Staccato Signs Manufacturers

San Diego-based Staccato Communications, a developer of ultra-wide-band (UWB) products for the USB market, has signed a set of manufacturers who are using its chipsets for wireless USB products. Staccato said yesterday that AboCom, a provider of embedded WLAN products; Cellink, a manufacturer of RF and Bluetooth products; Cameo Communications, a network products supplier; and Asian Information Technology would use Staccato's chips for their products. AboCom, Cellink, and Cameo will use Staccato's chips for PC dongle products, and Asian Information Technology will use the firm's hardware for production test equipment. Staccato's Certified USB products allow manufacturers to implement the new WiMedia UWB/Certified Wireless USB standards, a new standard for connecting peripherals via wireless networks.