Category Archives: Chipset

Notebook Makers Cautiously Await MIMO For Wireless Boost

Notebook PC makers are beginning to make room for MIMO. Via []Continue Reading

Intel Talks Up Universal Wireless Networking

Intel has promised to unveil technology that automatically switches between radio networks, providing always-on wireless network connectivity for mobile devices. Via []Continue Reading

TI, Ember Team On Low-power ZigBee Chipset

Texas Instruments Inc. has announced a collaboration with Ember Corp. to unveil the lowest power consuming ZigBee networking and microcontroller platform. Via []Continue Reading

WiMax PC Cards On The Market Soon

PCs and laptops loaded with wireless wide area networking 802.16 WiMax cards could hit the mass market much earlier than many observers had expected, research published today had predicted. Via []Continue Reading

New Wi-Fi Chips Embedded In Samsung Laptops

Samsung is set to announce Wednesday that it will be the first laptop maker to incorporate new technology that greatly expands the range of Wi-Fi access and speeds up performance. Via []Continue Reading

New Players Join Mobile Wireless LAN Chip Market

The market for emerging mobile wireless LAN chips became interesting this week, with two new players, Atheros Communications Inc and Conexant Systems Inc, announcing products on the same day. Then heavyweight Texas Instruments Inc issued a statement the following day simply declaring its position in the market. Via []Continue Reading

Three Chip Vendors Bet On Wi-Fi Boom

Metalink, SyChip and Atheros will all announce Wi-Fi-based chips this week, in the belief that video, voice-over-Internet Protocol and embedded consumer applications ranging from handsets to digital cameras will supercharge the growth of Wi-Fi wireless networking. Via []Continue Reading

Fujitsu, SiGe Semi Collaborate On WiMAX Design

Fujitsu Microelectronics America Inc. and SiGe Semiconductor Inc. have announced the availability of a complete reference design for developing WiMAX-capable broadband wireless access systems. Via []Continue Reading

Atheros, QuickLogic Combine For WLAN Connectivity

QuickLogic and Atheros Communications have jointly developed an 802.11 a/b/g connectivity platform linking the former’s uWatt Programmable Bridges and Atheros’ WLAN chipsets. Via []Continue Reading

Intel Ships Wireless Broadband Chips

Wireless broadband has just taken a big leap forward. Via []Continue Reading