The USB standard is on the way to eventually going entirely wireless; the Wireless USB promoter group announced yesterday that the development of "Wireless USB 1.1" should reach final status within the first half of next year. v1.0 of Wireless USB has already been finished however 1.1 is said to bring such advancements as better power efficiency, support for UWB frequencies above 6GHz and more options in relation to the first-time association of devices.
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"The Wireless USB 1.1 Specification builds on the key features - speed, ease of use, and security - that have made the 1.0 specification so successful. The Wireless USB Promoter Group will define new features that make a great specification even better to improve product offerings for manufacturers and ultimately enhance the end-user experience," said Jeff Ravencraft, USB-IF president.