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WiFi: 6, 6E, 7

What is Wi-Fi 6E?

An evolution of Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E adds support for 6GHz spectrum, PLUS faster wireless speeds and lower latencies. However, in order to receive these benefits, users need a new router and Wi-Fi 6E-compatible devices to tap into these new and improved airwaves. 

What’s Next for Wi-Fi 6E and beyond?

The most significant wireless performance enhancements of Wi-Fi 6 now rely upon better integrated antenna systems (particularly with ever decreasing device enclosure sizes) and the coexistence of Wi-Fi with other RF sources (such as IoT within the same enclosure). 
 

Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) promise numerous enhancements over preceding Wi-Fi technologies, including greater throughput, improved spectrum utilization, and improved multi-user experiences. However, tighter RF specifications require a greater level of sophistication of the RF system design.  

Airgain’s Wi-Fi 6 antenna solutions have been borne out of the necessity to conquer the specific challenges of Wi-Fi 6 embedded device implementation, aiming to ensure ultimate performance with custom designed devices. 

Leveraging our proprietary over-the-air (OTA) performance validation and optimization methodologies, we’ve designed tools and solutions to help customers speed up wireless system development and reduce time-to-market. We work with leading chipset manufacturers on Wi-Fi 6 reference designs, and we use this know-how to provide our customers with solutions that solve the specific challenges of Wi-Fi 6 embedded antenna system implementation.  

Wi-Fi 6 Product Portfolio

The Profile Embedded antenna family now features specific Wi-Fi 6 wireless system design solutions, developed to enable tailored performance characteristics to meet the needs of any Wi-Fi 6 implementation. These Wi-Fi 6E compatible antennas support the next evolution of wireless device connectivity.

  • Provides immediate availability of 6GHz Wi-Fi antennas with reference design support & support for the development of future proof Wi-Fi 6 devices
  • Improves inter-antenna isolation between existing 5GHz and new 6GHz Wi-Fi for higher modulation and MIMO operation
  • Allows smaller device size
  • Provides increased flexibility in choosing antenna locations

  • Introduces our “Double Infinite Balun” balanced antenna design
  • Designed to meet the challenges of increasingly ‘noisy’ device enclosures
  • Provides significant noise rejection improvement, improving overall Wi-Fi 6 RF system performance

  • Delivers polarization diversity with omnidirectionality in a tiny vertical form factor, providing numerous advantages for Wi-Fi 6 embedded system design
  • Increases isolation
  • Provides a co-existence solution for IoT technologies to operate in-band in conjunction with Wi-Fi in the same device

What Are The Benefits Of Wi-Fi 6E?

Immediate 6GHz Wi-Fi antenna availability with reference design support, plus additional support for future Wi-Fi 6 device development.

Improves inter-antenna isolation between existing 5GHz and new 6GHz Wi-Fi (for higher modulation and MIMO operation)

Enables smaller device size options

Increases flexibility choosing antenna locations

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