RivieraWaves announces the world’s first qualified baseband IP for dual mode Bluetooth 4.0

Sophia-Antipolis, France – September 30th, 2011 – RivieraWaves announced today that it has successfully passed the Bluetooth qualification with its dual mode Bluetooth 4.0 baseband Intellectual Property (IP).

“We are very proud to announce another world premiere, our Bluetooth 4.0 baseband IP is now qualified!” said Ange Aznar, President and CEO of RivieraWaves. “We have also drastically improved our IP in terms of efficiency, power requirements and quality. This strengthens our leadership and footprint in the Bluetooth IP market”.

RivieraWaves has previously achieved two world’s first announcements for the qualification of its single mode Bluetooth low energy baseband IP and then, for its Bluetooth 3.0 baseband IP, both being now silicon proven by several customers. The new Bluetooth 4.0 baseband IP, compatible with the Bluetooth low energy and the classic BR/EDR Bluetooth specifications is currently being integrated by several customers.

The RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP portfolio also includes a complete Bluetooth 4.0 modem and radio transceiver IP. This IP portfolio is complemented by a set of Wi-Fi IP components, compliant with 802.11abg, 802.11n and WiFi Direct.