Five products have been awarded certification by the Alliance, which means they have been tested and found to work with other Wi-Fi certified kit.
They are the HP iPAQ Pocket PC h6315, the Nokia 9500 Communicator, the Motorola MPx, the Intermec 760 Mobile Computer and the SanDisk Connect Wi-Fi SD Card. Click ""="" class="c-regularLink" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow">here to read a review of the HP iPAQ h6340 (the UK version of the h6315), and ""="" class="c-regularLink" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow">here to read a review of the Motorola MPx.
The Wi-Fi Alliance, a group of more than 200 manufacturers, has also created a new task group that will aim to help mobile phone manufacturers and operators integrate Wi-Fi into their products and services.
"The Alliance has been working with the world's leading convergence device manufacturers to form a new task group that will facilitate this market's growth," said Wi-Fi Alliance managing director Frank Hanzlik, in a statement.
"We see this initiative as a valuable opportunity for product manufacturers and service providers to work together to define the requirements of this market," Hanzlik added.