Online / 6 & 7 February 2021


openwifi - opensource WiFi chip

Progress 2020 and future idea/plan

Openwifi project, the opensource WiFi chip design, was firstly announced in FOSDEM 2020. During the unusual 2020, openwifi project has made many progresses, also encountered some difficulties. In this presentation, openwifi project would share with you:

  1. result of user/community growth

  2. main progresses: hardware support; performance; stability; bug fixes; new features

  3. difficulties: community participation (FPGA people << software people); IP/license situation; too expensive hardware

  4. new features planned

  5. idea of low cost hardware, and chip tape out


Xianjun Jiao