Standards-Based Low-Power Wireless IP

The Cordio architecture offers choice and flexibility for Bluetooth low energy and 802.15.4 integration. The Cordio portfolio consisting of digital RTL is available as a “Soft IP” configuration in addition to complete solution.


The features of Bluetooth 5 enhance the effectiveness of devices for the home and expand the capabilities for beacons. IEEE 802.15.4 supports the growing ZigBee and Thread device market.

Features and Benefits
Standards Leadership

Stay competitive and current: Cordio is available with the latest low power wireless PAN standards, including Bluetooth 5 stack and profiles and Bluetooth Mesh


Low-power implementation of IoT Bluetooth low energy and 802.15.4 standards

Low Cost

Low external BOM and cost-optimized RF analog area helps reduce costs


Enables innovation, differentiation, and faster time to market. Low voltage supports innovation for new thin, unattended, and disposable devices.

Easy to Integrate

Silicon proven complete solution, reduced number of external components helps to reduce TTM and development cost.

Complete Solution​

Complete qualified Bluetooth solution (RF front end, digital RTL and SW) reducing time-to-market and development costs with one-source solution from Arm.


Cordio-C50 is a Bluetooth 5 modem, a 802.15.4-2006 modem, protocol processing logic and link and MAC layer controller delivered as soft IP, with Power Intent and Implementation IP, associated test-benches and link layer and MAC firmware. Cordio-C50 supports changes necessary for the Bluetooth 5 radio including the 2 Mbps mode, long range, and advertising extensions. The 802.15.4 MAC also has features to support both Thread and Zigbee Pro upper layer stacks.

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