BLUEGIGA RELEASES iWRAP3 FIRMWARE AND BLUETOOTH 2.1 + EDR

Jul 17, 2008
 
BLUEGIGA RELEASES iWRAP3 FIRMWARE AND BLUETOOTH 2.1 + EDR Bluegiga releases the new iWRAP3 for its Bluetooth OEM Modules, offering the latest Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR standard for customers. Espoo, Finland, 17 July 2008 - Bluegiga's successful iWRAP firmware versions takes another significant step forward with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR support. Bluegiga’s WT11, WT12 and WT32 modules can be ordered now with the latest iWRAP3 software version. Bluegiga separates the different Bluetooth specification versions with different product codes. iWRAP3 (Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR versions) are now available for orders with the following product codes: WT12-A-AI3, WT11-A-AI3, WT11-E-AI3, WT32-A-AI3, WT32-E-AI3 iWRAP2 (Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR versions) will have the old ordering codes: WT12-A-AI, WT11-A-AI, WT11-E-AI, WT32-A-AI, WT32-E-AI The new iWRAP3 version offers the following Bluetooth profiles embedded into the module: - Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) / Sink and source modes - A/V Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) / AVRCP controller - Device Identification Profile (DI) - Serial Port Profile (SPP) / DevA and DevB - Hands-Free Profile (HFP) v.1.5 / HPF and HFP-AG modes - Dial-up Networking Profile (DUN) / Terminal emulation - Object Push Profile (OPP) / OPP server - Human Interface Device (HID) / HID device iWRAP3 will have the following new features: -Enhanced Inquiry Response - Sniff subrating; improving the power consumption. - Over-the-Air configuration for module over the Bluetooth link - Audio configuration - GPIO handlers for direct GPIO reading and writing - Adaptive sniff mode for automatic power optimization - L2CAP connection support for profile extensions - Bluetooth clock for reading Piconet clock - Connection repeater for RFCOMM connections for extending the Bluetooth link range iWRAP3 is backwards compatible with iWRAP2 (2.2) version. However, it is strongly recommended that present production customers of iWRAP2 will test the iWRAP3 version in their own implementation before proceeding with the production. The QD ID is 14328 and iWRAP3 is listed as Host Subsystem which can be used together with Controller Subsystems (WT32, WT12 and WT11). Bluegiga’s WT11 and WT12 modules and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Bluegiga’s WT11 and WT12 modules with HCI firmware are also available with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR version. The new ordering codes for the Bluetooth 2.1 version HCI modules are: WT12-A-HCI21, WT11-A-HCI21, WT11-E-HCI21. The Standard HCI product code will remain as Bluetooth 2.0. iWRAP3 will be available for download in Bluegiga's Tech Forum next week. http://techforum.bluegiga.com Contact: E-mail: support@bluegiga.com Tel. +358 (0)9 435 5060 / Ask Support The Bluetooth trademark and logo are registered trademarks and are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. About Bluegiga Technologies Ltd. Bluegiga Technologies is the world's leading provider of Bluetooth-based Access Solutions and Bluetooth OEM modules. The company was founded in 2000 in Finland and has a sales office in Boston, MA, USA. Bluegiga has an extensive network of qualified distributors and value-added resellers in more than 50 countries. Bluegiga is the innovator of Bluetooth multi-radio access server products and its OEM module offering has seamless co-existence with other wired and wireless technologies; BluRoam, the unique roaming technology for Bluetooth devices and iWRAP, the easy-to-use Bluetooth control interface. Bluegiga and its expertise in the Bluetooth technology, has been a contributing member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group since the company was founded. For additional information, please visit http://www.bluegiga.com About Bluetooth Wireless Technology Bluetooth wireless technology is the global short-range of wireless standards for personal connectivity from a wide range of electronic devices. The technology is now available in its fourth version of the core specification and continues to develop, building on its inherent strengths –a small-form factor radio, low power, low cost, built-in security, strength, accessibility, and ad hoc networking abilities. The installed Bluetooth devices were more than one billion products at the end of 2006, making it the only well-known choice for developers, product manufacturers, and consumers worldwide.
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