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【Qualcomm press material】qct tech summit qualcomm vive with mu mimo-todd antes

  1. 1. QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm® VIVE™ with MU-MIMO Launch date: April 3, 2014 (under embargo until 7:30am ET/4:30am PT)
  2. 2. 2QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm aims to improve mobile experiences everywhere We are innovating on multiple fronts to better serve connected devices More Efficient Devices Spectral Efficiency − Platform integration − Quicker computing − Better power and graphics − Better use of existing spectrum − 5GHz − Small cells − LTE in Unlicensed bands − Access to more licensed spectrum − Regulatory efforts − New sharing models − LTE Advanced − MU-MIMO − Network processing More Efficient WAN & LAN
  3. 3. 3QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA First wave of 11ac made Gigabit Wi-Fi possible 3x faster than 11n − Up to 1.3 Gbps (3-stream) − Wider channels (80 MHz) − Data encoding (up to 256 QAM) Mandatory 5GHz band − More (and wider) channels − Less interference Lower power-per-bit − Extends battery life − Mobile devices communicate more quickly and sleep longer Qualcomm® VIVE™ Significant 11ac traction: 200+ mobile designs
  4. 4. 4QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Second wave will make Wi-Fi networks more efficient than ever Revolutionary features will have a major impact on connected mobile and CE devices 11ac ‘Release 2’ Features (Optional, but certified by WFA) MU-MIMO in 5 GHz band 4-stream configurations Up to 160 MHz channels Qualcomm® VIVE™ with MU-MIMO Cellular expertise applied to managing MU-MIMO complexity Complete ecosystem of networking, mobile, computing, CE and Automotive solutions
  5. 5. 5QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Single-User MIMO Serves one device at a time Multi-User MIMO Multi-user beamforming (MUBF) serves multiple devices simultaneously Spatial re-use multiplies available capacity (2-3x) Reduces wait time for all clients
  6. 6. 6QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA MU-MIMO for increasingly crowded home networks The average home has 7 connected devices – projected to be >20 devices by 2020 MU–1sMU–1s Improves throughput, latency and power consumption for all clients 11ac devices with MU-MIMO o Router speaks to groups of MU devices o Up to 3 simultaneous MU devices per group Legacy devices (single-user MIMO) o Still served individually by the router o Benefit from increased airtime availability
  7. 7. 7QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Benefits of Multi-User MIMO (vs Single-User) 2.5x Improvement in UDP throughput per client (shown at Close Range – MCS9/256QAM) SU-MIMO (Three 1-stream clients) 4x4APCapacity(Mbps) 350 (1-stream @ MCS9) Each user gets ~117 Mbps (350÷3) 1s SU 1s SU 1s SU MU-MIMO (Three 1-stream clients, in an MU group) 910 (3-streams @ MCS9) Each user gets ~303 Mbps (910÷3) 1s MU 1s MU 1s MU 4x4APCapacity(Mbps) 1s MU 1s MU 1s MU 1s MU 1s MU 1s MU Time Time
  8. 8. 8QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA MU-MIMO (Three 1-stream clients, in an MU group) 450 (3-streams @ MCS4) Each user gets ~150 Mbps (450÷3) 1s-MU 1s-MU 1s-MU 170 (1-stream @ MCS4) Each user gets ~57 Mbps (170÷3) 1s-SU 1s-SU 1s-SU SU-MIMO (Three 1-stream clients) Benefits of Multi-User MIMO (vs Single-User) 2.6x Improvement in UDP Throughput per Client (shown at Mid Range – MCS4/16QAM) 4x4APCapacity(Mbps) 4x4APCapacity(Mbps) Time Time 1s-MU 1s-MU 1s-MU 1s-MU 1s-MU 1s-MU
  9. 9. 9QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA With 2-3x greater efficiency for MU clients, the network has more “free” time/capacity to serve other clients. MU-MIMO provides a better experience for legacy clients, too 1s-ac SU 1s-ac SU 1s-ac SU Time 1s-ac MU 1s-ac MU 1s-ac MU Additional time & capacity for other SU/MU clients Existing SU-MIMO Wi-Fi Network New MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Network
  10. 10. 10QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm’s end-to-end ecosystem Home Gateways & Routers Enterprise APs Mobile & Computing MU-MIMO needed on both ends of the connection to deliver full benefit Consumer Electronics Automotive
  11. 11. 11QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm’s MU-MIMO product portfolio Residential Routers & Gateways Enterprise Access Points Mobile & Computing Consumer Electronics Automotive High performance single-chip with PCIe host interface Explicit and implicit transmit beamforming Exceptional range/coverage Adds enhanced radio and security capabilities needed for infrastructure markets. Rx hardware already built into popular mobile platforms Simple software migration plan for OEMs Designed to enable best possible media experiences on connected TVs, media adapters, audio and gaming systems Rx hardware already built into industry’s first 2-stream 11ac solution Designed for in-car infotainment and telematics QCA9980: • Up to 4x4 / 4-stream • 1.733 Gbps max rate QCA9982: • Up to 3x3 / 3-stream • 1.3Gbps max rate QCA9990: • Up to 4x4 / 4-stream • 1.733 Gbps max rate QCA9992: • Up to 3x3 / 3-stream • 1.3Gbps max rate QCA6174: • 2-stream 11ac + BT 4.1 • 867 Mbps max rate • Low-power PCIe interface to Snapdragon 805 WCN3680: • 1-stream 11ac + BT 4.1 + FM • 433 Mbps max rate • Integrated into Snapdragon 801 QCA9378: • 2-stream 11ac + BT 4.1 • 867 Mbps max rate • PCIe, USB, SDIO interfaces QCA6574: • 2-stream 11ac + BT 4.1 • 867 Mbps max rate QCA9980/2 WCN3680QCA9990/2 QCA6174 QCA9378 QCA6574
  12. 12. 12QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm begins MU-MIMO development 2012 1st gen VIVE™ for networking & mobile World’s 1st MU-MIMO demonstration (over-the-air) 20112007 QCA988x WCN3680 Qualcomm pioneered MU-MIMO And has been perfecting it over the past 7 years QCA6174 2009 Qualcomm authors 802.11ac Channel Model for IEEE 2014 2ndgen VIVE™ w/ MU-MIMO 2013 MU-MIMO Rx built into our 1- & 2-stream mobile solutions QCA999x QCA9378
  13. 13. 13QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Not all MU-MIMO is created equal Most complex Wi-Fi technology to date, but many key algorithms left to interpretation Standards-based Specs (IEEE / Wi-Fi Alliance) MU-MIMO in 5 GHz band AP and station functionality Multi-user beamforming capability Qualcomm’s Implementation Advantages Client grouping/tracking Optimal rate adaptation Switching between SU and MU MU-MIMO/TxBF in 2.4 GHz
  14. 14. 14QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA Qualcomm’s unique algorithms deliver more precise MU-MIMO Type of traffic on each device Stationary or moving # of streams supported by clients (max 3 per group) 360-degree view of the channel — Explicit and implicit feedback — Doppler profile for each device Dynamically adapts modulation & coding SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE Maximum throughput for all devices Best use of available capacity Reliable links for users in motion Great experiences (even for latency-sensitive apps) GROUPING: Which clients to serve simultaneously RATE ADAPTATION: How to serve each group or device
  15. 15. 15QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA The Qualcomm Difference Complete MU-MIMO Ecosystem QCA998x/999x for Networking QCA6174 and WCN3680 for Mobile (Snapdragon 801, 805 and future platforms) QCA9378 for CE QCA6574 for Automotive Pioneered MU-MIMO 7+ Years of MU-MIMO development and testing results in a deep understanding of actual channel behavior Optimized based on real- world performance data Dynamic grouping and rate adaptation Based on extensive measurement of actual channel behavior More precise beamforming gets closer to theoretical maximum performance Qualcomm VIVE With MU-MIMO
  16. 16. 16QUALCOMM ATHEROS RESTRICTED – NDA For more information on Qualcomm Atheros, visit us at: All data and information contained in or disclosed by this document is confidential and proprietary information of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. and all rights therein are expressly reserved. By accepting this material the recipient agrees that this material and the information contained therein is to be held in confidence and in trust and will not be used, copied, reproduced in whole or in part, nor its contents revealed in any manner to others without the express written permission of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. © 2013 Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. Qualcomm is a registered trademark of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Atheros is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of QUALCOMM Incorporated, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., or their respective owners and used with permission. Registered marks owned by QUALCOMM Incorporated and Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. are registered in the United States and may be registered in other countries. Qualcomm VIVE, Qualcomm StreamBoost, Qualcomm Hy-Fi, and Qualcomm IZat are products of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., 1700 Technology Drive, San Jose, CA 95110 Thank you Follow us on: