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combo chip

An integrated circuit that includes two or more subsystems that were originally contained on separate chips. Examples are communications chips that support multiple radio technologies such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS or Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and FM. A CPU chip that includes a GPU on the same die is also known as a combo chip (see Sandy Bridge and AMD Fusion).
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The combo chip also features the newest Wi-Fi 802.11ac standard with receive support for Multi-User MIMO, allowing fast access to bandwidth-intensive online content such as streaming 4K Ultra HD video.
This wireless combo chip is intended to provide a solution for in-car Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5 and 802.11p.
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced its latest and lowest power Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo chip for mobile platforms and accessories.
The MediaTek MT7650 is compliant with the new 802.11ac standard and leverages the strengths of MediaTek's industry leading Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth combo chip technologies that are currently shipping in laptops and smartphones.
"No other company can deliver a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class software and advanced combo chip technology in support of these applications."
Intel is also releasing an 802.11a/b combo chip that uses Intel silicon for the "a" portion and Phillips' for the "b" portion.
1, 2016 /PRNewswire/--Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced at IFA 2016 that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is introducing two solutions for home entertainment, the QCA9379 combo chip with support for dual-stream Wi-Fi[R] 802.11ac and Bluetooth[R] 4.2, and a 4K Ultra HD media box reference platform using the flagship Qualcomm[R] Snapdragon[TM] 820 processor.
While the Samsung Galaxy S3 featured 4G LTE, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is said to boast a powerful new 5G Wi-Fi combo chip from Broadcom, listed as the (http://www.broadcom.com/press/release.php?id=s694864) BCM4335 chip .
ST's newest gyro-accelerometer 6-axis combo chip targets a wide range of applications that include intuitive user interfaces in pointers and remotes; motion monitoring in black-box recorders; dead-reckoning and map-matching in advanced navigation systems; and smart power-saving and free-fall detection in portable electronics.
Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek Inc announced on Thursday its most advanced wireless combo chip, the MediaTek MT6620.
A look at the new Xbox 360 250GB's SoC: the first mass-produced CPU-GPU combo chip