|11/04/08||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).
|10/03/08||Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
|06/05/08||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.
|06/03/08||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.
|05/06/08||Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network|
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
|03/10/08||MobileMonday Toronto Returns With "Mobile Moguls Looking for Money"|
MobileMonday Toronto, the mobile industry networking group, will hold their second annual Venture Capital panel, with prospective mobile entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to some of Canada's leading Venture Capital companies.
|03/04/08||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 Yasuda Ventures. Existing Wisair investors also participated, and included Apax Partners, Broadcom, Intel Capital, Vertex, and Zisapel brothers from the RAD group.
|02/25/08||Ekahau Increases Power of Wi-Fi RTLS Positioning Engine|
Ekahau Inc. announced the immediate availability of Ekahau Positioning Engine (EPE) 4.2, which improves the solution's ability to deliver unmatched, standards-based location accuracy, speed and savings to the Wi-Fi based RTLS market and application developers. EPE 4.2 is the foundation for Ekahau RTLS, the only comprehensive turn-key RTLS system that can be installed over any brand or generation of Wi-Fi infrastructure. Ekahau RTLS is a software solution that supports location tracking with room-level or better accuracy using only the existing Wi-Fi network. It does not require additional chokepoints, UWB antennas or other proprietary infrastructure, as is the case with many other RTLS systems.
|01/17/08||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 3.1-10.3 gigahertz (GHz) UWB spectrum. Pulse's UWB antennas enable high-speed wireless connection between devices.
|01/07/08||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.
|12/26/07||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.
|12/17/07||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.
|12/12/07||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.
|12/11/07||According to In-Stat Ultrawideband Beginning to Take Off|
The market for Ultrawideband (UWB) silicon is finally beginning to take off in 2007, reports In-Stat. Though regulatory hurdles over UWB still persist worldwide, the first UWB-enabled notebook PCs have shipped this year from Dell, Lenovo, and Toshiba, the high-tech market research firm says.
|10/30/07||WiMedia Alliance Certifies Alereon AL5000 Ultra Wideband Platform|
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.
|10/09/07||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 computing, consumer electronics and mobile device markets.
|10/09/07||Wisair's Wireless USB Single Chip Achieves WiMedia Platform Certification|
Wisair announced that its WSR601, CMOS single chip was awarded WiMedia platform certification. Covering both MAC and PHY layers, WiMedia certified platforms ensure interoperability and coexistence between products and serve as the foundation for Certified Wireless USB products. This follows upon the WSR601 chip successfully passing WiMedia Physical (PHY) layer compliance and interoperability tests and being designated as a registered PHY in the WiMedia integrators' list last month.
|10/09/07||Realtek's RTU7300 and RTU7105 Ultra-Wideband Controllers Achieve WiMedia Platform Certification|
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2379.TW) announced that its RTU7300 ultra-wideband Media Access Controller (MAC) and RTU7105 single-chip combined ultra-wideband MAC and physical layer (PHY) solution have each achieved approval as WiMedia Certified Platforms, as part of the first set of platform certifications from the WiMedia Alliance.
|08/15/07||Wisair Bolsters Ultrawideband Management Team with Seasoned Semiconductor Veterans|
Wisair, a leading provider of Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB (WUSB) chipset solutions, announced that it has enhanced its management team with two seasoned managers from the wireless semiconductor industry. Ziv Azmanov joins the company as vice president of marketing and Tal Keren-zvi joins as the Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) vice president.
|07/25/07||Staccato's Single-Chip CMOS Ultra Wideband Solution Achieves Certification Milestones in US and Japanese Markets|
Staccato Communications announced that its Ripcord product family has earned official FCC certification and Japan TELEC regulatory approval. By delivering FCC and TELEC standards-compliant devices, Staccato is able to advance the state of reference design kits with customer engagements and accelerate customer time-to-market in both the US and Japan. As Ripcord approaches the production cycle and prepares to undergo additional certification processes, it remains as proof that the single-chip, all-CMOS solution is not only possible, but offers the most competitive offering due to the inherent performance and cost advantages of a design based on only one chip.
|06/25/07||Pulse~LINK Asserts IP Rights Against Tzero Technologies for Patent Infringement|
Pulse~LINK, Inc. announced that it has commenced federal litigation against Tzero Technologies of Sunnyvale, California, claiming infringement of Pulse~LINK's patented UWB communications technologies.
|06/19/07||Alereon Announces Industry's First 3.1-10.6 GHz World Wide Ultrawideband Solution|
Alereon, Inc. announced its AL5000 Family, the first ultrawideband solution able to meet all regulatory requirements worldwide for applications based on Certified Wireless USB, Bluetooth and WiMedia. The initial products in the AL5000 Family include the AL5300 Dual Role Device Media Access Controller/BaseBand Processor (MAC/BBP) and the AL5100 RF Transceiver, both based upon and software compatible with the AL4000 Certified Wireless USB chipset, the only native device solution certified by the USB-Implementers Forum (USB-IF).
|05/24/07||Advanced Wireless Communications Continues to Provide a Comparative Study of Enabling Technologies for 4G|
Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Advanced Wireless Communications: 4G Cognitive and Cooperative Broadband Technologies, 2nd Edition" to their offering.
|05/23/07||Motorola Flagship RF Switch Enables Wi-Fi Location Services, Enhanced Management and Security|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced several new enhancements to
its flagship, enterprise-class RFS7000 RF Switch to support location
services, management and security services. The RFS7000 can support
Motorola and third- party vendor services, providing operational value to
large businesses requiring a wireless LAN for their enterprise mobility
|05/08/07||E-Band Communications Corp. Names Former Motorola and Ericsson Executive Bo Hedfors to Board of Directors|
E-Band Communications Corp., a leading developer of multi-gigabit
capacity wireless communication systems based on 70/80 GHz millimeter
wave radio technology, announced the appointment of Bo Hedfors
to the company's Board of Directors.
|04/12/07||Verigy and DELTA Microelectronics Team Up to Provide Final Testing for RF Applications in Europe|
Verigy and Delta are collaborating to provide best-in-class
engineering, ramp-up and final testing support, in Europe as well as
in Asia and the U.S. DELTA has purchased two Verigy V93000 Pin Scale
systems with RF capability, which will be used for engineering,
characterization and volume test on wafer and in final test for
high-performance RF applications such as Bluetooth, GSM, UWB, FireWire
|03/19/07||Sybase Opens RFID Wireless Development Center in Singapore|
Designed as a research and development hub for Sybase's industry leading mobile and wireless software solutions, the new Wireless Development Center will focus on developing new technologies in the areas of RFID, embedded software, and mobile middleware for the enterprise. This will include developing Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband Software Development Kits for mobile device manufacturers (OEM and ODMs.)
|02/28/07||EU Approves General Usage of Ubisense Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Active RFID Location System|
A harmonizing decision of the European Commission has been adopted today outlining the mandatory conditions for the use of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology across the 27 member states of the European Union. UWB is a radio technology which sends low energy pulses across a wide spread of frequencies enabling high data rate communications, imaging of objects through walls and high precision location tracking
|02/28/07||X-Change Corporation Signs Wireless Distribution Agreement with Ubisense|
X-Change Corporation (OTCBB: XCHC) announced that its wholly
owned subsidiary, AirGATE Technologies, Inc., has signed a VAR (value
added reseller) Agreement with Ubisense.
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|02/15/07||Ecma Develops New 60 GHz Broadband Wireles Radio Standard for Short Range Gigabit Wireless Transfers|
Ecma International is developing an International Standard for 60
GHz technology for very high data rate short range unlicensed
communications aiming at bulk data transfer, high-definition
multimedia streaming and wireless personal area networking
|01/10/07||Alereon and Stonestreet One Announce Ultrawideband Mobile Solutions at CES|
Alereon, Inc. and Stonestreet One, Inc. announced the industry's first wireless USB solution for Microsoft Windows Mobile and Windows CE embedded platforms.
|01/10/07||Stonestreet One Announces Ultrawideband Products at CES|
The solution brings the power of Stonestreet One's advanced
UltraSuite(TM) portfolio of UWB software services to WiMedia-based
systems. This includes consumer devices and mobile electronics such as
PDA's, smart phones, portable media players, and gaming systems which
support compact flash (CF) and SDIO interfaces running Microsoft
Windows Mobile Edition, Portable PC, Smartphone or embedded Windows CE
|01/08/07||Pulse~LINK Introduces First Ultrawideband Whole-Home Wireless Network Interactive HD Solution at CES-2007|
Pulse~LINK will be introducing its CWave™ Whole-Home Interactive HD™ solution with demonstrations at numerous high-profile CES locations including booths and meeting rooms hosted by the High Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance (HANA), the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), Texas Instruments, and Vivid Logic- in addition to Pulse~LINK’s booth #26621 in the TechHome TechZone, South Hall 2, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
|12/15/06||Market for Wireless Multimedia Networking to Exceed 50 Million Units by 2010|
Industry adoption of next-generation specifications will provide a substantial boost to the market for wireless multimedia networking, prompting growth in excess of 50 million wireless network devices by 2010, according to "The Wireless Multimedia LAN: Requirements and Outlook." This new report from Parks Associates predicts that annual sales and shipments of wireless multimedia-capable devices, including home networking gears, personal computers, and fixed and mobile consumer electronics, will grow from 2.5 million units in 2006 to nearly 52 million units by year-end 2010, due in large part to standardization in the market.
|12/15/06||Pulselink to Rollout Ultrawideband for Whole-Home Distribution of HDTV and Multimedia Content in Q1 2007 at CES |
A2E Technologies has partnered with Pulse~LINK Inc., provider of Whole-Home Interactive HDÔ semiconductor solutions, to facilitate design support for customers incorporating CWave Ultra Wideband (UWB) technology. Pulse~LINK’s rollout of CWave products, enabling unprecedented whole-home connectivity of HDTV and multimedia content, will begin Q1 2007.
|12/15/06||DS-OFDM Ultrawideband Modulation Technique Wins Approval from FCC|
Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE)
announced it has received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval
for its unique Ultra Wideband (UWB) DS-OFDM modulation scheme. This
approval was granted without waiver restrictions that are currently being
applied to the WiMedia Standard UWB technology.
|12/13/06||Stonestreet One Opens Asia Customer Center for Ultrawideband and Bluetooth Customer Support|
Stonestreet One, Inc. announced the opening of its Taiwan customer development and sales support center. Located in Taipei, this new center will support a growing number of customers in the Asia-Pacific region who are designing wireless products using Stonestreet One's software and reference designs.
|12/12/06||Ultrawideband Vendors Receives $4 Million Investment from Samsung Ventures|
Alereon, Inc., the ultrawideband (UWB) technology leader for mobile WiMedia and Wireless USB solutions, announced it has received a $4 million investment from Samsung Ventures’ strategic technologies investment fund.
|12/11/06||Research Report Identifies Key Drivers in the Ultra-Wideband Communications Industry|
This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Advances in Ultra-Wideband Communications provides an overview of progress in ultra wideband technology along with key drivers, challenges, restraints, analysis of adoption factors. In addition to a technology overview, Frost & Sullivans expert analysts comprehensively identify the needs, evaluate the benefits, and analyze the future trends of this emerging wireless technology.
|12/04/06||Alereon Ultrawideband Radio Platform Above 6 GHz|
Alereon, Inc. announced its support
for the USB Implementers Forum's (USB-IF) plan to add support for
ultrawideband (UWB) frequencies above 6 GHz in the Wireless USB
specification in 2007. The extended specifications will expand the
current options for manufacturers in specific geographic regions and
better utilize the total available spectrum allocated for UWB.
|12/01/06||Ultrawideband Vendors Secures Official WiMedia PHY Registration for UWB Chipsets|
Staccato Communications announced the completion of the WiMedia Alliance's official interoperation and compatibility testing of their single-chip, all-CMOS Ripcord product family. As a result of passing all test requirements, Staccato's Ripcord PHY has officially been "registered" and declared ready as a foundational subcomponent of a complete WiMedia and Certified Wireless USB system.
|11/30/06||Tektronix Extends Industry-First Software for Ultra Wideband (UWB) WiMedia Radios|
UWB wireless technology promises a data transfer rate beyond 1Gbps to meet the demand of data-intensive future applications. With the Tektronix UWB WiMedia2 application, engineers will be able to design, debug, and validate performance of WiMedia Ultra Wideband radios used in Certified Wireless USB, WiNet and High Speed Bluetooth consumer electronics.
|10/25/06||WiQuest's Wireless USB External Adapter is First to Earn FCC Certification|
WiQuest Communications, Inc. announced that its wireless USB external adapter has been approved by the FCC. This makes it the first commercial product, based on the Certified Wireless USB specification from the USB Implementers Forum, to earn FCC certification for both outdoor and indoor use, reinforcing WiQuest's time-to-market leadership.
|10/15/06||UWB Generator 320 - Versatile Wireless USB Host and Device Emulator|
Saelig Co. Inc. announces UWB Generator 320 - the world's first frame generator for WiMedia Ultrawideband and Certified Wireless USB protocols. It helps verify product and component reliability by generating reproducible traffic, timing and error scenarios.
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|08/02/06||Examine Established Technologies and Protocols Specifically Applicable to the Wireless Connectivity Sector|
This market report analyzes and forecasts the global market for wireless connectivity technologies. The report includes a thorough evaluation of emerging wireless connectivity technologies including UWB, Bluetooth, and IEEE 802.11n. Analysis includes an assessment of market by UWB protocol (e.g. DS-UWB from Freescale, CW-UWB from PulseLink, and MB-OFDM UWB from the WiMedia Alliance). Included is analysis of the WiMedia Alliance, wireless USB, the UWB Forum.
|07/28/06||View Global & Regional Market Trends & Forecasts for the Wireless Connectivity Industry|
The report analyzes and forecasts the global market for
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PulseLink, and MB-OFDM UWB from the WiMedia Alliance). Included is
analysis of the WiMedia Alliance, wireless USB, the UWB Forum.
|07/28/06||WJ Communications to Web Cast Second Quarter 2006 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 1, 2006|
WJ Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of radio frequency (RF) solutions serving multiple markets targeting wireless communications, RF identification (RFID), WiMax, and broadband cable. WJ addresses the RF challenges in these multiple markets with its highly reliable amplifiers, mixers, RF integrated circuits (RFICs), RFID reader modules, chipsets, and multi-chip (MCM) modules.
|07/21/06||Ultra Bluetooth Now Running over Ultrawideband (UWB) Is Expected to Ship in Products in 2008|
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Bluetooth 2006: Mobile Phones & Headsets Driving the Market to New Heights to their offering.
|06/23/06||Staccato Communications Announces Partner Program|
Staccato Communications, an Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology pioneer and Certified Wireless USB leader, announced its Team Staccato Partner Program with 14 initial partners
|06/23/06||Tzero Unveils the Industry’s First Wireless Solution that Delivers Broadcast-Quality Video|
Delivering on the promise of a completely “wire-free home,” Tzero Technologies introduced the industry’s first and highest-performing solution that delivers broadcast-quality video over wireless networks
|06/22/06||Pulse~LINK Signs with Nagase for UWB Distribution in Japan|
Pulse~LINK, Inc., developer of high data rate Ultra Wideband (UWB) communications technologies, announced that it has signed with Nagase & Co, Ltd., a leading technology oriented distribution and marketing company based in Tokyo, as its official distributor for Japan
|06/17/06||Conterra Ultra Broadband Redirects Time Tested Microwave Frequencies for Last Mile Transport Service|
Conterra Ultra Broadband, a national provider of broadband network transport services, today introduced digital microwave networks as an affordable broadband solution for organizations without access to ‘last mile’ fiber
|06/15/06||Laird Technologies Introduces Small-Format, In-Building Wireless Antenna that Supports Wideband Coverage From 800 MHz|
Laird Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management, telematics and antenna solutions, introduced its UltraSphere CAF 94895, a micro-miniature, low profile, in-building wireless antenna that provides as high as 3.6 dBi gain and operates over the wideband frequency range of 800 MHz to 2.4 GHz enabling six different
technologies (AMPS, GSM, PCS, DCS, UMTS and Wi-Fi) to radiate through a single antenna device
|06/07/06||AboCom Chooses Staccato Communications’ Ripcord Solution Based on Certified Wireless USB for PC Products|
Staccato Communications announced that AboCom, a leading embedded WLAN solutions original design manufacturer (ODM), has chosen Staccato’s Ripcord family of single-chip, all-CMOS solutions based upon Certified Wireless USB for its PC dongle and hub products
|06/07/06||Wisair’s Second Generation Hub, Based On Certified Wireless USB, Offers 2X Greater Performance |
Wisair, a provider of WiMedia-based ultra-wideband (UWB) chipset solutions, today introduced its second generation Hub reference design, based on Certified Wireless USB
|06/06/06||Leading Wireless OEM Manufacturer Cellink Selects Staccato Communications' Ripcord Solutions |
Cellink, a global manufacturer of RF and Bluetooth wireless products based in Taiwan, has selected Staccato Communications' Ripcord family of single-chip, all-CMOS solutions for its PC dongle and hub products based upon Certified Wireless USB
|05/27/06||Vyyo Execs to Address Cable and Wireless Access Solutions at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Investor Event |
Vyyo Inc. (Nasdaq: VYYO), a global supplier of broadband access equipment for cable and private wireless broadband network solutions, announced that Davidi Gilo, chairman and CEO, and Steve Santamaria, senior vice president and general manager, business services, will deliver an overview of the company and its products at the annual Growth Conference hosted by Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. on Wednesday, May 31 at 3:45 p.m
|05/25/06||Tzero and Tektronix Establish Ultra Wideband Wireless Testing Gold Standard|
Tzero Technologies announced that it is working with Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK), a worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation to establish a gold standard for ultra wideband (UWB) testing
|05/19/06||Wireless Leader Helps Shape the Future for UWB
CSR plc (LSE: CSR.L) announced it has been appointed to the WiMedia Alliance Advisory Board. In this capacity, Kristine Overlaur, CSR's Technical Marketing Manager for North America, will attend the WiMedia Alliance Board of Directors (BoD) meetings, and bring to the table the company's experience to contribute to the evolution of the WiMedia Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology
|05/05/06||Pulse~LINK Debuts CWave Gigabit UWB Chipset at CONNECTIONS Digital Home Conference|
Pulse~LINK, Inc. announced the launch of its complete CWave UWB solution for unprecedented whole-home distribution of HDTV content, high quality multi-channel audio and high-speed data across in-home coax and wireless networks
|05/05/06||Alereon Selects Dr. David Shoemaker as VP of Engineering and Operations|
Alereon, Inc., a provider of complete solutions for WiMedia ultrawideband (UWB) applications, announced it has selected Dr. David Shoemaker as vice president of engineering and operations
|04/29/06||EE Times Names WiQuest to Its 60 Emerging Startups List|
WiQuest Communications, Inc. a fabless semiconductor company developing complete Ultrawideband (UWB) solutions, has been named to The EE Times 60 Emerging Startups list in
recognition of the company's compelling technology and financial strength
|04/28/06||BWE Releases New Wireless ISP Training Course Schedule|
All BWE class instructors are seasoned wireless RF engineers that have years of experience in building broadband wireless networks. BWE's classes are designed to give attendees a real world view of broadband wireless principles, equipment selection guidelines, and examples of what you should and should not do in order to build a carrier class broadband wireless data system.
|04/27/06||Wisair Pushing UWB to Very High Data Rates via PULSERS Phase II Research Project|
Wisair, a provider of WiMedia Ultra Wideband (UWB) chipset solutions based on Certified
Wireless USB, announced that it is leading the orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) Very High Data Rate (> 1 Gbps) work package for the PULSERS Phase II (Pervasive Ultra-wideband Low Spectral Energy Radio Systems Phase II) Research Project
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|03/30/06||Alereon Formally Supports Bluetooth SIG Acceptance of WiMedia Alliance UWB Radio |
Alereon, Inc., the foremost provider of complete solutions for WiMedia ultrawideband (UWB) applications, announced its support of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in its official acceptance of the WiMedia Alliance’s UWB radio platform for next generation Bluetooth applications
|03/29/06||Bluetooth SIG Selects WiMedia Alliance Ultra-Wideband Technology for High Speed Bluetooth Applications|
The Bluetooth SIG announced its selection of the WiMedia Alliance multiband orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) version of ultra-wideband (UWB) for integration with current Bluetooth wireless technology, thus taking the next step in its plan to create a version of the globally popular Bluetooth wireless technology with a high speed/high data rate option
|03/28/06||ARM Technology to be Used in Development of UWB Technology-Enabled Consumer Devices and Network Systems|
ARM [(LSE:ARM); (Nasdaq:ARMHY)] announced that industry-leading UWB chip and hardware companies Alereon, Focus Enhancements, Mindtree Consulting, Pulse~LINK and Staccato Communications are integrating ARM9 family microprocessor technology in their upcoming networking and consumer device products
|03/17/06||Artimi Successfully Completed Preliminary Interoperability Testing with Intel's Peripheral Development Kit |
Artimi Inc., the single chip Ultra Wideband (UWB) semiconductor company developing low power WiMedia-based complete systems solutions for Certified Wireless USB applications, announced its WiMedia MAC has successfully completed preliminary interoperability testing with Intel's PDK
|03/17/06||WiQuest Unveils New Wireless PCI Express Mini Card Based on Certified Wireless USB|
WiQuest Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company developing complete WiMedia-based Ultrawideband (UWB) solutions, announced availability of its third reference design kit that provides breakthrough wireless performance with standard WiMedia data rates from 53 Mbps to 480 Mbps
|03/14/06||Focus Enhancements Tapes-Out Digital Chip for Talaria Ultra Wideband Technology Chipset|
Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, has taped out the second chip of its two-part Talaria; Ultra Wideband (UWB) technology chipset solution
|03/14/06||LeCroy Announces Interchangeable Radio for its WiMedia Ultra-Wideband Protocol Analysis Platform|
LeCroy Corporation, a supplier of oscilloscopes and serial data test solutions, today demonstrated its continued support for the emerging WiMedia Ultra-Wideband standard with its announcement that it will offer several alternate radios for its new UWBTracer protocol analyzer
|03/03/06||New Transparent, High Performance Wideband Antenna Enables Covert Electronic Surveillance
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announces the new patent pending Tranztenna, a powerful, compact antenna system designed for covert intelligence gathering
|02/21/06||Bush Administration's Top Telecommunications Advisor Joins Perkins Coie|
Perkins Coie announced that Michael D. Gallagher, the former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and President Bush's principal advisor on telecommunications policy, has joined Perkins Coie as a Partner in the firm's Washington, D.C., office
|02/15/06||Fractal Antenna Systems Awarded Patent For Wideband and RFID Antenna
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announced that it has been granted a U.S. patent for its wideband and RFID antenna technology
|02/10/06||Fractal Antenna Systems Awarded Patent For Wideband and RFID Antenna|
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announced that it has been granted a U.S. patent for its wideband and RFID antenna technology
|02/02/06||Nortel, Huawei to Establish Joint Venture to Address Broadband Access Market|
Nortel (NYSE/TSX: NT) and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei") announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to establish a joint venture for developing ultra broadband access solutions for markets around the world
|01/27/06||Wisair Secures $20 Million in C Round of Funding |
Wisair, the leading provider of Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB (WUSB) chipset solutions, announced the receipt of $20 million in its C series of funding
|01/20/06||Open Interface and Alereon First to Demonstrate 480 Mbps Bluetooth Over WiMedia Ultrawideband
Demonstrating the next step in the on-going evolution of wireless Personal Area Networking (PAN) functionality, Alereon hosted the industry’s first public demonstration of Bluetooth+WiMedia ultrawideband (UWB) operating smoothly together under an existing Bluetooth software stack
|01/17/06||Bluetooth Runs 500 Times Faster with UWB|
Demonstrating the next step in the on-going evolution of wireless Personal Area Networking (PAN) functionality, Alereon is hosting the industry’s first public demonstration of Bluetooth+WiMedia ultrawideband (UWB) operating smoothly together under an existing Bluetooth software stack
|12/13/05||Wireless USB Hub Reference Design Released byWisair|
Wisair announced it has released a Wireless Universal Serial Bus (WUSB) reference design, advancing the Ultra Wideband (UWB) industry
|12/09/05||Ecma International Releases UWB Standard Based on WiMedia UWB Radio Platform|
The WiMedia Alliance announced that Ecma International's newly released standard for UWB technology is based on the WiMedia Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Common Radio Platform
|12/09/05||Pure Wireless in Las Vegas|
Click Information Terminology Ltd, the UK-based publisher of Incisor, a magazine dedicated to short range wireless technology, will stage the first in an expanding program of events between the 5th and the 8th of January 2006
|12/09/05||Staccato Communications Launches European Operations|
Staccato Communications, an Ultra-Wideband (UWB) wireless technology company offering WiMedia-based Certified Wireless USB solutions, announced that it has launched its first European operation
|12/02/05||Ultrawideband Pioneer Appoints New Personnel for Commercialization of Ripcord Certified Wireless USB|
Staccato Communications announced that it has appointed Dr. Leopold Bomer as Vice President of Solution Delivery and Robert Brand as Director of Software Development
|12/02/05||WiQuest Announces Industry's First Gigabit Ultrawideband Chipset|
WiQuest Communications announced the availability of its WQST110 and WQST101 chipset, the industry's first commercially-available, high-performance silicon delivering wireless communication speeds up to one gigabit-per-second. Based on the WiMedia UWB physical layer (PHY) and media access controller (MAC) specifications, the WQST110 builds upon and extends the performance capabilities of UWB communications systems to a new level, providing a solid foundation for high-speed wireless cable-replacement applications.
|11/18/05||Staccato Communications Names Bob Sato as Japan Country Manager|
Staccato Communications, an Ultra-Wideband (UWB) wireless technology company specializing in Certified Wireless USB solutions, announced that it has named Bob Sato as Japan Country Manager and has opened the company's first international office in Japan
|11/12/05||Loea Partners With Endwave on 70/80 GHz Transceiver Development Program|
Endwave Corporation (Nasdaq: ENWV), a provider of high-frequency RF modules for telecommunications networks, defense electronics, and homeland security systems, has partnered with Loea Corporation to design 71.0-86.0 GHz subsystems for use in Loea's mul
|11/02/05||WiMedia Alliance Hosts Ultra-Wideband Techzone at 2006 International CES|
Members of the WiMedia Alliance will demonstrate the latest UWB applications during the UWB TechZone, to be held January 5-8, 2006, in Las Vegas
|10/03/05||FOCUS Enhancements Receives Silicon for Industry's First 880 Megabit per Second Ultra Wideband Chip|
FOCUS Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE) has received first silicon for its industry-leading, high-performance 880 megabit per second (Mbps) wireless Ultra Wideband (UWB) chip. The FOCUS Enhancements' analog/rf chip is the first chip of a two-part chipset
|09/29/05||Staccato Communications and Fujitsu Limited Announce Joint Marketing of Certified Wireless USB and UWB Products|
Staccato Communications and Fujitsu Limited Announce Joint Marketing of Certified Wireless USB and UWB Products and Sales Agreement for Ripcord Family of UWB Products
|09/28/05||Stonestreet One Announces Ultrawideband Product Availability|
Stonestreet One announced alpha availability of UltraSuite, its Windows XP solution for Ultrawideband (UWB) based technologies - Wireless USB Host Wire Adapter (WUSB HWA), WiMedia, and Beta WiNET. Initial versions of UltraSuite are now shipping to pre-rel
|09/23/05||Staccato Communications Appoints Ron Brandt as Vice President of Operations|
Staccato Communications, an ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless technology pioneer, announced the appointment of Ronald F. Brandt to the position of Vice President of Operations.
|09/23/05||Wisair Demonstrates Ultrawideband Detect and Avoid Technology Illustrates Feasibility of UWB and Broadband Networks Coexistence|
Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wireless USB solutions provider Wisair demonstrated detect and avoid technology at a CEPT Electronic Communications Committee meeting (ECC TG3) held in Copenhagen. The demonstration aimed to assist European and Japanese regulators
|08/29/05||Staccato Communications Applauds Adoption of Ultra-Wideband Emissions Policy by Japanese Ministry|
Staccato Communications applauded the adoption of the ultra-wideband emissions policy by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC). Staccato believes that the Ministry's specifications will provide fully adequate protection to
|08/24/05||Report Predicts DS-UWB Will Spur Economic Growth|
West Technology Research Solutions LLC announced the availability of the Q3 release of the Wireless Connectivity market study finding Freescale DS-UWB capable of spurring significant economic growth. DS-UWB is a wireless RF technology that promises to
|08/23/05||Wisair Announces Ultra Wideband Host Dongle Reference Design|
Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Wisair announced a UWB host dongle reference design enabling peer-to-peer UWB data connectivity between PCs and/or notebooks. Featuring a low-BOM cost, the Wisair new reference design helps consumer electronics and peripheral
|08/19/05||Wisair Awarded FCC Certification for its Ultra Wideband Solution|
The First WiMedia MB-OFDM Product to Receive FCC Certification
|08/18/05||WiMedia Alliance MB-OFDM UWB Platform in Review by Global Standards Body|
The WiMedia Alliance announced that it is now working with Ecma International to establish the WiMedia multiband orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) ultra-wideband (UWB) radio platform as the global UWB standard.
|08/17/05||Paul Mockapetris Joins Staccato Communications' Advisory Board|
Staccato Communications announced that Paul Mockapetris has become a member of the company's advisory board. Wireless USB is the first large volume market to adopt and take advantage of UWB technology, but Internet Protocol (IP) is also quickly emerging
|07/13/05||Wisair Releases New UWB Chipset Solution for Wireless USB Applications with the Launch of the 531 Baseband Chip|
Ultra Wide Band (UWB) solutions leader Wisair became the first company to introduce a WiMedia standard UWB chipset solution, with the release of its 531 UWB Baseband chip.
|07/06/05||Mimix Broadband, Inc. Introduces 18 to 50 GHz GaAs MMIC Distributed Amplifier|
Distributed Amplifier Used in Wideband Military, Fiber Optic and Commercial Applications
|06/24/05||HDTV Cuts the Wires with Ultrawideband Radio|
Haier Corp and Freescale Semiconductor have achieved a critical milestone for wireless home entertainment systems and showcased the first ultrawideband (UWB)-enabled LCD high definition television (HDTV) and digital media server at the Freescale
|06/09/05||FOCUS Enhancements Tapes-Out Industry's First 880 Megabit per Second Ultra Wideband Chip|
FOCUS Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE) announced the taping-out of the industry's first high performance, 880 megabit per second (Mbps) wireless Ultra Wideband (UWB) chip. The initial tape-out of its analog/rf chip is the first of its two-part chipset so
|06/08/05||TDK Corporation Launches UWB Integrated Test System for UWB Device Evaluation and Measurement|
TDK Corporation (NYSE:TDK) announces the availability of a total solution integrated UWB evaluation and measurement system. Sales of this new system will start in both Japan and the United States in June 2005.
|06/02/05||Cygnus Communications, Inc. Completes Acquisition of SiWorks, Inc.|
Cygnus Communications, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of SiWorks, Inc., a leading provider of Wireless Semiconductor Intellectual Property (WSIP) for IEEE-802.16d, UWB-MBOA, and IEEE-802.11a/b/g products, located in Calgary, Alberta,
|06/01/05||Artimi Announces World's First Complete Single Chip Ultra Wideband Solution|
RTMI-100 Single Chip UWB Solution includes Radio, PHY, MAC, I/O and Applications Processor in One Semiconductor Device
|05/26/05||Artimi Appoints Colin Macnab CEO|
Former Atheros Executive Joins Single Chip Ultra Wideband Systems Semiconductor Company
|05/26/05||Turbo Code Optimization Service Speeds Time to Market for Advanced Wireless Systems|
Cambridge Consultants has developed a powerful software program that demystifies and accelerates the selection of turbo codes for wireless communication systems.
|05/10/05||Alereon CEO To Discuss Wireless Home Networking at Connections Conference; Eric Broockman to Discuss Next Generation Wireless Solutions|
5/10/05 - Alereon, a leading fabless semiconductor company developing wireless solutions for the Ultrawideband (UWB) and Wireless USB (W-USB) markets, announced that CEO Eric Broockman will participate in a special discussion of different wireless data
|04/30/05||WiMedia Alliance Introduces Microsoft as Newest Promoter Member|
4/30/05 - The WiMedia Alliance, recently united with the MultiBand OFDM Alliance Special Interest Group (MBOA-SIG), announced that Microsoft Corp. has joined the organization as a promoter member. Microsoft is the first software company to participate at
|04/29/05||Wireless Broadband: the Future Around the Corner|
4/29/05 - Wi-Fi and 3G wireless are available in many countries around the world, while WiMaX and UWB, which have yet to hit the market, are already being heavily hyped. But it is too soon to say that WiMaX will wipe out 3G wireless (or vice versa).
|04/15/05||Wireless Broadband: the Future Around the Corner|
4/15/05 - Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wireless Broadband: the Future Around the Corner to their offering.