Passive Wi-Fi (video) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption University of Washington CSE and EE researchers introduce Passive Wi-Fi, a system that can generate Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. With this system, Wi-Fi signals can be transmitted at rates up to 11 megabits per second -- rates that are lower than maximum Wi-Fi speeds but are 11 times faster than Bluetooth -- and decoded on any of the billions of devices with Wi-Fi connectivity. Credit University of Washington Department of Computer Science & Engineering Usage Restrictions With credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.