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February 3, 2012

Waltham, MA — (3 February 2012) — WALTHAM, Mass.--(Feb 3, 2012) Rock concerts and sporting events just got the pick-up they needed – the antenna pick-up that is. Live entertainment shows have long been plagued with awkwardly-shaped, low-performance antennas used for wireless microphones and lighting controls. The solution for integrators, until now, has been to build the stage, or the arena, with more and more eyesore antennas just to get satisfactory coverage and performance. Now, Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. (FRACTAL), with its partner Clair Global (Clair), introduces the solution: the CLAIR CF 1090 antenna.

A full performance, wideband antenna, the CLAIR CF 1090 offers what others can’t: performance with a low profile. The size of a pizza box, the CLAIR CF 1090 is unobtrusive and nearly flat. It melts into the background rather than becoming an eyesore. Its orientation-insensitive broad angle view also boasts plenty of gain to cover the action.

“Antennas have become a big problem for live entertainment, sporting events, movie and TV shoots, houses of worship, and DAS type venues,” notes Fractal Antenna Systems’ CEO Nathan Cohen, “The antennas are just too big or too weird looking. Not to mention that multiple antenna units are required to get the necessary coverage. We changed all that.”

Working with Clair Global and Clair’s Wireless First division, FRACTAL arrived at a smaller volume, unobtrusive, wideband solution using its proprietary fractal antenna technology. Designed and manufactured by FRACTAL for Clair, the unique antenna is sold exclusively through Clair.

Though it’s visually understated, the CLAIR CF 1090 has already proven its value with outstanding performance. On high profile live shows such as the New York Christmas Tree lighting at Rockefeller Center, and the CMT Awards, the CLAIR CF 1090 fractal antenna worked flawlessly. It’s estimate that a hundreds of millions of people will be in-touch with live shows using the CLAIR CF 1090 this year alone.

Not only is the CLAIR CF 1090 a live performance antenna—its wide frequency coverage also makes it a perfect DAS antenna for many indoor and outdoor applications, such as hotels; schools; municipal buildings; office buildings; and hospitals. It can be wall mounted.

The Clair CF 1090 fractal antenna is ruggedized for outdoor use and has a universal mounting bracket for portable placement. Details are available upon request through FRACTAL or through Clair Global (

Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. ( ) supplies products for the world's most demanding wireless, and electromagnetic applications. Backed by over three dozen U.S., and international patents, plus dozens of patents pending, Fractal Antenna Systems is the recognized pioneer in fractal technology, with extensive research and field experience over 17 years in business. The company is a privately held and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

CONTACT: Jane Winter
781-275-2300 x09

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