Date: 02/11/2016

Espressif uses CEVA’s RivieraWaves in ita ESP32 wireless chip

Fabless semiconductor company Espressif system has used CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth dual mode technology in its new ESP32 chip. The china based Espressif systems designs low cost wireless connectivity solution. The new ESP32 chip packs wireless interfaces for 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and also Bluetooth 4.2 dual mode, along with a rich General Purpose IOs.Design to consume lesser power ESP32 is focused on designing mobile devices, wearable electronics and IOT devices.

Teo Swee Ann, CEO of Espressif Systems says "We have chosen CEVA's RivieraWaves dual mode Bluetooth IP because it allows us to address the widest possible range of applications, covering both classic and low energy connections. "

"We are pleased to announce Espressif as a licensee for our RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP" said Aviv Malinovitch, vice president and general manager of the Connectivity Business Unit at CEVA. "The ESP32 is an impressive device which will no doubt open up Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity to many new IoT products. It is no surprise that Espressif were named as a 'Cool Vendor' in IoT 2016 by Gartner."