UWB Rallies Forces in the IoT | EE Times


Several startups tried to establish the IEEE 802.15.3 version of UWB as a wireless alternative to USB and HDMI a decade ago, but their efforts failed to gain traction. DecaWave and others targeted the 802.15.4a version of UWB for personal-area location where it delivers centimeter accuracy over 100-200 meter distances — and its gaining traction.

About a half dozen companies now offer such UWB chips. DecaWave alone claims it has sold more than 4 million chips, has two users now consuming more than a million a year and other customers ready to move from trials to deployments.

Source: UWB Rallies Forces in the IoT | EE Times

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