Barcelona, September 6, 2016 – Fractus S.A., a world leader in the development of internal antenna technologies for wireless devices, today announced the signing of a patent license agreement with a large US corporation. The terms set out in the agreement are confidential.
“Connectivity today is about more than just smartphones, tablets and telecom networks; new markets such as the Internet of Things and wearable devices are increasing the range and profile of devices which rely on antenna technology. Fractus, is enabling ubiquitous connectivity by providing an antenna technology capable of integrating into any wireless device, driving a positive impact on all the markets”, says Mr. Ruben Bonet, President and CEO of Fractus S.A. “The continued growth in our family of licensees demonstrates not only how solid our technologies are, but also how fundamental they are to the burgeoning connected devices market.”
Fractus is an early pioneer in developing internal antennas for smartphones, tablets and other wireless Internet of Things devices and holds an intellectual property rights portfolio of more than 30 inventions protected through over 120 patents and patent applications in the United States, Europe and Asia. Among the numerous awards and honours the company has received for its innovative work, Fractus was named a 2005 Davos World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and one of Red Herring’s top innovative companies for 2006. It also won the 2004 Frost & Sullivan Award for technological innovation and the 2010 National Communication Award of the Catalan Government in the telecommunications category. A team of Fractus inventors was finalist for the EPO European Inventor Award 2014. On November 2015, Fractus was awarded Academiae Dilecta by the Spanish Royal Engineering Academy. For further information, visit www.fractus.com
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