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McLaren Technology Group partners with Airgain to accelerate tech innovation

By Taruka Srivastav | January 31, 2018

McLaren Technology Group has signed a multi-year partnership with Airgain to accelerate their technological innovation.

Airgain will work with McLaren as the two organisations explore the co-creation of wireless connectivity solutions. In addition, Airgain will contribute to the performance of McLaren Racing by integrating technology on-car, off-car and at the McLaren Technology Centre.

Chuck Myers, president and CEO at Airgain, said: “Partnering with McLaren is a strategic move that will build a powerful and mutually beneficial relationship. McLaren has a proven record of successfully applying its technologies to real-world business situations across a range of sectors. This partnership forms a pivotal part of our growth and expansion strategy.

“Our expertise will help the McLaren team enhance its wireless connectivity capabilities, aiding its performance both on and off the track. Utilizing the platform we have created with McLaren, we will co-develop engineering solutions to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

“Bringing together the best engineering minds from across the globe sits at the heart of our business. Our partnership with McLaren gives us access to truly world-class engineering experts who will collaborate with our own talent, enabling us to better support the hyper-connected world of the future.”

Zak Brown, executive director, McLaren Technology Group, added: “Airgain is a new brand to Formula 1 so we’re delighted they have chosen to partner with McLaren. The technology being pioneered by Airgain is leading the way in high performance wireless connectivity, both in the automotive industry and the enterprise and home environments.

“Airgain already partners with and supplies some of the world’s largest blue chip brands. Its pedigree in the design and integration of high performance embedded antenna technology will produce real performance benefits, both on and off the track, for McLaren and Airgain.”

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