Wireless LAN terminals
Wireless LAN terminals are used to transmit data over a distance less than 300 feet (100 meters) and require a docking station or router to transmit data from the terminal to a central host or gateway. Examples of wLAN are:
- Wireless WAN terminals are used for the true mobile merchants, who are looking to transmit data from
- anywhere globally without the distance restrictions set by a central base station. Wireless WAN terminals require data service from a wireless network provider.