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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 Conference Call to Review First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

April 7, 2015

Hosts Call April 21, 2015 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time; 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Broadcom Introduces Industry's First Family of Secure Microcontrollers with Integrated NFC

April 1, 2015

Expanded StrataGX™ Product Line Increases Security, Adds NFC and Improves Power Management for Mobile Payment Terminals, PCs and More

Broadcom Announces Cable Broadband Solution Optimized for Multi-dwelling Units in China

March 25, 2015

C-HPAV 1.0 Technology Provides Operators with Cost-effective IP-based Transport

Broadcom Delivers DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Set-top Box Platform for China

March 25, 2015

Cost-Effective, Small Form-factor Design Adds Advanced C-DOCSIS Technology for Home Networking

Broadcom Launches First HD Satellite Set-top Box SoC for China

March 25, 2015

New Chip with AVS+ Decoding Supports Market Transition to High-Definition Broadcasts

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StrataDNX™: The End of The Bandwidth/Extensibility Tradeoff in the Data Center

By Karni Gilon | March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

We all know the etiquette: When you’re standing outside an elevator or a subway train, you’re supposed to step aside and wait for the people inside to get off before you go in. Of course, sometimes people jump the gun, and there’s that awkward squashing of bodies (and flaring of tempers) that sometimes results in doors getting jammed and people getting jostled. In other words, the whole thing turns into a big mess instead of getting people to their destination....

Inside OpenNSL: Open Source Innovation in the Network Has Arrived

By Eli Karpilovski | March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the Internet has evolved – with more users performing more tasks with more devices — data centers are pushed to their limits to keep up with the demands. At the same time, the progress in open source applications and software can be leveraged in data center networking to create a new generation of open, flexible and customizable solutions that promise to relieve some of the bottlenecks. Broadcom is bringing those two worlds together with its recent release of an open-source software...

Broadcom and UCI’s New Tech Competition Brings Together Future Lawyers, Business Executives and Engineers

By Sarah Murry | March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

For all of the thousands of hours of study that it takes to become an engineer, computer scientist, business executive or attorney, there’s very little professional preparation that can compare to hands-on experience. That was the driving theme behind a recent competitive event, called the Technology and Entrepreneurship Achievement Competition, which Broadcom co-sponsored alongside four different graduate schools at the University of California, Irvine. View photos from the event on Facebook. “The cross-disciplinary approach to problem-solving mimicked what students will...

RSDB Gets a Boost from Broadcom at MWC

By Sarah Murry | February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The newest smartphones and wearables from the likes of Samsung, HTC, Sony and other mobile titans are expected to dominate headlines from this week’s Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. But, behind the all that flashy tech is something most consumers take for granted: robust wireless connectivity that enables them to video chat, surf the web, run dozens of applications and connect with social networks—simultaneously. At Mobile World Congress, Broadcom will be talking up its multi-antenna Wi-Fi technology, which is...

Broadcom Tackles Battery Challenges in Smartwatches

By Sarah Murry | February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

When it comes to developing a new segment of portable electronic devices – from the earliest mobile phones to this new wave of connected wearable devices – there’s always been one major challenge: battery life. From an engineering perspective, it’s among the toughest nuts to crack for device makers that are looking to design, test and sell wearable gadgets such as smartwatches, fitness tracking bands, eyeglasses or even sensor-laded clothing. “When it comes to wearables, power is king,” said Larry...

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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