Hot Spots are areas within public venues such as parks, airports, hotels, retail
stores, coffee shops etc. where patrons that carry a laptop or PDA can gain high-speed
access to the Internet using a wireless technology known as Wi-FiŽ. The laptop or PDA
users of the Wi-FiŽ network receive broadband access to the Internet in waiting areas,
business centers, a restaurant tabletop, hotel rooms or any other area within a venue in
which Wi-FiŽ coverage is available.
Wi-FiŽ, which is short for "Wireless Fidelity", is an interoperability
certification for wireless local area network (LAN) products based on the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 standard.
Technology Specialists, the Fort
Wayne areas leading experts in delivering Internet access over license-exempt
microwave radio technology, operates a series of "Hot Spots" under their SHEERConnection
While the product is in the introduction phase there is no charge for its use, but
users must agree to a license agreement (basically a hold-harmless agreement) and are
The current marketing plan calls for limited no-charge usage and fee-based upgrades for
additional bandwidth or features.
Technology Specialists is looking for potential partners who are
willing to host SHEERConnection Hot Spots. Our ideal candidates would be
hotel, restaurant or bar owners who are looking for a low-cost way to add a complementary
service as a marketing advantage to entice customers to enter and remain at their
To see if your location could qualify for a local Hot Spot, please call Craig at
Technology Specialists at 260-422-3979 or email and we will gladly check into this
"Wi-FiŽ" and the Wi-Fi logo are the registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance and "Wi-Fi
CERTIFIED," "Wi-Fi ZONE," "Wi-Fi Alliance," their respective
logos, and "Wi-Fi Protected Access" are the trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
SHEERConnection is the Internet Services Group of Technology Specialists. For more information on how
SHEERConnection or Technology Specialists can be of
service to you and your organization, please send a message to or call 260-422-5835.