JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRKR) ("ParkerVision"), today announced the introduction of its PV6870 Wi-Fi complete system-on-chip product (the "PV6870"). The PV6870 supports IEEE 802.11ac/b/a/g/n WLAN and provides concurrent dual-band operation. Incorporating dual 32bit low-power CPU's for flexible support of user applications, the PV6870 is intended for applications such as IoT and M2M devices, appliances, wireless media players, access points and routers.
The PV6870 provides high levels of integration including on chip program flash, RAM, IO for SDIO, EMMC, SPI, IIC, UART, IIS and Ethernet allowing for compact and cost effective reference designs that deliver fast time-to-market for new Wi-Fi enabled products.
ParkerVision CEO Jeffrey Parker stated, "We are pleased to bring to market this highly integrated complete Wi-Fi system-on-chip that delivers a combination of flexibility and features at an attractive cost and small size. The PV6870 has been designed for ease and speed of design-in that makes it a good choice for a wide range of products looking to incorporate Wi-Fi connectivity. This single chip solution reduces the number of supporting components and required space."
Parker continued, "Wi-Fi has become one of the
dominant wireless connectivity choices for both consumer and business products alike, with billions of units forecast to be added each year. For companies looking to incorporate Wi-Fi into devices such as cameras, home and business controls, appliances and lighting, to access points and routers, the PV6870 provides a flexible platform for a wide range of devices and applications."
The PV6870 is packaged in a 13mm x 13mm TFBGA package, and is supported with a developers kit. Developers kits and samples are available to qualified parties. Companies interested can request more information at PV6870@parkervision.com.
About ParkerVision, Inc.
ParkerVision, Inc. designs, develops and markets its proprietary radio-frequency (RF) technologies, which enable advanced wireless solutions for current and next generation communications networks. Protected by a highly-regarded, worldwide patent portfolio, the Company's solutions for wireless transfer of RF waveforms address the needs of a broad range of wirelessly connected devices for high levels of RF performance coupled with best-in-class power consumption. For more information please visit www.parkervision.com. (PRKR-G)
This press release contains forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, each of which speaks only as of the date made. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which are disclosed in the Company's SEC reports, including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and the Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated or projected.
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