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Bluegiga Launches Embedded Wi-Fi® Modules for Professional Applications

May 29, 2012

ESPOO, Finland, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Bluegiga Technologies today announced the availability of its line of embedded Wi-Fi
modules [http://www.bluegiga.com/wi-fi ]: Bluegiga WF111 and Bluegiga WF121. The new
modules are ideal for embedded applications requiring small, reliable, long range Wi-Fi
connectivity in an easy to integrate surface mount package. Both modules utilize Cambridge
Silicon Radio’s UniFi(R) CSR6031 chipset which has excellent RF performance, low power
consumption, and compact size.

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“Bluegiga is very excited to expand our product portfolio to include our two new Wi-Fi
modules. Bluegiga has leveraged its extensive experience in developing robust, easy to
integrate Bluetooth modules to create what we think will be a compelling alternative to
existing Wi-Fi solutions on the market today.” says Tom Nordman, Bluegiga’s VP of Sales
and Marketing.

Bluegiga WF121 module is a stand-alone Wi-Fi module, providing a fully integrated
2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n radio and IP stack in a 15.4mm x 26.2mm footprint. It is designed for
embedded applications requiring simple, low-cost/low-power wireless TCP/IP connectivity
with flexible interfaces for connecting a wide variety of peripherals. The Bluegiga WF121
module also comes with Bluegiga Wi-Fi(R) software, a powerful, yet easy-to-use command
interface to manage connectivity functions such as Access Point discovery, association and
connection establishment. The WF121 also supports Bluegiga’s BGScript[TM] programming
language enabling developers to embed applications directly onboard the WF121 in matter of

Bluegiga WF111 module is a fully integrated 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n module, providing a
low cost, small size Wi-Fi solution for devices that run a Linux operating system on ARM
or x86 processors with an SDIO interface. WF111 offers all of the benefits of an optimized
wireless module – small size, great performance, and excellent range in cost effective
surface mount package.

“In designing our WF111 and WF121 we have strived to create very small, long range
Wi-Fi modulesthat provide real benefits for our customers including superior radio
performance, reduced design risk, and shortened time-to-market. Innovative software
features have always been a hallmark of Bluegiga modules and we believe our BGScript and
WiFi software will enable OEMs to easily create winning WiFi designs,” adds Mikko
Savolainen, Bluegiga’s VP of Product Management.


Bluegiga provides short-range wireless connectivity solutions including Bluetooth
modules, Wi-Fi modules, and Bluetooth network access devices to OEMs and system
integrators. Founded in 2000 with its headquarters in Espoo Finland, Bluegiga sells to
customers across markets such as medical, sports and fitness, automotive, audio, and
industrial. With offices in the United States and Hong Kong and through an extensive
distribution network, Bluegiga serves customers in more than 70 countries. For additional
information, please visit www.bluegiga.com [http://www.bluegiga.com ]





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