AVX Corporation Announces Completion of UWB Antenna Solutions for Samsung

August 26, 2020 Perry Cohen

AVX Corporation announced its AVX/Ethertronics Korea team completed the development and mass production of the first ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna solutions for Samsung Electronics products.

In collaboration with Samsung, the purpose of the UWB antenna solutions is to enable faster and more efficient communication between devices. So far, it has be featured in the new Galaxy Note20 Series.

Per a company press release, Ethertronics Korea also designed main communication band antennas, including LTE, GPS, and WiFi antennas for the Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Z Fold2, and Galaxy Buds Live products.

“The new UWB antennas imbue the latest generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Series smartphones with the ability to deliver the high-speed, high-bandwidth performance necessary to support today’s vast array of connected applications while consuming minimal power in order to help further prolong battery life,” said global manager & senior director, AVX Antenna/Ethertronics Jeffrey Hilbert, in the release. “We are extremely proud to be a strategic antenna partner to Samsung and to have had the opportunity to both collaborate on the first UWB antennas to be integrated into their proven product line and supply the main communication band antennas for their new Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Z Fold2, and Galaxy Buds Live products.”

The UWB antennas are able to transmit large amounts of data up to 8mpbs over ultra-wideband frequencies of 6.2-6.7GHz and 7.7-8.2GHz at close-range distances up to 10m.

They can also detect other IoT devices within 30cm.

For more information, visit http://www.avx.com/.

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