Ultra Wideband

What Does Ultra Wideband Mean?

Ultra wideband is a specific type of wireless network technology that has the benefit of offering the ability to carry a wide spectrum of frequency bands on low power.


Ultra wideband is also known as ultraband or digital pulse wireless.

Techopedia Explains Ultra Wideband

In terms of using ultra wideband effectively, distance must be factored in. This is not a particularly long distance transmission model. Practical applications include radar and certain types of voice and data transmission that are intended for a restricted range or territory. Military and government installations have used ultra wideband models, and some companies have used ultra wideband in medical devices, especially where these medical devices are only going to be used within a short range of other transmitters or receivers. That short range use is a major characteristic of technologies that use the ultra wideband transmission method.


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