Bluegiga releases iWRAP4 for beta testing

Aug 7, 2009
Bluegiga releases the new iWRAP4 for its Bluetooth OEM Modules, offering the latest Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR standard, 12 Bluetooth profiles and many other new features. Espoo, Finland, Friday, July 31, 2009 - Bluegiga's successful iWRAP firmware versions takes another significant step forward with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR support. iWRAP4 is now available for download and evaluation for Bluegiga’s WT11, WT12 and WT32 modules. iWRAP4 implements the following new Bluetooth profiles:
  • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) - Client mode
  • OBEX Object Push Profile (OPP) - Client and server modes
  • OBEX File Transfer Profile (FTP) - Client mode
  • Headset Profile (HSP) - Headset and Audio-gateway modes
  • Bluetooth Health Device Profile (HDP) - Sink and source modes*
  • Proprietary Bluegiga IO profile (BGIO)
iWRAP4 will also have the following new features:
  • Bluetooth Secure Simple Pairing (SSP)
  • Improved A2DP voice quality
  • Sniff subrating - improving the power consumption.
  • Audio interface selection with iWRAP commands
  • Audio codec configuration with iWRAP commands
  • Alternative APT-x audio coding – improved voice quality and reduced latency*
  • Clear Voice Capture (cVc) echo cancellation and noise suppression*
  • 7 simultaneous Bluetooth RFCOMM connections
  • Two simultaneous A2DP connections (WT32 only)
  • Two simultaneous SCO connections (WT32 only)
  • Improved MUX mode performance and stability
  • Ringtone and beep generator (WT32 only)
* - Available via separate request as a separate firmware build About Bluegiga Technologies Inc. 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 60 countries and over 1500 active customers. With the support of the distributors, Bluegiga has been able to deliver its products worldwide to original equipment manufacturers, teleoperators and system integrators. 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 costs, built-in security, strength, accessibility, and ad hoc networking abilities. The installed Bluetooth devices were over one billion products at the end of 2006, making it the only well-known choice for developers, product manufacturers, and consumers worldwide. About SemiconductorStore has quickly established itself within the industry by changing the way that design engineers, buyers and engineering students research and buy electronic components online. SemiconductorStore is the eCommerce division of Symmetry Electronics Corporation, a global leader and design-oriented, franchise-authorized distributor of electronic components. By utilizing Symmetry’s experience and capabilities, SemiconductorStore is providing outstanding service and support, in addition to great products, to every one of its customers. About Symmetry Electronics Founded in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a design-oriented, franchise-authorized distributor of electronic components specializing in serving the Audio/Video, Wireless and Embedded markets. Symmetry Electronics is ISO 9001:2000 certified and serves a worldwide customer base with particular emphasis on North and South America. Combining the service and support of a traditional distributor with the ease and convenience of 24/7/365 research and procurement through our eCommerce site, SemiconductorStore, Symmetry Electronics is developing new ways to service the needs of our customers. For more information on Symmetry Electronics, its suppliers or products. Symmetry Electronics Web Site Posted by:

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