Mobile connectivity has become an indispensable part of our daily lives. Whether for work or play, consumers expect their essential portable devices to surf the internet, Skype, navigate, and play their music and movies… all without wires.
Qualcomm Atheros is making it easy to add high-performance Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and location capabilities to just about every genre of portable consumer electronic devices conceivable. Our compact, ultra low-power, full-featured solutions are optimized to provide connectivity in:
- Mobile gaming
- Remote controls
- Personal navigators
- Portable media players & Internet radios
- Digital still and video cameras
- Portable printers
- Grid appliances
Qualcomm Atheros Mobile WLAN
Qualcomm Atheros' Wi-Fi solutions are enabling Internet connectivity and device-to-device content sharing in a wide array of mobile consumer electronics, creating opportunities for entirely new consumer applications with portable devices. Qualcomm Atheros has helped remove the barriers to adding Wi-Fi to mobile consumer electronics, turning what was once “nice to have” into a “must have” feature. With low current consumption, up to 170 Mbps of actual throughput, significant BOM integration and extremely small size, Qualcomm Atheros solutions enable compact, high-performance connectivity that supports rich media content, real-time gaming, photo and file sharing, while minimally impacting the product’s battery life.
Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth® Technology
Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth technology enables portable consumer electronics to create personal area connections with a multitude of Bluetooth-enabled devices, to enhance voice and data applications. With support for Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy and Bluetooth 3.0 High Speed , Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth solutions combine the bandwidth of Wi-Fi with the ease of Bluetooth pairing for consumer electronics devices, enabling support for robust, high-bandwidth applications and longer battery charges.
Qualcomm Atheros Mobile Wi-Fi + Bluetooth®
Our mobile Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combination solutions deliver the optimized throughput, size and power savings needed for mobile and embedded devices. Despite their tiny footprint and energy-saving qualities, our mobile Wi-Fi + Bluetooth solutions feature Qualcomm Atheros Align® 1-stream 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed and Universal Wireless Cooperation™, for advanced wireless coexistence.
Qualcomm® IZat™ Location Technology
IZat location solutions provide always-on positioning capabilities with unmatched accuracy and minimal impact on battery life. IZat GNSS chipsets are integrated into Qualcomm’s MSM, MDM and APQ platforms, and also sold as discrete SoCs to support a wide variety of device architectures. Qualcomm's end-to-end location platform augments satellite-based measurements with cellular, Wi-Fi and sensor positioning techniques, and leverages an array of cloud-based assistance servers to provide a superior location experience.