Austin, Texas — Buffalo Technology Inc., a designer, developer and manufacturer of wireless networking systems, claims it is shipping the industry's first draft standard IEEE 802.11g wireless products — the AirStation G54 broadband router access point (AP) (model WBR-G54) and wireless CardBus adapter (model WLI-CB-G54). Buffalo's G54 products are through Tech Data.

Based on Broadcom's 54g chipset, the AirStation router AP contains a four-port Ethernet switch and incorporates improved security with multi-Session VPN pass-through (IPSec and PPTP) support and upgradeable firewall features. The AirStation 54 Mbps AP will also support 802.1x and WPA with TKIP and AES with a future firmware upgrade.

Backed by a limited two-year warranty, the AirStation G54 Broadband Router Access Point (WBR-G54) is available at $199 MSRP and Wireless CardBus adapter (WLI-CB-G54) at $99 MSRP.