Qualcomm Atheros Launches the Killer Wireless-N 1202 Wi-Fi Module and the Killer E2200 Ethernet Controller
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Qualcomm Atheros Inc., the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today launched both the Killer(TM) Wireless-N 1202 high-performance Wi-Fi(TM) module with Bluetooth(TM) connectivity and the Killer E2200 high-performance gigabit Ethernet controller. The two products are designed to provide improved performance and advanced control by automatically classifying and prioritizing gaming, video and audio network data to provide a superior, uninterrupted online entertainment experience.
“The Killer Wireless-N 1202 and the E2200 stay true to our promise of providing the best in online application performance, intelligence and control for consumers of both desktop and laptop computers,” said Mike Cubbage, director of business development, networking business unit, Qualcomm Atheros. “These products create a superior entertainment and real-time communications experience for the end user by ensuring that critical online applications get the bandwidth and priority they need, when they need it.”
The Killer Wireless-N 1202 high-performance, 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi module introduces Bluetooth for the first time, providing users with the ability to play online games or stream media while simultaneously having Bluetooth connectivity, an essential feature for online gamers who use Bluetooth-enabled peripherals. The Killer E2200 high-performance Ethernet controller is an adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and online media performance than standard Ethernet solutions.
Both the Killer Wireless-N 1202 and the Killer E2200 offer superior performance for all online applications through Killer’s exclusive Advanced Stream Detect technology, which identifies and prioritizes all network traffic. This ensures important applications that require high-speed connectivity, such as online games and video chat, get priority over less important traffic, such as incoming email or system updates. All Killer technology ships with the exclusive Killer Network Manager, giving users the power to set priorities for all network applications, increase or reduce the bandwidth each application uses, or block an application entirely – all in a unique graphical interface.
The Killer Wireless-N 1202 high-performance Wi-Fi module will be available in May. The Killer E2200 high-performance Ethernet controller is available now.
About Qualcomm Atheros Inc.
Qualcomm Atheros Inc., the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, is a leading provider of wireless and wired technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets. The organization is focused on inventing technologies that connect and empower people in ways that are elegant and accessible to all. With its broad connectivity portfolio, Qualcomm Atheros provides its global customer base with high-performance, end-to-end solutions, featuring Wi-Fi®, GPS, Bluetooth®, Ethernet, HomePlug® powerline and PON technologies. Qualcomm Atheros leverages its substantial expertise in RF, signal processing, software and networking to deliver highly integrated, low-power, system-level solutions that enable customers to create high-performance, differentiated products. For more information, go to www.qca.qualcomm.com.
Qualcomm Atheros and Killer are trademarks of Qualcomm Atheros Inc. Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. HomePlug is a registered trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.
Laurie Falconer, Qualcomm Atheros
Tina Asmar, Corporate Communications
Warren Kneeshaw, Investor Relations
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