Most engineers stop talking about RF Math with 10s and 3s, but there is so much more to the “equation.” In this presentation, I will discuss best practices for AP output power, expected RSSI in specific scenarios, association radius vs. interference radius, why we use logarithms and one-way vs. two-way normalization of FSPL.
Devin Akin has over 20 years in the WLAN market, co-founding and serving as CTO for the CWNP Program. He’s a highly regarded and energetic speaker, educator, and market strategist who frequently keynotes vendor summits and wireless user conferences. Akin served as Chief Wi-Fi Architect for Aerohive Networks from 2009- 2013, leading to hyper-growth and a successful IPO, and he was instrumental in leading the Wi-Fi industry transformation to Cloud and Controller-less technologies. In 2014, foreseeing Wi-Fi market growth due to IoT and managed services, Akin founded Divergent Dynamics, a Wi-Fi design, consulting, education, and systems integration company specializing in Healthcare, Education, and Stadium/Arena markets and was named to the TWW Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts list for 2014.