Swedish chip maker Nanoradio has released a new WiFi chip set which, with a total die size of only 20 mm2, must be the smallest, lowest-power WiFi chip set available today. The NRX700 is available for evaluation by key customers. Production quantities are estimated to be available in the third quarter of this year. This is a very good time to come out with a small, power-modest WiFi chip set. There are two trends in the market which require smaller WiFi chips: IP telephony is going mobile and mobile phones are being transformed into media devices. The company is also positioning itself to meet the growing demand for WiFi in headsets and other audio devices.
For more on Nanoradio's chipset:
- see this press release