IVT, a leading Bluetooth technology specialist, has launched its new 'extended-range' Bluetooth portfolio of products for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC).
"The general user perception is that Bluetooth is a 10 meter Radio. 'Extended Range' added on Bluetooth Branding clarifies that Bluetooth is more than a 10 meter technology. IVT's O200 GSM phone, a feature rich, quad-band GSM phone for the world wide market, using Bluetooth Cordless Telephony Profile, can make and receive PSTN calls or IP calls in excess of 500 meters in open air through IVT's PSTN or SIP access points respectively," stated Fei Xu, IVT's director of embedded application.
IVT is currently looking to expand its network of distributors, Worldwide.
IVT is a world major supplier of Bluetooth software, and a leading supplier of Bluetooth Extended Range (over 500 meters) Cordless Telephony Profile enabled, quad-band GSM phone and PSTN/SIP/UMA access points for Fixed-Mobile Convergence.
Since 1999, IVT has continually developed leading edge products including Bluetooth host stack and profiles source code, conformance & interoperability testers, and application software (BlueSoleil) which have shipped over 25 million copies as of April 30, 2008 in 145 countries for PCs, laptops, PDAs, Personal Navigation Devices and Smart phones.
IVT's products and solutions are widely adopted by over one hundred and fifty customers worldwide including Lenovo, HP, British Telecom, Motorola, Samsung, LG, Ricoh, Panasonic, Mitac, and Wistron, etc.
Many Bluetooth chip makers in the world, such as Accelsemi, Atheros, CSR, Conwise, 3DSP, Broadcom, Marvel, NSC, RFMD, SiRF collaborate with IVT, and in many cases supply IVT's Bluetooth software to their customers.
IVT also provides design services, interoperability testing services, and Bluetooth BQB qualification support via its Interoperability Testing Centre.
As a technology leader and Associate member of Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), IVT is actively involved in the development of Bluetooth new standard V3.0, which covers WiFi, UWB Bluetooth V2.1 and Bluetooth low energy wireless technology.