11-01-2018 My Mobile
MediaTek, a global semiconductor leader, today announced that global brands including ASUS, D-Link and others would use MediaTek’s chipsets as they develop advanced Gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity for premium routers and whole home coverage devices.
These new devices will ensure secure, high-performance whole home wireless coverage for connected devices including PCs, smartphones, televisions and AI-powered smart home devices such as voice-enabled smart speakers.
MediaTek’s suite of highly integrated Wi-Fi chipsets includes the MT7615, MT7621 and its newest networking SoC, the MT7622. The world's first 4x4 802.11n and Bluetooth 5.0 SoC feature a dedicated Wi-Fi network accelerator, the MT7622 provides ultimate flexibility for manufacturers building premium networking devices.
The MT7622 sustains high-performance even when supporting multiple, simultaneous users, and features advanced security, Smart Quality of Service (QoS) for streaming and edging device management, smart roaming, dynamic band steering and Bluetooth-enabled easy device setup.
Today MediaTek’s strong Wi-Fi chipset portfolio powers more than 50 percent of the world’s smart devices in connected home. As a category leader in five market segments including networking devices and the connected home, MediaTek helps brands around the globe navigate the changing electronics landscape and deliver smart, connected products that make consumers’ lives easier.
In addition, Alibaba A.I. Labs, today announced a strategic collaboration in Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives including smart home protocols, customized IoT chips and AI smart hardware, with the aim of fostering the development of a connected world in the IoT era.
The two parties also announced the first Smartmesh connectivity solution in China that supports the latest many-to-many Bluetooth mesh technology, in an effort to speed up the adoption of this technology in smart home settings.
The solution, which is based on the Labs’ self-developed IoT protocol named IoTConnect and the Bluetooth chip co-developed by both parties, enables smart home devices to automatically pair with Tmall Genie, the Lab’s first voice-controlled smart assistant, leading up to a Tmall Genie-controlled smart home ecosystem.