ST-Ericsson introduced Wi-Fi into mobile devices with leading Tier 1 OEMs and has shipped over 50 million Wi-Fi products into mobile handsets. Our extensive experience of RF and Bluetooth coexistence in complex multi-radio cellular platforms ensures our connectivity devices to meet the tough demands of mobile handsets. Furthermore, with proven software stability and pre-integration into the mobile platform, we provide confidence to our customers to deliver a complete smartphone on time.
Wi-Fi has seen a rapid growth that has followed the success of internet enabled mobile and consumer electronic devices. Traditionally dominated by laptop sales, Wi-Fi is now expanding into smartphones, games consoles, TVs, ebooks and tablets. With the launch by the Wi-Fi Alliance of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Wi-Fi Direct™, the use of Wi-Fi connections moves beyond internet access to allow consumers to share and sync their fixed and mobile devices quickly and easily.
Our current combo solution CG2905 (GPS+Bluetooth+FM Radio) and the dual band CW1260 (WLAN), or cost optimized single band solutions CW1160 and CW1100 (WLAN), offer a lower BOM, better cost structure, lower power and more flexible layout than currently available solutions. We are driving the realization of smaller geometries with our customers in mobile devices to deliver the best solutions for smartphone and tablet platforms.
Wi-Fi is the generic term used to describe WI-FI data connections based on the IEEE802.11 standard and its amendments. It provides a Wireless Local Area Connection via Access Points in offices, at home and in over 750,000 Hotspots around the world to the internet. Wi-Fi Direct further extends the capabilities of Wi-Fi CertifiedTM devices allowing fast, secure and simple media sharing without the need for an infrastructure.