THE ULTIMATE WI-FI SOLuTIoN FOR LoW-POwER IoT
The ultimate Wi-Fi
From weather sensors to wearables, to connected toys and hearing aids, battery-driven devices of all types require internet connectivity. That means, energy-efficient, low-power solutions.
Introducing IMG iEW400, the ultimate Wi-Fi solution for low-power IoT devices. Based on the new IEEE 802.11ax standard, Wi-Fi 6 offers several enhancements over its Wi-Fi 5-based predecessor to boost efficiency and reduce power consumption, making it ideal for low-power IoT wireless applications.
Wi-Fi 6: Built-in efficiency
Target Wake Time (TWT) is a new Wi-Fi 6 feature that negotiates when access points and devices should be “awake”. This pre-scheduling means devices don’t have to waste energy waiting to communicate with an access point. Device deep-sleep periods can be extended, dramatically reducing current consumption and significantly increasing battery life. This means Wi-Fi 6 devices can now be left usefully gathering data in the field for years at a time!
Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) improves performance in high-density environments. By enabling bandwidth within channels to be segmented, multiple devices can receive data in the same time frame. This increases data transmission efficiency, reducing power consumption and dramatically increasing data throughput.
A world of colour
In areas where there are multiple access points and many clients, such as large crowds, Wi-Fi typically struggles to deliver consistent throughput. This is because the data from different access points can overlap causing contention and interference. With the new Basic Service Set (BSS) Coloring feature in Wi-Fi 6 each data from each access point is prescribed a “colour”, so clients can identify which one is transmitting. The result is improved network performance for IoT and wireless.
Low area, silicon-ready IoT solution
In TSMC 40nm LP iEW400 has a low silicon die area of 6.84 mm2 die area, including analogue pads. Supplied as hard macro for analogue and synthesisable RTL for digital.
Offers 20/40MHz operation and supports Station, Soft AP and Wi-Fi Direct operating modes.
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Introducing IMG iEW400:
The ultimate Wi-Fi IP solution for low power IoT
June 22, 2020
In this webinar, we will introduce the latest Wi-Fi IP from Imagination, the IMG iEW400; the ultimate
Wi-Fi solution for low-power IoT. Based on the new IEEE 802.11ax standard, also known as Wi-Fi 6, it provides several enhancements over the older
Wi-Fi 5 standard that make it ideal for low-power
Why Wi-Fi 6 is the perfect choice for IoT & Low Power Markets?
April 16, 2020
During this session, we will discuss how this is achieved and why Wi-Fi 6/IEEE 802.11ax 20MHz is the perfect choice for the IoT/wearables/low-power Wi-Fi markets, and why it should be considered over the older IEEE 802.11n standard.
THE ULTIMATE WI-FI SOLuTION fOR LoW-POwER IoT
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IMG iEW400 is the ultimate low-power Wi-Fi solution. Enhancing the low power capabilities of the 802.11n iEW220, it features the new IEEE 802.11ax standard, also known as Wi-Fi 6, which provides several enhancements over Wi-Fi 5 that make it ideal for low-power IoT devices.
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