Bluegiga Technologies, a leading provider of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity modules, recently announced its new WT32i Bluetooth Audio Module.
The WT32i is Bluegiga’s newest Bluetooth Audio module offering excellent RF performance with+6.5 dBm transmit power while being fully pin compatible with Bluegiga’s WT32 module for easy design migration. WT32i audio interfaces include analog, I2S, and SPDIF and software support for Bluetooth audio profiles including Advanced Audio Distribution Profile, Audio Visual Remote Control Profile 1.5, Hands-free profile 1.6 with Wideband speech, and Headset profile through Bluegiga’s iWRAP software stack.
With its onboard DSP and iWRAP software stack, the WT32i features support for aptX® and AAC codecs for enhanced stereo audio streaming, and CVC® echo and noise cancellation for handsfree voice applications. For data and combined data/audio applications, the WT32i now supports Apple’s iAP1 and iAP2 for iOS application communications as well as serial port profile for non-iOS device connectivity.
“We are excited to bring the WT32i to market with its enhanced audio features and excellent RF performance. We think companies looking to offer Bluetooth audio solutions will find our WT32i a cost-effective, full featured Bluetooth audio module that is substantially easier to integrate than similar solutions on the market “, comments Mikko Savolainen, VP of Product Management.
Bluetooth is the most commonly used technology for wireless audio streaming, enabling wireless audio transmission for both voice and high quality stereo audio from smart phones, tablets and laptops. In addition to audio streaming, Bluetooth wireless technology also supports additional connectivity features such as A/V remote control, phone book access, SMS message notifications and iOS and Android application connectivity for truly versatile audio accessories.
This webinar will discuss how to build Bluetooth mono and stereo audio devices with Bluegiga's WT32i Bluetooth Audio Module and iWRAP Bluetooth Software. The webinar will also provide a short overview of Bluetooth Audio profiles including A2DP, AVRCP and HFP, Bluetooth Audio codecs aptX, AAC, and wide band speech and smart phone application connectivity with serial port profile and Apple iAP communications.