Blackfire Research, the leader in Wireless High-Performance Multimedia Streaming, Today announced a technology and business alliance with IC Chip Solution Provider giant Realtek to bring to market new IoT Wi-Fi chipset designs capable of Streaming Audio from Cloud Music Providers to Multi-Room and Multi-Channel wireless speakers.
San Francisco, CA –
Blackfire Research, the leader in Wireless HighPerformance Multimedia Streaming, today announced a technology and business alliance with IC Chip Solution Provider giant Realtek to bring to market new IoT WiFi chipset designs capable of Streaming Audio from Cloud Music Providers to MultiRoom and MultiChannel wireless speakers.
“Our partner ecosystem is growing rapidly as the demand for WiFi, MultiRoom enabled Speakers increases,” said Blackfire’s CEO, Ravi Rajapakse. “Our program recognizes the challenges of bringing to market new interoperable WiFi Speaker systems and offers the most complete solution for product development in a timely fashion with unrivaled featureset and unparalleled performance to our customers”.
“IoT is said to be the fourth industrial revolution and is expected to become ubiquitous over the next few years” said Realtek’s Vice President and Spokesman, YeeWei Huang “With an open platform, full IoT protocols, lowpower design, and a great user experience, the Realtek IoT solution is the leader in lowpower WiFi IoT solutions and has earned accolades from customers, enabling consumer electronic product designers to add differentiating features in varying applications”. Blackfire and Realtekhave joined forces to develop and offer fully complete solutions of Software and Hardware for Multimedia Streaming. Together, Blackfire, Realtek and our ecosystem of Technology Partners have addressed the challenges of deploying high performance and cost competitive product lines to end users worldwide.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. is one of the world’s leading IC providers. Realtek designs and develops a wide range of IC products for communications network, computer peripheral, and multimedia applications. Products include 10/100/1000M Ethernet Controllers/PHYs, 10/100/1000M Ethernet Switch Controllers/Media Converter Controllers/Gateway Controllers, Wireless LAN Controllers & AP/Router SoCs, DSL Chips, VoIP Solutions, High Fidelity Audio Solutions for Mobile and PC Applications, Clock Generators, Card Reader Controllers, Web Camera Controllers, LCD Monitor/ATV/DTV Controllers, and Digital Home Center Controllers. With advanced design expertise in RF, analog, and mixedsignal circuits, and with strong manufacturing and system knowledge, Realtek offers fullfeatured, HighPerformance, and competitive total solutions. More information on Realtek can be found on our website: www.realtek.com.
About Blackfire Research
Blackfire Research is based in San Francisco and provides patented software for HighPerformance communications using Internet Protocol to multiple devices simultaneously over standard WiFi. Blackfire software will be key infrastructure for the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) space.