Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (TSX.V: YFI) is pleased to announce that the company, in close collaboration with Galtronics – a subsidiary of Baylin Technologies (TSX: BYL), have recently completed production of the world’s first antenna solution designed specifically for multi-channel WiFi products. The innovative antennas are designed to work with OEM products powered by WiFi3 Multi-channel radio cards and chipsets.
The unique antenna design has been integrated into Edgewater Wireless aera series of access points and are available in the aera3, aera4 and aera6 product variants. The antennas have also been integrated into a reference design for an innovative product being developed in partnership with an OEM and licensing customer.
“This is the world’s first antenna developed specifically for multi-channel WiFi, and is a tremendous accomplishment by two Canadian companies to design and produce antennas to make WiFi work better in network applications worldwide,” said Eric Smith, VP of Product with Edgewater Wireless. “The team at Galtronics brought their immeasurable expertise in wireless antenna design and development to make this ground-breaking innovation possible.”
The internalized multi-channel antenna can easily be integrated into any series of WiFi3 powered OEM wireless products. The antennas maximize the zone control and performance of each channel operating on a multi-channel WiFi radio – optimizing performance of such innovative features as PowerZoning™ and the company’s patented interference mitigation technology.
“Edgewater Wireless is doing something truly innovative in the world of WiFi with multi-channel WiFi3 and we’re excited to continue that path of innovation and play a role in the co-development of the world’s first multi-channel WiFi antenna!” said Cliff Connors EVP, Networking Business Unit with Galtronics. “Our customers know us for advancing innovation and our scale across the entire wireless industry and we’ve achieved that again with Edgewater Wireless.”
Backed by over 20 patents, Edgewater’s WiFi3™ is the best solution for high-density WiFi applications. Edgewater’s patented technology mitigates adjacent and co-channel interference to enable multiple, concurrent channels to transmit and receive from a single WiFi standards-compliant radio. Delivering the highest channel density in the industry means fewer access points to deliver the highest Quality of Service (QoS) for users.
About Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc.:
Edgewater Wireless develops and commercializes leading edge technologies and intellectual property for the communications market. Edgewater Wireless delivers advanced product solutions designed to meet the high-density, high quality of service (QoS) and high-reliability needs of service providers and their customers. Leveraging over twenty (20) patents, Edgewater’s WiFi3™ is redefining Wi-Fi technology with its wide-band, multi-channel radio and high-capacity Access Point solutions, and delivering next generation Wi-Fi, today.
The best solution for High-Density Wi-Fi networks, Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 powered access point products enable innovative service providers to plan, build and deploy reliable, high-capacity services (like VoWiFI) for high-density wireless data demand in any environment.
Do more with less! Fewer access points delivering high quality service at a lower overall deployment cost make our patented WiFi3 technology the right choice for your next Wi-Fi network.
About Galtronics (http://www.galtronics.com)
Galtronics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Baylin, is a global pure play antenna company. With a laser focus on being the best in the industry, Galtronics designs antennas of the highest quality that will solve your complex challenges. Experience is priceless and Galtronics has 40 years of engineering know-how. With a proven reputation for technology breakthroughs, Galtronics continuously works to ensure its engineering design expertise provides you with the optimal solution. Galtronics purpose, simply stated, is to connect people to the world.
Galtronics is known as the antenna technology problem solvers and the key drivers behind this approach are our OEM clients. Understanding your device, how it integrates with a Galtronics antenna and the environment that your device operates in, has made Galtronics integration specialists. The R&D team delivers groundbreaking results through inventively combining the latest technologies. This approach ensures that Galtronics will continue to drive the antenna technologies of the future. To earn the trust and loyalty of its customers, Galtronics listens carefully to their needs, anticipates future requirements and provides added value to help them obtain the all-important competitive edge.
Baylin (TSX: BYL) is a leading global wireless technology management company. Baylin focuses on design, development, manufacturing and delivery of leading wireless products and services. We aspire to meet our customers’ needs and anticipate the direction of the market.
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