SEARAN exhibited at Bluetooth World 2017 in Santa Clara on March 28-29, 2017. The show demonstrated a growing interest in the latest Bluetooth 5.0 specification. From IP providers, to silicon manufacturers, to product designers, everybody is anticipating the new capabilities of 5.0 technology – voice and audio, increased data throughput and longer distances. The Mesh technology, which specification is to be released imminently, is also in great demand.

SEARAN and Synopsys had a joint demo of efficient wireless connectivity for IoT SoC with the complete Bluetooth Low Energy IP solution co-developed by Synopsys and SEARAN. The demo featured SEARAN’s software stack and profiles, running on Synopsys DesignWare ARC® EM Processor with Synopsys’ DesignWare® Bluetooth® Low Energy PHY and Link Layer IP solutions integrated with.

SEARAN’s customer, Enovation Controls, had a demonstration of their RIDE COMMAND infotainment system in the Audio Feature Zone.


Enovation Controls at Bluetooth World 2017

In spite of the enormous demand for 5.0 BLE capabilities, the generic Bluetooth, BR/EDR remains strong especially in more sophisticated audio-voice-data applications, where the SEARAN’s smallest on the market stack footprint, flexibility, portability and excellent support remains very attractive to product developers.

Arkady Pittel
President, CEO