Archive for the 'SDR & SCA' Category

Taming MANET Design with Foresight and OPNET

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

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Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs) are a wonderful bit of communications technology, but their complex dynamics make designing them an extreme challenge.  Using Foresight in conjunction with OPNET Modeler gives design teams unprecedented insight into the performance and behavior of their MANET.

Cognitive Radio Provides the Foundation for JTRS

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

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Cognitive Radio technology’s security, flexibility, reliability, efficiency and bandwidth allow it to be the cornerstone of the JTRS program.

JTRS Update from Military Embedded Systems

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

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Military Embedded Systems published a very good article covering both the current status of the JTRS program and a little bit of history.  If you’re involved in JTRS and/or SDR, you’ll enjoy this informative piece.

The Winds of Change are Blowing Through JTRS

Monday, October 17th, 2011

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The rash of JTRS related announcements and news stories over the past few weeks clearly shows that the program is in transition.  Perhaps we should pause for a moment to see if we can get a handle on the bigger picture.

Altair’s O²P SDR Processor at the Heart of Harris’ New LTE Device

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

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Harris’ new MBC-100 “Mobile Subscriber Device” is based on some impressive sounding technology from Altair Semiconductor — the O²P Software Defined Radio processor.

Software Defined EVERYTHING!

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

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While we may like to toss around the term “Software Defined XYZ”, the truth is that all modern systems are the result of careful tradeoffs between hardware and software.  Grant Martin shares his perspectives on the topic.

Budget Ax Falls on JTRS GMR

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

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The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations has slashed funding for GMR due to the unfortunate setbacks in that part of the program.

Finnish Defense Forces Adopt EB’s Tactical Wireless IP Network

Monday, September 19th, 2011

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EB, Elektrobit Corporation’s Tactical Wireless IP Network is being deployed by the Finnish Defense Forces.  It looks like some extremely interesting technology.

Embedded System Porting Benefits From Performance Modeling

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

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Porting complex embedded systems to new platforms is hard.  Foresight’s Resource Aware Modeling and Simulation methodology can tame the beast.

Kuma Signals Wins $750K Contract to Develop Wireless Comm Tech

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

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Austin based Kuma Signals just announced that they’ve been awarded a $750K contract from the US Navy to continue developing wireless communications technology.