Technical Press Releases

Laird Launches World's Thinnest, Smallest Ceiling-or Wall-Mounted Wideband Antennas

16 Nov 2016
IAS PIM Antenna

Remarkably thin form factor delivers superior performance in large coverage areas; enables continued growth of IoT and EIoT

Schaumburg, IL – The mobile industry’s thinnest, smallest ceiling- or wall-mounted wideband antenna that is more efficient and meets the design needs of office and apartment buildings, hotels, airports, and other large coverage areas, was announced today by global technology leader Laird (LRD: London).

Laird’s new CFS Low Passive Intermodulation (PIM) Ultra-Low profile antennas...

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Laird Announces Future-Ready Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Capabilities in Certified Module Solutions

09 Nov 2016

 Laird’s new 60 Series of certified 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi + Bluetooth v4.2 modules provide unmatched connectivity and performance in challenging wireless environments

Akron, OH – A new series of advanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules that are designed to help developers and inventors connect billions of objects to the Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT), especially in challenging RF environments like hospitals and large industrial...

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Laird Business LSR Expands Sterling Family of Wi-Fi Modules with New Solutions for Embedded and 802.11ac

19 Oct 2016
Sterling-LWB5 Family

 LSR, a Laird (LRD: London) business and a global leader in certified modules and design services for wireless product development, is introducing two new solutions that help companies design and certify wirelessly- connected products quickly and successfully.

Practical applications might include security and building automation, making enterprise or personal devices “wireless” to connect to the internet, medical devices, M2M applications, vehicle telematics, smart gateways, and other uses to provide wireless connectivity to a multitude of devices and equipment.

These new solutions, based on...

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Laird YF Series Yagi Antennas Set Industry Standard for Remote Monitoring Reliability

17 Oct 2016
IAS Yagi Antenna

Industry 1st IP67 Rated Yagi Antennas Deliver High Performance and Rugged Reliability

SCHAUMBURG, IL (USA), Oct. 17, 2016 -- Today global technology leader Laird (LRD: London), announces an industry 1st release of four (4) new IP67 rated Yagi antennas to increase reliability of M2M wireless remote monitoring in extremely harsh operating environments.

Progressive utilities, oil and gas companies, water districts and others use wireless remote monitoring to instantly transmit information and monitor Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) to and from a centralized location. Eliminating travel expenses and personnel resources dedicated to physically obtain...

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Laird Enables Greater Security For Enterprise IoT With New Wireless

20 Jul 2016
Laird introduces Bluetooth v4.2 and NFC on a single wireless module for enhanced security, rapid development and outstanding RF performance in Enterprise IoT settings

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) introduces a small, powerful, energy-efficient, stand-alone Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near Field Communication (NFC) certified module with robust security and an easy to use programming language which enables rapid development of secure connectivity for the Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT).

Over the next four years, researchers predict the number of connected devices used in business settings will more than double.  “We understand that many developers are being tasked with integrating wireless solutions to their OEM...

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Laird Advances Wireless Power For Connected Cars

08 Jun 2016
Laird’s In-Car Wireless Smart Phone Charging Elevates Luxury Automobiles

Wireless charging advancements by global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) have the industry poised for significant growth as major automotive and mobile device manufacturers look to incorporate Laird’s technology into the daily lives of drivers and passengers.

Laird engineers have created the next generation of wireless chargers, which Guido Dornbusch, Laird’s Vice President of Product Management for Connected Vehicle Solutions, said “are highly efficient” and “have virtually no extra losses compared to cable connectors.”

Laird is the...

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Laird Expands Research and Development For Connected Vehicles

07 Jun 2016
Laird more than doubling operations near Original Equipment Manufacturers in Michigan

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) today announces a major expansion and relocation project for its vehicle connectivity research and design center near Detroit, Michigan.

Laird will relocate its engineering, research and design center from Holly, Michigan to a 14.5 acre site in an industrial park in Grand Blanc, Michigan a few miles down the road. A new building at that location will have more than 43,000 square feet with the ability to add an additional 20,000 square feet in the future. This new building doubles the size of Laird’s...

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British Ambassador Supports Laird’s Continued Growth in Korea

11 May 2016
Mr. Charles Hay M.V.O., UK Ambassador to Korea sees excellent prospects for Laird  in Korea

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) shares its growth strategy with the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mr. Charles Hay M.V.O., during his visit to Laird’s Seoul, South Korea facility today.

“The United Kingdom is home to many of the best high-tech companies in the world,” explains Ambassador Hay. He adds that “I have seen today the outstanding innovation and capability that Laird provides, which will in turn give real added value to Korean companies. I am also delighted to see that U.K. Trade and Investment is...

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Global Technology Company Helps High School Robotics Team

10 May 2016
Laird Sponsors Warren G. Harding High School Robotics Team in FIRST's Global Competition

Laird Sponsors Warren G. Harding High School Robotics Team in Global Competition

Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) donates time, money, and support to a team of students from Warren G. Harding High School as they compete against hundreds of teams from around the world in the 2016 FIRST Stronghold Robotics Competition.

Employee’s from Laird’s North American Headquarters in Earth City, Missouri, joined forces with the companies Warren, Ohio office to lend decades of engineering advice and support to the high school robotics...

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Next-Generation Wi-Fi® Intelligence Bolsters Reliability in Crowded Environments

07 Apr 2016
New 50 Series of certified dual-band Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules provide unmatched connectivity and performance in challenging wireless settings like medical and industrial facilities.

New 50 Series of certified dual-band Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® modules provide unmatched connectivity and performance in challenging wireless settings like medical and industrial facilities

Today global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) announces the release of its new 50 Series Enterprise Wi-Fi® module, specifically designed to ensure reliable connectivity in difficult RF environments such as hospitals and industrial facilities.

Hospitals and industrial settings pose unique challenges for wireless connectivity. Large metal objects...

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