WiQuest Ships Wireless USB Software

Allen, Texas-based WiQuest Communications, a developer of products for the ultrawideband (UWB) market, said today that the firm has shipped an upgraded set of software drivers for Windows XP and Windows Vista. According to WiQuest, its latest USB sofware drivers now support Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound via wireless USB on the operating systems. WiQuest's products include software and semiconductors used to implement wireless USB products; the new drivers are part of the firm's reference designs for manufacturers. The firm is venture backed by Adams Street Partners, the D.E. Shaw Group, TriplePoint Capital, Sequoia Capital, Menlo Ventures, Palomar Ventures and iD Ventures America.