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Feb 14th, 2012
TI introduces new WLCSP radio chips for mobile applications
Achieving another wireless connectivity milestone, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today introduced the WiLink™ 8.0 product family: a collection of 45-nanometer single-chip solutions that integrate up to five different radios, and set the stage for next-generation mobile Wi-Fi®, GNSS, NFC, Bluetooth® and FM transmit/receive applications.
The WiLink 8.0 architecture supports various combinations of these technologies, allowing for customized solutions to address the unique needs and price points of all mobile markets. Each chip variant comes in a compact WSP package that can be mounted directly on a PCB, and includes all required RF front ends, a complete power management system, and comprehensive coexistence mechanisms. At the system level, the five-radio WiLink 8.0 chip offers a 60 percent cost reduction, 45 percent decrease in size and 30 percent lower power consumption compared to traditional multi-chip offerings.
Full press release here.
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