The new addition to Bluegiga’s embedded Bluetooth product range, WT21 module, offers OEM’s small form factor Bluetooth HCI module with full integration and certifications.
Bluegiga Technologies, providers of Bluetooth systems platform to system integrators and original equipment manufacturers and available through Glyn High-Tech Distribution , have announced the general availability of their WT21 Bluetooth module.
Incorporating CSR’s Bluecore6 chipset and supporting Bluetooth 2.1 specification with enhanced data rates, WT21 offers users new features of Bluetooth such as simple pairing and Enhanced Inquiry Response. WT21 is an advanced Bluetooth module offering Bluetooth class 1 radio in the form-factor, power consumption and pricing levels similar to the 10-meter range class 2 products.
WT21 is an ideal product for an OEM who does not want to spend significant amount of time and money to RF regulatory approvals or designing complex Bluetooth 2.4GHz antenna. WT21 is designed to require a minimum amount of external components. It is equipped with a Bluetooth radio, integrated antenna/RF-pin and embedded HCI lower level stack.
WT21 also has Bluetooth controller subsystem certification as well as the CE, FCC and Industry Canada approvals, minimising the amount of additional RF testing demands and securing a fast and easy path to develop products to be fully Bluetooth compliant.
“With our new WT21 Bluetooth module we keep leading the way for the industry providing our customers high quality products requiring only minimum investments for engineering Bluetooth interface into any product equipped with a host controller,” comments Mikko Savolainen, Bluegiga’s Vice President of Product Management.
“The product is easy to understand, use and manage, ensuring that our customers enter the market on time and within the budget.”
WT21 is designed for embedding it into products that are capable of hosting Bluetooth stack including Point-of-Sale systems, bar code and RFID scanners, data transfer systems, and PDAs and PCs. WT21 is available for the customers immediately.