Airgain custom antenna technology used to connect Getac’s rugged computers for mobile applications
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$AIRG #AirgainConnectivity--Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive, today announced that it has been chosen by Getac, a leading provider of rugged laptops, notebooks, and tablets as their strategic antenna partner for rugged devices.
Airgain’s antenna solutions have been custom designed for Getac’s pre-configured rugged devices, optimizing connectivity for seamless, real-time data transmission. Airgain’s antennas are easily configurable to match even the most demanding of applications, while enabling high performance connectivity over dedicated wireless networks. Airgain’s antennas are rated to withstand harsh environmental conditions and designed to typically outlast the vehicle they are mounted on once deployed.
“We are very excited for the opportunity to partner with Getac,” said Bill Swafford, Vice President of Sales, North America at Airgain. “As a leading manufacturer of rugged computers, these devices are commonly deployed into critical scenarios where uninterrupted wireless communication is an absolute requirement. We take pride in knowing our antennas help to ensure the very best connectivity experience for the end user in such demanding environments, while also providing fast delivery times of high quality products with long-term reliability.”
“For Getac, Airgain addresses the essential connectivity requirements that are required for our applications, including compact UV resistant housings, full outdoor installation readiness, and fast turnaround times,” said Randy Pfeifer, Wireless Strategist from Getac. “Our confidence in the build quality and innovation of Airgain’s solutions is why we’ve chosen them as our strategic antenna partner. By bundling our computers with Airgain antennas, our customers can be satisfied in knowing they have a best-in-class solution.”
Airgain has custom designed and built a range of high-performance antennas specifically for Getac laptops and tablets. The portfolio includes the CENTURION™ Next and MULTIMAX™ FV antennas. The CENTURION Next antenna is a fully rugged external antenna for fleet and public safety vehicles. This antenna offers high gain 5G/LTE support for Band 14, Band 71, CBRS, LAA, tri-band Wi-Fi including Wi-Fi 6E, and a GNSS element inside one robust housing. The MULTIMAX FV antenna includes dual MIMO LTE that supports Band 14, two high gain Wi-Fi antennas, and a GNSS element inside one low profile form factor for fleet and public safety vehicles. The product portfolio also includes the M2MAX® W IP67 antenna with high gain dual band Wi-Fi and GNSS, which is ideal for indoor and outdoor warehousing environments and is used to boost connectivity for Getac’s utility and forklift solutions. Airgain’s antennas build on the best-in-class RF performance, leading design features, and extended operational life of its highly successful fleet and public safety antenna products connecting to almost any vehicular router or modem.
More details can be found at https://www.airgain.com/products/antenna-plus/custom-antennas/getac/.
About Airgain, Inc.
Airgain is a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive. Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain works in partnership with the entire ecosystem, including carriers, chipset suppliers, OEMs, and ODMs. Airgain’s antennas are deployed in carrier, fleet, enterprise, residential, private, government, and public safety wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, modems, gateways, media adapters, portables, digital televisions, sensors, fleet, and asset tracking devices. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the U.S., U.K., and China. For more information, visit airgain.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Airgain and the Airgain logo are registered trademarks of Airgain, Inc.
Getac is a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2018 consolidated revenue $38 billion USD). Getac was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defense electronic products. Today, Getac’s business includes rugged notebooks, rugged tablets and rugged handheld and mobile video system devices for military, police, fire, utility, insurance and field-service customers. For more information visit: https://www.getac.com.
Airgain cautions you that statements in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the company's current beliefs and expectations. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the expected performance and functionality of Airgain products, and statements regarding the expected timing of volume shipments through 2020. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Airgain that any of our plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risk and uncertainties inherent in our business, including, without limitation: the market for our products is developing and may not develop as we expect; risks associated with the performance of our products; our products are subject to intense competition, and competitive pressures from existing and new companies may harm our business, sales, growth rates and market share; the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to disrupt and otherwise adversely affect our operations and those of our suppliers, partners, distributors and ultimate end customers, and the overall market that our antennas are used in, as well as adversely affecting the general U.S. and global economic conditions and financial markets, and, ultimately, our sales and operating results;; risks associated with quality and timing in manufacturing our products and our reliance on third-party manufacturers; if we cannot protect our intellectual property rights, our competitive position could be harmed or we could incur significant expenses to enforce our rights; and other risks described in our prior press releases and in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under the heading "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and any subsequent filings with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, which is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. ###
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