HYDRA1.0 is Blu Wireless’s flexible, licensable baseband IP for Gigabit wireless ICs based on IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig®) with feature and performance extensions for carrier-grade networking.

HYDRA1.0 is compatible with mainstream beam-forming radios and is supported by the Blu Wireless network driver host software for Linux. HYDRA1.0 delivers the basis for competitive silicon, enabling economically smart, multi-gigabit products with low-power consumption.

HYDRA2.X from Blu Wireless is a family of next-generation baseband technology for mmWave wireless applications, based on IEEE 802.11ay with throughputs of more than 10Gbps per sector. The flexible, scalable HYDRA2.X architecture will support all mandatory features of IEEE 802.11-2016 DMG modes including SC 64QAM along with an extended set of Blu Wireless extensions for carrier-grade access and infrastructure applications and high-speed transport.

Target Applications

  • Fixed Wireless Access
  • Campus and enterprise networking
  • Mobile backhaul infrastructure
  • 5G smart city/mesh networks
  • High-speed transport