NXP: wearables to run up to a month with new Bluetooth SoC

Thursday 7 January 2016 | 11:28 CET | News
NXP Semiconductors introduced what it claims is the world's most power-efficient Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) System-on-a-Chip. The new chip is 40 percent more energy efficient than its closest competitor and can deliver twice the battery life for wearable and fitness tracking devices, the company said. The QN 9080 can run multiple applications and features a fusion signal processor for continuous sensing in an "always-on" state. NXP said consumers will be able wear smart devices running the chip for up to a month without recharging. The SoC is currently sampling with key customers. 

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Companies: NXP Semiconductors
Countries: World
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