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    Wi-Fi Antenna Integration Design Guide

    This Design Guide serves as a concise yet comprehensive resource for integrating Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11) into IoT applications. Ignion's focus on robust Wi-Fi antenna solutions, combined with BLE, Cellular IoT, and GNSS technologies, offers reliability and ease of integration.

    The guide emphasizes the use of Virtual Antenna® technology and the Antenna Intelligence Cloud™ tool for Wi-Fi integration, ensuring several key advantages:

    • Low power consumption.
    • Robust connectivity.
    • Easy integration with multiple radios.
    • Controlled coexistence with other wireless tech.

    The Design Guide includes:

    • Easy antenna implementation guide for non-RF experts.
    • Antenna performance optimization with practical tips.
    • Real-world examples and results using Nordic nRF7002 Wi-Fi boards.

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      How to Design a Smart Meter Device? IoT Design Guide

      Smart Meter designs pose special RF challenges for engineers. Here is a great place to start. This Design Guide is meant for RF and electrical engineers facing a new or ongoing smart metering IoT project. The RF engineers in the Ignion lab have had real world experience with many smart meter projects and have compiled their solutions to these unique challenges in this comprehensive guide.

      Some of the topics covered are:

      • Choosing the most appropriate RF technology for a given geography.
      • Optimizing designs for multiple radio frequencies for power and efficiency.
      • Radio performance approvals.

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        Pick the best antenna for your device

        Antenna Masterclass by Dr. Jaume Anguera

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        Masterclass Resources

        Video Slides: Find the support slides and documents used in this presentation here

        In these slides you will find the Off-PCB FPC vs On-PCB Virtual Antenna® technology measured total efficiency comparison. This test was made on different PCB heights. Find the comparison of total efficiency results at the different heights in 698-960 MHz. Download it here.

        Scientific Paper: Antenna boosters vs flexible printed antennas for IoT devices

        This scientific paper compares two different technologies: antenna booster and FPC antenna. Results are measured in terms of efficiency showing that antenna booster performs better than FPC across the frequency ranges of 698–960 MHz and 1710–2690 MHz. Read it here.

        Whitepaper: Comparing FPC "sticker antennas" vs Virtual Antenna® technology

        Get access to an in-depth lab report showing the differences between FPC "sticker antennas" and the Ignion Virtual Antenna® solution. The features of these two antenna types are clearly explained as well as the impact antennas have on the overall IoT device design. Download it here.

        Nightmare or Simplicity: Choosing the Right IoT Antenna

        Join our CTO and IEEE fellow, Dr. Jaume Anguera, in this antenna masterclass presentation that highlights the pitfalls of the commonly used Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC) antenna. He reveals how recent developments in antenna technology have produced better and more reliable options for your IoT deployment.

        Featured in this presentation:

        • Side-by-side comparisons of FPC and Virtual Antenna® solutions.
        • Why "sticker antennas" aren't a reliable option for today's device makers.
        • What applications carry the most risk.
        • Impact of PCB size.
        • The cost of using the wrong solution.
        • FPC vs Virtual Antenna® technology whitepaper.

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        FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT (FPC) ANTENNAS ARE UNRELIABLE

        What are the Pitfalls of FPC antennas

        Unpredictable performance from testing through production

        FPC antenna performance can change dramatically and unpredictably when the FPC antenna is placed inside the IoT device enclosure.

        Limited tuning flexibility and fixed bandwidth

        FPCs are inherently resonant and designed to operate within specific, limited frequency bands making them bandwidth specific.

        Not fit for small device designs & small PCBs

        FPCs have a large surface area and require a minimum distance of > 20 mm to the PCB and are difficult to integrate into small IoT product designs.

        Meet our Masterclass Speaker

        Dr. Jaume Anguera, CTO and Founder at Ignion, is the lead inventor of Virtual Antenna® technology, IEEE Fellow, and Associate Professor of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Universitat Ramon LLull- Barcelona, Spain. He has published over 280 widely-cited scientific papers about antenna design. He has participated in more than 22 competitive research projects. He leads the company's R&D activity to create new products, envisage new technologies, and provide technology strategy to scale the company's business.

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          Build a Better Product with our Asset Tracking Design Guide

          Boost your IoT device design capabilities with our dedicated asset tracking guide. Packed with insights on best practices in this complicated and challenging market, our guide is an invaluable resource for IoT device makers.

          Why Our Design Guide is an Essential Tool

          Ignion has successfully deployed asset tracking solutions in multiple global products and our support for these projects has given us insider information on how designs can be optimized for the unique challenges:

          • Battery life.
          • Small form factor devices.
          • Environmental factors.
          • Multiple radio frequencies.
          • Time To First Fix.
          • Certification.

          You will learn which Virtual Antenna® components are ideal for these projects and how the Antenna Intelligence Cloud™ gets your project onto the right path from the beginning. Download the guide now to get to market faster with a successful asset tracking product.


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