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Improving Range With ConcurrentConnect Antenna Diversity

Source: Qorvo
Qorvo - ConcurrentConnect

The IEEE 802.15.4 standard has been playing a crucial role in enabling low-rate wireless networks for more than two decades. With around 20 diverse PHYs operating across different frequency bands, this standard has been instrumental in driving smart home ecosystems, such as Zigbee, Thread, and the upcoming Matter standard. Among these PHYs, the IEEE 802.15.4 OQPSK PHY is particularly prominent in the 2.4 GHz band.

To enhance the radio link performance for low-power wireless devices, antenna diversity techniques have emerged as a viable solution, especially in indoor environments where signal challenges are common. Qorvo's ConcurrentConnect antenna diversity technology is a pioneering solution that aims to tackle these obstacles with unparalleled efficacy.

In this context, let's delve into how Qorvo's innovative approach helps revolutionize wireless communication, ensuring seamless connectivity and robust performance, even in the face of environmental hindrances.