Server Based Solutions for Self-Organizing Networks
The ideas and initiatives driving self-organizing networks (SONs), a key enabler for effective 5G deployment (joint article with Artesyn).
How can wireless OEMs outsource to improve competitiveness?
Reviews the issues involved in outsourcing for wireless OEMs, including how it can reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) while also cutting risk and time to market.
AMC and MicroTCA as high-performance FPGA platforms
Discussion of the AMC and MicroTCA standards, and how they can provide a suitable platform for today's high performance FPGAs. It uses two CommAgility modules as examples to show how Xilinx Virtex-6 and Virtex-7 devices can be linked to fast and flexible I/O.
CommAgility AMC-RF2x2 Uses Xilinx® Virtex®-6 to Support LTE 2x2 MIMO
How CommAgility has used the Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA in its AMC-RF2x2 card to provide a flexible LTE RF interface module, the AMC-RF2x2. The article discusses baseband data path and clock synchronization, the radio interface, and control and management of the on-card devices.
Floating point multiprocessing with C66x DSPs from Texas Instruments
Analysis of TI's latest C66x DSPs, and how they can be used in high-performance multiprocessing systems (including a section on VPX).