Akron, Ohio, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global technology leader Laird Connectivity has launched the SterlingMT-LWB+ WiFi 4 (802.11b/g/n) and the Bluetooth 5.2 module, the latest member of the popular Sterling radio family. Powered by Infineon Technologies’ AIROC™ CYW43439 Wi-Fi 4 + Bluetooth 5.2 combo SoC, the Sterling-LWB+ is designed for IoT from the ground up. The Sterling-LWB+ is fully certified, easy to integrate, industrial temperature rated and the fastest route to market for wireless IoT applications. It is also mechanically and pin compatible with the Sterling-LWB module as an upgrade path for existing customers. Modules and evaluation kits are available now from Laird Connectivity distribution partners.
Careful design considerations have been taken to ensure the Sterling-LWB+ is simple to integrate into a variety of host platforms. The module series offers a fully featured Wi-Fi 4 radio with industry-leading software drivers and support from Laird Connectivity. The secure, high-performance SDIO solution can be easily integrated into any Linux or Android-based system, with upcoming RTOS software integration.
“The LWB+ has given Laird Connectivity the ability to offer our customers an extended life cycle for our Wi-Fi products, delivering a state-of-the-art Wi-Fi 4 solution with the latest features and room for growth. This means our customers with long product cycles have a solution they can rely on,” said Andy Ross, Senior Product Manager, Laird Connectivity. “Partnering with Infineon, we were able to integrate a state-of-the-art chipset and deliver a highly reliable industrial temperature range solution.”
The Sterling-LWB+ has a rich feature set, including Wi-Fi 4 and dual-mode Bluetooth. It offers reliability with high quality drivers and extended product life support, and Laird Connectivity’s Linux Backports package ensures compatibility with a wide range of Linux kernels. The module also supports the latest WPA3 security standards.
“Laird Connectivity’s new Sterling-LWB+ Wi-Fi/Bluetooth wireless module with our robust and reliable AIROC™ CYW43439 Wi-Fi 4 + Bluetooth 5.2 SoC expands the reach of our wireless connectivity solutions, enabling faster for a wide range of applications,” said Sivaram Trikutam, Senior Director, IoT Compute and Wireless, Infineon Technologies. rugged industry-leading performance.”
The Sterling-LWB+ is available in System-in-Package (SIP) and two certified PCB module versions, supporting either an integrated chip antenna or an MHF connector for an external antenna, which can connect to a range of Laird Connectivity certified internal antennas. antennae. The module was intentionally designed to meet the demands of medical and industrial IoT applications, including rugged wearables, industrial IoT connectivity, industrial IoT sensors, and battery-powered medical devices. Certifications include FCC, ISED, CE, UKCA, RCM, MIC and Bluetooth SIG registration.
For more information on the Sterling-LWB+ visit: www.lairdconnect.com/sterling-lwb-plus
For more information on the Infineon AIROC™ 43439 visit: CYW43439
About Laird Connectivity: Laird Connectivity simplifies wireless connectivity with market leading RF modules, internal antennas, IoT devices and custom wireless solutions. Our products are trusted by companies around the world for their wireless performance and reliability. With world-class support and comprehensive product development services, we reduce your risk and improve your time to market. When you need unparalleled wireless performance to connect your applications securely and confidently, Laird Connectivity has you covered no matter what.
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