Wi-Fi Direct

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Wi-Fi Direct

A variation of the Wi-Fi ad hoc standard that allows two devices to communicate without an access point or computer in between. Wi-Fi Direct was introduced in 2009 by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Whereas regular Wi-Fi "ad hoc" mode allows computers to relay signals in a mesh network without access points (APs), Wi-Fi Direct works only between two devices like Bluetooth, but faster. See PAN.

Activate a Wireless Device
Wi-Fi Direct solves the problem of pairing a new device. Once that connection is established in the mobile app, the device can be reset to the local Wi-Fi hotspot. See Android Beam, Wi-Fi, access point and personal area network.


Set Up a Brand New Camera
Wi-Fi Direct is used to make initial contact so that the camera can be configured for the local Wi-Fi network. The "WiFi DIRECT" label is removable.
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