14 September 2011 Front end modules target Wi-Fi and Bluetooth applications Front end modules target Wi-Fi and Bluetooth applications Murata has unveiled a new range of microwave monolithic integrated devices for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth applications. The modules integrate the company's power amplifier, low noise amplifier and switching product into single packages for both the 2.45 and 5GHz bands. According to Murata they can be combined with a highly integrated, single chip radio to provide a connectivity solution for mobile phones, portable devices and tablet computers. The integrated devices are designed to support 802.11b/g, Bluetooth and/or 802.11a. Designers can also use one or both front end modules to mix and match wireless networks with minimal design resources, which is said to reduce the complexity of design and improve time to market. Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.murata.eu Companies Murata Electronics (UK) Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.