MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced it was named a finalist in EDN's 21st annual Innovation Awards (http://innovation.edn.com/). Lantiq's XWAY™ WAVE300 802.11n chipset family was selected as a finalist in the Application Specific Standard Products category due to its ability to overcome the challenges of media distribution in wireless home networking environments.
"The design team for XWAY™ WAVE300 implemented multiple technologies never seen before in a wireless home networking solution and recognition of this by the EDN editors is a great honor," said Stephan Pruecklmayer, Senior Marketing Manager for Lantiq WLAN solutions. "We are proud to be selected as one of just five finalists in the ASSP category of the EDN Innovation Awards."
The Lantiq XWAY™ WAVE300 uses advanced beam-forming and other performance boosting technology to achieve up to 8-10dB increased gain and up to 300 percent increased reach compared to standard WLANs. The XWAY™ WAVE300 family also significantly enhances the streaming of HDTV, with high sustainable bit rates and elimination of pixel errors that allows multiple simultaneous HD streams without packet loss. On reference systems, Lantiq demonstrated the transmission of four HD streams with 20 Mbps simultaneously with maximum reach. To read more about the XWAY™ WAVE300's nomination, please click here: http://innovation.edn.com/nomination/xway-wave300-family.
In addition to being an EDN Innovation finalist, Lantiq's XWAY™ WAVE300 has been recognized and selected by major customers around the globe. Its innovative beam-forming ensures best-in-class reach and an integrated Thick MAC processor cuts the main processor load in half, saving customers money and providing the best possible WLAN experience. To learn more about the XWAY™ WAVE300 family of products, please click here: http://www.lantiq.com/wave300.
The EDN Innovation Awards are now open to the public for winner selection. To vote before March 31st, go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/886ZQ6R#input_244755934_10_3107459465_0 – the XWAY™ WAVE300 Family is in the third category. Winners will be announced at EDN's 21st Annual Innovation Awards ceremony in San Jose, CA on May 2nd. Since 1990, EDN has honored the most innovative technological advancements -- and the designers who invent them. The EDN Innovation Awards program is now in its 21st year and proudly continues its tradition of recognizing rich talent in the electronics industry.
EDN, published by UBM Electronics, serves the vital information needs of design engineers and engineering managers worldwide. EDN.com delivers a three-dimensional view of the electronic industry via news coverage, strategic business information, and in-depth technical content. For more information go to www.edn.com.
Lantiq offers a broad and innovative product portfolio for next-generation networks and the digital home. The company has a global team of about 1,000 experts in Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific regions. The company specializes in broadband communications encompassing analog, digital and mixed-signal ICs along with comprehensive software suites. Lantiq is a fabless company and its semiconductor solutions are deployed by major carriers and in home networks in every region of the world. Further information is available at: www.lantiq.com