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Barcelona-based Fractus Antennas SL designs, manufactures and commercializes miniature, off-the-shelf antennas for IoT, mobile connectivity and short-range wireless devices. Founded as an independent antenna product business in 2015, Fractus Antennas was born out of the main Fractus operation and combines a respected R&D team with proven manufacturing capabilities and scale to bring to market a new generation of antenna products to meet the mobile and wireless connectivity needs of OEMs.
Board of directors
Josep Portabella
CEO
Marcel Rafart
President
Dr. Carles Puente
Vice President, Innovation
Felix González
Independent Director
News
September 5, 2019

Fractus Antennas shows Virtual Antenna™ at the IoT Innovation Summit Sierra Wireless

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Barcelona, September 05, 2019 – The cellular IoT community will be in Paris this October. Sierra Wireless organizes the event IoT Innovation Sumit where the IoT community and ecosystem will share the new upcoming technologies. FRACTUS ANTENNAS is one of the companies sponsoring the congress and having a technical demo space for the attendees to discover Virtual Antenna™, the antenna technology and product inside the new mangOH Yellow. The summit will be divided into 2 different days. Day 1 is dedicated especially to the developer audience building a device-to-cloud and distributed computer IoT applications using mangOH Yellow the new open-source hardware. This... +
September 3, 2019

IoT design with embedded antennas EuMW Paris

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Barcelona, September 03, 2019 – FRACTUS ANTENNAS and National Instruments AWR (Microwave Office) have organized 2 workshops to show how designing a multiband antenna system for IoT is now as simple as designing the matching network during the European Microwave Week Paris. By using Virtual Antenna™ chip antenna boosters any attendee will understand how fast, cheap and easy is to create a wireless system from scratch. There are 2 different workshop types depending on the attendee requirements: 1. Half-Day Workshop: Antenna booster technology for IoT applications. By joining this workshop the attendee will have a hands-on experience and they will be able to design... +
August 29, 2019

Nordic Semiconductor launches a cellular IoT prototyping platform with embedded Virtual Antenna™

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Barcelona, August 29, 2019 – Nordic Semiconductor has launched the Thingy:91, a cellular IoT prototyping platform that enables instant connectivity, both cellular and GNSS worldwide. Thingy:91 integrates Virtual Antenna™ technology, by FRACTUS ANTENNAS, through the TRIO mXTEND™ chip antenna component, using one embedded antenna component for both cellular and GNSS while providing worldwide connectivity from 700 MHz up to 2200 MHz. The spirit of the new Thingy:91 is allowing IoT platform designers to get a whole design without the need to build the hardware from the beginning, therefore, the time saving and cost saving accelerates time to market and makes easy the rapid IoT platform development.... +
July 4, 2019

Design of IoT Platforms with embedded antennas workshop in Barcelona

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Barcelona, July 04, 2019 – Why IoT devices need internal antennas? Fractus Antennas (NN) has organized a one day workshop to design, build and test, with an embedded antenna, a wireless IoT prototype platform. Next October 28 in Barcelona any attendee can see Virtual Antenna™ live on Sierra Wireless and Nordic Semiconductor IoT modules and build real examples with National Instruments Microwave Office software and measure them with a R&S Vector Analyzer. The attendee will experience the latest chip antenna technology that makes any design “faster, cheaper and easier”. By attending to this coursea attendees will discover how to migrate from external to internal antennas. The course includes both software and hardware... +