Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth portfolio includes a variety of standalone and combination solutions that were expressly designed for desktops and all-in-one computing platforms, including Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy and Bluetooth 3.0 High Speed products. Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth solutions include the AR3011 and AR3012 standalone solutions, as well as the AR3011/9285 and AR3011/9287 solutions that combine Bluetooth with 1-stream and 2-stream 802.11n, respectively. Qualcomm Atheros is committed to delivering best-in-class solutions that provide the highest performance, while consuming the least power, and combining these superior technologies to enable unmatched connectivity.
Our latest solutions support the Bluetooth 4.0 specification, which offers both high-speed and low-energy modes to expand the possibilities for personal area connectivity in desktop computers. It combines the simplicity and convenience of Bluetooth pairing with the speed and energy efficiency of Wi-Fi – leveraging Qualcomm Atheros’ high-performance 802.11a/g/n technologies to increase the speed of Bluetooth by more than 10 times over legacy Bluetooth solutions.
Bluetooth 3.0 + High-Speed
Our Bluetooth-based solutions support the Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed specification to give users the simplicity of Bluetooth pairing combined with the speed and energy efficiency of 802.11. Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth 3.0 solutions leverage the company’s high-performance 802.11a/g/n technologies to increase the speed of Bluetooth by more than 10 times over Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR.
All of our Bluetooth solutions feature Universal Wireless Cooperation™, an advanced suite of mobile wireless coexistence mechanisms to ensure optimal performance of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when the technologies operate together. The solutions feature 2-, 3- and 4-wire Bluetooth coexistence protocols with advanced algorithms for predicting channel usage by the co-located WLAN transceiver in the same system.
Ultra Low Power
Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth solutions feature an advanced architecture and other techniques to save power during sleep, stand-by and active states, to lower overall system power consumption and address consumer and business demands for power-efficient desktops and all-in-ones.