Monday, July 30, 2007

SyChip Launches 802.16e-2005 WiMAX Chip Module

SyChip, a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing, launched its first mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e- 2005) chip scale module for handheld manufacturers seeking to add WiMax functionality to devices such as handsets, ultra mobile personal computers, personal media players and personal navigational devices. SyChip is providing 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 optimize their respective applications (VoIP, Video/Audio streaming), host interfaces (SDIO, SPI, Half Mini-card) and Operating Systems (Windows Mobile, Linux).

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