Tuesday, May 30, 2006

TI Releases WLAN Development Kit for Consumer Electronics

Texas Instruments released its Consumer Electronics WLAN Developer Kit (CE WLAN DK) 2.0, providing manufacturers with the systems-level building blocks they need to add Wi-Fi connectivity to battery-operated devices such as digital still cameras, portable media players and emerging communications and entertainment applications.

TI's development platform approach offers systems-level tools, including host processor support. TI's CE WLAN DK 2.0 is built to interface directly with leading processor platforms using an SDIO interface such as OMAP processors and processors based on DaVinci technology. The CE WLAN DK 2.0 is available as part of the platform and comprises a hardware reference design, WLAN chipset and software driver package. The kit is tailored for portable applications and optimized for performance, coverage, battery life and size.

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