NXP predicts that the Nexperia Cellular System Solution PNX6910 - powered by NXPs Embedded Vector Processor (EVP), a powerful Digital Signal Processing core - will be the world's fastest softmodem, capable of achieving data transfer rates of 150 Mb/s downlink and 50 Mb/s uplink, and supporting multi-mode LTE/HSPA/UMTS/EDGE/GPRS/GSM capability.
Comments from Dan Rabinovitsj, senior VP & GM of cellular business at NXP Semiconductors, indicate that NXP is positioning the softmodem to be available to meet increasing demand from major mobile operators and OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) for hardware to satisfy the expected surge in deployment of LTE-enabled networks.
Thanks to its SoftModem
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Six major modem board manufacturers have selected the ESS SuperLink V.90 (ESS Technology, Inc.) software modem technology to address the fast growing market for analog V.90 softmodem products.
GVC, Puretek, Wellcom, and Pineview will deploy ESS's modem technology into desktop PCs as a PCI riser card, while Ambit and Actiontec will provide ESS softmodem mini-PCI modules to top-tier OEM customers in the United States, including Hewlett-Packard and Dell Computers.
Robotics analog modem family includes controller-based, contollerless and softmodems
in external, internal and laptop form factors.