Intel have just officially launched their new "Wireless-N" networking standard (or 802.11n) offering up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range along with better battery life to boot. The press material also briefs us on their new "Connect With Centrino" program which ultimately provides assurance in terms of networking compatibility and performance in line with certified leading access points.
For full details, have a read of the announcement over at this section of Intel's website.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2007 - Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N network connection, an upgrade to the wireless component found inside Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology and other Intel-based laptops that helps consumers better connect to wireless networks.
As notebook PCs increasingly download broadband-intense content such as movies, videos and music, a more powerful networking solution is needed. Based on the draft 802.11n Wi-Fi specification, the Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N technology addresses that need by offering users up to five times** the performance and twice the wireless range - while providing up to an extra hour of notebook battery life when compared to existing Draft-N products.**