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From Redpine Signals: "New Tolly Group Report Shows Redpine Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth SoCs Deliver Dramatically Lower Power Consumption Versus Competition for IoT Applications"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on April 07, 2019

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

Redpine Signals®, Inc. today announced the results of a new Tolly Group test report that shows its RS9116 and RS14100 multi-protocol Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth solutions delivering dramatically lower power consumption than competing solutions from Cypress, Qualcomm and TI. The tests performed by the Tolly Group included Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) scenarios and benchmarked power consumption in Wi-Fi Standby Associated Mode, while running a secure TCP stack (with and without co-channel traffic) and in a multi- protocol scenario using Bluetooth Low Energy.  In every test scenario, the power consumption of the Redpine Signals solutions was dramatically lower than the competition, delivering up to 25x lower power in Wi-Fi standby associated tests, up to 22x lower power in Wi-Fi TCP + TLS tests, and up to 15x lower power in multi-protocol Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth Low Energy tests.

"Ultra-low power capabilities are critical for battery operated devices such as smart locks, wearables, tags and other IoT devices that need to be always connected to the network," said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. "While competing solutions claim low power, only Redpine can truly deliver the industry's lowest power consumption for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth along with the highest level of security and robust connectivity.  Redpine is now able to meet the critical low-power requirements demanded by IoT product designers in an integrated wireless connectivity solution."

To view the complete Tolly Group test report, please visit this link.


RS14100 and RS9116
The RS14100 and RS9116 represent the industry's lowest-power wireless MCU and connectivity solutions for battery operated IoT devices. Both solutions implement multi-protocol wireless connectivity with dual-band (2.4/5 GHz) 802.11abgn Wi-Fi®, dual-mode Bluetooth® 5 and 802.15.4 which can be used for Thread or ZigBee® connectivity. The RS14100 features an ARM® Cortex®-M4F which can operate up to 180 MHz and includes up to 4 MB of flash for applications. Users can choose from various SoC and module packages based on their system requirements, including the industry's smallest integrated module at 4.6mm x 7.9mm. The WiSeConnect® embedded products provide high throughput with integrated wireless stacks, wireless profiles and networking stack. n-Link® hosted products interface to processors running Linux, Android or Windows operating systems.

The RS14100 and the RS9116 feature a patent-pending 'big-little' architecture at every level including MCU, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4, providing optimized transitions between high-performance and low-power operating modes. This unique architecture enables the industry's lowest Wi-Fi standby associated power together with integrated Bluetooth 5 which has lower power than even stand-alone Bluetooth 5 devices. These ultra-low power capabilities enable battery-operated devices such as security cameras, smart locks, video doorbells, fitness bands, industrial sensors and location tags to have over 3-4x more battery life compared to competing solutions.

The RS14100 includes an "always-on" sensor-hub with hardware accelerators for voice-activity detection (VAD), vector filtering, interpolation and matrix multiplication, sensor data collection and capacitive touch. This enables new applications such as voice triggers for primary battery-operated devices.  The RS14100 also supports a rich set of digital and analog peripherals including CAN, Ethernet, eMMC/SD Card, OpAmp, ADC, DAC and USB OTG.

For more product information, please visit www.redpinesignals.com.

 

Source: http://www.redpinesignals.com/News_&_Events/PressReleases/pressrelease_details.php?new-tolly-group-report-shows-redpine-wi-fi-plus-bluetooth-socs-deliver-dramatically-lower-power-consumption-versus-competition-for-iot-applications 

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on April 07, 2019

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

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