Wireless Gigabit Alliance – WiGig 60 GHz
Interconnects Devices and Computers on WiGig technology for High Speed Media Rich DataCommunications. Multi-gigabit wireless communications using the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum.
“The Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig Alliance) today announced a cooperation agreement for multi-gigabit wireless networking” – Wi-Fi & WiGig cooperate
WiGig version 1.0 specification Includes data transmission rates up to 7 Gbps. Backward compatible with the IEEE 802.11 standard.
The WiGig specification will allow devices to communicate without wires at multi-gigabit speeds. It enables high performance wireless data, display and audio applications that supplement the capabilities of today’s wireless LAN devices. – WiGig at Wikipedia
WiGig gets spec and Alliance endorsement
“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,…..”