in Fourth Mobile WiMAX PlugFest
WiMAX Infrastructure Taiwan
October 24, 2007
Wavesat Showcases its Wave 2 UMobile WiMAX Solution at the WiMAX ForumŽ
Taipei, Taiwan -- Wavesat, a leading supplier of WiMAXTM semiconductor
solutions announced its participation in the WiMAX ForumŽ's fourth
public, Mobile WiMAX PlugFest in Taipei, Taiwan, October 14-20, 2007.
Wavesat demonstrated its technology edge in the Mobile WiMAXTM ecosystem
and showcased its Wave 2 UMobileTM WiMAX solution at the WiMAX ForumŽ
Taipei event. The PlugFest event tested interoperability between
Wavesat's UMobileTM WiMAX System and other IEEE 802.16e systems.
|Pierre Lamoureux, CTO for
Wavesat commented "Wavesat is actively supporting the WiMAX ForumŽ and
this event. Our work at this week's event builds on our participation at
the previous Mobile WiMAX PlugFest and provides the open environment to
advance interoperability and develop the ecosystem needed to drive
worldwide adoption of WiMAX. With our growing ecosystem of ODMs and OEMs
worldwide, we have a thorough understanding of what operators need for
wide-scale WiMAX deployments."
Wavesat also showcased its UMobileTM WiMAX solution during the WiMAX
ForumŽ Taipei Conference and Showcase. Designed to exceed WiMAX ForumŽ
Wave 2 certification requirements, the UMobileTM family of product
- Very high performance and fully programmable PHY & MAC solution,
including smart antenna features such as MIMO 2x2.
- Low cost solution and footprint in the industry with embedded DRAM in
a single package (no external memory required), allowing very easy
integration into small form-factor applications
- Very low power consumption at 150 mW in receive mode by using ultra
low power DSP technology and enhanced power saving modes.
- Highly programmable architecture supporting multimode operation
including ODFMA / OFDM / and legacy 802.11a & g.
Wavesat is a privately held fabless semiconductor company developing
WiMAX chipsets, software and development platforms, enabling OEMs and
ODMs to be first to market with high performance and cost effective
WiMAX compliant solutions. Featuring the first WiMAX Forum certified CPE
design; Wavesat provides solutions for each WiMAX market segment from
Fixed to Mobility:
- Fixed (access points, backhaul, DSL extensions) with 802.16-2004 OFDM
- Nomadic & Portable (fixed system to include high-speed connectivity
for laptop and portable applications) with 802.16d+ OFDM EvolutiveTM
- Full mobility with 802.16e-2005 sOFDMA UMobileTM WiBro/WiMAX product
About WiMAX ForumŽ
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to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of
broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16/ETSI
HiperMAN standard. A WiMAX Forum goal is to accelerate the introduction
of these systems into the marketplace. WiMAX Forum Certified products
are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and
mobile services. Along these lines, the WiMAX Forum works closely with
service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified
systems meet customer and government requirements. Through the WiMAX
Forum Congress Events Series of global trade shows and events, the WiMAX
Forum is committed to furthering education, training and collaboration
to expand the reach of the WiMAX ecosystem. For more information, visit
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