Broadcom Combo Chip Doubles Wi-Fi Performance

Irvine, Calif., — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced the industry’s most powerful 5G WiFi (802.11ac) 2×2 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) combo chip for mobile devices. The BCM4358 delivers unparalleled throughput, Bluetooth co-existence performance and indoor location accuracy, enabling OEMs to design high-end…

Broadcom Offers New WICED Dev Kit for IoT

Irvine, Calif. — News Highlights: Enables software and hardware developers to prototype and experiment with new Internet of Things (IoT)  applications Includes latest WICED™ Bluetooth® Smart chip and five low-power MEMS sensors Development kit and smartphone app can be connected and running programs in minutes Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor…

Broadcom Q2 Revenue Slips

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today reported unaudited financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. “Broadcom performed well in the June quarter,” said Scott McGregor, Broadcom’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We recently made the difficult, but prudent decision to wind…

Capacitive Touch Controller Tags Forecast to Drop

Seoul, South Korea  – Pricing for capacitive touch controller ICs is expected to fall due to growing competition from Chinese-Taiwanese suppliers, but this should not impact the market’s positive growth trend, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). The capacitive touch controller IC market is forecast to reach about $2.8 billion in 2017, an increase of nearly 50…

Industry Leaders Launch Consortium to Drive IoT Standards

Santa Clara, Calif. – Technology industry leaders – Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, Samsung Electronics, and Wind River – have joined together to form a new industry consortium to develop a connectivity framework that is open, secure and manageable for the products that make up the Internet of Things (IoT). The focus of the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) is to define a common…

Broadcom Apps Processor Enables First Cloud-Connected Robotic Sprinkler

Irvine, Calif. — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its low-power applications processor is the technology behind an innovative new product designed to dramatically reduce water consumption. The Droplet Robotic Sprinkler leverages real-time data from more than 10,000 weather stations, millions of square miles of…

Broadcom, ShanghaiTech Partner on Wi-Fi City, IoT Innovation

Shanghai, — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced an alliance with ShanghaiTech University to bring enhanced Wi-Fi infrastructure to Shanghai and to accelerate product development for the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. The Alliance Signing Ceremony was held at the Broadcom Asia…

QLogic Acquires Certain Broadcom Assets

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, and QLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced a definitive agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to…