The group, calling itself the Open Base Station Architecture Initiative (OBSAI), has begun drafting a blueprint that maps out the basic elements of base stations. Products based on the designs are expected to debut in 2005, Nokia spokeswoman Ritta Marda said. Base stations--antenna towers and refrigerator-size boxes that ensure calls wind up in the right place--are the workhorses of any cellular telephone network and cost millions of dollars each to build and implement. Manufacturers generally have their own base-station blueprints and either make the equipment themselves or assemble parts bought from suppliers.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, The new policy, issued last week and effective immediately, states that wireless telecom or computer-related equipment or systems are prohibited from flock of birds iphone case accessing classified networks or computers, or from being used as the primary means of communications for critical mission operations, The policy also prohibits downloading freeware or shareware enhancements to those devices, Wireless devices that are allowed should have password protection or strong identification and authentication protection, such as public-key infrastructure or biometrics..
The U.S. Defense Department's new security policy prohibits its use of wireless devices, such as cell phones and PDAs, for accessing classified data. The new policy is actually an elaboration of a moratorium the Pentagon put in place in July 2001 in order to prevent the exploitation of wireless vulnerabilities. The Secretary of Defense Office has asked the director of the National Security Agency to develop a database of wireless technology vulnerabilities, provide an assessment of the potential risks of specific wireless features and come up with recommendations for countermeasures. The office is also working on a knowledge-management process to help share strategies throughout the department.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, Lufthansa Systems and Lufthansa Technik, a supplier of aviation services, are working with Cisco to develop in-flight networking components for airplane cabins, The new router is 3.5 inches by 3.8 inches and is based on the industry-standard PC/104-PLUS architecture, Cisco said the router supports "any type flock of birds iphone case of standard wireless connection." The routers are immediately available, Prices range from $5,000 to $12,000, depending on configuration..
Cisco also announced a new wireless infrastructure product, the Aironet 1100 Series Access Point. Aironet supports the Wi-Fi, or 802.11b wireless standard, and features an integrated omni-directional antenna and secure mounting system, which allows it to be installed on ceilings, cubicle walls and desktops. On another front, Cisco also released a set of new hardware, software and provisioning capabilities for its broadband aggregation portfolio designed to boost performance. Cisco said it has doubled the session capacity of its 7200 and 7400 series routers and has extended the density on its 10000 series router. The new hardware, software and provisioning capabilities for the routers will be available in November.