EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Oct. 15, 2020 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its Wi-Fi/Bluetooth® combos and i.MX applications processors are now supported within its i.MX BSP software to dramatically simplify product development and provide a new level of integration as NXP continues to expand the connectivity capabilities of its EdgeVerse™ edge computing and security platform. By integrating the NXP ‘One Driver’ into the i.MX board support package (BSP), NXP is providing developers with flexible and scalable platforms to help accelerate compliance, significantly shorten time-to-market and streamline Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo deployments. These new platforms make it possible to mix and match the right MPU and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo devices to provide developers with the flexibility needed to meet the performance and power requirements of their IoT, industrial, automotive, and communications infrastructure applications.
NXP has integrated its Wi-Fi/Bluetooth drivers and communications stacks with i.MX applications SoCs to simplify and accelerate application development. By using the Linux/Android BSPs, developers can easily combine wireless connectivity with i.MX applications processor capabilities. The pre-integrated Wi-Fi/Bluetooth drivers have been verified and tested to deliver several useful examples, including:
NXP has partnered with leading module vendors, around the world, including Azurewave, Murata, Panasonic, and u-blox to deliver fully certified, platform-integrated modules for developer designs. With additional partners being added throughout the year, NXP’s broad range of module suppliers adds more flexibility for developers to choose the best module for their application and reduce the design complexity, development costs, and the time to certification.
The i.MX applications processors are the latest series of edge processing product lines to be supported by NXP’s Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo connectivity solutions, which are now available through NXP’s module partners and NXP’s global mass market and distribution network, including Arrow, Avnet, Future, EBV, Mouser, Digikey, E14, and WT Micro. Learn more at Wi-Fi/Bluetooth.
With one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of wireless technologies, NXP is committed to accelerating its vision of a connected world that anticipates and automates. When combined with the processing power of the EdgeVerse platform, NXP is uniquely positioned to enable smart connected devices for IoT, industrial, auto and communication infrastructure applications—making lives easier, safer, and more convenient. Whether it’s connecting people to the Internet, joining IoT devices to the cloud, or communicating with cars in new and unexpected ways, NXP’s portfolio allows developers to advance their most innovative ideas with confidence. Together with our partners, we are enabling solutions that accelerate a securely connected world. Learn more atConnectivity.
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