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Philips phone antenna
Philips recently launched a miniaturized antenna. Industry experts say it will play an important role in future mobile telecoms applications, such as the wristwatch with a monitor- equipped telephone. The antenna, which is eight times smaller than conventional antennas, deliver comparable performance.
The first step towards the integration of antennas has indeed now been taken, thanks to the unique use of special high-tech ceramics combined with Philips' new manufacturing methods. "Today the trend is towards increasingly smaller handsets. Until now it has been the conventional antenna that was the limiting factor in the design of new …