Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Qualcomm Intros Wi-Fi SON Capability

Qualcomm Atheros is introducing the first Wi-Fi SON capabilities for networking products that power smart gateways, wireless routers, range extenders and access points in conjunction with several OEMs, including Airtight, Asus, D-Link, Linksys and TP-Link.

Qualcomm Wi-Fi SON is aimed at simplifying Wi-Fi networking in the home and office while optimizing end-to-end performance and offering the best user experience. Key features include:

  • Self-configuring that enables plug-and-play deployment
  • Self-managing that offers autonomous performance optimization
  • Self-healing actively detects and resolves connectivity bottlenecks
  • Self-defending that secures the network from unauthorized access
  • Qualcomm Wi-Fi SON is currently available for product integration, allowing OEMs to differentiate their services and further show industry leadership.

“Qualcomm Atheros is at the forefront of bringing innovations that offer seamless connectivity to users,” said Gopi Sirineni, senior director of product management, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. “Qualcomm Wi-Fi SON is one such initiative, which provides a comprehensive set of solutions to simplify the deployment of Wi-Fi networks in homes and offices, while also providing the best performance and experience to users.”