ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Wi-Fi Chipset integrates in smartphone application processors.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
December 19, 2011 - Addressing emerging markets for wire speed data transfers over wireless, Quali-Fi(TM) 802.11ac delivers Wi-Fi links on mobile devices under adverse RF environments. Product offers advanced beamforming, multi-user MIMO, LDPC, and flexible use of non-contiguous channels. Quali-Fi unit is accompanied by software framework that includes access point, Wi-Fi certified client, and Wi-Fi Direct(TM) functionality.

Redpine Signals Releases First Ultra Low Power 802.11ac Technology for Smartphone Application Processors


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

Redpine Signals, Inc.
2107 North First Street, Suite #680
San Jose, CA, 95131-2019
USA



Press release date: December 14, 2011

Redpine's new Quali-Fi(TM) 802.11ac implementation delivers high throughput Wi-Fi links on mobile devices under adverse RF environments

SAN JOSE, Calif., -- Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra low power and high-performance multi-standard wireless chipsets and systems, today announced the release of the industry's first IEEE 802.11ac technology offering for integration into smartphone application processors and mobile combo chips. By developing the latest Wi-Fi technology, Redpine helps to drive the market for mobile devices with even faster data rates and low power consumption.

Redpine's Quali-Fi(TM) 802.11ac ultra low power technology addresses the emerging markets for wire speed data transfers over wireless, enabling high utilization of the increasingly crowded license-free spectrum. The standard focuses on the 5 GHz band with its wide array of available channels. It also increases data rates through a combination of wider channel bandwidth - up from 40 MHz in 11n to 80 MHz and 160 MHz - more complex 256 QAM modulations and MIMO streams.

"Our Quali-Fi(TM) technology leverages proven low power innovations spanning over ten years and provides an optimal solution for integration into smart phone application processors and mobile combo chips," said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. "This industry-first offering would enable the early adoption of the next generation Wi-Fi technology into mobile computing products. Redpine has had a long history of releasing innovative ultra low power products in the wireless arena. Our low power 802.11b/g product was released in 2005, which was followed by our pioneering single-stream 802.11n product in 2007, and now with our 802.11ac offering, we are continuing with our tradition of being industry first in low power Wi-Fi technology for the mobile market."

Redpine's Quali-Fi licensable product includes extensive hooks for supporting coexistence among the host of other wireless technologies available in smartphones, tablets and other mobile products, with innovations supporting high wireless performance on WLAN as well as on other wireless interfaces. And with legacy 802.11abgn support, it also provides the simultaneous dual-band operation that Redpine pioneered in its Maxi-FiŽ BEAM450(TM) product for efficient operation in future RF environments. Other performance enhancing features include advanced beamforming, multi-user MIMO, LDPC, and flexible use of non-contiguous channels to enable higher bandwidth operation.

The Quali-Fi product is accompanied by Redpine's software framework that includes an access point, Wi-Fi certified client and Redpine's Wi-Fi Direct(TM) functionality.

About Redpine Signals, Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Redpine Signals, Inc., is a fabless semiconductor and wireless system solutions company focusing on ultra-low-power and high-performance products for next-generation wireless applications. Redpine was founded in 2001 and was the first in the industry to launch an ultra low power and low-cost single-stream 802.11n chipset in late 2007. Redpine offers chipsets, modules and solutions covering multiple market segments including industrial, consumer electronics, medical, mobile, PC, and smart energy. Its technology portfolio includes multi-stream 802.11n along with mobile WiMax (802.16e) and LTE technologies. The company has more than 120 employees worldwide. For more information on Redpine products, visit http://www.redpinesignals.com/ or contact Redpine at info@redpinesignals.com.

Redpine Signals, the Redpine logo, Lite-Fi, and Maxi-Fi are registered trademarks of Redpine Signals, Inc. All other company names, products and logos are registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Web Site: http://www.redpinesignals.com
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Electronic Components and Devices
 More New Product News from this company:
Wearable RTLS Tag features dual-band capability.
RTLS Tag and Location System supports 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
Wireless M2M Combo Chip fosters integrated connectivity.
Wi-Fi RTLS Tags operate in 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
Self-Contained 802.11n WiFi Module serves M2M Markets.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Redpine Signals Offers Complete Suite of Wireless Technology for System-on-Chip (SoC) Integration
Redpine Signals Announces Industry's First Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4GHz 802.11n/BT4.0 + 5GHz MIMO 802.11ac Convergence SoC
Redpine Signals and Grid2Home Partner to Offer SEP 2.0 Profile Over 802.11n Wi-Fi
Redpine Signals Launches Industry's First Simultaneous Dual-band and High Performance 450 Mbps 3x3 802.11n Chipset for Digital Home and Enterprise Applications
Redpine Signals' Lite-Fi(TM) Ultra Low Power 802.11n Wi-FiŽ Solution Achieves Lower Power Than Competing 802.11b/g Solutions for Mobile Handsets
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
RF Integrated Circuits
Telecommunications Integrated Circuits
Join the forum discussion at:
Wired In




Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address