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WiGig is open for business, with a published specification and promotional agreement to push home and office networking up to 60GHz. WiGig offers connections of up to 7Gb/sec, but operating at the top end of the dial, 60GHz, makes for very short range. WiGig will carry over about 10 meters in ideal conditions, limiting the …

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This means...

This of course means war with the Wi-Fi Horde.

Sorry, I won't even bother getting my coat. I'm sorry.

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Hah!

I sneer at your feeble WiGig. I have an ancient Sony Laser Link "wireless" video link. Uses Infra Red.

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Amazing !

Infra Red huh? That's up in the 30 THz region. What amazing data rate are you getting with that?

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Real world speed...

700 Mbit/s?

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700 Mbit/s assuming you don't have a metal object, tv, RF-noise-generating-object, sheet of paper, etc between your device and the router. And you must be within 6 feet to get max speeds, but no closer than 2 feet... (read the fine print).

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Like IR, but more invisible

60GHz sounds like it's going to have all the hassles of IR but with higher costs. What IR tech always lacks is a temporary visible beam to assist aiming. With a visible guiding beam, you could chose a common location on a wall or ceiling for all devices to bounce their signal off of.

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Sounds like you need a...

frikkin laser beam.

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Forgot about 802.11n?

802.11n at both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz please, preferably simultaneously. 802.11 g is nice, but dual-band simultaneous n is the way to go for a busy area.

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