[NPL] Farallon Ships SkyLINE Wireless PC Card
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[NPL] Farallon Ships SkyLINE Wireless PC Card

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Farallon Ships SkyLINE(tm) Wireless PC Card for Cross-Platform Networking

802.11 Wireless Connectivity for Macintosh PowerBooks & PC Notebooks

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. August 30th, 1999 - Farallon Communications, Inc.,
developer of reliable, plug-and-play networking solutions for Macs and PCs,
ships SkyLINE Wireless PC Card for portable computers. Farallon's SkyLINE
Wireless PC Card provides both Macintosh PowerBook and PC notebook users
access to network resources such as file servers, email, printers and the
Internet without wires.

"SkyLINE is the best wireless card I've tested," exclaims Grant Balkema,
Faculty Technology Coordinator, Biology Department Boston College. "The
feature-packed Mac control panel is great -- The real-time statistics and
signal strength indicator allow the local network administrator to quickly
configure the optimum placement of access points, saving thousands of
dollars in added hardware and engineering expenses. On top of it all,
SkyLINE roams without failure."

SkyLINE offers Macintosh PowerBook users interoperability with Apple's new
iBook and AirPort wireless option. In addition, SkyLINE-equipped computers
can connect to a wired Ethernet network through IEEE 802.11 DSSS compatible
access points from manufactures such as Nokia, Lucent, Maxtech, Nortel
(formerly Bay Networks) and Zoom. SkyLINE users can also create an ad hoc
peer-to-peer network between two or more portable computers. A unique
Control Panel provides a real-time signal strength meter (Macintosh
version), network statistics as well as dynamic configuration, omitting the
need to restart.

"We are anticipating that mobile computing technologies, including wireless
LAN, will move rapidly toward a wider horizontal market adoption than has
been experienced to date," said Dan MacDonald, vice president marketing,
Nokia Wireless Business Communications. "The Farallon initiative is a very
important step toward wider market adoption because it wirelessly enables a
very important user, namely the cross-platform Education and Business
communities."

SkyLINE Wireless PC Card Specifications

- 2 Mbps Type II PC Card (PCMCIA) with the Harris PRISM chip set for
advanced Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) technology in the 2.4GHz
radio frequency band
- IEEE 802.11 standard, including translation and encapsulation
addressing modes, for seamless integration with any Ethernet network
- Compatibility with 802.11 DSSS access points from manufactures such as
Apple, Nokia, Lucent, Maxtech, Nortel (Formerly Bay Networks) and Zoom
- Support for peer-to-peer ad hoc networking
- Range of up to 1000ft in open air & up to 300ft indoors to an access
point or other wireless device

SkyLINE Wireless PC Card Features

- Farallon test utilities & at-a-glance status LEDs simplify
troubleshooting
- Unique Control Panel with real-time signal strength meter (Macintosh
version), statistics & dynamic configuration
- Multi-platform drivers for use in Macintosh PowerBooks & Windows
95/98, NT notebooks
- Free Dr. Farallon technical support & 3 year warranty

System Requirements, Pricing & Availability

SkyLINE works in Macintosh PowerBook, Windows95/98 or NT notebooks with an
available Type II PC card (PCMCIA) slot. NOTE: SkyLINE is certified for use
in North America, Australia and Europe except France and Spain. Future
certifications to include France, Spain and Japan.

Now shipping, Farallon's SkyLINE Wireless PC Card [PN472] has a US
Estimated Street Price of $299.00. Farallon products are available through
major distributors and resellers worldwide. North American distributors
include Ingram Micro, Merisel, Tech Data and Pinacor. Resellers include
MicroCenter, MicroWarehouse, Creative Computers and PC Connection.
International availability is dependent on individual country certification
requirements.

Dr. Farallon Offers Free Cross-Platform Technical Support

Only a phone call or an email away, Farallon's 12 plus years of experience
providing technical support to both Mac and PC users is available prior to,
during or after installing a network. For a personal consultation, visit
http://www.farallon.com/dr.farallon or call toll free 800-613-4954.

About Farallon Communications, Inc.

Founded in 1986, Farallon develops and markets reliable, plug-and-play
networking products designed to simplify networking through innovation.
With over 8 million customers worldwide, Farallon is dedicated to providing
complete, easy-to-use networking solutions and world-class technical
support to the Home, Small Business, Publishing and Education communities.
Farallon offers a complete line of Ethernet and Fast Ethernet cards,
adapters, hubs and switches. Further information can be obtained via phone
510.346.8000, web (http://www.farallon.com) or email
(mailto:info@farallon.com). Farallon is an affiliate of Gores Technology
Group, a worldwide high technology business management company. The
Farallon headquarters are in San Leandro, California, with a European
office in the UK.

 

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