Innovator Profile: Movandi

Breaking through coverage and network challenges of new 5G millimetre wave networks

5G is beginning to deploy rapidly. Still, to truly achieve the ambitious goals of low latency, high bandwidth, greater availability, faster speeds, and consistent coverage — there are unique challenges to overcome. Movandi is bringing a revolutionary innovation to 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) networks, across the complete 5G ecosystem from consumer and enterprise market segments and applications from IoT, Mobile, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automotive. Not only enabling 5G infrastructure, but the complete 5G mmWave ecosystem to ensure that it can be broadly deployed with the capacity, throughput, latency and reliability in multiple deployment scenarios.

5G millimetre wave technical challenges

Operating in the millimetre wave band presents unique technical challenges versus traditional connectivity and cellular systems:

  1. Traditional approaches to Radio Frequency design breakdown, requiring new and innovative architectures to achieve high performance in low-cost bulk Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) foundries.
  2. Higher frequencies have more significant transmission losses caused by distance, blockage, and non-line-of-sight conditions, depending on the environment and the application.
  3. Beamforming antennas are often required to achieve a more extended range, adding to system complexity. Solving these challenges will unlock the vast potential offered by much higher bandwidth, spatial reuse, and frequency reuse, which support much higher performance systems in the same regions.

Introducing BeamXR from Movandi

BeamXR from Movandi is a radically different approach to addressing the most significant obstacles facing 5G today. BeamXR is redefining optimal performance, coverage, and latency for 5G networks. BeamXR is a complete system, designed to deliver efficiency in every dimension: compact size, low power, cost, and (most importantly) more spectral efficiency. BeamXR transforms the 5G mmWave signal, much like turning a laser beam into a flood light— capable of blanketing a more substantial area without losing 5G bandwidth and signal quality.
BeamXR delivers the power and speed of 5G – which is easily distorted, across a broader spectrum of coverage; bringing continuous connectivity to be hard to reach areas with very low latency. BeamXR technology can even boost millimetre-wave frequencies to penetrate obstacles like windows and walls or redirect the signal to bend around buildings. By eliminating the need for expensive infrastructure upgrades, BeamXR helps boost business performance with enhanced coverage at a lower deployment and lifecycle cost.

About Movandi

Movandi, a privately held company with a mission to revolutionise 5G everywhere, was formed by some of today’s top leaders in wireless communications. Movandi is disrupting 5G by using a radically different approach that is yielding tremendous benefits over existing networks. 5G enables a transformation in wireless connectivity that offers orders of magnitude improvements in performance, coverage and latency. Movandi thinks differently and has built leading technology with a comprehensive portfolio of silicon, software and systems, producing millimetre-wave systems that can be deployed more efficiently and achieve better performance over a broader range of deployment scenarios. Movandi is enabling a 5G connectivity fabric for innovation, which will bring the benefits of the internet to almost every industry, creating a vast opportunity for economic growth.

To learn more about how BeamXR can bring you the breakthrough power of 5G, visit www.movandi.com

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