Compact Dual-band Wi-Fi 6E Module with Bluetooth 5.3 Optimized for Automotive Applications

Published  January 5, 2024   0
L Lakshita
Dual-band Wi-Fi 6E Module

u-blox has announced the new JODY-W6, a concurrent dual-band Wi-Fi 6E module with Bluetooth 5.3, including LE Audio, in a compact size (13.8 x 19.8 x 2.5 mm). This new module targets automotive use cases in infotainment and navigation, advanced telematics, and OEM telematics. The JODY-W6 module delivers the benefits of Wi-Fi 6E, and also features dual-mode Bluetooth with LE Audio. JODY-W6 is globally certified and can withstand operating temperatures from -40 °C up to 105 °C.

It works with host processors running a Linux or Android operating system connected through various interfaces. JODY-W6 modules are based on the automotive-qualified NXP AW693 chip. They undergo automotive qualification according to u-blox qualification policy based on AEC-Q104 and are manufactured in line with ISO/TS 16949.

Key Features

  • High-performance In-vehicle infotainment

  • Telematics applications with simultaneous use cases

  • Concurrent Dual Wi-Fi 6E (2x2 + 1x1)

  • Bluetooth LE Audio

  • Optimized for parallel operation of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

  • State-of-the-art security and encryption

This module is available with either two or three antennas. It can also integrate an LTE filter. An EVK and an M.2 card will be available for the JODY-W6 series. Furthermore, its compatibility with previous JODY modules to ensure seamless scalability.