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A Story Problem: What allows users to connect to the internet without using wires?
Technology: Learn how this technology works.
Application: Wireless networking can be used for file and resource sharing on  PAN's, LAN's, and WAN's.
Concerns: Understand the health concerns and security risks.
Feasibility: How practical is this technology? Will the average person ever use it?
Bibliography: Want More Information? Follow these great links.

The Author: Nicholas I Ward
Nicholas Ward holds a BA in Communication. He has worked at Radio Shack since 1996 offering networking solutions as they have evolved on the consumer market. 

 
Bibliography

Want to learn more?  Visit these links.

Several great articles on wireless networking
Microsoft's whitesheet on wireless networking
Bluetooth
Cambridge Broadband
University of Florida Wireless Network
WECA: glossary of networking terms
IEEE 802.11b Standard
Apple Airport
Nokia
Palm
Samsung
Sprint PCS
Compaq
Compaq Ipaq
Linksys

A Story Problem
Technology
Application
Concerns
Feasibility
Read the story carefully, then answer the question.
Wireless networking is very similar to cellular systems.
Uses for a wireless network.  PAN, LAN, and WAN
Security measures for wireless networking.  Health concerns with radio transmissions.
Cost, availability, and standardization necessary to  realize wireless networking.
 A Two Cents Production Copyright 2001 Nicholas Ward
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