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lesswire AG begins the sale of its WiBear 11ac WLAN, Bluetooth and NFC combo modules at the Electronica in Munich


Berlin, 10/2014. lesswire AG, a leading provider of automotive-grade, short-range wireless modules is to begin the sale of its new product, the WiBear 11ac, at the Electronica 2014 in Munich. The wireless module can be ordered after the trade fair as an engineering sample or evaluation board.

The WiBear 11ac transceiver module simplifies the development of electronics for the automobile and industrial goods markets. It complies with the fifth generation WLAN standard, IEEE 802.11 ac, as well as the standards Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, 2.1 + EDR and Near Field Communication (NFC). With a data throughput of up to 433 Mbps it offers the required bandwidth for implementing GUI mirroring and content distribution applications, such as HD video streaming. As a dual frequency module, the WiBear 11ac permits the simultaneous use of the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.

Further trade show highlights: the WiBear ITS Car2X transceiver module

The WiBear ITS Car2X transceiver module simplifies the development of electronics for intelligent transport systems (ITS) and roadside units (RSU). The module complies with the standards IEEE802.11p and ETSI ITS G5 as well as IEEE 802.11a/n WLAN. It uses the frequencies in the 5.9 GHz band reserved for the Car2X applications and can send and receive simultaneously on two channels at ranges of over one kilometre.

Product experts will be presenting the new wireless modules at the Electronica 2014 on the lesswire stand in hall A4, stand W07, and will be answering technical question from interested integrators.  

Dr. Ralph Meyfarth, CEO of lesswire AG, commented on the upcoming launch: “Thanks to these new products we are continuing to expand our position as a provider of automotive-grade, short-range wireless modules. A claim also highlighted by our early involvement in the vehicle-to-vehicle communications sector. As a result, lesswire is best set up to enjoy further growth in the connected car market.”

About lesswire AG

lesswire AG is a leading developer of radio system technologies. It assists manufacturers and integrators to bring their products and solutions with wireless connectivity to the automobile and industrial goods markets with reduced effort and in less time. As a result, the company offers automotive-grade, short-range embedded wireless modules and connected car systems, plus development services for implementing customer-specific hardware solutions. Due to outstanding expertise in the field of radio technology, a strong commitment to innovation and consistent customer support, lesswire has been able to acquire leading providers in the automotive, industrial, medical and energy sectors as customers. Lesswire supplies the automobile industry as a tier 1 and tier 2 company.

lesswire was founded in 1999 and has its head offices in Berlin. It is a member company of the PRETTL group. With local sales and support offices in Germany and Shanghai, China, as well as a centre for automotive development in Erd, Hungary, the company is well positioned internationally. Lesswire distributes its products globally through a network of technically skilled distribution partners.


Further information

Kilian Frank, lesswire AG, Unit Director Wireless Modules

Tel. 030-6392-8291, E-Mail:


Press information

Daniel Stuckert, PRETTL group

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