Wireless Technology


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Wireless Technology

The ability to connect to the Internet or another computer without attaching an Ethernet cord or telephone wire to one's computer. It was invented in 1994 and became popular in the 2000s. Wireless technology has facilitated mobility in both study and many occupations. Many wireless devices use technology certified as Wi-Fi, a brand name. See also: Work from home.
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While P/C carriers are increasingly relying on mobile solutions, the potential for wireless technology in the life/health insurance industries is somewhat more limited, said Hersh.
Claims have been made on occasion that the mobility and convenience afforded by wireless technology will result in reduced staffing needs.
Jonathan Rudes, co-chair of the Real Estate Technology Forum and senior vice president at Winoker Realty said: "Particularly at a time when property owners are looking for ways to help their landlords market their buildings in a challenging economic environment, wireless technology could provide a relatively easy and inexpensive component of a strategy that differentiates our landlords' buildings from the competition.
To a certain extent, there's an inverse relationship between the level of penetration of Internet-connected PCs and the popularity of wireless technology.

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