Quantenna has a new 802.11ax draft chip which also supports 802.11ac wave 3. 802.11ax is the latest IEEE Wi-Fi specification under development and is designed to increase Wi-Fi networks’ efficiency in dense deployments such as multi-dwelling units, food courts and other areas with a high density of wireless users.
Key QSR10G-AX Features and Benefits:
- Integrated AP chipset for dual-band (5GHz and 2.4GHz), dual concurrent operation and management
- Pin-to-Pin compatibility with QSR10G
- 802.11ax Draft 1.0 compliant
- 12-stream operation
- Support rich set of interfaces to external hosts such as PCIe Gen3/Gen2, RXAUI, RGMII, and others
- Support 2.4GHz coexistence interface
- Enable full offload for external host
- Cloud managed
Customers designing with QSR10G solution will be able to drop in the new QSR10G-AX solution. This will make new models of Wi-Fi adapters immediately available.
The QSR10G-AX solution supports 12 total streams: 8 streams in the 5GHz band and 4 streams in the 2.4GHz band. QSR10G-AX adds support for downlink and uplink OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access), providing the best network efficiency in dense environments as well as the best uplink performance.