Samsung to Market 60GHz Wireless in 2015

Samsung has said that it will commercalise 60GHz wireless products next year. Data transmission speeds are as much as five times faster than today’s Wi-Fi (4.6Gbps). A 1GB film can be transferred in ‘less than three seconds’.

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Samsung implied that the technology, based on the 802.11ad standard, was new and developed in-house. However, the company has been involved with the WiGig standard since at least 2009 (Display Monitor Vol 16 No 19). We are checking this with Samsung but had not had a response at press time. (TA)