Goodix License and Deploy CEVA Bluetooth Low Energy IP in SoCs Targeting Wearables, Mobile Devices, the Internet of Things
Goodix GR551x series of highly-integrated Bluetooth low energy SoCs simplify product development for a wide range of low power, connected smart devices
CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies, announced that Goodix Technology has licensed and deployed CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth® low energy IP in its GR551x series of Bluetooth low energy System-on-Chip (SoCs). The GR551x series is designed to help users develop low-power Bluetooth-based products including smart mobile devices, wearables, IoT applications.
Leveraging CEVA’s Bluetooth low energy IP, the GR551x series delivers Goodix’s high standard of product performance and quality, and has achieved comprehensive industry-leading performances in terms of RF, integration, and safety, injecting new innovation momentum into the evolution of IoT applications.
“We are delighted to announce Goodix as a licensee for our Bluetooth low energy IP,” said Ange Aznar, Vice President and General Manager of the Wireless IoT Business Unit at CEVA. “Goodix is a household name in the mobile industry we’re proud to be their partner for Bluetooth IP as they continue their strategic expansion into broad IoT markets.”
CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP platforms provide comprehensive solutions for both Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth dual mode connectivity. Each platform consists of a hardware baseband controller, plus a feature-rich software protocol stack. A flexible radio interface allows the platforms to be deployed with either RivieraWaves RF or various partners’ RF IP, enabling optimal selection of foundry and process node. All the latest features of Bluetooth are supported, including Isochronous Channels for LE Audio, Direction Finding (AoA/AoD), Randomized Advertising Channel Indexing, Periodic Advertising Sync Transfer, GATT Caching and other enhancements. With more than 2 billion devices shipped to date and dozens of licensees, the RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP is widely deployed in consumer and IoT devices with many of the world’s leading semiconductors companies and OEMs, including smartphones, tablets, wireless speakers, wireless headsets and earbuds, hearing aids and other wearables.
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