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Expanding the IoT Universe with WICED™ Sense

Broadcom's WICED™ Sense Development Kit is pre-programmed and ready for app developers and hardware and software developers to get going with an Internet of Things project.

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Broadcom Announces Industry's First 40/50/100GbE PAM-4 Physical Layer Device

December 17, 2014

Drives 40/50/100GbE over Direct Attach Cable, Optics and Silicon Photonics

Broadcom Announces Set-top Box Platform to Accelerate Mexico's Analog-to-Digital TV Transition

December 17, 2014

Low-cost Digital Converters Deliver Combination of New Features and Reliability to Consumers

Broadcom Introduces First GPS-enabled Device for Satellite Outdoor Units

December 16, 2014

New Integration Features Enable Satellite TV Operators to Accurately Track Equipment and Geo-lock Content

Broadcom Announces New High-Performance Multi-Rate Gigabit PHYs

December 15, 2014

Next-Generation 28nm Copper Devices Support 2.5G and 5G Ethernet

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Broadcom GNSS Chip Proves Successful Recovery of First Operational Galileo Satellite

By Sarah Murry | December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it comes to space exploration – especially launching a new satellite constellation that cost millions of dollars and countless man-hours – there’s always a risk that things won’t go as planned. The same is true when you’re the technology company designing a chip that’s intended to be compatible with that same constellation.

That’s why a recent “Mission Accomplished” moment for Broadcom was so significant. 

Earlier this month, Broadcom announced the BCM4774, the industry’s first GNSS location hub to support

Dr. Henry Samueli in EE Times: “IoT: For the market to take off, we need a higher level of interoperabilty”

By Sarah Murry | December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in EE Times, in which Dr. Henry Samueli, chief technical officer and chairman of the board at Broadcom, talks to Rick Merritt about a range of topics from Moore’s Law to Silicon Valley to the Internet of Things. 

From EE Times:

EE Times: Has Broadcom found a path to designing with the emerging FinFET

How Big is Broadcom’s Impact on the Internet? You’ll Be Amazed.

By Aaron Schmidt | December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take a moment and let this statistic sink in: 99.98 percent of all Internet traffic crosses at least one Broadcom chip.

All Internet traffic.

Sure, that could be a tough stat to get your head around, given all of the web pages and mobile apps and videos and social media updates and everything else that runs through the Internet’s pipelines. But when you think about all of the places where Broadcom products are found – in mobile devices, home networking …

Scott McGregor in EE Times: How to Help STEM the Tide of Unfilled Tech Jobs

By Sarah Murry | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in EE Times, in which Scott McGregor,  President and CEO of Broadcom, talks about how companies will need employees with STEM skills in order to keep up with coming innovations. 

From EE Times:

The Internet of Things (IoT) is in that burgeoning stage when anything can happen. The first bugs haven’t shown …

A Home for Code: Introducing Broadcom’s GitHub Site

By Sarah Murry | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you don’t know your blobs from your branches, this post may not be for you.

Here at Broadcom, we’ve been quietly supporting the open source community by championing the at-home tech tinkerers, DIY-ers and developers who want to get inside our customers’ products and see how they can make the mods of their dreams.

Broadcom engineers are prolific contributors to open source initiatives, and the company frequently places amongst the most active firms involved in Linux development.

Over the …

In the News

Starting Gun Sounds in Race to 10Gbps Home Wi-Fi

April 17, 2014

Rethink Wireless
Broadcom announced the guts for a new kind of home router that is says will zip information around the house at up to 3.2 gigabits per second, about twice what a current, high-end home Wi-Fi device can do.

Wi-Fi Gets Another Boost: Broadcom Plans to Double its Speed this Year

April 17, 2014

Venture Beat
Semiconductor giant Broadcom is announcing today that it is creating new chips that could double the speed of Wi-Fi wireless networks. That means wireless networks are still evolving as the whole industry is trying to deal with an expected tsunami of mobile data in the coming years.

Retailers to Benefit from 5G Wi-Fi

April 15, 2014

Connected World
The BCM43462 SoC will contain Broadcom’s new AccuLocate technology which provides sub-meter accuracy on exact physical locations. That comes as good news to component suppliers who will look to be major players in the indoor location market, which analysts predict will hit $4 billion by 2018 thanks to demand for such services by shopping malls, airports, department stores, and stadiums.

Broadcom's New Chip Brings GPS to Smartwatches without Killing the Battery

February 20, 2014

Engadget
Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices.

Broadcom Intros Global Location Chip for Fitness Wearables

February 20, 2014

PC Magazine
Broadcom on Thursday unveiled a global location chip built for wearable devices ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.

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