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November - 2009 - issue > STARTUP CITY

VirtualWire

Benny Thomas
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Benny Thomas
With an aim to stretch the performance limits of existing wireless technologies, VirtualWire Technologies was started in the IIT Delhi incubator by IIT Delhi alumni and faculty. The company was founded with the vision of building a ‘VirtualWired’ world - a world without wires. In 2006, VirtualWire decided to build a UltraWideBand (UWB) based wireless chip and submitted a proposal to Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) NMITLI program. CSIR approved the proposal and set VirtualWire on the path to becoming a wireless chip company.

Founded: 2003

Headquarters: New Delhi

Head Count: 30

Customers: The Company has developed wireless products and systems for telecom equipment manufacturers like Vihaan Networks, Simoco and Precision Electronics, and in future will be focusing on delivering chips to smartphone manufacturers like Nokia, HTC.


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