Slashdot | New Phased-Array AP Boosts 802.11b Range

ttul writes « Vivato, a well-funded wireless startup, today came out of stealth mode to announce its « WiFi » switch product, a super high performance 802.11b access point that uses an array of hundreds of antennas to provide wide-area coverage to standard 802.11b clients.

See stories at Wired, and The New York Times. Vivato’s new AP completely changes the economics of WiFi especially for providers such as FatPort and WayPort, who now have the technology to deliver 11Mbps to your laptop even if you’re miles from a location — it’s the Jetson’s, folks! »