NEC Considers UWB Module
According to recent reports in the Japanese press, NEC Electronics Corp. has revealed it is discussing volume production of a Certified Wireless USB (WUSB) transmission module using ultra wideband technology based on WiMedia Alliance’s multiband OFDM specification as early as the end of June 2006. If all goes as planned, dongles and other WUSB compatible products are likely to show up on the local market by Fall of 2006.
NEC plans to develop a WUSB transmission module by combining this LSI with a physical layer LSI developed by other manufacturers including Alereon, Inc., Realtek Semiconductor Corp. of Taiwan and Wisair Ltd. of Israel. Continue>>