SAN JOSE, USA: The SDR Forum, a non-profit member consortium dedicated to promoting the success of next-generation radio technologies, announced its 64th General Meeting, to be held in San Jose, Sept. 14-17, 2009.
The meeting will feature a workshop, "Rapid FPGA Development for Wireless Applications –- IP Cores, Tools and Standards," which aims to arm communications systems engineers with the knowledge they need to implement software defined and cognitive radio systems that utilize FPGA-based processing.
Speakers at this workshop will include representatives of The MathWorks, Mercury Computer, Open Cores Protocol -– International Partnership, Objective Interface Systems, PrismTech, Synopsis and Xilinx.
Sponsored by Xilinx, this meeting represents the 64th General Meeting of the Forum, and will comprise of working sessions advancing The SDR Forum’s 2010 operations plan in support of the commercial, public safety, satellite communications and international tactical radio communities.
The meeting will feature a keynote presentation by Dean Westman, Vice President – Communications Business, Xilinx, titled “The Programmable Imperative: Multimode IS the new air interface.”