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Interview with Antonio Anselmi from open-mesh

Iamatechie interviewed the open-mesh firmware developer Antonio Anselmi. We are publishing the summary to our readers. 1. What is your education/work Background? I’m an IT Engineer and work as freelance System & Network admin, mainly on TCP/IP Linux platforms. 2. What is your role in the open-mesh project? I’m the maintainer of the firmware 3. Can...

Open-Mesh – Poor Man’s Wifi Mesh

Before discussing in detail about Meraki and Meshcom, lets discuss about Open-Mesh. Its truly poor man’s wifi mesh networking product. As written on their site, the product is ideal for school/office campuses, hotels, apartments and towns. My first Open-Mesh network is successfully running in Chennai serving more than 10 users in an apartment complex. The product...

Some wifi mesh products

The post series we are writing here is the resultant of wifi mesh network installations happening at Saidapet, Srinagar colony, Chennai. The mesh networks at Chennai is now up and running. We started load testing in the network and we will apply enhancements to the networks soon to boost signal strength and manage traffic. The mesh products that I am planning to...

Post Series Coming Soon – How to Create your own wifi mesh network?

I Am a Techie is happy to announce a post series on Wifi Mesh Networking. In the coming weeks we will be testing some of the major mesh firmwares and supporting software’s. Wifi mesh networks consists of a collection of wireless routers which work together to provide wireless access to client devices. The mesh routers route packets from one router to another...

WiFi detector on your t-shirt

New duty for t-shirts? Interestingly another job for t-shirts, detect wifi strength around you, its an anomaly. But this is true, it will show the wifi signal strength to you and people around you. The glowing bars on the t-shirt will display the signal strength. So we don’t need to carry a laptop for wardriving. The product will show signal strength’s...

Make your city wifi enabled using Open-Mesh

This is very important topic, which create a contingency factor in the wireless world. All of us know that world is going wireless day by day. Everything that is wired are going wireless. In a country like India, this has more importance since our internet infrastructure is improving every day. I hope some of you heard about the mesh networking. Anyway let me explain...

Go WiFi higher data rate GiFi is here…

National information and communication technology Australia  Ltd announced they had developed a giga bit data rates transceiver-receiver integrated on a single chip using CMOS technology.  This chip is 5mm per side and it can operate at a frequency of 60GHz while wifi chip can operate only at 2.4GHz. This have low power conception of 2 watt comes and comes with...