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Antenova Expands its gigaNOVA® Range of Standard Antennas with Ultra-small 2.4GHz Antenna for Short Range Wireless Applications

25 June 2007
Announces ultra-small Fusca 2.4GHz antenna is ideally suited for wireless headset, mobile handset and portable device applications

Cambridge, UK, June 25, 2007 --- Antenova Ltd, the integrated antenna solutions company, announced the addition of Fusca 2.4GHz antenna - the smallest in the gigaNOVA® range of standard antennas. Designed for ease of integration into a wireless devices, ultra-small Fusca 2.4GHz antenna is ideally suited for a wide range of embedded short range wireless applications such as Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi®, Wibree and ZigBee®.

“Antenova’s Fusca 2.4GHz antenna may be the smallest and most efficient embedded antenna for Bluetooth applications on the market,” stated Mike Edwards, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Antenova. “With wireless devices continuing to add more and more features into smaller and smaller devices, PCB space has really become prime real estate – so to speak. The Fusca is an ultra small 2.4GHz antenna that is a mere 4x3x1.1mm3 in size so takes up very minimal space. Fusca is particularly suitable for Bluetooth wireless headsets, personal navigation devices, portable media players and mobile phones.”

The Fusca A10192-L is a highly efficient 2.4GHz antenna designed for use in all 2.4GHz applications. Fusca A10192-L is intended for SMD mounting and requires minimal groundplane. Fusca A10192-L is supplied in tape on reel and available now for volume purchase through Antenova’s global network of leading distributors and agents.

Antenova offers the gigaNOVA range of market leading antenna solutions for GPS (1.575 GHz) and the 2.4 and 5GHz bands. gigaNOVA standard antennas are designed for easy integration into wireless devices and are the smart choice for GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wibree and ZigBee applications. Antenova also offers a full range of development support and RF testing to help reduce customization, design costs and accelerate time-to-market.

About Antenova

Antenova is a leading developer and supplier of integrated antennas and RF antenna modules for mobile handsets, portable devices and laptop computers. Antenova’s patented High Dielectric Antenna (HDA®) and balanced antenna technologies enable integrated antennas and RF antenna modules that are smaller, higher in efficiency, operate across multiple bands and offer more robust performance for mobile handsets, portable devices and laptop applications and peripheral devices. Antenova’s high performance integrated antenna solutions along with the gigaNOVA® range of GPS (1.575 GHz), 2.4 and 5 GHz antennas enable rapid product development, from the R&D stage through to manufacturing and quality control. Antenova’s antenna products are ideally suited for an extensive range of applications, including GSM and CDMA, 3G, GPS, 802.11 a/b/g, DVB-H, Bluetooth®, Wibree and Zigbee®.

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