CAMBRIDGE, UK -- ARM today announced the acquisition of Wicentric, a Bluetooth Smart stack and profile provider, and Sunrise Micro Devices (SMD), a provider of sub-one volt Bluetooth radio intellectual property (IP). Terms of the agreements have not been disclosed. The IP of both companies will be integrated to form the ARM Cordio™ portfolio. This portfolio will complement ARM’s existing processor and physical IP targeting end markets requiring low-power wireless communications such as the Internet of Things (IoT).
The ARM Cordio portfolio is available for immediate licensing.