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TI WiLink 7.0 – WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and an FM transmitter on a chip the size of a fingernail


See that little chip? It’s called a TI WiLink 7.0 and it’s going to end up in your mobile phone soon, to supply GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and an FM transmitter functionality to your handset. It’s the first single chip offering this huge amount of connectivity, but it’s definitely not going to be the last.

Question. How long till a chip that size contains everything you need to make a top spec smartphone? And what will that mean for our mobile phone size and feature set? Astonishing stuff. Really.

And what will this mean for your humble kettle? Answers on a ubiquitous computer teacup please to…

  Industry’s first true single-chip mobile WLAN, GPS, Bluetooth and FM transmit/receive solution # Brings connectivity features to mainstream products such as smart phones, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), portable media players (PMPs), gaming devices and personal navigation devices (PNDs)…

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  • GPS Systems have grown to be much better all the time – it really is just outstanding just what engineering could reach these days!

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