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802.11n Testing Results Playback

If you were not able to attend the July 29 Mobility TV live webcast on 802.11n performance testing results, the video-on-demand is now available for playback at Think TiVo meets Cisco Mobility TV. For your convenience, you can jump to defined segments of the broadcast rather than watch the entire video. Below is a list the topics you can segment-surf to.*Introduction -a welcome from Cisco’s Chris Kozup*Cisco-Intel Joint Collaboration -Intel’s Mayura Garg discusses importance of the testing*802.11n Testing Results -Cisco’s Jake Woodhams shares the 802.11n performance testing results*Intel Video -watch the roaming robots from Intel’s testing lab*MIT Case Study -Chris Murphy discusses MIT’s upgrade to 802.11n*Southeast Alabama Medical Center Case Study -Scott Lapham shares Southeast Alabama Medical’s 802.11n performance resultsThanks for tuning in. Let us know your thoughts on how we went about this extensive test validation that also optimizes the real-world performance and interoperability of 802.11n Draft 2.0 WLANs.

Cisco and Intel Take the Stage on 802.11n Performance Testing

Tune in tomorrow for Cisco’s special Internet TV broadcast. Representatives from Cisco and Intel will share performance results from extensive testing of 802.11n technologies. And key customers in the healthcare and education markets will discuss their business needs for deploying 802.11n, as well as technical considerations, their approach and best practices for delivering high performance mobile computing with 802.11n Draft 2.0 wireless networking and mobility technologies. When: Tuesday, July 29, 2007, 11:00 a.m. – Noon Pacific TimeWhere: Cisco’s broadcast can be accessed at

U.S. Track and Field Trials and Mobility

Tomorrow, I head north from San Francisco to Lake County to get away for the July 4th weekend, but I’d rather head to the Pacific Northwest- to Eugene, Oregon to see some of the fast foot action at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. It has been a couple years since I’ve been to Eugene; and right now Track Town USA is in full swing, serving as the nexus where athletes, coaches, the media, family, friends and fans have converged for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials. Instead of watching the competitions in-person, I’ve been following the action from the Internet sidelines through a few sites. Eugene 08, Track Town USA and of course YouTube.This made me take a step away from mission- and business-critical wireless networks, and think about the last Olympics and how the Internet and more pervasive wireless is changing how the athletes and fans interact with each other with the broader adoption of social networks and media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Facebook launched in early 2004, and YouTube in mid 2005; and it’s difficult to think of a time before both sites existed because they are part of my life, allowing me to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues. For the track and field athletes who traveled to Eugene, many of them must keep in touch with family, friend and fans — from their hometown — who are rooting for them just as I am – from the Internet sidelines. I wonder how many fans and athletes will use Twitter to share quick thoughts during the trials and Olympics.Wi-Fi Planet’s Naomi Graychase posted an article on the University of Oregon mesh wireless network in action for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.I’d like to hear from you. With the Trials heating up, and the Olympics just around the corner, how will more of these social and media sites — enabled by a wireless network –change competitive sports?Have a happy Fourth!

Cisco Motion Reaction

I may be a biased source, but a nice summary of our announcement from Michael Stanford, an expert in the voice-over-WLAN realm. Cisco Motion AnnouncementCheck out his blog too … some great information on FMC, VoWLAN, etc.Wirevolution

Mobility Superheroes Revealed

As Alan Cohen mentioned in his last blog, Cisco Motion transforms IT managers into Mobility Superheroes with unprecedented mobility superpowers to protect mobile workers’ experience and ultimately save their world, the mobile enterprise.Thinking more about this theme, I realized that superheroes and superpowers were often a source of high public interest covered in the press. Superheroes actually often were the press. Clark Kent, Superman’s secret identity, was a reporter at the Daily Planet to have access to the latest breaking-news and be at the heart of the- motion. Peter Parker, Spiderman’s alter ego, was a photographer at the Daily Bugle specialized in pictures of Spiderman in- motion.Then I started wondering if Superman or Spiderman’s alter egos would still be the same if they lived today. Reporter or photographer? Probably not. With the internet and new media, they would have to be bloggers. I could just imagine our Mobility Superheroes blogging at night, educating the rest of us on the rightful wireless way, while spending their day-time exercising their superpowers saving the mobile world. I now had to uncover these Mobility Superheroes. Read More »