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Ruckus Wireless Issued Patent that Enhances Position as Worldwide Leader in Smart Wi-Fi

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Sunnyvale, CA -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc., (Ruckus) a pioneer in development of Wi-Fi technology, is pleased to announce that the company has been issued U.S. patent number 7,362,280 for a "System and Method for a Minimized Antenna Apparatus with Selectable Elements."

Ruckus’ latest patent addresses the ever-increasing demand for higher data throughput and a corresponding drive to reduce interference that can disrupt data communications. Ruckus Wireless has over 70 patents granted or pending worldwide in the area of intelligent antenna or wireless technology innovation.

The patent discloses coplanar dipoles that provide gain with respect to isotropic and a horizontally polarized radiation pattern. Each dipole has one or more loading structures that decrease the physical dimension of the dipole and thereby the size of an accompanying antenna apparatus. The dipoles may be electrically switched to results in various radiation patterns.

"As a company we are committed to developing products and systems for extending the range and increasing the reliability and performance of Wi-Fi. We have spent years developing what is now recognized around the world as one-of-a-kind, breakthrough technology that brings new levels of range, performance and reliability to Wi-Fi," said Selina Lo, president and CEO of Ruckus Wireless.

Ruckus uniquely develops, markets and manufactures its own popular brand of award-winning Smart Wi-Fi product and systems. Ruckus technology has become widely adopted around the world as the leading manufacturer of Smart Wi-Fi innovations. Smart Wi-Fi defines the use of a miniaturized intelligent antenna array and expert control software to form and direct Wi-Fi signals over the best path at any given time – continuously adapting to changes in the radio frequency environment.

"Ruckus continues to make advances in the area of adaptive smart antenna systems," said Bill Kish, co-founder and CTO at Ruckus Wireless."This recent advance is the next step in improving the Wi-Fi experience", continues Kish.

About Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

Based in Sunnyvale, California, Ruckus Wireless is a next-generation Wi-Fi company credited with pioneering "Smart Wi-Fi" technology. Formed in 2004, Ruckus was named a 2007 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Ruckus designs, develops and markets industrial-strength Wi-Fi systems that provide reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 technology. The company's patented hardware and software technologies deliver predictable performance, extended range and real-time adaptability to changing Wi-Fi environments. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

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