IoT devices are first to be chip level WiFi CERTIFIED

21st October 2014
Posted By : Nat Bowers
IoT devices are first to be chip level WiFi CERTIFIED

Claiming to be the first company to have a chip achieve WiFi Alliance certification, Texas Instruments' SimpleLink WiFi CC3100 and CC3200 devices are now WiFi CERTIFIED at the chip level. Designed for the IoT, the CC3100 and CC3200 chips have been confirmed to contain all the software and hardware features on-chip needed to interoperate with a WiFi network.

Ensuring the chips are exceptionally easy to integrate into an IoT system, this certification allows customers to add embedded WiFi and Internet connectivity to a wide-range of home, industrial and consumer electronics products.

Amichai Ron, General Manager, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, Texas Instruments, commented: “We are excited to be the first silicon provider to achieve WiFi certification at the chip level. As an embedded WiFi market leader, we continue to push the boundaries for our customers and can now offer SimpleLink WiFi CC3100 and CC3200 chips that meet the high standards of the WiFi Alliance.”

“We congratulate Texas Instruments on achieving WiFi CERTIFIED status for the CC3100 and CC3200 solutions. WiFi provides robustness, interoperability and pervasive connectivity to IoT applications, and these solutions are an exemplary example of WiFi advancements for the IoT,” adds Edgar Figueroa, CEO, WiFi Alliance.

The SimpleLink WiFi CC3100 and CC3200 solutions are available now from $6.70 each in 1,000 unit quantities.

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