Sivers IMA today proudly announce the upcoming launch of a new beamforming transceiver RFIC at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 27thto March 2nd. The TRX-BF01 is a WiGig/802.11ad compliant 16+16 beam forming transceiver. It is a carrier grade, high speed WiGig RFIC targeting data and telecommunication infrastructure applications for the networks solutions of today and tomorrow. TRX-BF01 can be used in high speed fixed wireless access (FWA), meshed networking and backhaul as well as fronthaul solutions. It is currently supporting the 60 GHz V-band.
Sivers IMA today announced that it has signed an agreement with Blu Wireless Technology (Blu), a company that designs and licenses baseband modem IP for mmWave applications – including the 802.11ad standard within the Wi-Fi Alliance (also known as WiGig®). Under the agreement, Blu will integrate and optimize its WiGig Hydra baseband modem IP with Sivers IMA’s WiGig RFIC. This will enable Sivers IMA to market a complete WiGig solution compliant with the 802.11ad standard. This includes a baseband modem and a transceiver with steerable antennas. In addition to conventional WiGig applications, Blu’s scalable HYDRA technology can be configured for telecommunication infrastructure solutions such as radio links, access points and Gigabit to the home (GBTH).