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StarTech Bows Wi-Fi Detective

5/23/2007 03:36:00 PM Eastern

Groveport, Ohio — StarTech.com has introduced a handheld device designed to help mobile Internet users to locate accessible Wi-Fi networks without having to unpack their notebook computer. The battery-powered Wi-Fi Detective, which can be recharged via a standard USB connection to a powered computer, features an LCD display that indicates wireless signal strength, associated security protocols, operating channel and SSI.

 
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According to the manufacturer, the device can locate 802.11b and 802.11g networks.

The Wi-Fi Detective will be available in June for a suggested retail price of $74.99.