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Wireless Networking

+ - Bonanza for CSIRO after landmark patent win

Submitted by scoot80
scoot80 writes: According to the article from the Sydney Morning Herald, CSIRO has won a patent case which revolved around the CSIRO's patented wireless local area network technology, a process invented in the 1990s that is being used in almost every wireless device — including mobile phones, computers, game consoles, networking equipment and internet-enabled TVs. "We are very pleased with the outcome in financial terms," said Mike Whelan, the deputy chief executive, operations. Companies involved in the lawsuit were Hewlett-Packard, Asus, Intel, Dell, Toshiba, Netgear, D-Link, Belkin, SMC, Accton, 3Com, Buffalo, Microsoft, Nintendo. The patent in question was the 802.11 wireless standard.

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