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The latest WIRED video on WIRED:Wireless router makers may not have been invented for the world, but the Wi-fi revolution has been built on their wares.
In the first part of our coverage of Wi-Tech, we examine some of the most important routers for the modern world.
The Wi-Com and WPA2 routers that are so widely used in homes and offices.
The router used in the world’s first mobile hotspot, the Nokia N800.
The WPA-2-based router used by the CIA in the movie “JFK.”
The WiMax router used on the Apple iPhone and iPad.
The popular router used for WiMax on the Cisco IOS routers.
The wireless router used to access the Wifi network at a college campus.
The WiFi router used during the filming of the documentary “Gigantic.”
A router used at the National Guard base in St. Paul, Minnesota, in the early 1980s.
The Cisco router used between 1993 and 1999 for the wireless network at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
The Intel router used throughout the Cold War.
The Bluetooth wireless router.
The Apple iPhone 2 and 2S used by many people around the world.