RivieraWaves Licenses its Bluetooth Smart 4.1 Intellectual Property to Dialog Semiconductor

Sophia-Antipolis, France – April 28th, 2014 – RivieraWaves, leading provider of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi silicon and software intellectual property (IP), today announced that Dialog Semiconductor has licensed RivieraWaves Bluetooth Smart 4.1 baseband controller, software protocol stack and profiles for use in its Bluetooth Smart ICs.

Sean McGrath, Senior Vice-President & General Manager of the Connectivity, Automotive & Industrial Business Group at Dialog commented: "RivieraWaves' best in class IP and professional engineering support, helped us to provide the most power efficient Bluetooth Smart IC on the market. We are happy with our close collaboration and look forward to connecting billions of Bluetooth Smart devices to the Internet of Things as this exciting market evolves."

The RivieraWaves’ Bluetooth Smart IP portfolio is composed of baseband controller, protocol stack & profiles and silicon proven radio. This solution has been designed for low silicon area and minimal power requirements. The RivieraWaves’ Bluetooth Smart IP enables the development of sub-volt application SoC that consumes a few micro amps on average, and a fraction of micro amp in sleep mode. The flexible and robust protocol stack can be stored in ROM to reduce silicon area, while keeping the highest flexibility to address different applications through tailored parameters.

"We are proud of our collaboration with Dialog Semiconductor," said Ange Aznar, President and CEO of RivieraWaves. "Our Bluetooth Smart IP and software allowed Dialog to provide the most competitive Bluetooth Smart IC on the market today.”

About RivieraWaves

RivieraWaves is leading licensor of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi silicon intellectual property (IP) cores and platforms for integration into System on Chips (SoC). The “one-stop shop” company’s IP portfolio includes proven hardware, software and analog/RF cores for fast time to market, complemented by design services for differentiation and SoC integration. RivieraWaves is the ideal partner for semiconductor companies willing to deliver wireless connectivity ICs for the mobile, wearable, small cells, home entertainment, medical, sports & fitness, and other IoT applications. For more information, please visit us at http://www.rivierawaves.com. All trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this news release are the intellectual property of their respective owners.