Recent UWB Headlines
BWE Magazine Westinghouse Digital and Pulse-LINK Unveil the World's First Ultrawideband Broadband Wireless HDTV at CES 2008
Westinghouse Digital Electronics, one of the top five LCD manufacturers in the U.S.(a), and Pulse ~ LINK, Inc., the UWB semiconductor performance leader, today introduced the world ' s first fully integrated wireless HDTV. The High Definition LCD TV, featuring Pulse ~ LINK ' s integrated CWave UWB Wireless HDMI technology, will be on display for the first time at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7-10.
BWE Magazine WiMedia Certifies First PHYs for High Band Operation, Paving the Way for Global UWB Adoption
The WiMedia Alliance announced the certification of the first three Ultra Wideband (UWB) physical layer chipsets (PHYs) to support the WiMedia Spectrum Extension Release (SER) announced in August. The chips from Alereon, Realtek and Staccato Communications support operation in Band Groups 1 and 3 (3.1 to 4.8GHz and 6.3 to 7.9GHz, respectively). The Alereon and Staccato chips also support operation in Band Group 6 (7.4 to 9.0GHz).
BWE Magazine Focus Enhancements Demonstrates Low Cost HD UWB Video Streaming for Consumer Applications at Computex
Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, video conversion and digital media, will demonstrate HD Video Streaming at Computex Taipei from June 3-7.
BWE Magazine Xi'an Haitian Captures Market Opportunities & 3G Growth Develops UWB Antennas Covering All Bands
One of the PRC's leading manufacturers of telecommunications antennas, Xi'an Haitian Antenna Technologies Co., Ltd. has successfully developed ultra-wideband antennas (UWB antennas), and improved and enhanced its 128 multi-probe 3D radiation pattern test system, with these two technologies, the Group developed innovative technology which covers all bands. Together with its production of UWB antennas products, will provide a further significant boost to the Group's future development.
BWE Magazine Ultrawideband Broadband Wireless Chipset Manufacturer Secures $24 Million in Funding
Wisair, a leading provider of single-chip based Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB (WUSB) solutions, announced that it has secured $24 million in its latest round of funding. The financing included four new international investors and was led by Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE), a US-based private equity fund investing in growth capital and late stage venture opportunities. SGE was joined by European-based Advent Venture Partners, Bridge Capital Fund of Japan (an affiliate of Nikko Antfactory), and Yasud...
BWE Magazine Ultrawideband Internal Planar Broadband Wireless Antennas Offer High Gain and Low Profile for High-Speed, Short-Range Data Communication Equipment
Pulse, a Technitrol Company (NYSE:TNL) introduces its ultra-wide band (UWB) family of high-gain, low-profile, internal planar antennas for high-speed, short-range data communication equipment. These antennas come in sizes that are optimized for applications currently using the UWB spectrum and create opportunities for additional applications on the UWB spectrum. Current applications include laptops, M2M devices, PDAs, smart phones, and high-definition multimedia interfaces (HDMIs) operating on the full 3.1...
BWE Magazine WiMedia Alliance Certifies First Ultra-Wideband Products
The WiMedia Alliance announced the first silicon products certified on its Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Common Radio Platform. A total of 12 platforms from WiMedia members Alereon, Inc., Artimi, Inc., Intel Corporation, Realtek Semiconductor Corporation, Staccato Communications, Tzero Technologies, WiQuest Communications and Wisair have successfully completed both phases of the Alliance's compliance and interoperability testing, paving the way for the introduction of WiMedia-based end-user devices in the personal ...
BWE Magazine Bluetooth and Ultra-Wideband Expert Highlights 2008 Trends at CES
Colin Macnab, CEO of Artimi, will present market opportunities for Bluetooth and ultra-wideband (UWB) technologies during a wireless technology panel session at International CES 2008 in Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2008.
BWE Magazine UltraWideband Rollout Continues Pace by Electing CSR to WiMedia Alliance Board
CSR (LSE: CSR) announced that Kristine Overlaur has been appointed to the board responsible for bringing UWB (Ultra Wideband) Bluetooth to the mass market, the WiMedia Alliance. The appointment underlines CSR's UWB technology for worldwide use in mobile phones and other battery powered portable devices, with single chip silicon available in H208 with volume ramping in 2009.
BWE Magazine Stonestreet One Achieves WiMedia's Ultrawideband Promoter Status
Stonestreet One, Inc. announced that it has become a promoter member of the WiMedia Alliance. As part of its promoter-level status, Stonestreet One also has joined the WiMedia Board of Directors.
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