Antenna Technologies for IoT Applications, 2019 Report - The Antenna Start-up Ecosystem Has Adopted Unique Techniques to Comply With Existing & Upcoming Standards

DUBLIN, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Antenna Technologies For IoT Applications" report has been added to's offering.

Recent advances in wireless communication and the rapid spread of IoT devices is fueling the adoption of smart antenna technologies and transforming deployment of intelligent systems across connected ecosystems. Innovative beamforming techniques, selection of frequency bands for antenna operations, and the underlining design requirements are forming the basis for choosing suitable antennas for various IoT use cases.

This report is a global study on the state of antenna technologies, seen from the perspective of the innovators and disruptors - companies that are redefining the IoT ecosystem.

The Startup Ecosystem

The report covers the challenges faced by traditional antenna technologies, drivers of innovative solutions, need for antenna advancements, and the impact of these innovations on IoT applications. The report further describes how the startups are improvising on antenna performance for finding suitable solutions for the current challenges.

The ambit of the report covers more than 35 companies globally - firms that are deeply involved in developing disrupting techniques and strategies for antennas. Over 10 prominent companies such as Kymeta, Pivotal, and Energous have been profiled in-detail based on their technologies, offerings, patenting activities, and outlook.

The author ranked these companies on a scale of three, based on a metric that included parameters such as company maturity, product commercialization stage, patent filings, investors, awards, and funding received. Apart from the core antenna technology categories, startups driving innovations and trends in the MEMS-based antenna space and those offering design and testing services for antennas have also been covered here.

Companies Mentioned in this Report

    1. Kymeta Corporation
    2. Pivotal Commware
    3. Notch Technologies
    4. ALCAN Systems
    5. Arralis
    6. Adant Technologies
    7. SatixFy
    8. Fractus Antennas
    9. Movandi
    10. RF DSP
    11. C&T RF Antennas Inc.
    12. TMYTEK
    13. Tubis Technology
    14. Analog Photonics
    15. Isotropic Systems
    16. Quanergy
    17. Cellwize
    18. Metawave Corporation
    19. Energous Corporation
    20. uBeam
    21. Lunewave Inc.
    22. Optisys
    23. Blickfeld
    24. ZhiSensor
    25. RoboSense
    26. LeiShen Intelligent System Co.
    27. Innoviz Technologies
    28. AEye
    29. Field Theory
    30. BluFlux
    31. BWant
    32. MilliLabs
    33. Radientum
    34. Kumu Networks
    35. Parallel Wireless
    36. GenXComm
    37. Uhnder
    38. Resonant

Key Insights

    --  The antenna startup ecosystem has adopted unique techniques to comply
        with the existing and upcoming standards in the space.
    --  Startups are honing their knowledge of miniaturization, efficient
        functioning, MIMO, and different beamforming techniques to create
        software-defined antennas based on chips, metamaterials, mmWave
        technology, and photonics.
    --  A majority of the companies are focusing on innovating antenna
        structures based out of metamaterials.
    --  The companies are working to build antennas supporting 5G network
        infrastructure with smaller form factors by leveraging AI techniques,
        MEMS solutions, optical technology, and 3D printing to optimise the
        overall development of next-generation antenna.
    --  Companies entering the antenna market space are adhering to the
        requirements of upcoming communication infrastructure.
    --  On the move communication applications are driving the need to reduce
        the size, enhance performance, and decrease the cost of antenna

Key Questions Addressed in this Report

    --  What are the challenges faced by the traditional antenna technologies in
        the IoT domain?
    --  What are the advantages of the innovative antenna technologies over the
        traditional antenna systems?
    --  What are the key trends related to the adoption of different antenna
    --  How are the emergent antenna technologies driving the development of IoT
        and the upcoming 5G ecosystem?
    --  What are the different antenna technologies that have gained traction in
        the market?
    --  What are the target industries and application areas for the new
        companies operating in the antenna technology space?
    --  What are the technology segregations, product descriptions, and roadmaps
        of the startups taking part in the growth of the antenna landscape?
    --  How are the companies changing their business models to strengthen their
        position in the wireless communications domain?
    --  Who are the enablers of antenna technologies in the IoT ecosystem?
    --  What are the potential collaboration opportunities for different
        industry segments to leverage antenna solutions for their businesses?

Key Topics Covered

1. Introduction

2. Startup Ecosystem

    --  Ranking of Prominent Startups
    --  Geographical Distribution of Startups
    --  Funding Graph

2.1 Startups Providing Metamaterial-based Antennas

    --  Kymeta Corporation
    --  Pivotal Commware
    --  Other Startups Focusing on Metamaterial Antennas

2.2 Startups Providing Chip Antennas in IoT Domain

    --  SatixFy
    --  Fractus Antennas

2.3 Startups Providing mmWave/5G Antenna Technologies

    --  Movandi
    --  RF DSP
    --  Other Startups

2.4 Startups Focusing on Optical Antennas

    --  Analog Photonics
    --  Isotropic Systems Inc
    --  Other Startups

2.5 Startups Using AI Techniques in Antenna Technologies

    --  Cellwize
    --  Metawave Corporation

2.6 Startups Focusing on Beamforming for Wireless Power Transfer for IoT Applications

    --  Energous Corporation
    --  uBeam Inc

2.7 Startups Developing 3D-printed Antennas

    --  Lunewave
    --  Other Startups

2.8 MEMS for LiDAR-based Antenna Beamsteering

    --  Enabling Technologies for Antenna Development

3. Enabling Technologies for Antenna Development

4. Recommendations

    --  For the Telecommunications Industry
    --  For Chemical and Performance Material Industries
    --  For the Satellite Industry
    --  For the Automotive Companies
    --  IoT Device Manufacturers
    --  Software Platform Providers

5. Concluding Remarks

6. Acronyms

7. References

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