RAYSPAN's Metamaterial Air Interface Selected for LG Electronics' New
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<p><location>SAN DIEGO</location>, <chron>Oct. 12</chron> /CNW/ -- RAYSPAN Corporation, the world's leading innovator of Metamaterial air interface solutions, announced that leading consumer electronics company LG Electronics has selected the company's latest technological breakthrough, the Metamaterial antenna, for use its newest handheld mobile device, the LG BL40 "New LG Chocolate."</p>
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<p>When announcing the release of the New LG Chocolate, <person>Dr. Woo Paik</person>, President and Chief Technology Officer of LG Electronics, said, "As the latest offering in the Black Label Series, the New LG Chocolate features striking design and advanced multimedia capabilities with cutting-edge broadband wireless access. RAYSPAN's Metamaterial air interface technology helped us achieve the dramatically sleek, slim dimensions of the New LG Chocolate and unsurpassed radio frequency capabilities. LG is the world's first mobile handset supplier to adopt this revolutionary technology."</p>
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<p>The New LG Chocolate is the fourth mobile handset of LG's Black Label Series, the company's top-of-the-line product line that also includes the popular Chocolate, Shine and Secret models. It is clearly the line's most technologically advanced multimedia phone, featuring a bar form factor with an extremely large 21:9 aspect ratio four-inch widescreen display and 5-megapixel camera with flash.</p>
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<p>"The selection of RAYSPAN Metamaterial antennas for LG's flagship New LG Chocolate phone platform shows the strength of the relationship between our two companies," said Franz Birkner, President and CEO of RAYSPAN. "We understand the full scope of the cutting-edge wireless technologies required to provide the reliable broadband links that are essential for the rich HD viewing experience offered by the New LG Chocolate, whether delivered via 3G cellular or WiFi. RAYSPAN's high performance Metamaterial solutions enable easy integration of GPS and Bluetooth antennas in the same ultra-compact array shared by the cellular and WiFi radios. Only RAYSPAN can provide this combination of miniaturization, integration, superior performance and value - while still providing the quick time-to-market of industry-leader LG Electronics."</p>
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<p>RAYSPAN's Metamaterial antenna achieves its ultra-small form factor and improved efficiency through the usage of breakthrough "left-handed" radiation modes.  Today RAYSPAN is the undisputed world leader in developing and deploying proprietary Metamaterial air interface solutions for fixed and mobile wireless communications.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Brian Hurst of RAYSPAN Corporation, +1-650-303-2625 Web Site: http://www.rayspan.com

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