ZYXEL UNVEILS XTREMEMIMO LINE
X-550 802.11g XtremeMIMO Wireless Broadband Router
ZyXEL Communications has unveiled its XtremeMIMO wireless networking product line that includes a router, cardbus adapter and USB adapter.
Featuring Super G Wireless and multiple input-multiple output (MIMO) Smart Antenna technology, ZyXELs X-550 XtremeMIMO Router provides up to 800 percent better throughput speeds and range than 802.11g.
ZyXELs X-550 XtremeMIMO Router has built-in StreamEngine technology powered by Ubicom that prioritizes applications to reduce latency and boost network efficiency making it ideal for online gaming, VoIP, Internet radio and other triple play applications.
The ZyXEL X-550 supports Microsoft Windows Connect Now technology, which makes it easier to add new devices, such as printers, to an existing wireless network or create a new network.
XtremeMIMO technology has advanced security measures such as Advanced Encryption Standard and comes Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) ready, to protect wireless data transmissions. XtremeMIMO solutions are backwards-compatible with any IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi device.
1130 N. Miller St.
Anaheim, CA 92806-2001
+1 714 632 0882
BERKELEY VARITRONICS SHIPS CATERPILLAR
Caterpillar Wi-Fi meter
Berkeley Varitronics Systems is shipping Caterpillar, a portable Wi-Fi frequency and power analysis meter. The company runs a VAR program.
Caterpillar is a handheld sweeping analyzer designed for 802.11 Wi-Fi frequency and power measurements. The receiver attaches directly to an access point, bridger or network interface card through the included SMA antenna connection kit.
Caterpillar has a triggering capability to measure both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands to verify and analyze output packet power levels, report channel and frequency and create an 802.11 power profile.
Technicians can measure power from an array of 802.11 network gear as well as many wireless devices including Bluetooth, Zigbee, cordless phones, VoIP and video transmitters.
Other features include a built-in backlit display and removable, rechargeable Ni-MH batteries.
BERKELEY VARITRONICS SYSTEMS
Liberty Corporate Park 255 Liberty St.
Metuchen, NJ 08840
+1 732 548 3737
MULTI-TECH RELEASES FAXFINDER
Multi-Tech Systems Inc., which makes telephony, Internet, remote access and device networking products, has released a two-port fax server for lower-cost networked faxing.
The FaxFinder fax server (Model FF200) includes all of the hardware and software for sending and receiving faxes via a digital line-equipped PBX. When receiving a fax through the PBX, the appliance routes preassigned fax numbers to two standard analog ports connected to it. The FaxFinder fax server receives and converts the fax to a TIFF file, which is attached to an e-mail and sent to the proper recipient.
Sent fax operations can be from any Windows application using the bundled driver client software for Windows. The FaxFinder Fax Server supports Super G3 ITU V.34 standard fax communications, along with two-dimensional compression, real-time fax compression conversion and Error Correction Mode.
Multi-Tech sells through solutions providers.
MULTI-TECH SYSTEMS INC.
2205 Woodale Drive
Mounds View, MN 55112
+1 763 785 3500
FORTRESS INCORPORATES AIRMAGNET TECHNOLOGY INTO PRODUCTS
Fortress Technologies is incorporating AirMagnet Inc.s Enterprise wireless intrusion-detection/prevention and performance technology into its security products. AirMagnet is contributing its FIPS 140-2 pre-validated technology to the Fortress Technologies portfolio.
Fortress Technologies says the addition of AirMagnets technology will provide complete security support to a variety of devices, wireless protocols and wired network systems.
4023 Tampa Road, Suite 2000
Oldsmar, FL 34677
+1 813 288 7388
MICROSOFT, NORTEL PROVIDE DESKTOP CALL CONTROL
Nortel Networks and Microsoft Corp. are combining Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 and Office Live Communication Server with Nortels Communication Server 1000 to provide desktop call control.
Users will have access to applications including unified messaging, contact center and self-service. They also will be able to make phone calls through enterprise phones directly from Communicator 2005; see pop-up notifications for incoming calls; access phone features such as accept, transfer or divert, via Communicator 2005; and forward incoming calls automatically.
1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
+1 800 642 7676
40 West Cochran St., Suite 112
Simi Valley, CA 93065
+1 805 577 2020