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|Pär Bergsten, Tord Wingren, Keith Cornell|
|Products||Fabless semiconductor, connectivity chips|
Number of employees
|66 (as of 2011)|
Nanoradio was a company based in Kista, Stockholm, Sweden. Nanoradio is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer with a main product line focus of connectivity products. The company is specializing in producing the smallest Wi-Fi chipsets by solution size on the market with extremely low power consumption. The company slogan is "Always On Wi-Fi". Was bought by Samsung in 2012.
The company was founded in March 2004 and it is a “fabless” company. Nanoradio has a leading team of extensive experience from the cellular and wireless industry as well as semiconductor industry and start-ups. The head office is in Kista, Stockholm and with sales offices in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China and US as well as R&D test centre in Patras, Greece. During last years, Nanoradio has been awarded a significant number of new design-wins and lots of market recognitions and awards.
Nanoradio provides unique Wi-Fi solutions, making high speed wireless access possible in all portable electronics, such as mobile phones, MIDS, cameras and headsets. Key features include ultra low power consumption, smallest size as well as a unique support for audio applications.
Nanoradio is the first company to offer a unique true one chip solution, the “Eco-Fi“ family. Combining the Baseband/MAC, RF transceiver and Power Management into a single silicon die offering allows to have the complete WiFi-functionality within an area of less than 35 mm², constantly switched on with a minimum of power consumption. The “Eco-Fi” product family is supporting 802.11 b/g/n standards. This high integrated solution enables the lowest possible cost and size for customers.
Nanoradio has become a well established Wi-Fi supplier with key design wins with several top 5 mobile phone players, MIS players and large camera companies. Nanoradio's Wi-Fi is ported to most major cellular platforms and operating systems.
The following is a list of Nanoradio targeted applications:
- Voice over IP (VoIP) in wireless phones
- Headsets for wireless phones, voice and Hi-Fi stereo
- Portable audio and Hi-Fi stereo devices
- Handheld computing devices, PDAs
- Handheld digital video and Still cameras
- Mobile gaming platforms
Nanoradio has its headquarters in Kista, Sweden. Moreover, the company has sales offices in 5 further countries.
- Kista, Stockholm, Sweden: Global Sales Office
- Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, Sales Office Korea
- Yokohama, Japan, Sales Office Japan
- Mountain View, California, United States, Sales Office USA, Premier Technical Sales Inc.
- Taipei, Taiwan, Sales Office Taiwan
- Shanghai, People's Republic of China, Sales Office China
- Patras, Greece, R&D