Fwd: [newtech-1] Barclays wifi
ben+nanog at list-subs.com
Wed Aug 28 13:57:56 UTC 2013
On 28/08/2013 04:10, Joly MacFie wrote:
> From the NY tech meetup list. Any one here care to comment, off or on list?
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> From: Dean Collins
> Anyone know more about Barclay Wifi -
> ** **
> Can they really stream hidef video to 19,000 devices simultaneously in hd
> via wifi?
> Surely they are hitting some spatial limits…..? (eg I know when my old
> company sold a DECT platform to the ASX we ran into bandwidth limits for
> the number of base stations in a single room)****
Also hinted at here
(and also at Arstechnica where I think the guy said he had a
multi-million dollar budget to get it working )
Basically, looks like a lot of expensive kit from the green giant PLUS a
great deal of attention during installation PLUS lots and lots of
sysadmin time to make it work !
I also seem to recall some interesting eeewwToob demos from xirrus who
also specialise in high density kit.
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