Skip to comments.Spray-On Antenna Unveiled At Google Solve For X Conference
Posted on 02/22/2012 4:46:43 PM PST by epithermal
A start-up called Chamtech Enteprises has an answer to the problems of poor cellphone reception and other shortcomings of traditional antennas.
The company has developed a spray-on antenna that it says is more lightweight, energy-efficient and effective than the old-school version. (Where was this stuff when the iPhone 4 came out?)
The Sandy, Utah-based start-ups nanotechnology, unveiled last week at Googles inaugural Solve For X gathering, can be painted onto a tree, a wall, the ground or even the back of a soldier, enabling a more portable, lightweight way to get reception for a variety of uses.
The company has already patented critical aspects of its technology and begun to sell to government customers, whom it cant identify due to the sensitive nature of the technologys applications.
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I've taped out a 3 element beam antenna with elements about 19 3/4" long using alarm foil tape onto cardboard.
It works. It doesn't last.
And that was years and years ago.
This guy must be a member of the Taliban’s newest high tech military unit. The PSRC (Portable Satellite Receiver Corps unit). I hear they use the newest technology available.
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