What form factors are common for wireless PAN radio cards?
Answer: PC Card and CF.
What application can strongly benefit through the use of a wireless USB adapter (also referred to as a wireless dongle)?
Answer: Any application that can benefit from interfacing with a PC or laptop through the USB port, such as PDA, wireless mouse, and wireless digital camera for synchronization purposes.
When would the use of a wireless PAN router make sense?
Answer: For applications limited to the size of a room, such as in homes and small offices.
What is the general maximum coverage area of a wireless PAN?
Answer: Within 30 feet, such as within a room.
Which IEEE standards group uses Bluetooth as the basis for the standard?
In what frequency band does Bluetooth operate?
Answer: 2.4 GHz.
What is the primary issue of using Bluetooth around 802.11 wireless LANs?
Answer: They both operate in the same 2.4 GHz frequency band, which can result in interference and degradation in performance.
A Bluetooth-enabled device is always transmitting. True or false?
What is the highest possible data rate of an IrDA device?
Answer: 4 Mbps.
What is a benefit of IrDA as compared to Bluetooth?
Answer: IrDA is immune from RF interference with wireless LANs.