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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 Next Generation Ultra HD Devices with MoCA 2.0 IP Interface

March 2, 2015

Set-top Box Chips with Multi-standard Support Enables Multiple 4K Content Options

Broadcom Announces First Upstream Diagnostic Analyzer Technology for Cable Operators

March 2, 2015

Reduces Operator Costs and Improves Customer Service through Remote Diagnostics for Network Connectivity

Broadcom Introduces Industry's First 5G WiFi Combo Chip With Real Simultaneous Dual Band Support

March 2, 2015

Expands Portfolio of 5G WiFi Combo Chips for Smartphones and Tablets

Broadcom Innovation Powers KT 4G LTE Small Cell Deployments

February 27, 2015

Highly Integrated Devices Enable Korean Operator to Increase Mobile Coverage and Capacity for Outdoor and Indoor Environments

SK Telecom and Broadcom Enable First 4G LTE Small Cells with Carrier Aggregation Features

February 26, 2015

Innovative 4G LTE Small Cells Deliver Seamless Mobile Experience

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

By Sarah Murry | March 5, 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

RSDB Gets a Boost from Broadcom at MWC

By Sarah Murry | March 2, 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 …

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 …

Raspberry Pi Heads to the Final Frontier, with Help from UK Students

By Aaron Schmidt | February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Raspberry Pi, a $35 microcomputer designed for the Raspberry Pi Foundation by co-founder and Broadcom engineer Eben Upton, has seen its share of adventures.

It’s been presented to the Queen at Buckingham Palace, flown with weather balloons into Earth’s atmosphere, and according to a recent blog post, reached a staggering milestone of 5 million units sold.

Now, thanks to a joint effort between the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency

GPS Guru: Broadcom’s Frank van Diggelen Awarded Fellowship by Institute of Navigation

By Sarah Murry | February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever used something other than your senses to navigate, you can probably thank Broadcom’s Dr. Frank van Diggelen and his colleagues.

He’s credited with many of the key patents and inventions that enable the global positioning system (GPS) to be ubiquitous in mobile devices and increasingly, wearable ones.

Last month, he was recognized for 20 years of contributions to location technology by the Institute of Navigation (ION), a prestigious industry group made up of academics, researchers and …

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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