• 07/14/2017
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Wireless Connectivity

The Intel® Joule™ module contains an integrated Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 adapter.
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 highlights
Wi-Fi* features
  • Dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz with MIMO 2x2
  • Antenna Diversity is supported
  • Radio on/off control via software
  • Supports seamless roaming between access points; within respective band and mode of access point
  • Compatible with Wi-Fi* Alliance protocols - note, module is NOT Wi-Fi* Alliance certified
    • Wi-Fi* CERTIFIED™ a/b/g/n/ac
    • WMM*, WMM-PS, WPA*, WPA2*, and WPS2*
    • Protected Management Frames
    • Wi-Fi* Direct® for peer to peer device connections
    • Wi-Fi* CERTIFIED™ Miracast Source
  • IEEE WLAN Standards:
  • IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11w, 802.11r, 802.11k
Bluetooth® Highlights
Dual mode Bluetooth® 4.2 Smart (Low Energy) enabling BR/EDR protocols
  • Supports Bluetooth® Core Specification Version 4.2 with provisions for supporting future specifications
  • Bluetooth® Class 1 or Class 2 transmitter operation
Supported Bluetooth® profiles
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) (Source/Sink)1
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) (Controller/Target)1
  • Basic Imaging Profile (BIP) (Initiator/Responder)
  • Basic Printing Profile (BPP) (Sender)
  • File Transfer Profile (FTP) (Client/Server)
  • Generic Access Profile (GAP)
  • Generic Attribute Profile (GATT)
  • Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) (Source/Sink)1
  • Generic Object Exchange Profile (GOEP) (Client/Server)
  • Hands-Free Profile (HFP) (Audio Gateway) with Wide-Band Speech support (WBS)1
  • Hardcopy Cable Replacement Profile (HCRP) (Client)
  • Headset Profile (HSP) (Audio Gateway)1
  • HID over GATT profile (HOGP) (Host), also known as Low Energy HID profile2
  • Object Push Profile (OPP) (Client/Server)
  • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) (Client)
  • Synchronization Profile (SYNC) (Client)
  • Authentication: WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
  • Authentication Protocols: PAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP*, MS-CHAPv2
  • Encryption: 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP
  • Wi-Fi* Direct® Encryption and Authentication: WPA2, AES-CCMP
Wireless antenna connectors
The module contains two MHF4 (U.FL compatible) antenna connectors that are labeled 1 and 2 with a triangle-shaped mark.
  • A1 is dedicated to the Wi-Fi* service
  • A2 supports both Wi-Fi* and Bluetooth® services
The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 support site
End-use equipment integrating the device has to be authorized as required by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") or it has to be operated in accordance with the FCC's rules on operation of unauthorized devices (47 C.F.R. § 2.805), including obtaining approval from any licensed spectrum operator, if the end-use equipment will use such operator's spectrum

Product and Performance Information


Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.