A while ago I stayed in a small hotel that, had virtually all the problems of ‘small hotel wi-fi’ (including unresponsive one-device-per-room hotspot and lack of support outside of business hours. How many people stay at the hotel inside the business hours?). This is very typical of a WLAN installation made by a small local jack-of-all-trades shop. Unfortunately, I see this issue way too often, especially in SMB deployments. I hope this article will help some of the SMB integrators and their clients.
Ok, so 802.11ad, previously known as WiGig, promises speeds up to 7GB, which should be enough to stream 4K video w/o problems. So, can I use it for the surveillance system and other video streaming applications?
Let’s see: (more…)