Texas Instruments launches new wireless connectivity technologies for low-power embedded applications

Telecom Lead Team:

Texas Instruments has unveiled the SimpleLink product family, a portfolio of
wireless connectivity technologies for low-power, low-cost embedded

SimpleLink family includes self-contained wireless processors, aimed at
enabling easy integration with any embedded system.

The new technology
features SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000, a self-contained 802.11 network processor,
making it ideal for simple and quick addition of Internet connectivity to any
embedded application.

The number
of devices shipping with Wi-Fi inside is forecast to expand to 2.6 billion
annually by 2016, as the Internet of Things becomes an even more prolific part
of consumer lifestyles and business operations,” said Filomena Berardi,
connectivity market analyst, IMS Research.

TI’s new
SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 solution will take advantage of the mature Wi-Fi
infrastructure, providing the optimal level of integration necessary to help
drive this Wi-Fi expansion. TI is well positioned to bring Wi-Fi to low-power
embedded devices, and turn traditional products into connected, interactive
services,” Berardi added.