Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine is the World's Largest Source of Broadband Wireless WiMAX, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Wireless ISP News and How to Articles  

“Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine is the World's Largest
News Source of Broadband Wireless Internet Access Services and 3G Products”

3G, Internet Access WiMAX, Wi-Fi, WISP, How-To, Vendors, Products, Success Stories
Home  About BWE  Contact BWE  Site Map  BWE Login  Subscribe

Broadband Wireless Internet Access Services:

 Bookmark this Page

 Advertise on BWE
 Broadband Wireless News
 What is a Wireless ISP?
 "How To" WISP Articles
 Build Request for Proposal
 Wireless ISP Budgets
 Wireless Internet Products
 Wireless Internet Vendors
 Wireless Internet Jobs
 Top 10 WISP List
 Top 10 Wi-Fi Hotspots
 Top 10 Wireless Vendors
 Types of Internet Access
 Wireless ISPs
 Wireless Internet Glossary
 Business Development
 Wireless Business Leads
 Wireless Bus. Resources
 Wireless Q&A's
 Wireless Marketing
 Wireless Investments
 Wireless Success Stories
 FREE Subscriptions
 FREE RSS News Feeds
 BWE Media Kit
 Search News Archives

Search for Broadband Wireless Companies and New Broadband Wireless Products:


www.bbwexchange.com

Must See Broadband Wireless Products

 Your Link Here - $200
 

Broadband Wireless News:

  3G
  802.11a
  802.11b
  802.11g
  802.11n MIMO
  802.16 WiMAX
  Alternative Energy
  Amplifiers
  Antennas
  Bluetooth
  Cable Modems
  Chipsets
  DSL
  Financial
  Free Space Optics
  ISP
  Licensed Spectrum
  Mesh Networks
  Marketing Agreements
  Personnel Moves
  Point-to-Multipoint
  Point-to-Point
  OFDM
  Research Reports
  RFID
  Roaming Agreements
  RSS
  Satellite UpLinks
  Security
  Technology
  Towers
  Ultrawideband
  Video Games
  Voice over IP (VoIP)
  Wi-Fi Hotspots
  Wireless ISPs

Ceragon - High Capacity Wireless Backhaul Solutions
Email this article to a colleague    Bookmark this pageClick the folder to bookmark this page! 

WiMedia Alliance Certifies Alereon AL5000 Ultra Wideband Platform

10/30/07 - Alereon, Inc., a leading Ultra Wideband (UWB) technology vendor, announced the WiMedia Alliance certification of Alereon's AL5000 platform as one of the first silicon products certified on WiMedia's Ultra Wideband (UWB) Common Radio Platform.


WiMedia certification assures customers of interoperability with other WiMedia compliant platforms. Alereon's chipset has been sampling since June and is the only Wireless USB and WiMedia solution to meet regulatory requirements worldwide, including the US, Japan, Korea, Europe and draft regulations in China. Further, the AL5000 platform is capable of supporting frequencies from 3.1 to 10.6GHz, which covers band groups 1, 2, 3, 6, 4 and 5, providing customers with the frequency agility under software control to develop a single solution for all worldwide applications, or to develop specific systems for a single geography.

"This is yet another significant milestone as we continue to work with the WiMedia Alliance in driving the growth of the UWB and Certified Wireless USB market," said Eric Broockman, CEO of Alereon. "With the recent successful registration of both our AL5300/4100 chipset and AL5300/5100 worldwide chipset, in addition to the Wireless USB certification we received in April, we continue to be the only company that can provide solutions that are flexible enough to meet the regulatory requirements worldwide, without sacrificing performance. Further, our full high-band support future proofs our customers products by enabling customers to begin development now for the future high speed Bluetooth specification, which specifies the use of frequencies above 6Ghz."

The AL5000 family chipset integrates all the essential RF circuitry, including power amplifier, LNA and T/R switch in addition to the Media Access Controller (MAC) and BaseBand Processor (BBP), and includes the software necessary to develop a worldwide Wireless USB product. Covering the entire WiMedia spectrum from 3.1GHz to 10.6 GHz, the AL5300/5100 chipset was optimized for both PC host applications and embedded applications - such as PC aftermarket devices, handheld electronics, consumer electronics and mobile products, where space and power consumption are at a premium. Alereon recently demonstrated its worldwide solution in an 11mm x14 mm module at CEATEC, achieving applications level throughput over 200Mbps in Bandgroup 6, as well as in a 1/2 mini-card solution at the Intel Developers Forum.

Keywords: uwb technology, wimedia alliance, wireless usb, alereon, chipset, regulatory requirements, bbp, ultra wideband, usb market, band groups, baseband processor, rf circuitry, bluetooth specification, compliant platforms, frequency agility, Wireless Chipsets

By Robert Hoskins

Click here for more 802.11 News

Free Newsletter Signup

Send mail to Robert Hoskins with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright © 2001-2011 Broadband Wireless Exchange, Inc.

Website programmed and maintained by Unger Technologies L.L.C.
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish