Tech brief | Motorola's dual-mode WiFi card

Motorola Inc. of Schaumberg, Ill., came out with what it says is the first "dual-band Wi-Fi card for municipalwide and ad hoc wireless connectivity." The new WDE1000 can operate in both the unlicensed 802.11b/g 2.4GHz frequency and the licensed 4.9GHz public safety frequency. The company expects agencies to employ the new radio in conjunction with its Motomesh wireless network technology. 'Brad Grimes

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