Demonstrates its Bluetooth capabilities at the Bluetooth Congress
June 13 , 2002 - Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), has unveiled its Bluetooth Automotive and Dial-up Gateway solutions targeted for silicon vendors. Wipro will demonstrate these Bluetooth capabilities at the Bluetooth Congress. Bluetooth Congress, the world's leading Bluetooth event, is being held at Amsterdam this year.
The Bluetooth Dial-up Networking solution enables short-range wireless connectivity between a PC/Laptop and the external network (PSTN or GSM) via a Bluetooth-enabled Modem. Wipro's Dial-up Networking Profile software can be quickly plugged-in to build a Bluetooth-enabled Modem, thus ensuring vital time-to-market advantage to the end customer. Wipro will also demonstrate its Bluetooth Solutions working on Windows NT/2K Operating System.
As part of its Automotive Solutions, Wipro is demonstrating its Hands-free Profile at the Bluetooth Congress. Wipro's hands-free Profile can be integrated with its other Bluetooth building blocks to develop the Hands-free Car Kit. This Hands-free car kit allows a person to place and receive calls at the touch of a button, all while driving and keeping the mobile phone in the pocket.
"The demand for Automotive and Consumer Electronics market will continue to drive connectivity technology" said Ramesh Emani, Chief Executive, Embedded and Internet Access Division, Wipro Technologies. "We have a leadership position in connectivity solutions with our Bluetooth, Wireless LAN, IEEE 1394 and USB solutions. Development of Wipro's Bluetooth Automotive and Dial-up Gateway solutions reflects our commitment to make technology reach consumers," he added.
Wipro has joined hands with Austria Micro Systems (AMS) for co-development of the complete Bluetooth solution. Under the terms of the partnership, Wipro's BQB (Baumann Qualitath Management Beratumg) qualified Blutooth Baseband Controller and Stack will be incorporated with the AMS radio to develop complete Bluetooth solutions. With its Bluetooth radio and chipset development expertise, AMS will complement Wipro's Bluetooth offerings thus providing a complete solution to chip vendors and other customers.
Wipro has an extensive suite of Bluetooth building blocks consisting of high performance, low gate count Bluetooth Hardware Baseband Controller, Bluetooth Software Baseband Controller and Bluetooth Stack and Profiles. Wipro is one of the first few companies in the world to get all 13 profiles BQB Version 1.1 qualified. Wipro now has 15 Profiles to support its footprint-lean Stack that has been tested on multiple industry leading processors and other third party Bluetooth Controllers. Wipro's portfolio of Bluetooth IPs is supported by a vast spectrum of VLSI and System design as well as embedded software expertise that allows Wipro to offer customers a comprehensive, end-to-end solution.
About Bluetooth Congress
Bluetooth Congress is the worlds leading Bluetooth event, and the Official Congress of the Bluetooth SIG.The 160 Congress speakers provide an unrivalled gathering of the leading figures in the Bluetooth industry, with over 80 Board-level personnel in Bluetooth companies, including 27 CEOs.
Congress sessions examine the development of Bluetooth worldwide, give insight into successes and remaining challenges, applications cases, implementations and customer reports. Special emphasis is given to vertical market application areas, which are covered in detail in special focus sessions. Attendance is vital for anyone who wants to lean about how Bluetooth affects their business, or wishes to develop business relationships with companies involved in the technology.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited is the first P CMM Level 5 and SEI CMM 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 ADSs 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.
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