Desktops / All-in-Ones (AIO)
Qualcomm Atheros is a leading provider of connectivity solutions for desktop and all-in-one computing platforms. Our connectivity solutions—WLAN, Bluetooth®, GPS and Ethernet—have been optimized to serve the computing market with reliable performance and low-power. We provide a wide array of solution design options to address a range of platforms—from value-class desktops to highest- performance, advanced-multimedia all-in-ones.
Align®, XSPAN® and XSPAN with SST3 WLAN
Wi-Fi is increasingly used in desktop and all-in-one platforms to provide robust connectivity to the Internet and to other computers, smartphones, and gaming and video equipment in the home or office. Qualcomm Atheros provides a range of performance WLAN options, including Align 1-stream, XSPAN 2-stream and XSPAN with SST3 3-stream 11n. Qualcomm Atheros’ 11n family offers actual user bandwidth ranging from 85 Mbps for 1-stream to 300 Mbps for 3-stream solutions. Qualcomm Atheros’ multi-stream solutions are offered in both single- and dual-band configurations. Our Wi-Fi solutions also provide robust rate-over-range to enable connectivity across the entire home or small business. All of Qualcomm Atheros' 11n solutions also support Direct Connect™ peer-to-peer connectivity.
Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Technology
Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth technology brings added convenience to the desktop computing experience, by providing simple wireless connections to keyboards, mice, headsets, speakers and printers. Supporting the new Bluetooth 4.0 standard, Qualcomm Atheros’ Bluetooth solutions not only provides high-speed personal area connectivity, but also offers low-power mode to connect with battery-powered devices that aren’t traditionally “connected,” such as wristwatches, fitness equipment and home control systems.
Qualcomm Atheros Wi-Fi + Bluetooth
Our desktop computing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combination solutions deliver optimized performance, particularly suited to supporting advanced multimedia applications and gaming. All of our Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions employ our Universal Wireless Cooperation™ for advanced wireless coexistence and optimize performance of products with both wireless features.
Qualcomm ETHOS® Ethernet
Qualcomm Atheros provides fast and Gigabit Ethernet controller, PHY and LOM solutions for desktops and all-in-ones. Featuring EDGE™, ETHOS-Designed Green Ethernet, Qualcomm Atheros’ computing solutions comply with the 802.3az standard for Energy Efficient Ethernet to reduce chip and overall system power.