SiFlower Licenses and Deploys CEVA's 802.11ac Wi-Fi IP


RivieraWaves RW-11AC Wi-Fi IP powers SiFlower’s SF16A18 cost-effective access point SoC

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. announced that Shanghai SiFlower Communication Technology Co. Ltd., (SiFlower) has licensed and deployed CEVA’s RivieraWaves 802.11ac Wi-Fi IP in its latest System-on-Chip (SoC) targeting smart home access points.

The SF16A18 is a highly integrated single chip solution that combines the flexible RW-11AC IP with a powerful processing engine (dual-core CPU) and rich suite of interfaces (Ethernet, GMAC, USB, SD, IIS), creating an optimal platform for intelligent routers / access points, smart home gateways and smart speakers.

“Highly integrated and optimized Wi-Fi solutions are the key to opening the mass Smart Home market,” stated Albert Lee, CEO of SiFlower. “We are proud of the solution we have created in the SF16A18, and CEVA’s RW-11AC Wi-Fi IP along with their engineering excellence and technical support have been instrumental in our success.”

CEVA’s RivieraWaves Wi-Fi IP family offers a comprehensive suite of platforms for embedding Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax into SoCs/ASSPs. Optimized implementations are available targeting a broad range of connected devices, including smartphones, wearables, consumer electronics, smart home, industrial and automotive applications. CEVA also offers RISC-V based fully integrated platforms. For more information, visit