Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, presented a new solution for network 802.11ac. Novelty, designation QCA9377, focused on the consumer segment and supports multi-user multi-channel input-output (MU-MIMO).
The chip is designed for use in notebook computers, gaming consoles, TVs, cameras and other devices connected to the networks of Wi-Fi. Besides 802.11ac, it supports Bluetooth 4.1.
In the chip technology is used Qualcomm MU | EFX, allowing to increase the connection speed compared with other solutions 802.11ac. According to the manufacturer, the superiority of up to three times. New product included in the family of Qualcomm VIVE.
The advantages QCA9377 manufacturer also include low power consumption, a positive effect on the battery life of mobile devices.
Currently available study samples QCA9377. Serial production will begin later this year.