group has been making noise
all year in what looks like run up to big things in 2009, so two of its biggest supporters
, Panasonic and Samsung, are putting their money where their mouth is, with a "strategic investment" in developer SiBEAM
. No word on exactly how much cash was laid out by the two, but the 60Ghz band chip maker is spinning it as a clear show of confidence from two of the world's biggest consumer electronics manufacturers that will help it roll out product in the future. With more than a few
variants of cable-free technology on shelves or on the way we'll need to see actual hardware for sale before lining up as true believers.