You are here

It’s Official: Broadcom’s WICED Products Earn Wi-Fi Certification | Cypress Semiconductor

It’s Official: Broadcom’s WICED Products Earn Wi-Fi Certification

WICED is now one step closer to making the Internet of Things a reality.

The Internet of Things is a movement to connect the way that the world communicates – in the home, in the hand and across the broadband network with a general goal of establishing connectivity between appliances, devices, machines and people. As such, Broadcom’s 802.11n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WICED (Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices) platform is designed to enable Wi-Fi in several emerging applications, including connected appliances, smart energy systems and cloud-based health and home management services.

WICED is the world’s first Embedded module to receive a “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n” designation from the Wi-Fi Alliance. This certification signifies that Broadcom’s technology has been demonstrated to interoperate with other Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products already on store shelves. The certification process is crucial to the dynamic Internet of Things ecosystem helping to reduce buyer confusion and improve the user experience by virtually guaranteeing seamless connectivity between emerging and existing wireless devices.

The first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED product was announced in 2000. Since then, thousands of products have been certified and numerous certification programs have been launched. Certification programs include basic connectivity, security, authentication, and Quality of Service (QoS), as well as simplified setup of security-enabled home networks, radio performance, convergence with cellular, and high throughput. Broadcom is a strong supporter of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Since the launch of 802.11g, Broadcom has been selected to participate in approximately eight Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ client- and access-point test suites.

ALL CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THESE MATERIALS FOR ANY PURPOSE AND DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. NO LICENSE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, BY ESTOPPEL OR OTHERWISE, IS GRANTED BY CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR. USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY REQUIRE A LICENSE FROM A THIRD PARTY, OR A LICENSE FROM CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR.

Content on this site may contain or be subject to specific guidelines or limitations on use. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the site; third parties using this content agree to abide by any limitations or guidelines and to comply with the Terms and Conditions of this site. Cypress Semiconductor and its suppliers reserve the right to make corrections, deletions, modifications, enhancements, improvements and other changes to the content and materials, its products, programs and services at any time or to move or discontinue any content, products, programs, or services without notice.