Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.


A brand name for the family of wireless networking technologies originally developed by Comten, a subsidiary of NCR Corporation. WaveLAN eventually fell under the Lucent umbrella and was licensed by several companies for use on their own 802.11 wireless communication cards, including the 3Com AirConnect and Farallon SkyLine.

WaveLAN products were later renamed Orinoco by Proxim Wireless.


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