Short-range wireless communications Academic Article uri icon


  • Probably the largest portion of the practical applications of short-range communication takes the form of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) and Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN), covering ranges from tens of meters down to sub-meter communications. Data rates for wireless cellular and local area networks (LAN) have been steadily increasing in recent years, with an approximate fivefold increase in throughput every four years. With new applications such as wireless multimedia and the …


publication date

  • January 1, 2008