Cavendish Kinetics announced that its SmarTune RF MEMS antenna tuners have been adopted by 40 different smartphone models from 10 manufacturers, including the Samsung Galaxy A8. This traction and Tier 1 design win highlight the market recognition and acceptance of RF MEMS' benefits and the technology's potential to improve smartphone performance and user experience.
Building on the market success of its high performance RF MEMS antenna tuners, Cavendish Kinetics announced that it has completed its final funding round with a strategic raise of $36 million, to accelerate the development of its next generation RF components.
Cavendish Kinetics, the leader in high-performance RF MEMS tuning solutions, announced that its SmarTune™ antenna tuning solution is gaining significant traction in the LTE smartphone market, after the first OEM adopted Cavendish’s SmarTune solution at the end of 2014. Now shipping in five different smartphone models, the new design wins address difficult LTE spectrum band combinations, especially the 2 GHz band required in the Chinese market and the 700/800 MHz bands required by many European and North American operators.