GREENSBORO, NC – January 6, 2021 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative solutions that connect and power the world, today announced that its QM28014 cellular/satellite/Wi-Fi antenna-plexer has won the 2020 Product of the Year from ASPENCORE's World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA) in the RF/Wireless/Microwave category. The award recognizes Qorvo's unique offering that enables new industrial designs for cellular devices by reducing the number of antennas needed.
"Antenna-plexers provide an elegant solution to the architectural problem all wireless device manufacturers face, especially with 5G -- accommodating growing RF complexity while the available real estate for antennas shrinks," said Eric Creviston, president of Qorvo Mobile Products. "This accolade is a testament to both our design team's exceptional talent and Qorvo's leadership in developing innovative RFFE technologies and products that optimize system performance."
ASPENCORE’S World Electronics Achievement Awards honor companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the innovation and the development of the electronics industry worldwide. ASPENCORE’s unique collection of media properties includes EETimes, EDN and Electronic Products.
Qorvo's winning entry, the QM28014 MHB, GNSS and 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi antenna-plexer, utilizes Qorvo BAW filters and reduces overall footprint by almost 50% over a discrete implementation. This antenna-plexer also reduces GNSS Time to First Fix (TTFF) and improves satellite connectivity over alternative solutions by reducing the overall insertion loss caused by mismatch, cascading filters and additional routing. Leading manufacturers have successfully eliminated an additional antenna by leveraging Qorvo’s QM28014 while also improving system performance.
More information about Qorvo's antenna-plexer solutions is available here. Additional insights can be gained in this antenna-plexer white paper: Through the 5G Antenna Design Maze with Antenna-plexers.
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world.
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