Akoustis, Inc. 2021
Dave Aichele, Executive Vice President of Business Development, to Showcase RF Acoustic Filters for High Performance Wi-Fi
Charlotte, North Carolina, November 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKTS) (âAkoustisâ or the âCompanyâ), a manufacturer of bulk acoustic wave integrated devices (IDMs) Patented (BAW) High Band RF Filters for Mobile and Other Wireless Applications, today announced that Dave Aichele, Executive Vice President of Business Development, will present âHigh Performance RF Acoustic Filters for Wi-Fiâ at the Wi-Fi Conference -Fi Now today at 1:25 p.m. ET.
The conference is taking place virtually given the ongoing call for social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For those who would like to watch the presentation, it can be found at the following link: Introducing Wi-Fi Now.
Akoustis is actively delivering volume production of its WiFi 6 tandem filter solutions, shipping multiple 5G small cell XBAW â¢ filter solutions, delivering initial designs of its new 5G mobile filter solutions to multiple customers and now entering the market with its new WiFi 6E XBAW â¢ coexistence filtering solutions.
Given the rapid growth in sales funnel activity as well as the continued interaction with customers regarding expected ramps in 5G, WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E mobiles during the 2022 timeline, the company plans to ” increase the annual production capacity of its New York plant by the end of the 2021 schedule to around 500 million filters per year.
About Akoustis Technologies, Inc.
AkoustisÂ® (http://www.akoustis.com/) is a high-tech BAW RF filter solutions company that pioneers next-generation materials science and MEMS wafer fabrication to meet market demands for improved RF filters – targeting higher bandwidth, higher operating frequencies and higher power output compared to the polycrystalline BAW technology in place deployed today. The Company uses its exclusive and patented properties XBAWMT manufacturing process to produce bulk acoustic wave RF filters for the mobile and wireless markets, which facilitate signal acquisition and accelerate band performance between the antenna and the digital back-end. Superior performance is driven by significant advancements in polycrystalline, high purity and single crystal piezoelectric materials and resonator filter process technology that allows optimal tradeoffs between critical power, frequency and bandwidth performance specifications.
Akoustis plans to serve the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar RF filter market using its Integrated Device Manufacturer (IDM) business model. The company owns and operates a 120,000 square foot ISO-9001: 2015 registered commercial wafer manufacturing facility located in Canandaigua, NY which includes a Class 100 / Class 1000 cleanroom – designed for 150mm diameter wafers. – for the design, development, manufacture and packaging of RF filters, MEMS and other semiconductor devices. Akoustis Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in the Piedmont Technology Corridor near Charlotte, North Carolina.
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