Software Defined Radio (SDR) - Global Strategic Business Report

Software Defined Radio (SDR) - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Feb 27, 2013, 817 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP7564

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Software Defined Radio (SDR) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 80 companies including many key and niche players such as AeroStream Communications Corp., Alcatel-Lucent SA, Array Systems Computing, Inc., Bharat Electronics Limited, Epiq Solutions, LLC, FlexRadio Systems, Inc., Harris Corporation, ISR Technologies, Inc., Rockwell Collins, Inc., and Thales Communications, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Software Defined Radio: A Prelude II-1
The Market Situation II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-1
Regional Analysis II-1
Major Target Markets for SDR Technology II-2
Market Drivers II-2
Market Challenges II-2

2. MARKET TRENDS II-4
Necessity - The Mother of all Drivers II-4
SDR Promises to Radically Change Functionality of Smartphones II-4
SDR Beckons Tremendous Potential for automobile OEMs II-4
Digital Radio Standards in Select Countries/ Regions Worldwide II-5
Vehicle-to-X - An SDR-Enabled Future Technology II-5
Software RAN - A Solution for Operators to Trim Base Station
Costs II-6
Virtualized Base Station - A Key Benefit of SDR-Based
Software RAN II-6
Virtualized Base-Stations Allows On-Demand Capacity for
Operators II-6
Wireless Sector Receives a Boost from SDR/CR Technologies II-6
Cellular Operators Catching Up with SDR Technology II-7
Arrival of GSM Marks Shift towards Software- Based Technology II-7
Some Technologies in Retrospect II-7

3. AN OVERVIEW OF SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO II-9
Software Defined Radio: An Introduction II-9
Need for Software Defined Radio II-9
Evolution of Software Defined Radio II-9
SpeakEasy Phase I II-10
SpeakEasy Phase II II-10
Components of SDR II-11
Types of SDRs II-12
Ideal Software Defined Radio II-12
High Frequency Software Defined Radio (HFSDR) II-13
Baseband Software Defined Radio (BBSDR) II-13
Operating Principles II-13
Ideal Concept II-13
Receiver Architecture II-13
Current Applications II-14
Joint Tactical Radio System II-14
Amateur or Home Application II-14
Advantages of SDR II-15
Advantages of SDR for Mobile Operators II-15
Comparative Study II-16
Comparison of SDR with Other Radios by Application II-16
Comparison of SDR with other Radios by Design II-16
Comparison of SDR with other Radios by Upgrade Cycle II-16
Comparison of SDR Using General-Purpose DSP and ASIC II-17

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-18
PrismTech™ Unveils Spectra™ CX v3.4 II-18
Pentek Launches Two New High-Speed Products for System
Synchronization and Distribution II-18
Cambridge Consultants Introduces ModStar™ II-19
FlexRadio Introduces PowerSDR™ II-19
Rockwell Collins Adds Modern Cryptographic Capability to Fifth
Generation ARC-210 II-19
Pentek Introduces Model 71662 to Cobalt® Boards Family II-20
ZTE Rolls Out HSUPA-based SDR II-20
CML Microsystems Unveils CMX7261 Multi- Transcoder Device II-21
Airspan Networks and ip.access Introduce AirHarmony Hybrid RAN
Solution II-21
Elbit Systems Launches Tadiran SDR-7200AR II-21
GE Intelligence Platforms to Introduce Range of Sensor
Processing Products II-22
Lexycom Technologies Unveils Telion Series Mini-DLT SDR II-22
mimoOn Launches mi!MobilePHY-TDD Software for LTE User
Equipment Market II-22
The Sundance Company Unveils SMT8096 SDR Development Platform II-22
Epiq Solutions to Launch MatchstiqTM Software Defined Radio II-23
EtherWaves Introduces New Version of ClearSignal Software-
Based DMB/DAB Receiving Solution II-23
Elbit Systems Unveils Tadiran SDR-7200 HH and Tadiran PNR-1000A II-23
Airspan Networks Launches AirSynergy Multi-Standard Pico eNodeB II-24
PrismTech™ Introduces Spectra™ DTP4700 II-25
Pentek Introduces Model 71690 L-Band RF Tuner and Dual
Digitizer Module II-25
DataSoft Launches Typhoon™ SDR Development Platform II-26
Alcatel-Lucent Unveils MC-TRX Radio Module II-26
Spectrum Signal Processing Launches VPX modules II-27
National Semiconductor Launches ADC12D1800 Converter II-27
Northrop Grumman Delivers CNI System for F-35 Lightning II II-28
Axell Wireless Rolls Out CSR438 II-28
América Móvil Unveils GSM/UMTS Converged Network II-29
Infineon Technologies Introduces Multi-Standard Mobile Platform II-29
Infineon Technologies Unveils XMM SDR 200 II-29
Octasic Rolls Out Vocallo BTS DSP II-30
Microtune Unveils MT3511 RF MicroDigitizer II-30
CrestaTech Introduces Software Defined Radio II-31
Element CXI Launches nGEN Elemental Computing Array Platform II-31
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Unveils PCI Mezzanine Card for
Military Applications II-32
Pentek Introduces Software Radio Dual Channel Transceiver PMC II-32

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-34
DARPA Awards RADER Contract to Rockwell Collins II-34
FMV Chooses FlexNet™-Four Software Defined Radios II-34
Harris Bags Order from US Army for Falcon II Radio Systems II-34
US Department of Defense Selects Falcon Multiband Manpack
Radio Systems of Harris II-35
Larsen and Toubro Selects SDR-4000 of Vecima II-35
German Ministry of Defense selects Harris' Multiband Manpack
Radio Systems, Falcon II-35
Harris Bags Orders from French Procurement Agency for Falcon
Radio Systems II-36
The US Department of Defense Awards Contract to Harris II-36
Harris Secures IDIQ Contract from Communications Electronics
Command II-36
Harris Bags Contract from US Marine Corps for Amplifier Adaptors II-37
The US Army Awards HF Antenna Systems Contract to Harris II-37
Thales Communications Completes Fire Radio Testing for
LibertyTM Multiband LMR II-37
NVIDIA Acquires Icera II-38
Imagination Technologies Acquires HelloSoft II-38
Intel Takes Over Wireless Solutions Business of Infineon
Technologies II-38
Hi3G Access Selects ZTE to Deliver 3G Equipment for Dual-Mode
LTE Network II-38
AAT Forms Joint Venture with FGUP Rosoboronexport II-39
CEVA Collaborates with Mindspeed Technologies II-39
mimoOn Enters into Collaboration with Texas Instruments to
Provide PHY Reference Design II-39
PACG Enters into Partnership with CEVA for Software-derived
Solutions II-40
FlexRadio Systems Selects Radioworld as Canadian Distributor II-40
CRC Makes Use of ORBexpress® Communications Software of
Objective Interface Systems to Port SDR to Android II-40
Mistral Solutions and PrismTech Enter into Partnership II-41
SELEX Communications Forms JV with Five European Suppliers to
Port ESSOR Architecture on SDR SWave Product Range II-41
CDI Took Over Business of DSPCon II-41
Zoran Corporation Acquires Microtune II-41
PrismTech Takes over Zeligsoft's Tools Business II-41
Protium Technologies Inks Partnership Agreement with Vanu II-42
ZTE Signs Supply Contract with VIBO Telecom II-42
GateHouse Inks Contract with Inmarsat II-42
Texas Instruments Chooses Fraunhofer Society to Supply
Software Solutions II-42
IPWireless Partners with Altair Semiconductor II-43
Space Micro Inks Contract with Air Force Research Laboratory II-43
Thales Deutschland Inks Contract with German Forces Trust II-43
Bharat Electronics to Develop Software-Driven Communication Radio II-44
Raytheon Receives Research Contract from the US Naval Research II-44
Six Radio Communication Providers Ink Contract with OCCAR II-44
Harris Purchases Tyco Electronics Wireless Systems II-45
Axell Wireless Takes Over Dekolink Wireless II-45
ZTE to Open Test Laboratory II-45
Huawei Technologies Inks Cooperative Agreement with TeliaSonera II-46
Infineon Technologies Signs Agreement with TerreStar Networks
and SkyTerra II-46
Hughes Network Systems Enters into Agreement with SkyTerra
Communications and TerreStar Networks II-46
German Armed Forces Selects Rohde & Schwarz for Developing SDR II-47
CSLNWM and ZTE to Establish SDR HSPA+ Network II-47
PrismTech Enters into Collaboration with Wind River II-48
Spectrum Signal Processing Enters into Partnership with LiveTV
to Supply Advanced Radios II-48
The US Marine Selects Aeroflex Test Solutions for Radio Test
Equipment II-48
TUBITAK UEKAE Selects FlexComm™ SDR-4000 Transceiver of Spectrum II-49
Zeligsoft™ and PrismTech™ Enter Partnership II-49

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-50
AeroStream Communications Corp. (US) II-50
Alcatel-Lucent SA (France) II-50
Array Systems Computing, Inc. (Canada) II-50
Bharat Electronics Limited (India) II-51
Epiq Solutions, LLC (US) II-51
FlexRadio Systems, Inc. (US) II-51
Harris Corporation (US) II-52
ISR Technologies, Inc. (Canada) II-52
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (US) II-53
Thales Communications, Inc. (US) II-53

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-54
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 2: World Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Software Defined Radio
Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of
World for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-56

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Wireless Sector Receives a Boost from SDR/CR Technologies III-1
Product Launches III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-12
Key Players III-19
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 4: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 5: US Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

2. CANADA III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Current & Future Analysis III-24
Canada Holds Competitive Advantage in SDR Deployment III-24
Product Launch III-24
Strategic Corporate Developments III-25
Key Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 7: Canadian Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3. JAPAN III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Current & Future Analysis III-29
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 8: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 9: Japanese Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4. EUROPE III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Current & Future Analysis III-31
Europe-A High Potential Market at Nascent Stage III-31
Mounting External Pressures Unlikely to Affect SDR Adoption III-31
Overseas Help Comes Good for SDR Adoption in Europe III-32
Strategic Corporate Development III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 10: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Software Defined Radio Systems by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 11: European Historic Review for Software Defined
Radio Systems by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 12: European 15-Year Perspective for Software Defined
Radio Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

4a. FRANCE III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Current & Future Analysis III-36
Product Launch III-36
Strategic Corporate Development III-36
Alcatel-Lucent SA - A Key French Player III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 13: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 14: French Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

4b. GERMANY III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current & Future Analysis III-40
Product Launches III-40
Strategic Corporate Developments III-41
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 15: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 16: German Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-45

4c. ITALY III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Current & Future Analysis III-46
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 17: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 18: Italian Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Current & Future Analysis III-48
Product Launches III-48
Strategic Corporate Developments III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 19: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 20: UK Historic Review for Software Defined Radio
Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-52
A.Market Analysis III-52
Current & Future Analysis III-52
Product Launches III-52
Strategic Corporate Developments III-53
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 21: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 22: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Software
Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Current & Future Analysis III-59
Product Launch III-59
Strategic Corporate Developments III-59
Bharat Electronics Limited - A Key Indian Player III-61
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 23: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 24: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Software Defined
Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-62

6. REST OF WORLD III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current & Future Analysis III-63
SDR - The New Dawn of the Middle Eastern Radio Market III-63
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 25: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Software Defined Radio Systems Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 26: Rest of World Historic Review for Software Defined
Radio Systems Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 80 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 83)

The United States (46)
Canada (8)
Europe (19)
- France (2)
- Germany (4)
- The United Kingdom (6)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (5)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)
Latin America (1)
Middle-East (3) 


 

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