WiLink 8Q and Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY Real-Time Operating System

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 7:56pm
Clarinox Technologies

Clarinox now supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi optimized for use with TI WiLink 8Q platform

Las Vegas, Jan. 1, 2014 - Clarinox Technologies announced support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, optimized for use with the Texas Instruments (TI) low-power, highly integrated WiLink 8Q platform. This complements Clarinox existing support of a number of TI solutions based on ARM cores, as well as DSP and OMAP platform

The ClarinoxWiFi 802.11b/g/a/n Wi-Fi stack provides complete support for AP, Station, Wi-Fi Direct and WPS - integrated with TI's WiLink 8Q single-chip solution and Green Hills Software's safety and security certified INTEGRITY Real-Time Operating System. Additionally, ClarinoxWiFi comes with a powerful, built-in 802.11 protocol analyzer, based upon Clarinox PC based debugger/analyzer.

The ClarinoxBlue Bluetooth host subsystem stack is qualified for Bluetooth versions 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0, and is currently going through the process of receiving V 4.1 qualification (including Bluetooth low energy). ClarinoxBlue covers a large number of industry standard Bluetooth profiles including those commonly used in automotive, health and consumer applications. The Bluetooth implementation supports many real time operating systems, including Green Hills INTEGRITY RTOS, and supports TI's WiLink 8Q solutions as well as previous WiLink 6 and 7Q generations. It comes bundled with the Clarinox protocol analyzer.

Trish Messiter, Clarinox CEO says, "This support for TI WiLink 8Q platform is an important development to enable Clarinox support for innovative wireless applications such as high-speed pairing, high data rate transfer such as for MirrorLink capability, and is particularly suited to a range of automotive use cases."

Ram Machness, director of products for WiLink 8Q automotive connectivity solutions at TI says, "TI is pleased to add Clarinox software support to our state-of-the-art connectivity products that deliver world-class infotainment features to the automotive market. By adding the Clarinox protocol stacks to our solution, we are able to deliver additional functionality with our automotive connectivity portfolio."

Dan Mender, vice president of business development from Green Hills Software says, "We have had a successful partnership with Clarinox for more than two years and are very pleased to see the addition of support for TI's latest Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo chip - WiLink8. When combined with Green Hills' proven INTEGRITY RTOS, customers can address the growing challenges for achieving safe, secure connectivity for the plethora of devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT)."

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