Bangalore, India, May 16, 2005: Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), will demonstrate its MBOA MAC Intellectual Property core in IP Japan, Tokyo during May 19-20 and in Wireless USB Developers Conference, San Jose during May 23 – 24, 2005.
MBOA (MultiBand OFDM Alliance) enjoys the support of many industry players from the Consumer Electronics and PC industry and from industry bodies such as WiMedia, USB IF and 1394 TA. Wipro’s MBOA MAC is feature-rich as well as customizable. It can be integrated into devices such as Set Top Boxes, Digital TVs, Digital Still Camera, Printers, Wireless Media Players and other wireless digital peripherals. Wipro is one of the earliest providers of MBOA based Intellectual Property cores.
”We are also developing Wireless USB solution and are in talks with key customers. Development of 1394 and IP (Internet Protocol) over UWB and PAL layers for them are also in progress. Wipro, being a member of WiMedia Alliance, USB-IF, 1394 TA and DLNA, is in a unique position to support its customers with the best of class solution based on Ultra WideBand (MBOA) protocols” said A Vasudevan, Vice President, VLSI, Wipro Technologies.
Wipro Technologies is the world’s largest independent provider of embedded and product engineering services. The semiconductor IP group offers solutions in the areas of UWB, IEEE 1394, Digital TVs, IEEE 802.11, USB and Ethernet.
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Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMMi Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange, among others. More information is available at www.wipro.com
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