This is the very popular 2.4GHz XBee module from Digi. These modules take the 802.15.4 stack (the basis for Zigbee) and wrap it into a simple to use serial command set. These modules allow a very reliable and simple communication between microcontrollerscomputerssystemsreally anything with a serial port! Point to point and multi-point networks are supported
Note: If you are using these outside of the United Statesplease check with your local laws regarding radio communication.