In: Products 24 Jun 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , ,

ICS telecom is a complete radioplanning and technical spectrum management solution.

New features:

Cartography :

  • Map zoom level up to 21, resolution 0.07 m (Bing, Open Street Map, Google)
  • Google Map support (Aerial, Topo, Physical)
  • Geospatial support (Aerial, Topo)
  • Geoportal support (WMS et WMTS, EPSG:900913-3857-102113-3785):
  • Poland (Cadaster, Topo, Ortho)
  • France (Cadaster, Topo, Ortho)
  • United Kingdom (Topo)
  • Other countries planned…
  • Automatic clutter builder from Corine Land Cover (EU + Turkey), and Open Street Map (worldwide)
  • GlobalCover clutter access (worldwide)
  • Worldwide DEM 20 m access
  • Vector layer in ICS online (population covered, polygons covered…)
  • DEM/DTM modification from vector polylines (roads, railways) using reference file (Altitude, Distance)
  • Import/Geocoding Clutter, Building and DEM/DTM
  • Search address engine (worldwide)
  • Station address update
  • Map scale (meter, kilometer, feet, nautical miles, statute miles)
  • WMS/WMTS server access (ICS online)
  • Google Map support ICS online (Base layer)
  • New vector layer options (isolate, activate, de-activate, filter…)
  • New map projections (Croatia, Sweden…)
  • Dynamic display: distance between stations
  • Natura 2000 support

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Database:

  • Import/export Stations and Microwave links to your Cloud storage (STATIONX64 and MWX64 tables)
  • MySQL and SQL lite connection scripts
  • BRIFIC FM-TV access via ICS online.
  • Export vector coverage to your Cloud storage
  • Extended XML Import/export

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Network optimization :

  • New tool « Transform »: Site and station modifying based on parameter sets, azimuths, coordinates, status, coverage, one click process.
  • Prospective planning: automatic antenna orientation and LTE planning.
  • Site and station optimizing: Antenna type, Azimuth, Tilt, Antenna height, Power (up to 25 combinations)
  • Route planning: site optimization including priorities and objectives (coverage, overlapping…). Application: GSM-R ETCS L1/L2 and non-ETCS, FM, Tetra…
  • Area planning: site optimization including priorities and objectives (coverage, overlapping…). Application: AMR, Smart-Grid, Tetra, Wimax, 2G/3G/4G, Broadcast…
  • Clustering: prospective planning, nodal networks, site searching, reporting.

Other functions :

  • Handover multi-technologies (2G/3G/4G/Tetra), intra/inter frequencies, intra/inter BSC-RNC-NetID, Handover surfaces based on coverage type (RSRQ, Ec/I0, RSSI…)
  • Neighbors: multi-technologies up to 100 000 candidates
  • New propagation model: Hata extended SEAMCAT compatible (CEPT)
  • TEMS Import: Bing/Nokia map support
  • Project World (WMAS) for Satellite coverage calculation
  • Extended object selection filters
  • Active View: coverage analysis and coverage calculation viewport limited
  • Indoor: vertical reflections
  • Profile settings: DVB-T2, FM ITU, FM Ofcom, GSM-R…
  • Protection areas: dynamic display
  • Interference calculation: new options
  • New diffraction/subpath evolutionary model: MD91
  • COFDM: SNF/SFN and SFN/MFN support up to 100 000 transmitters
  • Extended ICS online export
  • Extended UFS delta reports
  • RDS PI and DAB TII codes: automatic assignment
  • Menu configuration now included in ICS-LT …

A perpetual license of ICS telecom includes:

  • ICS telecom software license
  • Technical support during 1 year (telephone, email) (*)
  • Maintenance agreement with access to regular software updates during 1 year (*)
  • 1 day per year of software training on ATDI premises (Paris, Moscow, London, Warsaw, Sydney, Washington, Madrid, Bucharest, Mumbai) or on site (excluding travel and living expenses)
  • Bing Maps key
  • ICS cloud special rates for additional licenses required for a dedicated period of time
  • Access to Online World wide Builder module during 1 year (*)
  • ICS map server license during 1 year (*)
  • Access to ICS online during 1 year which includes (*):

50 MB of storage (more storage for additional price)
Possibility to upload radio coverage and sites
Data sharing (public or protected by password)
Access to BRIFIC database
Export stations and MW
Access to 20 meters worldwide DEM on demand

(*) : Can be renewed on a yearly basis from the second year following the PO.

In: Uncategorized 27 Mar 2013 Tags:

Are you looking for an easy to get and free of charge clutter? ICS telecom/ICS designer/ICS LT make it possible in one click!

It is now possible to generate the ground occupancy layer in any ICS tool from Corine Land Cover and Open Street Map sources, regardless of resolution and cartographic projection of your project. You just have to download free Corine Land Cover and Open Street Map data directly from CLC and OSM import interface in ICS tool. This will allow to obtain quickly and easily a 16 classes clutter file for Europe and a 8 classes worldwide one compatible with your DTM in ICS software.

The Corine Land Cover Data (CLC) cover whole Europe and Turkey.
The Open Street Map (OSM) data cover the whole world.

Contact us for more information.

 

In: Uncategorized 08 Feb 2013 Tags: ,

ATDI announces new features in its radio planning, spectrum management and electronic warfare tools. Latest upgrades include more impressive cartographic features, LTE functions improvement as well as new advanced radio planning options.

Cartographic features:

 Open Street Map for the most precise radio planning (shows precise address on a mouse click)

 User defined WMS servers

  • Tilt map (this feature’s applications include: broadcast, design antenna, spectrum regulation)
  • Bing address over cursor 
  • Clutter 2006 – Resolution 20 m now available (Europe)

Advanced LTE functions:

  • Connectivity report: RSRP, best server, RSRQ, SNIR PDSCH, SNIR control channel, throughput/RB
  • Prospective planning LTE
  • Parenting LTE: schedulers Rodin Robin, proportional fair and max SNR
  • Uplink SNIR map (Monte-Carlo and Noise rise methods)
  • Monte-Carlo (SNIR, RSRP, RSRQ, PUSCH and connect)
  • User defined SNIR vs Throughput tables
  • Reports: QoS, Throughputs…
  • Full MIMO/SIMO/AAS integration 
  • RSRP coverage analysis 

Radio planning:

Route planning - new innovative feature that allows automatic network planning from station candidates along vector lines and includes:

  • Automatic antenna orientation
  • Best station selection including sector dependency
  • Overlapping
  • Network coverage calculation and reporting

The route planning function can be used for the following applications:

  • Rail track coverage: GSM-R
  • Highway coverage (FM radio…)
  • Railway/highway worksites VHF coverage
  • Secured Logistics Convoys / Military deployment
  • Public transport lines TETRA coverage
  • Pipeline security control systems

Area planning - latest feature that allows automatic network planning from station candidates targeting polygon areas, including:

  • Automatic antenna orientation
  • Best station selection including sector dependency
  • Overlapping
  • Network coverage calculation and reporting

Area planning function can be used for wireless meter reading, AMR, site optimization, coverage redundancy.

Handover analysis along vector lines:

  • Takes into account: Mobile speed, Handover margin, Pre-defined neighbors and Handover effective time
  • Features complete report

Application: rail track coverage: GSM-R

Coverage analysis using address files (SHP, CSV, UK addresses..)