|[December 03, 2013]
SkyCross Announces New Line of High-Performance 802.11ac 5GHz Antenna Products
FREMONT, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
a leading global designer and manufacturer of advanced antenna and RF
solutions, announced today a new line of wireless networking device
antennas operating at the 5GHz frequency and designed to optimally
support the 802.11ac WiFi specification. SkyCross (News - Alert) also reported today
global IT testing and verification consulting firm Allion
Labs has confirmed SkyCross' new 802.11ac 5GHz antennas outperform
"Engadget anticipates approximately one billion devices based on the
802.11ac standard to be operating worldwide by 2015," said Ben Naskar (News - Alert),
chairman and chief executive officer of SkyCross. "We have designed
SkyCross' WiFi antenna technology to significantly outperform the base
standard to ensure market leadership for our router, gateway and set-top
box customers, as well as an optimal user experience for end-use
commercial and residential customers."
The 802.11ac specification provides multi-station WLAN throughput of at
least 1 gigabit per second and a single link throughput of at least 500
megabits per second. In a comparison of antennas on a common system and
chipset, SkyCross' 802.11ac 5GHz antennas for WiFi (News - Alert) considerably
surpassed this specification and alternative antenna solutions.
"While testing next generation 802.11ac gateways that leverage SkyCross'
5GHz antennas, Allion USA observed throughput speeds of ~750 Mbps.
SkyCross' antennas easily outperform currently available, off the shelf,
802.11ac solutions such as those incorporated into the NETGEAR R6300,"
said Chad Meyer, vice president of Engineering at Allion Labs.
To date, 750 megabits per second is the highest recorded data rate on
the WiFi chipset utilized, coming closest to the theoretical maximum
rate that an 802.11ac product can offer. By comparison, other antenna
solutions have achieved closer to 500-600 Mbps data rates in rate versus
range testing. Furthermore, SkyCross solutions outperformed at range as
well, highlighting superior design on all fronts.
SkyCross will be attending the Antenna Systems 2013 conference in Las
Vegas held December 11-13, 2013. SkyCross will also be attending the
2014 International CES (News - Alert) event in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2014.
To schedule a meeting during these conferences or in advance, or hold a
call with SkyCross to learn more about SkyCross antenna solutions,
please e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SkyCross is a leading global designer and manufacturer of advanced
antenna and RF solutions. SkyCross offers complete consultative RF
design services and antenna solutions ranging from integrated modules,
to traditional and advanced antenna solutions, to reference designs for
advanced antenna and integrated RFFE solutions. Its consultative RF
design process combines industry-leading technology expertise with
highly-experienced engineering to enable next-generation wireless
solutions for mobile and connectivity applications.
The company is headquartered in Fremont, California, with full-service
manufacturing facilities in South Korea and Greater China. Additional
information is available on the company's website at http://www.skycross.com/.
Allion is a global IT testing and verification consulting firm
conducting standard certification, interoperability, performance and
compatibility testing services for companies all over the world.
Established in 1991, Allion has been in the forefront of technology
standards and sophisticated test methodology development. Aiming at each
stage throughout new product development, Allion is able to generate
highly efficient, fully customizable test plans and automation solutions
with exceptional technical expertise. For more information about Allion,
please visit us at http://www.allion.com.
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