Arrow, Amp’ed Sign Distribution Deal

Amp’ed RF Wireless Technology, an international provider of advanced IoT wireless modules announces a strategic distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics to bring Wi-Fi/ Bluetooth and Combo IoT integrated circuits (IC) and modules to the automotive, consumer electronics, wearable, audio, health, toy and defense industries. Arrow’s network of value added resellers will allow easier and wider…

Future Electronics Samples Cypress 802.11ac Solutions

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate sampling availability of Cypress’s new CYW43455 and CYW54907 802.11ac wireless connectivity solutions for the IoT, with full production scheduled for May 2017. These new WICED®-based Wi-Fi® MCU and combo solutions from Cypress streamline the integration of high performance Wi-Fi into IoT devices, thus…

Mouser Stocks BeagleBone Green Wireless

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the BeagleBone Green Wireless, a Linux-based development board from BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. The BeagleBone Green Wireless is the first board in the BeagleBone community to feature a wireless connection, boasting both 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth® 4.1 low energy connectivity in place of the BeagleBone Green’s Ethernet connection.…

RS Components Expands With Jorjin Technologies

RS Components (RS), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have introduced an exciting new range of wireless modules and system-in-package devices, under an exclusive distribution agreement with Jorjin Technologies Inc. of Taiwan. The Jorjin portfolio enables RS customers to accelerate time to market and deliver competitively priced Internet of…

Marvell Claims First 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 Processor

CES – Las Vegas — Marvell has claimed the industry’s first 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 processor, the Marvell Avastar 88W8964, featuring 160 MHz bandwidth and multi-user, multiple input and multiple output (MU-MIMO) support. With built-in 802.11ac 160 MHz support, the new chip achieves 2.6 Gbps peak data rate making it suitable for high speed enterprise access points and…

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…

u-blox Acquires IP for Industrial Wi-Fi

Thalwil, Switzerland — Swiss u‑blox (SIX:UBXN), a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, has acquired the company Antcor, a developer of Wi-Fi baseband intellectual property (IP). The acquisition consists of a purchase of 100% of the shares of Antcor Advanced Network Technologies S.A. at a price…

CEVA Acquires RivieraWaves

Mountain View, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of DSP-based IP platforms for vision, audio, communications and connectivity, today announced that it has acquired RivieraWaves, a privately held company and a leading provider of wireless connectivity IP for Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®  technologies. RivieraWaves expands CEVA’s licensing and royalty revenue base in its…

TI Delivers Single-Chip Wi-Fi Solution

Dallas, Tex. – Texas Instruments (TI) has launched its SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 and CC3200 platforms for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The SimpleLink Wi-Fi family is the first in a series of low-power SimpleLink wireless connectivity solutions for the IoT. The Internet-on-a-chip family allows customers to easily add embedded Wi-Fi and Internet to a variety of home, industrial and…