This article introduces NTT’s activities, including those in research and development, for promoting the application of information and communications technology (ICT) in various fields. It is based on the keynote address given in Japanese by Satoshi Miura, President and CEO of NTT, at the NTT R&D Forum 2010 held on February 22–24, 2010.
This article introduces NTT’s R&D activities for developing information and communications technology (ICT) that helps to solve social issues and is friendly to people, society, and the earth. It is based on the keynote address given in Japanese by Hiromichi Shinohara, NTT Senior Vice President, Director of Research and Development Planning Department, at the NTT R&D Forum 2010 held on February 22–24, 2010.
We explain the latest trends and recent activities related to the standardization of wireless local area network (WLAN) systems, which has been carried out mainly by IEEE 802.11 and the Wi-Fi Alliance. IEEE 802.11 standardizes WLAN technical specifications enabling WLAN interconnection. The Wi-Fi Alliance creates certification programs for WLAN products and grants Wi-Fi certification to products that pass its certification tests.
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