[time-nuts] wifi with time sync

Joshua Pollack jp at mit.edu
Fri Jan 13 11:47:29 EST 2017

I saw this article too -- is anyone aware of something with more
technical details?  For example, where in the protocol stack does it
work?  Is it specific to 802.11 or general purpose ethernet?

Speaking as someone who has a primary hobby of the development of
super low cost time sync algorithms and software implementations with
the express application of audio over disparate clocks...  this
interests me.


On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 08:30:44AM -0800, walter shawlee 2 wrote:
> While probably not tight enough for time nuts use, there is a new
> WiFi technology shown at CES that provides time sync between nodes
> to allow audio to be simulcast over many locations.  the info (in
> short form) is here for those interested:
> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/upgrade-wi-fi-provides-precise-time-sychronization?NL=ED-001&Issue=ED-001_20170113_ED-001_372&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_2_b&utm_rid=CPG05000002043119&utm_campaign=9246&utm_medium=email&elq2=a803bc263ff84affa98f3ddbd0650ec0
> there might be some way it can be used for more precision purposes
> down the road. I just thought it might be of interest to the group.
> all the best,
> walter
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