Tag: wireless

How do Wireless Mesh Networks work?

By Ryan Danvers

Wireless mesh networks may bring the dream of a seamlessly connected home or office into reality. Traditional networks rely on wired access points or wireless hotspots to connect users. In a wireless mesh network, the network connection is spread among wireless mesh nodes that “talk” to each other to share the network connection across a…

Building your own wireless network?

By Ryan Danvers

If you already have several computers networked in your home, you can create a wireless network with a wireless access point. If you have several computers that are not networked, or if you want to replace your Ethernet network, you’ll need a wireless router. This is a single unit that contains: A port to connect to your cable or DSL modem A router…