Category Archives: Intersil

Intersil Quits ‘Overcrowded’ WiFi, Finds Sucker To Buy

The writing is on the wall for WiFi chip suppliers. The WLAN market may be about to boom, but the main beneficiaries of the boom look like being Cisco and Intel – so Intersil has sold off its Prism line of chips to someone who thinks they can out-think those two giants. Via []Continue Reading

Intersil Claims First Dual-Band Chipset For 802.11 Trio

Intersil Corp. today laid claim to the first two-chip, dual-band wireless LAN chipset for 802.11a, b and g. Via []Continue Reading

Chipmaker Packs Wi-Fi Into Handhelds

Intersil is working to add wireless networking to handheld devices. Via []Continue Reading

Industry First 802.11g Chip Set Announced

Intersil Corporation today announced the industry’s first chip set designed to support the IEEE 802.11g draft standard. The Intersil PRISM GT chip set, operating in the 2.4 Ghz band, will enable data transmission speeds of up to 54 Mbps with backwards compatibility to 802.11b infrastructures. This news comes roughly two and a half months afterContinue Reading