Impulsesoft, National Semiconductor Demonstrate Bluetooth Multimedia Support

8/5/2002 - Impulsesoft Private Limited, a leading short-range wireless solutions provider, introduced simultaneous audio and data support for National Semiconductor’s BluetoothTM chipset. This is a direct outcome of the partnership between the two companies to enable customers to develop unique wireless applications using Bluetooth.

At last month’s International Bluetooth Congress in Amsterdam, Impulsesoft and National Semiconductor demonstrated simultaneous ACL and SCO transfers via Bluetooth. As a part of this demonstration, users could listen to music through a wireless headset that connected to a PC, which in turn downloaded MP3 files from the network using a Bluetooth LAN Access Point. The PC running Impulsesoft’s Bluetooth stack was used to make the simultaneous data and voice connections.

"National's customers are looking for complete Bluetooth solutions that offer them a competitive advantage," said Ajay Padgaonkar, marketing manager, Wireless Division, National Semiconductor Corporation. "By partnering with Impulsesoft, National can now offer its Bluetooth customers proven solutions for multimedia in applications such as telematics and mobile computing."

Impulsesoft's production-proven Bluetooth solutions, including the award winning BluePCTM for Windows and iBTStackTM for embedded applications, complement National's wireless capabilities that address the ever growing demands of the mobile market. National's unique ability to deliver analog and digital solutions and Impulsesoft's unsurpassed customer support and system integration expertise will help customers bring their products to market faster.

"Impulsesoft has focused on delivering integrated Bluetooth reference designs and solutions," said K. Srikrishna, CEO of Impulsesoft Private Limited. "National has an enviable portfolio of analog and wireless chipsets. The combined solution provides time to market advantage to customers developing products with Bluetooth audio for embedded and PC applications."

About Impulsesoft (
Impulsesoft Private Limited is a short-range wireless solutions company, headquartered in Bangalore, India. Impulsesoft is a supplier of BluetoothTM and 802.11 software and hardware for the computing and embedded systems markets. Impulsesoft's products and system integration services enable OEMs to rapidly bring application specific wireless solutions to market. Impulsesoft, with distributors and VARs worldwide, is an Associate Member of the BluetoothTM Special Interest Group.

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