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802.11ac Evolution: Data rates and Beamforming - Eric Johnson (Defcon Wireless Village 2014) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

802.11ac Evolution: Data rates and Beamforming - Eric Johnson

This session will discuss what is new in 11ac Discuss how the new data rates are derived. Where does 1.3 Gbps come from? The latest 11ac standard introduced 11ac beamforming. What is beamforming at a basic level? The practicalities of how 11ac beamforming works. Why it is not about making pretty antenna patterns? How it is different than proprietary analog solutions that proceeded the standards solution?

Bio: Eric Johnson is one of Aruba's radio subject matter experts. He holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering (Electromagnetics) from Carleton University. He has contributed solely and with teams on a total of 7 patents. His career now spans 26 years of defining, designing, building, and selling high performance radio and antenna solutions. He has contributed to and driven solutions for; space and terrestrial based remote sensing solutions; antenna designs from 30 MHz to 60 GHz; and at Nortel as architect on cellular radios, basestations, and antennas. Eric joined the Aruba Networks team in 2011 as the Product Manager for outdoor radio solutions and most recently delivered the AP-270 outdoor 11ac Access Point solutions.

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