) attempt to define a future standard for UWB connections in place of a rival specification backed by Motorola. Fed up of what it called "deadlock" in the IEEE standard-setting process, the MBOA announced last February that it would define a UWB specification outside of the IEEE's remit. It is defining the basic MAC and PHY specifications equipment makers will need to build UWB devices.

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News source: The Reg

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