Monday, February 13, 2017
Qualcomm Announces 802.11ax Chipsets
San Diego-based wireless technology developer Qualcomm announced a set of new, systems-on-a-chip solutions for the 802.11ax protocol this morning, which the company says provides "end-to-end" solutions for the new protocol. Qualcomm said its now has a portfolio of products, including the IPQ8074 system-on-chip (SoC) for network infrastructure and QCA6290 solution for client devices, both of which it plans to sample in the first half of 2017. Qualcomm's 802.11ax products support 12-streams (eight 5GHz and four 2.4GHz), 8x8 MU-MIMO, 80 MHz channels, along with other features, according to the company.