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How Wireless Works

How Wireless Works

Preston Gralla, Eric Lindley - Collection How It Works

260 pages, parution le 19/12/2005 (2eme édition)


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!

L'auteur - Preston Gralla

Preston Gralla est l'auteur de plus de vingt livres sur l'Internet et l'informatique. Passionné du sujet, il a exercé sa plume dès les premiers PC, il a également été rédacteur de PC Computing et a écrit pour CNET/ZDNet, PC Magazine, Computerworld et le Los Angeles Times.

Preston Gralla is the editor of WindowsDevCenter.com and OnDotNet. He is the author of more than 30 books, including Internet Annoyances, PC Pest Control, and Windows XP Hacks, Second Edition, and co-author of Windows XP Cookbook. As an award-winning author and technology expert, Preston has written articles for major national newspapers and magazines and has also appeared on several TV and radio programs.


  • Introduction
  • Understanding Wireless's Basic Technologies
  • How Radio and Television Work
  • How Cellular Telephones and Pagers Work
  • Understanding WiFi and Bluetooth
  • The Wireless Internet
  • Applying Wireless Technology: mCommerce, Security, Business Use, and Beyond
  • Glossary
  • Index
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Auteur(s) Preston Gralla, Eric Lindley
Collection How It Works
Parution 19/12/2005
Édition  2eme édition
Nb. de pages 260
Format 20,5 x 25,5
Couverture Broché
Poids 647g
Intérieur Quadri
EAN13 9780789733443
ISBN13 978-0-7897-3344-3

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