The WLAN Supplicant provides authentication and encryption support for device Wi-Fi connections – including support for fast-roaming networks and Passpoint public hotspots. The WLAN Supplicant is implemented as a middleware application between the WLAN driver and the device connection manager and can significantly extend the capabilities of the existing native supplicant. The WLAN Supplicant can be configured to support any of the following specifications:
- Cisco Certified eXtensions (CCX) version 4 or 5 (for Cisco CDN members)
- Wi-Fi Voice Enterprise
- Wi-Fi Passpoint
- Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
- Wi-Fi Direct
- WPA2-Personal and WPA2-Enterprise with full EAP authentication support
WLAN Supplicant on the Gumstix Overo platform
dB Performance has chosen the Gumstix Overo platform as the WLAN Supplicant hardware reference for Windows CE 6.0 and Windows CE 7.0. Designers can be confident that the WLAN Supplicant has been fully tested and supported on the Gumstix platform. The dB Performance software development team has expert knowledge of the Gumstix Overo platform, and can assist in projects ranging from BSP development to driver and supplicant integration.
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