Wi-Fi technology allows computers, smartphones, tablets and other devices to connect to the internet and each other wirelessly. Generally, Wi-Fi technology is used up to certain distances. In this regard, wireless technology company Morse Micro broke a record in Wi-Fi data transfer distance. Here are the details about the record…
Wi-Fi data transfer distance record was broken Wireless technology company Morse Micro managed to transfer data up to 3 kilometers using the Wi-Fi HaLow (802.11ah) standard. This means a new distance record for Wi-Fi technology. HaLow technology is designed for data transfer over long distances with low power consumption. First announced in 2016, HaLow is not yet widely used.Morse Micro made video calls at a distance of 3 kilometers. The company’s connection speed test dropped from 11 Mbit/s at a distance of 500 meters to 1 Mbit/s at a distance of three kilometers. Wi-Fi HaLow’s long range makes it resistant to interference in urban areas. These features make Wi-Fi HaLow an ideal solution for Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios.
What is HaLow technology and in what areas is it used?
HaLow is a radio technology that provides low power consumption and long-range communication. It has lower power consumption than other radio technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 5G. Therefore, it can be used in smaller and more efficient devices. Additionally, it has a longer range and can therefore be used in larger areas.
HaLow works over long distances, making it easier to use Wi-Fi in public spaces and larger areas in general. Already transmission distance tests were carried out on a flat sea beach, close to the water’s edge. This increases the signal transmission to the maximum distance. However, it would be very difficult to achieve such a result in a city with dense buildings.
HaLow technology is expected to be used in the installation of smart cities, smart homes, industrial facilities, agricultural areas and public spaces. However, this technology also has its own disadvantages. HaLow’s low bandwidth makes it unsuitable for applications requiring high data transfer rates. Additionally, low power consumption can reduce performance in some cases.
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