Chip Reduces Power Of IoT Devices By 85%

Rivaling Bluetooth 4.0 LTE, the RKi6000 Wi-Fi and memory IC allegedly reduces power consumption of Internet of Things (IoT) smart devices by 85%, allowing the use of AAA batteries for up to 35 years and the use of coin batteries in everyday appliances and devices. The RKi6000 sets a new standard for Wi-Fi, with power consumption now equal to that of Bluetooth 4.0 LE, with receiving power consumption around 20 mAh during use. The Rockchip RKi6000 will be available starting Q3 2015.

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