Xilinx and TEKTELIC Reduce Cellular Radio Infrastructure Development Time with Scalable IP and High Performance Transceiver.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc., (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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The availability of the Xilinx scalable digital front end (DFE DFE Design For the Environment
DFE Digital Front End
DFE Decision Feedback Equalization
DFE Decision Feedback Equalizer
DFE Department For Education (UK)
DFE Dietary Folate Equivalent ) IP cores covering Digital Up and Down (DUC/DDC) Conversion, Crest Factor Reduction (CFR CFR
See: Cost and Freight ) and Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD DPD Department of Planning and Development
DPD Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase
DPD Dead Peer Detection (Cisco)
DPD Division of Parasitic Diseases (US CDC)
DPD Dominant Wave Period
DPD Drug Product Database ) operating on a standard Xilinx FMC See fixed mobile convergence. evaluation board connected to TEKTELIC's wideband radio transceiver allows equipment designers to evaluate Xilinx's radio IP with their power amplifier equipment, or prototype and develop their own IP on Xilinx devices. TEKTELIC's transceiver provides a high performance RF and mixed signal transmitter and an observation receiver that supports all cellular air interface standards, including the challenging Multi-Carrier GSM standard.
"The combination of the DFE IP and transceiver enables customers to rapidly develop solutions for emerging heterogeneous wireless networks where requirements differ based on whether the system is a picocell, microcell, macrocell or active antenna array," said David Hawke, director of wireless product marketing at Xilinx. "The IP can uniquely scale to meet these requirements to offer low cost, low power and high performance in 28nm silicon, while offering a significant time-to-market advantage through reduced development times."
With a large number of base stations being developed worldwide, coupled with multiple air interface standards, and many geographic frequencies, OEMs are looking for ways to lower costs, increase flexibility, leverage scalability and get to market quickly. The TEKTELIC high performance wideband transceiver supports Class 1 MC-GSM up to 60 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. transmission bandwidth, allowing customers to rapidly prototype these high performance multi-mode systems.
"Increasing RF performance and bandwidth are key to future radio system design, but it is a significant challenge to achieve the high performance demanded by MC-GSM over such wide bandwidths demanded by present Multi-RAT systems. MC-GSM in particular requires dynamic range exceeding those of 3G and 4G systems," said David Tholl, CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. at TEKTELIC. "TEKTELIC's new wideband transceiver has achieved class leading performance to enable rapid development of these high performance systems in conjunction with Xilinx boards and IP."
Visit the TEKTELIC website for technical detail and purchase information for the Radio Development Board. To learn more about the Xilinx Radio IP visit http://www.xilinx.com/esp/wireless/refdes_listing.htm.
About TEKTELIC Communications
TEKTELIC Communications develops leading edge small cell wireless Base Stations, wireless Backhaul Systems, high power Radios and Power Amplifiers that address 3G and 4G Service Provider coverage and rapidly growing data requirements. TEKTELIC'S innovative products include very compact form factor Base Stations, wireless Backhaul Systems, high power and high efficiency Remote Radio Heads (RRHs), Shelf Mount Radios (SMR (Specialized Mobile Radio) The communications services used by police, ambulances, taxicabs, trucks and other delivery vehicles. Throughout the U.S., approximately 3,000 independent operators are licensed by the FCC to offer this service, which provides always-on ), and Power Amplifiers. TEKTELIC products are differentiated by high quality, and compact size making them easy to deploy and simple to maintain.
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