CEVA's Bluetooth 5.1 Low Energy IP Now Certified by Bluetooth SIG

CEVA, a licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, has announced that it has completed qualification testing of its RivieraWaves Bluetooth 5.1 Low Energy IP using the Ellisys Bluetooth Qualifier (EBQ) compliance tester.

CEVA's RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP platforms provide comprehensive solutions for both Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth dual mode connectivity. Each platform consists of a hardware baseband controller, plus a feature-rich software protocol stack. A flexible radio interface allows the platforms to be deployed with either RivieraWaves RF or various partners' RF IP, enabling optimal selection of foundry and process node. All Bluetooth 5.1 features are supported, including Direction Finding (AoA/AoD), Randomized Advertising Channel Indexing, Periodic Advertising Sync Transfer, GATT Caching and other enhancements. With more than 1.5 billion devices shipped to date and dozens of licensees, the RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP is widely deployed in consumer and IoT devices with many of the world's leading semiconductors companies and OEMs, including smartphones, tablets, wireless speakers, wireless headsets and earbuds, hearing aids and other wearables.

The Ellisys EBQ Advanced Bluetooth Qualification System is mission-critical equipment for the Bluetooth industry, ensuring the highest quality standards for radio controllers by testing stringent corner-cases of link, baseband, and HCI layers.  Validated by the Bluetooth Test and Interoperability (BTI) workgroup, the tester includes a powerful, purpose-built hardware platform and a suite of more than 1000 extensively verified tests covering BR/EDR and Bluetooth Low Energy radios specified under Bluetooth 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 5, and 5.1, as well as prototyping specifications.

Ellisys is a supplier of advanced protocol test solutions for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WPAN, USB 2.0, SuperSpeed USB 3.1, USB Power Delivery, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt technologies.