Wi-FiTM Logo for ELSA Wireless LAN Products WECA certifies ELSA LANCOM Wireless and AirLancer Thursday 7 December 2000 PDF Print THEALE, 6 December, 2000 - ELSA, one of the world's leading vendors of solutions for Internet access and computer graphics has been granted the Wi-FiTM certification for ELSA's radio LAN solution, LANCOM Wireless IL-11 and AirLancer MC11. Awarded by WECA (Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance), the Wi-FiTM certification ensures unconditional compatibility of ELSA devices to components from other manufacturers conforming with the IEEE 802.11b standard. ELSA Wireless LAN solutions enable mobile stations to connect to existing local networks, as well as the flexible construction of complete wireless networks. Transparent Internet access via ISDN or DSL is assured by the integrated router functions. Running at a speed of 11 Mbps, these solutions are highly suited to application in companies, home offices and public buildings such as schools and universities. WECA is an association of around 70 of the top IT manufacturers, from Apple to Xircom, the aim of which is to assure the interoperability of IEEE 802.11b-products from different manufacturers as well as to establish Wi-FiTM as the worldwide norm for wireless LANs. ELSA has been a member of WECA since 1999. Background ELSA is one of the leading providers of Internet access and computer graphics solutions for the PC. Its product range includes modems, ISDN adapters, ISDN and DSL routers, videoconferencing systems, graphics boards and monitors. ELSA was founded in 1980 and today has more than 700 employees. In addition to its headquarters in Aachen, Germany, it also maintains subsidiaries in San José (USA), Taipei (Taiwan) and Tokyo (Japan) as well as in London (UK), Paris (France), Milan (Italy) and Eke (Belgium). Since June 1998, ELSA AG shares are traded on the "Neuer Markt" trading segment (WKN 507 360) of the Frankfurt stock exchange in Germany. Names in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The ELSA logo is a registered trademark. ELSA G.B. Ltd., 1210 Parkview, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Berkshire RG7 4TY Tel: 0118 965 7755 Fax: 0118 965 7756 Freephone sales no.: 08000 56 34 45 Web site: http://www.elsa.co.uk ELSA press contact: Frank Smith, Michele Collier, The Edge Partnership, Phone: 01625 511966, Fax: 01625 511967 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org ELSA has also launched an extranet information service for UK journalists known as PressLounge. The PressLounge enables members to receive product and company information tailored to their precise needs and delivered in the format of their choice; email, post or both. Journalists can register with the ELSA UK PressLounge by visiting http://presslounge.elsa.co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Context PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.