6/23/2003 - Impulsesoft Private Limited, a leading short-range wireless solutions provider, and Zeevo a leading provider of Bluetooth System-on-a-Chip (SOC) solutions for wireless communications announced the launch of iWISHTM - Impulsesoft Wireless Stereo Headphone - a ready-to-manufacture reference design for Bluetooth Stereo Headphones. Targeted at applications like portable players, mobile phones, in-car entertainment systems, music systems and the PC, iWISH enables OEM customers to bring CD-quality Bluetooth Stereo Headphones to the market quickly at a low cost.
Built around iBTStackTM – Impulsesoft’s embedded Bluetooth protocol stack, and TC2001M – Zeevo’s single-chip Bluetooth solution for embedded applications, iWISH delivers 44.1 KHz and 48 KHz, 16 bit stereo at a low bill of material cost and with a long battery life. iWISH reference design provides complete hardware and software components eliminating the need for any development by the OEMs, thereby providing significant time-to-market and cost advantage.
With Bluetooth 1.1 compliant software and support for Advanced Audio Distribution profile (A2DP), iWISH is guaranteed to work with any Bluetooth enabled music player that supports A2DP. The solution kit also provides, in addition to the Stereo Headphone design, components for Bluetooth enabling portable players, mobile phones, in-car entertainment systems, music systems and the PC, resulting in further reduction of cost and time.
"iWISH provides OEMs time-to-market advantage at a very low cost, so critical to the success of the OEM business model. TC2001M - Zeevo’s single-chip solution - allows for low cost solution deployment with onboard CPU and memory and innovative packaging," said K.Srikrishna, CEO Impulsesoft. "The complete reference design solution is available today with customers targeting the Christmas buying season for launch of their products."
Zeevo is very excited about the number of different opportunities that exist for Impulsesoft’s unique wireless headphone reference design" said Bob Van Steenburgh, VP Marketing. "Today OEMs are looking for solutions in order to get themselves to market rapidly, and iWISH is the most competitive wireless headphone solution in terms of cost and features.
Impulsesoft Private Limited is a short-range wireless solutions company, headquartered in Bangalore India with a branch office in California,. Impulsesoft enables OEMs to deliver wireless multimedia services to Personal Area Network devices using its standards-based systems, short-range wireless solutions and software platforms. Impulsesoft, with distributors and VARs worldwide, is an early adopter and Associate Member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. Additional information about Impulsesoft is available at http://www.impulsesoft.com.
Zeevo, Inc. is a privately owned fabless semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California. The company was founded in 1999 to develop and market "systems-on-a-chip" solutions for the communications marketplace. Zeevo offers the most integrated Bluetooth SOCs with all the RF components such as filter, balun, and matching network integrated on to the single chip solution. Zeevo’s programmable software-based architecture and ease of RF design enables designers to develop products with ease and provides highly accelerated time-to-market. For more information, visit Zeevo’s web site at http://www.zeevo.com./
Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Zeevo and Impulsesoft Pvt. Ltd. under license. ARM7TDMI is the registered trademark of ARM Limited. "Enabling Pervasive Connectivity", BlueShark, and BlueDolphin are trademarks owned by Zeevo, Inc. iWISH and iBTStack are trademarks owned by Impulsesoft Pvt. Ltd.
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