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Release date- 05062014 -
With integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth low energy and GPS/GNSS technologies, customers receive an all in one AEC-Q100 qualified chip. WiLink 8Q delivers a complete wireless connectivity experience for automotive infotainment systems.
As Wi-Fi is gaining momentum in the automotive industry, WiLink 8Q is already designed in with automotive Tier1s and OEMs that are launching products starting this year. WiLink 8Q offers advanced features and software support in addition to a scalable portfolio for wireless automotive infotainment including:
Advanced multimedia use cases including four concurrent HD video streams over Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast operation, in-car multimedia streaming video in-parallel with hands-free calling over Bluetooth (HFP) or stereo music playback (A2DP) over Bluetooth
Concurrent support for GPS, GLONASS and other satellite constellations
Full range scalability from Bluetooth only (BL6450Q) and Wi-Fi + Bluetooth to Wi-Fi + Bluetooth + GNSS, with complete software reuse amongst all options
Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth 4.1) support for iBeacon technology, vehicle personalization and cable replacement.
Watch this video on how WiLink 8Q solutions are revolutionizing automotive infotainment.
WiLink 8Q family: The ideal solution for infotainment
TI's second generation automotive combo connectivity offering, the WiLink 8Q family works with a range of infotainment processors and is the perfect companion device for TI's automotive processors, the DRA65x 'Jacinto 5'and DRA74x 'Jacinto 6'. Together, WiLink 8Q and the newly announced 'Jacinto 6 Eco' family create an out-of-the box ready automotive infotainment offering.
TI has a robust software offering for WiLink 8Q connectivity solutions including support for popular automotive operating systems such as Android, Linux and QNX. Additionally, TI has key eco-system partnerships with software providers such as
Pricing and availability
WiLink 8Q is available now for mass production. For further inquiries on automotive connectivity, please contact your local TI sales representative or email email@example.com.
TI's state-of-the-art semiconductor products allow manufacturers and system suppliers to deliver world-class features to the automotive market. Our extensive automotive portfolio includes analog power management, interface and signal chain solutions, along with DLP displays, ADAS and infotainment processors, Hercules TMS570 safety microcontrollers and wireless connectivity solutions.
TI offers SafeTI parts designed to facilitate OEMs' compliance with the requirements of ISO 26262, as well as parts specifically designated as compliant with the AEC-Q100 and TS16949 standards, all with excellent product documentation. Visit
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