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Software Defined Radio: What Do We Do with It?

  • Gerhard Fettweis
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Abstract

A fragmented cellular market has been the main driver for the call for a software defined radio technology development so far. As the hardware architecture technology is maturing, the question needs to be addressed as where do we see a fit for developed solutions:
  • will the cellular terminal market be the driver?

  • will the cellular base stations be the point of market entry?

  • will home networking be the driving force as the first and biggest market?

To be able to point out answers to these questions the current technology, service, and the markets need to be analyzed to understand opportunities and fallacies of software defined radio. The ultimate question is: who will pay the ticket to ride the technology into the market?

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© Springer-Verlag London 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Fettweis
    • 1
  1. 1.Dresden University of TechnologyGermany

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