Family of Highly Versatile Multi-protocol wireless platform IPs for enhanced connectivity in MCUs, SoCs, & Smart Edge

Ceva-Waves Links is a versatile family of multi-protocol wireless platform IPs, encompassing the latest consumer wireless standards. It leverages the industry-leading Ceva-Waves Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.15.4 (for Thread / Matter and Zigbee) and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) IPs to offer integration-friendly wireless solutions to accelerate the development of connectivity-rich SoCs. With its modular architecture, coupled with Ceva’s extensive experience in wireless systems, Ceva-Waves Links can deliver tailored solutions to address application-specific requirements. Each wireless protocol is supported through optimized hardware platforms for lowest power, accompanied by comprehensive software frameworks executing on the embedded processors, all designed for seamless integration with the RF.

The first member of the Ceva-Waves Links™ family, the Links100, is an integrated, low power, Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / 802.15.4 communications subsystem IP for IoT applications, with the following key features:

  • Wi-Fi 6 1×1 40MHz optimized for cost-sensitive IoT applications ;
  • Bluetooth 5.4 Dual Mode, supporting advanced Classic Audio and LE Audio with Auracast, and available with a comprehensive suite of Bluetooth profiles ;
  • IEEE 802.15.4 (for Thread/Matter and ZigBee) for smart home and IoT applications ;
  • Optimized co-existence scheme for efficient concurrent communications
  • Pre-integrated with a low power multi-protocol 2.4GHz radio in TSMC 22nm process

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Contact Ceva for information on other upcoming members, or to discuss a tailored solution for your needs, from optimized IoT applications to high performance data streaming applications, all powered by the latest Ceva-Waves portfolio.


The Ceva-Waves Links IPs family simplify development and deployment of multi-protocol wireless connectivity by:

Supporting Broad range of use-cases - From power-efficient IoT to high-performance applications, addressing data transfer, security, localization and sensing with Bluetooth, 802.15.4, Wi-Fi and UWB
Enabling faster time to market - Substantially reduce engineering time
Reducing the risk - Building on decades of expertise in wireless communication silicon, software, radio integration and co-existence, and leveraging pre-certified connectivity IPs

Main Features

  • Highly versatile multi-protocol wireless connectivity platform, leveraging the latest Ceva-Waves IPs, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.15.4 (for Thread, Zigbee and Matter) and UWB
  • Optimized co-existence schemes for each specific configuration
  • Pre-integrated radio solutions, including RF from Ceva, various partners, and customer’s own in-house developments, addressing a wide range of configurations and foundry process nodes
  • Hardware-accelerated embedded security modes and encryption to fully comply with the most demanding wireless standard specifications
  • Complemented by Ceva’s extensive IP portfolio of Edge AI, audio, voice and sensing solutions

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Ceva-Waves Links100

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Ceva-Waves Links family

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