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Wi-Fi Alliance adds Certification Labs and Extensions Policy
Posted: 19-Jul-2004 [Source: Wi-Fi Alliance]

[The Wi-Fi Alliance announced the addition of several new labs to perform product testing for Wi-Fi certification and a new policy to ensure additional interoperability protection for Wi-Fi Certified products with proprietary extensions.]

Austin, TX -- The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced that it is adding several new laboratories to perform product testing for Wi-Fi certification. The Alliance anticipates that the introduction of the new labs will take place over several weeks beginning in early August 2004.

"The demand for Wi-Fi certification is ever-increasing, and the addition of new test labs is necessary to help meet this demand," said Frank Hanzlik, Wi-Fi Alliance Managing Director.

Wi-Fi certification testing is currently conducted by Agilent Technologies, which operates Interoperability Certification Labs in Europe, Asia and North America. Agilent will continue to provide testing services for the Alliance in addition to the new labs.

There are several locations for the new labs, including Spain, Germany and Korea. The labs' primary function is to test products against a bed of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(tm) products. This testing verifies that the features and functions of tested products support the 802.11 a/b/g standards.

The Wi-Fi Alliance also announced a new policy designed to ensure additional interoperability protection for Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products with proprietary extensions (e.g., vendor-specific high speed options). The goal of the policy, which goes into effect on July 19th, is to allow for product innovation while assuring that all Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products consistently meet consumer expectations about quality and performance.

Wi-Fi technology continues to evolve, and some companies have added features or "extensions" to their products that go beyond the IEEE 802.11 standard and Wi-Fi certification requirements. Typically, these "extensions" are designed to offer additional speed or security. The extensions policy is designed to address situations where one of these product enhancements adversely affects the performance of another Wi-Fi CERTIFIED product.

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