[Cu-wireless] Motia Javelin: smart antenna system for 802.11b & .11g

Sascha Meinrath sascha at ucimc.org
Tue Feb 3 09:36:28 CST 2004

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, David Young wrote:

> Peter Folk told me about this. Apparently the Motia Javelin chip combines
> signals from four antennas to provide 18dB gain. It works at the radio
> frequency, so it is conceivable that you can use it as an "add-on"
> for an existing 802.11b radio.
> <http://www.motia.com/javelin.htm>
> There is a good summary in this article,
> <http://www.e4engineering.com/item.asp?id=50737&type=Features&pub=ci>.
> I am curious whether we can use it with, say, four of our 8dBi omni
> antennas.

Perhaps we should contact Motia and see if they're looking for a partner
who can test their antennas in a real-world, in-vivo environment.


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