Tomorrow's cities will use Digital Beamforming Antennas to offer ubiquitous connectivity with mobility. With Digital Beamforming, signals can be channeled precisely to the intended recipient improving reception while improving security. A centralized cloud-based network will scale with demand while utilizing remote radio front ends as distributed sensors that connect with automobiles, handsets, and of course each other. Signal processing at the edge will demand new Edge Transceivers™ components that properly interpret signals and manage local connectivity using adaptable Digital Beamforming Antenna Systems.
Emerging low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite constellations will offer data communications traffic anywhere on the planet with 200x less latency than existing geosynchronous satellites. Due to the nature of their orbit, the satellites will travel across the sky at around 18,000 mph. The challenge for the industry is to produce low-cost Digital Beamforming antenna arrays that can track the satellites as they traverse the sky. IQ-Analog's antenna processors using Full Spectrum Conversion™ technology are optimally suited for this task.
Data converters are at the heart of wireless communications systems enabling higher data rates to meet the insatiable demand of faster more efficient networks. Wireless infrastructure systems operate with greater performance and efficiency using our configurable data converter technology that allows for field programmable performance or power tradeoffs.
Today's 4G systems using MIMO radio technology use just 4 antenna elements. Emerging 5G systems will require Digital Beamforming antenna panels that use 64 or more antenna elements. With elemental digital beam forming, there is data conversion at every element thereby requiring ≥16X more data conversion circuitry. Power and area efficient data conversion technology is the bottleneck to realize these future systems. IQ-Analog's FULL-SPECTRUM CONVERSION technology meets the demands of 5G networks with >4X better power efficiency than conventional systems.
Next generation military radar systems will utilize Antenna Processor Units (APUs) that enable elemental digital beam forming with FULL-SPECTRUM CONVERSION at every element. This will bring the full power of modern digital signal processing to every antenna element and usher in a new age of ALL-DIGITAL RADAR.
SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO
FULL-SPECTRUM CONVERSION enables direct digital signal processing
of radio signals to arbitrarily define carrier frequencies, bandwidths,
modulation, demodulation, etc. and open a new frontier for Software
Defined Radios (SDRs).
FULL-SPECTRUM CONVERSION enables greater bandwidth and more complex modulation of optical signals to push the boundaries of optical transport and offer more efficient and capable fiber optic networks.