Stephen Shanklin had a deeper look at Wi Fi six also known as Wi Fi 802 dot 11 AX for all you Wi Fi nerds promises a triple speed and double the range of coverage.
Now why I love talking about 5g is Brian knows Wi Fi six could potentially have a bigger impact on our daily lives.
What do you guys think like Are you are you excited for the Wi Fi six revolution?
I am if we start to see faster speeds rolled out by our Internet service providers or IDs.
Right, because that's what really dictates this.
They go hand-in-hand.
And you need devices to support Wi-Fi 6. Which, we're starting to see the latest Galaxy phones support Wi-Fi 6. I don't know if the Switch Lite does, I would be shocked if it did-
I don't think it does, yeah.
And there are only a handful of actual Wi-Fi 6 routers out there, right, it's pretty rare.
It's very early days for the entire
Industry here, but yeah, it could definitely change people's lives more than some other technologies we've seen in the home>>Or we could just have like a five g home broadband connection store that you wrote earlier see somehow tied it back to five g.>>Regarding Wi Fi six what's the main advantages over current Wi Fi technology?
Significantly faster is one of them.
Yeah, better range too.
And better range, and that's really when it comes to WiFi, what you're hoping for.
So you want better range and you want better speed.
And really unlike 5G, which is like a brand new technology.
WiFi at least it's a pretty universally accepted embrace of technology.
You know products are gonna come out with WiFi 6. It's a lot less of a question in 5G, right?
That's just sort of
We all use wifi, we all buy wifi products.
So, that's why there's a lot of excitement about wifi6.
Right, and the products you're going to be buying walking forward, persumably if, you know, persumably the next XBox and Playstation will have wifi6.
We've already seen in phones, like we mentioned before, the latest Samsungs have it.
So going for the devices you get will just have it built in.
You upgrade your router.
Gets us a little bit closer to that feature where I envision no cables in my home.
That's what I want.
No no power cables no no internet cables nothing just just wireless for all wireless.
I mean who cares if all the signals are flying everywhere in the house.
Not having cable would be so, I don't know.
The tangled cables is one of my big pet peeves at home, so.
Well I'm kinda curious for me, if WiFi 6 could enable, speaking of wire free, for any future VR error stuff, whether it would be good enough to allow you to finally not have to worry about tethers or stuff, or Stream, it sounds like it, but I think all this stuff you have to kind of test out and know.
And it's so early days for this, just like it is for 5G.
We're still very much in the beginning stages.
You mentioned Xbox and generally seeing phone developers leaning towards Wi-Fi 6, do we have any other More specifics on the Slate, who have stated this isn't what our next tempo will be.
Commander Triam would wants to know kind of what kind of product development there is kind of coming down the pipeline.
I mean from the phones obviously Yeah, we don't, I mean Microsoft and Sony haven't really talked about what they're gonna have.
So we, it's just a guess that they would probably have this technology.
Yeah, and the industry is kind of moving towards it as a whole.
So like basically any product that has wifi, some form of wifi now, it will like eventually get to wifi 6.
Yeah, that's the thought.
My question for WiFi 6 is why do all of the routers look like Scythe star ships?>> That's a great question.
We're just trying to see routers wanna be placed with that whole Scythe's star idea like exactly the one just showing right now ->> Probably the antennaes.
Those are ungodly monsters.
That are great for functionality.
I mean I still.
but awful for performance.
You're not going to want to put that in a main living area.
which is where you're gonna probably be using Wifi.
You're going to put that in an office or in your basement or in your attic.
So a lot of companies have actually really focused on the appearance
of their Wifi recently.
You look at Gyro, you look at Google Wifi, you look at Netgear's Orbi.
Which are more, those are more mesh networks, but the idea is To your point, like, they're they're designed to be aesthetically fit into your home like, no matter what the room is, right?
That's where you're going to be using your devices and that's where you'll have the best experience.