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MediaTek Announces World’s Smallest Single-stream 802.11n Wi-Fi Solution for Mobile Devices

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HSINCHU, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductorcompany for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced its most advanced Wi-Fi chip designed to enable internet access and peer-to-peer multimedia sharing with smallest footprints and longest battery life for mobile and portable devices. The MediaTek MT5931 integrates 802.11n Wi-Fi MAC, baseband, radio, embedded CPU, and power management unit in a single chip with extremely compact size and power efficiencies, making it the best solution to meet growing high-speed connectivity demands among a wide range of mobile or portable devices.

The MediaTek MT5931 single chip SoC, measures less than 9mm^2 in a chip scale package and further integrates PA, LNA, and T/R switches on one chip, making it ideal for applications seeking compact design with few external components. Advanced Wi-Fi features like STBC, Wi-Fi Direct, and Hotspot mode are fully supported to meet the dynamic changes in Wi-Fi infrastructure and provide superior user experience.

SR Tsai, General Manager of the Wireless Connectivity Business Unit at MediaTek said, “MediaTek is one of the leading companies to offer highly integrated Wi-Fi SoC solutions for a wide range of portable and mobile devices. The MT5931 was designed to meet the industry’s Tier 1 requirements, such as low energy consumption for long battery life, a very compact footprint for the highest level of flexibility in PCB designs, and low system manufacturing costs to make Wi-Fi an affordable feature for various segments of consumer electronics devices. With the introduction of the MT5931, legacy consumer devices can easily be migrated to Wi-Fi enabled smart devices with minimum design and manufacturing efforts.”

The MT5931 has entered mass production and shipping to major customers in large quantities now.

MT5931 Product Highlights:

— All-In-One Wireless LAN SOC solution (MAC/Baseband/Radio)
— Single-Band 2.4GHz IEEE Std 802.11(TM) b/g/n compliant
— Supports IEEE Std 802.11(TM) d/e/i/k/r/w features
— Single Stream 802.11n support for up to 150 Mbps data
rate (HT40)
— PA, LNA, and Transmit/Receive Switch integrated on chip
— Integrated 32-bit RISC processor
— Supports SDIO v2.0 (50MHz, 4-bit and 1-bit) and SPI host
interface
— Calibration free with integrated OTP function
— Supports Wi-Fi Direct for up to 8 clients
— WMM and WMM-PS support (QoS)
— 1 /2/3-wire Bluetooth coexistence interface support
— Advanced security and setup support
— WPA(TM)/WPA2(TM) (Enterprise, Personal) encryption
and authentication support
— WEP, TKIP, AES, and WAPI (WAI/WPI) hardware engine
for fast data encryption
— Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS) support

About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code “2454”, MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales and research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, South Korea, Denmark, England and Dubai. For more information, please visit MediaTek’s website at www.mediatek.com.
SOURCE MediaTek Inc.

Written by asiafreshnews

November 1, 2011 at 11:36 am