CEVA, Inc. announced that Atmosic Technologies has integrated CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth 5 Low Energy (RW-BLE5) IP in its M2 and M3 Series IoT systems-on-chip (SoCs). The M2 and M3 SoCs target a diverse range of end markets for low power wireless applications, including wearables, personal and asset trackers, beacons, remotes, keyboards, mice, and more.
With its first products, Atmosic is tackling the real world battery-replacement challenge associated with installing and maintaining a plethora of IoT devices. To realize its vision, Atmosic developed a number of innovative RF CMOS technologies, including Lowest Power Radio, On-demand Wake-up, and Controlled Energy Harvesting.
The Atmosic M2 Series Bluetooth 5 SoC features Lowest Power Radio with On-demand Wake-up, radically enhancing battery life. The power consumption reduction is so substantial that it’s able to reach a technology inflection point where energy harvesting becomes a viable power source. The Atmosic M3 Series Bluetooth 5 SoC expands on the M2 with Controlled Energy Harvesting, which can provide forever battery life or even eliminate the need for battery power. The M2 and M3 Series will be demonstrated during the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 8-11, 2019.