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TMCNet:  Research and Markets: Wi-Fi Direct: Market View of Product Categories, Products, and Vendors

[December 10, 2012]

Research and Markets: Wi-Fi Direct: Market View of Product Categories, Products, and Vendors

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Wi-Fi Direct: Market View of Product Categories, Products, and Vendors" report to their offering.

WiFi (News - Alert) Direct allows devices to communicate directly with each other using methods similar to traditional WiFi, except for the use of a central access point. Instead, the devices use a "Software Access Point (News - Alert)" (Soft AP). Each device will have a radio transceiver, usually on a chip, which uses software to create an access point within the device itself.

p> As of December 2012 there have 1520 certifications issued for Wi-Fi Direct products to 48 companies for a variety of products. This paper will examine some of these companies and the products they offer. The companies range from consumer electronics companies to smartphone manufacturers to semiconductor manufacturers. The products range from smartphones to televisions to tablet PCs.

Target Audience (News - Alert):

- WiFi service providers

- Cellular network operators

- WiFi infrastructure providers

- Wireless application developers

- Computing and wireless device companies

Key Topics Covered:

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Technology Overview

3.0 Product Categories

4.0 Companies And Products

5.0 Summary

6.0 Wi-Fi Direct Certified Companies

Companies Mentioned

- Broadcom Corporation

- Fujitsu Ltd.

- Hewlett-Packard (News - Alert) Company

- Htc Corporation

- Intel Corporation

- Jvc Kenwood Holdings

- Lg Electronics

- Motorola (News - Alert) Mobility Llc

- Qualcomm Atheros

- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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