Wi-Fi has been part of our daily lives for more than 20 years. First used to connect computer devices like laptops in enterprise environments, it quickly expanded to every single home, office, and public place to connect mobile devices to a network – local or Internet – for management and data exchange. This has become even more prominent with the recent exponential growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Initially introduced on computers as a replacement for LPT, PS/2, or serial ports (e.g., printers, scanners, mouses), USB ports and USB devices have now been part of our life for more than 25 years already. They are the standard when it comes to charging mobile and portable devices; we can find USB charging port/station pretty much anywhere, from a Starbucks to an airport.