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How Wireless Works

How Wireless Works

Author(s):
  • Preston Gralla
  • Author: Preston Gralla
    • ISBN:9788131788127
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131788121
    • Price:Rs. 770.00
    • Pages:272
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    How Wireless Works, Second Edition continues in the How It Works series tradition by explaining every aspect of wireless communications, from the remote control on your coffee table to the most sophisticated wireless Internet networks. This book will provide you with a basic technical background on wireless technologies, including infrared, radio-frequency, WiFi, and RFID. You'll also go inside each technology's strengths and weaknesses, so that you'll know which technology is best suited to a particular application. In part, you will learn about:



    • How data rides on the wireless waves.

    • How radio and television broadcasting work.

    • How cellular networks, cells and base stations work.

    • How Wifi works at home and at the office.

    • Privacy and security in a wireless world.


    Four-color illustrations will take you through the inner-workings of each individual wireless networking component and then show you how they all work together. If you're in the market to buy wireless equipment, this book will also help you figure out what is the best deal for your money as it will explain the differences between competing industry standards. If you have always wanted to know how wireless works, this is your book!

    Salient Features

    This book features stunning four-color illustrations, taking readers through the inner-workings of wireless.

    • Updated material on WiFi networking, home and corporate wireless networking, Blackberries, wireless security, home entertainment and media servers, and more.

    • Detailed explanations of how individual wireless networking components work and how they fit together to create wireless networks.

    • Illustrated explanations of the most important devices we all use in our daily lives