Customer Cases

Bentley
– concealed antenna system for satellite radio

Bentley is an OEM customer that Smarteq has been working with for many years. Bentleys demands for high performing and reliable antennas suits Smarteqs business model well.

 

Challenges

  • Need for high performing antennas
  • Due to car design objectives, antennas had to be completely concealed.
  • Antennas for tracking, positioning, infotainment, telephone, satellite radio Sirius/XM (US market)
  • Bentley required a specialist development partner to fulfill their connectivity needs

Solution

  • Smarteq has developed concealed/embedded antenna solutions in close collaboration with Bentley since 2004.
  • In order to optimize connectivity performance and cost, Smarteq has taken an active part as development partner. This includes placement of antennas, resulting in implementing the antennas in dashboard, boot lid, inner lining roof top and car windows.
  • Smarteq developed and delivers concealed antennas in 2G/3G/4G 698-960/1710-2690MHz) combined with GNSS and Sirius/XM antennas.

 

Smarteq today supplies antennas to all Bentley models.

(C) Photo courtesy of Bentley.