Laird Technologies to Attend APCO International 78th Annual Conference & Expo

Company to Showcase Two New Antenna Products

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 St. Louis, Missouri, USA – August 9, 2012 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will attend the APCO International 78th Annual Conference & Expo. The event will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 19-22, 2012. Laird Technologies will exhibit at booth # 1500. 

Laird Technologies will showcase a sampling from its current portfolio of land mobile radio antennas, including vehicular, base station, and portable radio antennas. Other products such as VHF wideband antennas, LTE vehicular antennas, and broadband mobile antennas will also be on display.  In addition, Laird Technologies will be showcasing two new products, an elastomer spring for mobile whip antennas and a vehicular MIMO 2- or 3-port antenna. The elastomer spring is compatible with any Laird Technologies mobile coil antenna and eliminates wind noise that is associated with traditional stainless steel springs. The MIMO antenna covers the 2.4 to 2.5 GHz and 4.9 to 5.85 GHz frequency ranges as well as GPS (1575 MHz).  

“These new products enhance Laird Technologies’ current portfolio of land mobile radio antenna solutions,” said Rob Antonio, Laird Technologies Product Manager for Public Safety and LMR Antennas. “We are excited to showcase these new offerings at APCO 2012. As one of the largest trade shows for public safety communications, it allows us to show and discuss our wide-ranging product portfolio with current and potential customers.” 

APCO 2012 hosts public safety communications professionals and industry leaders for professional development, networking and training sessions. With over 300 companies showcasing the latest technology, software, PSAP equipment, training and more, it is the one place to learn new skills, explore new products and services, and connect with people in the industry from around the world.  

As a global leader in the design and manufacture of antennas, Laird Technologies employs advanced, proprietary design tools to bring innovative designs to market with unmatched performance that adds value in every application, including industry-best antenna solutions for fixed and mobile clients, base stations, wireless backhaul, portable radios, telematics and many other applications. For more information, visit the Laird Technologies booth. 

Contact Information 

For additional information, visit or contact us at: 
Eastern US & Canada: +1-847-839-6934 or 
Western US, Mexico, Latin and South America: +1-847-839-6915 or 
Europe: +44.(0)1628 858941 or 
Asia: +65-6-243-8022 

Translated versions of this press release are available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and German languages. 

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 9,000 employees in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries.


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