InterDigital Shrinks Smart Antennas To Fit In Phones
Oct 13, 2004, 3:43 AM by (staff)
InterDigital last week introduced a new smart antenna technology for mobile devices called AIM (Adaptive Interference Management), that can essentially "aim" the antenna toward signals - and away from interference - without moving the antenna itself. Similar technology is already available for tower antennas, but this is the first time such technology has been made small enough to fit in a phone. Potential benefits include improved signal strength, better battery life, and higher data rates. AIM technology is compatible with most wireless standards, including CDMA, GSM, WCDMA, Wi-Fi, and WiMax.
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