WiBear 11n

Embedded WLAN & Bluetooth Module

Dual Band 2.4/5 GHz and Single Band 2.4 GHz

The WiBear 11n is an ultra-compact, automotive-grade WLAN & Bluetooth front-end module with an extended temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C.

The module is designed for both simultaneous and independent operation of:

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN
  • Bluetooth 3.0+High Speed (HS)
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR

The WiBear 11n provides a complete end-to-end solution for low-power applications. It includes an integrated MAC/Baseband processor and RF front-end components and can connect to a host processor through its SDIO interface. The modules are radio type approved for Europe (CE), the United   States (FCC) and Industry Canada (IC).

WiBear 11n, 15 x 15 mm



  • For automotive and industrial applications
  • High transmission power and high sensitivity
  • Simultaneous WLAN and Bluetooth 3.0 support
  • Micro access point feature
  • Low current consumption
  • Extremely small footprint
  • Guaranteed long-term availability of 6+ years

Evaluation Board

The WiBear 11n‘s Evaluation Board is also a ready-made reference design. Users can either work with its onboard antenna or an external antenna connected via coaxial connector. The board offers a standard SDIO connector for host communication.

Key Features

  • WLAN Standards IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Station and micro access point operation (up to 8 clients supported)
  • Support of Wi-Fi direct mode
  • 802.11n 1x1 SISO
  • 802.11 PHY data rates up to 72 Mbps (20 MHz channel) and up to 150 Mbps (40 MHz channel)
  • Hardware 64- and 128-bit encryption AES engine performance
  • WAPI encryption is supported by hardware
  • Bluetooth Version 3.0 + HS (High Speed) and Version 2.1 + EDR
  • Driver Support for Linux 2.6.x, 3.x, MS Windows 7, Embedded Compact 7
  • Automotive qualification tests according to VW 80000 / ISO 16750-4