Bluetooth IP Cores for Silicon
, silicon, single chip and system on a chip, baseband and ip cores listed from various Bluetooth
firms across the world and UK. Including the cherryred, rosered, and risc microprocessor from arm.
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Bluetooth Wireless chips, silicon, single chip and system on a chip, baseband and ip cores
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ARC Cores is a subsidiary of ARC International, it is
a developer of user-customizable, 32-bit processor cores, development tools,
synthesizable peripherals, and other intellectual property (IP). Key market
sectors in which ARC's products have been used are telecommunications, voice/data
networking, and consumer electronics.
Current Bluetooth products include:
BlueForm IP is
designed to add Bluetooth capability to the
ARCtangent-A4 microprocessor core. It allows developers to rapidly
integrate a Bluetooth 1.1-compliant baseband controller. BlueForm IP is a
pre-verified Bluetooth solution for ASICs, SoCs, and FGPAs, and it supports a
range of embedded and consumer products. It includes a baseband controller, a
interface, a Bluetooth protocol stack, a synthesizable UART host-controller
interface, a suite of hardware- and software-development tools, and the ARCangel
FPGA-based prototyping system.
ARM is a key provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions to
the mobile comms industry. The
company licenses its RISC processors, peripherals, and system-chip designs to
leading international electronics companies. The RISC microprocessor
solutions are being used in such markets as portable communications, hand-held
computing, multimedia digital consumer and embedded solutions.
ARM is very active in encouraging Bluetooth
implementations on its existing cores and in products which already embody its
IP. Many of the leading Bluetooth players are already using ARM IP - see their
website for more
BrightCom Technologies designs and sells Bluetooth Application Processors, chip
and software platforms that aid the development of Bluetooth products, branded
the IntelliBLUE product family.
Bluetooth Baseband & Stacks is BrightCom's Bluetooth intellectual property
compliant with Bluetooth specification v1.0b, enabling the implementation of
Bluetooth stack for embedded systems.
Provides a Bluetooth
Baseband Intellectual Property product for high data rate and multipoint
applications. It enables a cost effective implementation of Bluetooth
functionality for computing and network access point products.
RoseRed - qualified July 2001, waiver free
Provides a Bluetooth Baseband Intellectual Property product for
handheld consumer electronics. It enables a low cost implementation of Bluetooth
functionality in a variety of products.
is a multipoint Bluetooth Baseband System-on-Chip Intellectual
Property designed for high data rates in advanced computing and network access
point applications. Data and voice, 7 slaves, inter-piconet.
inSilicon has developed a Bluetooth Baseband processor IP product,
which claims significant reductions in chip cost as well as integration time and effort.
Their SOC solution is designed to be easily integrate-able into both SOC chip design and software
environments for CPU architectures including ARM, MIPS, Hitachi-SH, x86, and
Bluetooth Baseband Processor IP core (coming soon) they say this will
provide much needed special features to the SOC market that will enable
significant reductions in chip cost as well as integration time and
Mindtree specializes in offering product realization services to integrate Bluetooth wireless technology into product designs cost effectively.
Ethermind Baseband Controller
Core BQB v1.1
Available as synthesizable Verilog core with LMP/HCI firmware, the IP can be reconfigured to
operate with any 8/16/32 bit microcontroller on which LMP/HCI firmware resides and be reconfigured to interface with many Bluetooth radio implementations.
It supports various on-chip FIFOs and sizes and is customisable to minimise the
The Ethermind Baseband core supports SCL data transfer and executes all datapath functions with error detection and correction logic, in addition to the management and control of the lower layer protocol.
It also manages channel selection and hopping functions, allowing the host
processor to manage only the LMP/HCI layer functions. Intelligent radio control
allows minimisation of power consumption.
NewLogic is a supplier of Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) and IC
Design Services. It offers a range of IC design capabilities for customers'
specific requirements, as well as a number of IP cores which can be incorporated
into the users' own system-on-chip (SoC) and product designs.
NewLogic has a range of Bluetooth products under the brand name BOOST
Bluetooth Baseband and Software
Protocol Stack up to HCI.
Software is a complete Bluetooth software stack, able to run on hosted or
embedded systems, written in SDL and C.
is a Bluetooth radio processor for integration into Bluetooth standard ICs and
IP Core is a complete Bluetooth baseband processor solution. It incorporates
a BOOST processor from Newlogic with the pT-100 microprocessor from picoTurbo.
It can be used to implement a Bluetooth protocol stack.
Lite enables users to implement NewLogic´s BOOST Core on to PLDs of Altera
and FPGAs of Xilinx. It allows a cost-effective and flexible solution to achieve
the Bluetooth wireless system.
Evaluation Kit is an FPGA-based prototyping platform for hardware/software
evaluation, development and system validation of the implementation of Bluetooth
New Logic also offer IC
design services combined with intellectual property and working
relationships with silicon manufacturers. The company covers the entire IC
design process, from system level design to component design and is able to
offer professional interface services to test and production partners.
Primarily involved in the semiconductor industry,
Parthus is known as an Intellectual Property (IP) company, meaning they provide
designs that can be readily incorporated into semiconductor manufacturers'
integrated circuits (ICs). The company offers a range of platforms that
power the computing, communications and mobile Internet markets.
is a small and low power Bluetooth silicon platform enabling mobile
phone and electronics manufacturers to produce a 'single chip' Bluetooth
solution. As well as possible future "zero chip" solutions. The Bluestream Platform delivers a complete Bluetooth
Platform comprising of Radio ICs (SiGe, CMOS and mult-mode RF), RF-to-DSP
Interface IP, Lower Link Controller IP, Software Protocol Stack, and a Optional
BlueStream is one of the
industry's most comprehensive
Bluetooth IP offerings containing
all the requisite technology for
OEMs and semiconductor companies
to rapidly integrate Bluetooth
into their product offerings. The
platform encompasses a digital
baseband (offered both in Baseband
IP and full system-on-a-chip) and
finally complete software stacks
for baseband and host
RTX Telecom has developed a complete and quite exceptionally flexible
Bluetooth platform. It consists of a Baseband Core, Host Controller Firmware and
Protocol Stack. This Bluetooth platform enables the design of a number of ICs,
modules and turnkey products. RTX Telecom offers the Bluetooth platform or the
complete platform to licensees. For more information you can e-mail
RTX - please tell them you saw it on The Wireless Directory (Bluetoothweb).
SIDSA (Semiconductor Design Solutions), founded in 1992, offers ASIC design
SIDSA offer ASIC design for Bluetooth,
including an evaluation board, using silicon IP provided by Newlogic.
Silicon & Software Systems (S3)
Silicon & Software Systems is a provider of Electronic Design
Services. Established in 1986, the company has knowledge in the areas of IC, Software
and Hardware Design experience in house. In
the Bluetooth arena, S3 has already delivered solutions in respect of
RFCMOS, Baseband IC (ASSP), LM & LC Protocol Stack and SoC
developments. The company also has experience in a number of relating
technologies to Bluetooth including: GSM, GPRS, EDGE, W-CDMA, 802.11x,
DECT, USB, and VoIP.
in San Diego,
Founded in 1997,
claims to have
been the first
to deliver a
radio modem for
and first to
Silicon Wave is
Member of the
Baseband SIP is
and is offered
a variety of
types. The VHDL
comes with a
of test benches,
scripts and test
vectors for ease
Tality Corporation (formerly
Symbionics and a subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems)
Tality is a leader in Bluetooth system, chip, and intellectual property design,
having undertaken the design of Ericsson's Development Kit and having undertaken
over 25 Bluetooth system and chip designs.
Tality undertakes fast-turn Bluetooth baseband system-on-chip
(SoC) design using licensable intellectual property (IP) and a proven
customer-owned tooling (COT) flow to multiple silicon foundries. The licensable
Bluetooth IP encompasses:
* FPGA-based SoC development platform
* SoC integration platform
* Recently-qualified baseband controller core licensed by over 15 customers
* Lower protocol stack licensed by over 15 customers
* Silicon-proven RF transceiver architecture
TTPCom has experience with providing Intellectual Property (IP)
and are able to provide a complete technology transfer package form
Bluetooth, including training, support and turn-key design services. All
their products are warranted to the Bluetooth 1.1 specification.
Baseband controller core in VHDL (IEEE Standard 1076-1993) and Link Controller
(LC), Link Manager (LM), and Host Controller Interface (HCI) software in
ANSI C. It is library independent and is supplied with reference synthesis
scripts and test benches. It is a complete system solution and is designed
for test methodology.
Wipro Technologies is the global technology services division of Wipro
Limited. Wipros portfolio of IP cores and software are built against
well-defined design and
verification methodology and have
been licensed to multiple
customers who have integrated it
into their final product.
Hardware Baseband Controller Core
provides a configurable interface to a
standard Bluetooth radio module. It interfaces to a CVSD/ PCM voice CODEC as
well as to an ARM7TDMI processor via the Advanced System Bus (ASB). The Core is
available in synthesizable Verilog RTL. The foundry independent design can be
targeted to any library and technology for integration into ASICs.
Software Baseband Controller
is a C source code implementation of the
Bluetooth baseband functionality. Certain portions of the design are implemented
as hardware accelerators. These include the encryption block, correlation logic and
interface to the radio module that are implemented in synthesizable Verilog. The
radio module interface supports different third party radio chipsets. The
software baseband solution is available as a firmware implementation on the ARM7.
Xilinx provides programmable silicon solutions, FPGA devices.
In the Bluetooth arena, Xilinx can offer Bluetooth
implementations to allow bridging of Bluetooth into legacy systems, as well as
flexible approaches to the implementation of new innovative products.