Taoglas announced the launch of the Taoglas 5G NR KSF.410, a new 5G millimeter wave beam-steering antenna targeting frequency bands 27.5 GHz to 28.35 GHz. The KSF.410, the industry’s first antenna utilizing beam-steering chipsets from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), is being showcased this week at Taoglas’ stands at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, and Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany.
Mobile network operators worldwide have begun buildout of 5G networks to keep pace with demand for high-throughput, low-latency connectivity for both enterprise and consumer use cases, ranging from smart transportation and connected car to smart homes, electric vehicle charging and mobile payment systems. Taoglas’ beam-steering technology changes the economics of next-generation wireless networks by extending coverage and increasing throughput exponentially while requiring less equipment.
Taoglas’ beam-steering technology found in the KSF.410 array and chipset combination is configured to work with an algorithm to provide dynamic beam control. This new antenna array means the solution has extremely robust amplitude and phase control with very fine beam tuning. This can help to increase the link quality and deliver the best signal propagation and reception to power the next generation of use cases that demand extreme data speeds and capacity as well as higher reliability and lower latency. The KSF.410 utilizes a new beam-steering chipset technology from Analog Devices.
Additional capabilities of the KSF.410 include:
- Wide azimuth coverage; +/-60 degrees beam scan
- Peak Gain: 17dBi
- 16-element array with full amplitude and phase control at each element
- Compact package at 105x35x1mm
The antennas are also being showcased at Taoglas’ stand February 25-28 at Mobile World Congress 2019 (Hall 7, #7G11) in Barcelona, Spain, and February 26-28 at Embedded World (Hall 3, Stand 3-336) in Nuremberg, Germany.