TI's WiLink 8Q automotive connectivity family now available in production quantities
Texas Instruments started mass production of its automotive-grade wireless connectivity devices supporting Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE and GPS/GNSS technologies with AEC-Q100 qualification.
WiLink 8Q offers features such as four concurrent HD video streams over Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast operation, in-car multimedia streaming video in-parallel with hands-free calling over Bluetooth (HFP) or stereo music playback (A2DP) over Bluetooth and concurrent support for GPS, GLONASS and other satellite constellations.
Full range scalability from Bluetooth only (BL6450Q) and Wi-Fi + Bluetooth to Wi-Fi + Bluetooth + GNSS, with complete software reuse amongst all options
Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth 4.1) support for iBeacon technology, vehicle personalization and cable replacement.