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Card Provides Wi-Fi Wireless Networking

Lucent Technologies Micr'electronics Group has announced the availability of the ORiNOCO Mini-PCI radio card, a fully-featured Wi-Fi compliant wireless networking device that can be embedded in notebooks or mobile computing devices. The Mini-PCI card is a compact version of the standard PCI card and eliminates the need for a separate PC card accessory. The card functions at 2.4 Ghz, with a data rate of 11 Mbit/s, and a range of up to 1,200 feet. It is compatible with the entire ORiNOCO line of access points for home, office, outdoor and public hot-spot environments. The Mini-PCI radio will also work with other Wi-Fi compliant wireless networking systems.

Ideally suited for notebooks, Web Pads, Internet appliances and other mobile data applications, the card is only 51 x 60mm in size and weighs 15 grams. The ORiNOCO Mini-PCI card has a complete set of drivers and networking tools to support operating systems like Windows ME, 98 and 2000, Linux, etc. Lucent Tech-
nologies
, Murray Hill, NJ, (800) 928-3526, www.lucent.com/orinoco.

Lucent Technologies Micr'electronics Group has announced the availability of the ORiNOCO Mini-PCI radio card, a fully-featured Wi-Fi compliant wireless networking device that can be embedded in notebooks or mobile computing devices. The Mini-PCI card is a compact version of the standard PCI card and eliminates the need for a separate PC card accessory. The card functions at 2.4 Ghz, with a data rate of 11 Mbit/s, and a range of up to 1,200 feet. It is compatible with the entire ORiNOCO line of access points for home, office, outdoor and public hot-spot environments. The Mini-PCI radio will also work with other Wi-Fi compliant wireless networking systems.

Ideally suited for notebooks, Web Pads, Internet appliances and other mobile data applications, the card is only 51 x 60mm in size and weighs 15 grams. The ORiNOCO Mini-PCI card has a complete set of drivers and networking tools to support operating systems like Windows ME, 98 and 2000, Linux, etc. Lucent Tech-
nologies
, Murray Hill, NJ, (800) 928-3526, www.lucent.com/orinoco.

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.

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