Fairwaves UmTRX - presentation at SDR'11 conference


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  • Fairwaves UmTRX - presentation at SDR'11 conference

    1. 1. UmTRX – an open-source hardware for GSM base station
    2. 2. Presentation plan <ul><li>What is UmTRX? </li></ul><ul><li>Non-technical details </li></ul><ul><li>Technical background </li></ul> 
    3. 3. UmTRX <ul><li>A transceiver for </li></ul><ul><li>low-cost, </li></ul><ul><li>mid-range, </li></ul><ul><li>power-efficient </li></ul><ul><li>GSM base station </li></ul> 
    4. 4. Presentation plan <ul><li>What is UmTRX? </li></ul><ul><li>Non-technical background </li></ul><ul><li>Technical details </li></ul> 
    5. 5. Project stage & plans <ul><li>1 st prototype by New Year </li></ul><ul><li>Test deployment by 2012 Q3 at Mayotte </li></ul> 
    6. 6. Open-Source Hardware <ul><li>Editable design files are published </li></ul><ul><li>You're allowed to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>distribute, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>modify, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>manufacture. </li></ul></ul> 
    7. 7. Purpose and users <ul><li>Small/tiny carriers </li></ul><ul><li>Developing regions </li></ul><ul><li>Rural and isolated areas </li></ul><ul><li>… not to compete with Big Guys </li></ul> 
    8. 8. Presentation plan <ul><li>What is UmTRX? </li></ul><ul><li>Non-technical background </li></ul><ul><li>Technical details </li></ul> 
    9. 9. UmTRX architecture  
    10. 10. UmTRX specification <ul><li>Dual TRX </li></ul><ul><li>GPS-locked clock </li></ul><ul><li>5.25&quot; form-factor </li></ul><ul><li>3mW output power </li></ul><ul><li>Ethernet connection </li></ul>  15 voice channels cheap Power Amplifiers diversity receive no maintenance no costly OCXO many enclosures fits into CD-ROM slot standard for BTS amplifies to any value standard reliable
    11. 11. LMS6002D <ul><li>Single chip transceiver </li></ul><ul><li>375MHz-4GHz. </li></ul><ul><li>Programmable bandwidth: 1.5 - 28MHz </li></ul><ul><li>12-bit ADC and DAC </li></ul><ul><li>Tx RF output +6dBm, continuous wave </li></ul><ul><li>and NDA :) </li></ul> 
    12. 12. Modified UHD firmware & software <ul><li>Works with OpenBTS </li></ul><ul><li>Works with OpenBSC </li></ul><ul><li>Even with GnuRadio </li></ul> 
    13. 13. Alexander Chemeris [email_address] +7 (915) 330-7626 skype: Alexander.Chemeris twitter: @chemeris
    14. 14. Mayotte project   Coordinates 12 50 S, 45 10 E Kilometers of coastline 185.2 kilometers Square kilometers of land 374 square kilometers Square kilometers of water 0 square kilometers Population 178,437 (July 2003 est.) Target low-cost GSM network affordable communications use s open-technology hack & learn
    15. 15. About Fairwaves LLC <ul><li>Moscow based company, founded in Jan 2011 . </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on development of cost-effective mobile access solutions . </li></ul><ul><li>Provides software and hardware development services in the area of SDR. </li></ul><ul><li>Owns world-leading IP in LDPC error-correcting codes, smart antenna systems and wavelet filtering of RF signals. </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Chemeris, CEO , holds Master degree in Computer Science and during last 6 years was involved in various projects on VoIP, video-conferencing and wireless technologies as senior engineer, project manager and consultant, including many open-source projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Dr. Sergey Portnoy, Chairman of the Board , received doctoral degree in 1992 for his achievements in cascaded modulation and coding schemes, nowadays known as OFDM. For the last 20 years he has been building wireless networks and promoting wireless access in Russia. At this moment he holds positions of WiMAX Forum Regional Director, Chairman of the board of ZAO Cedicom (equipment distribution), VP Strategy of ZAO Antares (emerging LTE operator). </li></ul>