Plano, Tex. SyChip Inc., a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has launched its first mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e-2005) chip-scale module. The WiMAX9xxx module enables the addition of WiMax functionality to devices such as handsets, ultra-mobile personal computers, personal media players and personal navigational devices.
The SyMax platform includes the WiMAX9xxx hardware and all the software necessary to provide a turnkey system for WiMAX-enabled devices. The platform consists of a baseband/MAC IC, a radio frequency (RF) transceiver, a power amplifier (PA) and on-board memory and matching components. The software suite includes drivers and application layer interfaces that will allow content providers, manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers to integrate their respective applications (VoIP, Video/Audio streaming), host interfaces (SDIO, SPI, Half Mini-card) and operating systems (Windows Mobile, Linux).
Availability: Engineering samples, with RoHS compliant packaging, will be available in August 2007.Volume production is scheduled to begin during the second quarter of 2008.
Product information: WiMAX 9xxx or other SyChip products
SyChip, 1-972-202-8888, www.sychip.com