Packetcraft is dedicated to helping drive innovation in the wireless semiconductor industry. With a proven track record of delivering leading-edge commercial software, we are your trusted partner in Bluetooth and UWB technologies; expanding the market applicability with new features and functions. Our commitment to excellence, reliability, and efficiency makes us a great partner for semiconductor companies looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancements and our business model allows us to augment your team and support your roadmap and customer engagements.
Packetcraft works closely with semiconductor companies offering a complete production-ready “baseband to application” protocol stack solution incorporating the latest features and capabilities in Bluetooth and UWB specifications. This includes Bluetooth 5.4 with PAwR for applications such as Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL), EV battery monitoring, and other uses requiring low-power group communication.
Packetcraft Controller implements a Bluetooth Qualified 5.4 link layer with optional IEEE 802.15.4 MAC, and is designed for portability to different radios, allowing it to be used with new or existing chip designs.
Packetcraft Host implements a Bluetooth 5.4 qualified LE host protocol stack with PAwR, GATT profiles, and LE Audio profiles. Packetcraft Host also includes a suite of easy-to-use sample applications designed with real products in mind, making it easy for chip makers to create a Bluetooth SDK that accelerates product development.
Our mission is to empower semiconductor companies with world-class solutions that accelerate their product development, reduce time-to-market, enhance performance and increase overall competitive edge in the marketplace. We understand the unique challenges and demands of the semiconductor industry, and our goal is to provide the software solutions and expertise necessary for success.
Nordic Semiconductor Selects Packetcraft Controller Software Delivering Advanced Bluetooth LE Audio
Nordic's successful multi-year collaboration with Packetcraft resulted in our licensing Packetcraft's Bluetooth LE Controller solution which accelerates our audio customer's product commercialization. The nRF5340 has become the go-to platform for advanced Bluetooth LE applications, especially for LE Audio, and Packetcraft's market-leading implementation of LE Isochronous Channels, which Nordic has been shipping since 2Q 2022, enables Multi-Stream Audio and Auracast™ broadcast audio. - Kjetil Holstad, EVP Product Management at Nordic Semiconductor (January 2023)
What Sets Packetcraft Apart
Our team consists of industry experts with deep knowledge of wireless technologies, especially in Bluetooth and UWB. We leverage our familiarity with the technology to help deliver optimized software well suited for the most advanced applications, even when operating on limited hardware resources. Licensing Packetcraft software allows semiconductor companies to add the latest features and functions to ensure the product roadmap is well positioned to service customers.
We invest to be at the forefront of the latest technological advancements, ensuring that customers and partners are equipped to compete in and drive the market forward. Specifically, our early market efforts in Bluetooth LE Audio and PAwR have resulted in meaningful design-wins that empower our chip partners, and our efforts continue as Channel Sounding and UWB technology enter mass market. By licensing Packetcraft's software, semiconductor companies can save significant development time and costs associated when adding new features, utilizing a proven and qualified software solution that is well-tested and ready for commercial use.
Extensive Platform Support: Packetcraft's software supports a wide range of platforms, including popular microcontrollers, operating systems, and systems-on-chip (SoC). This compatibility supports semiconductor companies with a faster time to integrate into their existing platforms.
Being on the leading edge means you are paving new ground and are typically first to uncover issues with new technology. Packetcraft recognizes that we must navigate these waters and still deliver reliable software that meets the highest standards of quality and performance, and our investments in continuous testing and ongoing software maintenance help ensure our software is of the utmost reliability. Semiconductor companies can benefit from a mature and well-tested Bluetooth stack with ongoing investment, reducing risk of qualification, interoperability, and other issues.
Comprehensive Feature Set
Packetcraft's software offers a comprehensive feature set, including support for various Bluetooth profiles and services on the latest released specifications. This enables chip companies to support a wide range of Bluetooth use cases and applications, enhancing the versatility and value of their semiconductor products. Further, Packetcraft’s software and optional access to source code allows semiconductor companies to ensure product differentiation and technology innovation for their customers.
If you are interested in discussing further opportunity with Packetcraft semiconductor solutions, feel free to schedule a meeting time, fill out the form and share any questions you might have or a description of a solution you might be looking for. We look forward to connecting.