USB standards body announces the completion of new wireless USB specification

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Mar 19, 2014
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  1. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced the completion of a new wireless USB standard. Known officially as Media Agnostic (MA) USB v1.0, the specification hopes to find more success than its predecessor. Wait, there's already been one wireless USB...

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    WiFi enabled mass media storage?

    There are devices that enable this, or is this oriented towards external devices like webcams, printers, etc (Oh wait, there are already wifi compatible!).

    So I'm not getting the big news here.
  3. lchu12

    lchu12 TS Booster Posts: 195   +9

    I'm guessing gigabit transfer rates and built in capability, being standardlized across all vendors will make it easier for it to be more wide spread?
  4. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    The speed thing is cool, to have wireless USB 3.1 speed and all but how will they acchieve this through wifi with the same devices just on updated drivers, that is something I'm wondering.
  5. lmike6453

    lmike6453 TS Enthusiast Posts: 100   +6

    I would guess that this is going to take off, especially if you could wireless charge your wireless mouse and stuff like that

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