technologies

Technologies

WE ALWAYS IN FLUX AND WE MODEL THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES.

5G

WE OFFER A RANGE OF FEATURES SPECIFIC TO 5G NETWORKS.

 

HTZ MODELS 5G NETWORKS INCLUDING DIFFERENT ARCHITECTURES AND COMBINATIONS OF BANDS AND BANDWIDTHS.

HTZ mobile network planning solutions which combines network planning, optimization and functionality developed specifically for future technologies.

These advanced features include:

  • Carrier aggregation simulations
  • mmWave coverage planning
  • Coverage planning (2D/3D)
  • Interference calculations
  • Capacity planning (DL/UL throughput)
  • Traffic analysis
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Automated site planning
  • Automated site optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • Re-farming frequency bands and inter-system coexistence
  • Transport (microwave) planning
  • Multiport antennas
  • Massive MIMO
  • Dynamic Beamforming
  • SNIR / RSRP / RSRQ maps
  • Numerology

Aviation & UAS

HTZ HELPS TO DESIGN NETWORKS TO BE DEPLOYED IN AN AIRPORT

 

THANKS TO ITS ARCHITECTURE, HTZ IS TECHNOLOGY-NEUTRAL, MEANING ANY TYPE OF SYSTEM WITHIN THE RADIO SPECTRUM CAN BE SIMULATED AND STUDIED.

HTZ is a network planning solution for airport environments, that combines network planning and optimization functions.

Advanced mobile features include:

  • GIS and cartography layers within the airport
  • Propagation model toolbox
  • Coverage planning
  • Point to point/ Point to Multipoint link analysis (DL and UL)
  • Frequency planning and interference analysis
  • Land to air communication (VOR, ILS, MLAT, RADAR)
  • Aeronautical propagation model
  • FM and aeronautical coordination
  • Traffic analysis
  • Automated site planning
  • Automated site optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • Multilateration (TDOA)
  • Radar
  • ICAO building restriction area
  • PMR
  • Wind turbine interference

Multi-technology analysis can be managed within one project to verify the impact of one on another.

HTZ & ICS are the perfect choice for air traffic control organizations, which often have to integrate ground-to-ground services with ground-to-air services or ensure compatibility with other services.

The available systems include, but are not limited to: VOR, ILS, COM, Multilateration (TDOA, TSOA and mixed TDOA/TSOA), DME-DME, PMR communication networks, High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) for analysis of DL and UL connectivity between HAPS and fixed service stations on the Earth (CPE and Gateways) to deliver broadband access.

Broadcast

HTZ PROVIDES THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SET OF TOOLS FOR THE DESIGN OF BROADCAST NETWORKS

 

BROADCAST NETWORKS MUST SERVE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE AT THE MINIMUM COST.

HTZ GIVES TO OPERATORS THE ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THAT.

HTZ ensures efficiency and cost-effectiveness at all stages of the network’s lifecycle:

  • Coverage planning
  • Interference calculation (ITU C/I tables, NFD matrices…)
  • Population analysis
  • ITU procedures
  • Automated site planning
  • Automated site optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • SFN network optimization
  • Reforming frequency bands and inter system coexistence (LTE, ILS, White spaces etc.)
  • Transport (MW) planning
  • SFN and MFN networks
  • Location probability maps
  • Power sum methods: Power sum, Monte-Carlo, t-lnm, k-lnm
  • Launch delay assignment
  • Frequency assignment

HTZ & ICS facilitate the design of analog and digital broadcast networks across a number of standards:

  • DVB-T/T2
  • DVB-S/S2
  • ISDB-T
  • DTMB
  • MMDS
  • T-DAB/DAB+/DMB
  • FM mono/stereo
  • IBOC
  • ATSC V3

COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONIC WARFARE

SIMULATING NETWORKS IN THE WARFARE ENVIRONMENT SAVES LIVES

 

HTZ WARFARE IS THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED BATTLESPACE RF PLANNING AND MODELLING SOFTWARE AND THE MOST POWERFUL SPECTRUM ENGINEERING TOOL FOR TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS.

HTZ warfare takes the high complexity of the calculations in the military field to an extremely intuitive level, simplifying the user experience within a wide range of applications:

  • Communications and control
  • Special forces
  • Transmission troops
  • Frequency services
  • Drones
  • Radars
  • Direction finders
  • Jamming
  • Interception

HTZ warfare supports all today’s technologies to offer the essential set of features for electronic warfare simulations:

  • Path loss analysis
  • Hand-over calculations
  • Path budgets
  • Traffic analysis
  • On The Move computing
  • Spectrum management & interference
  • Optimal routes
  • Repeater deployment
  • Jamming efficiency

PREPARATION OF A MISSION IN AN ENEMY ZONE

CHALLENGE

Keeping in touch with headquarters while in enemy territory is an essential part of many military missions.

SOLUTION

HTZ warfare allows engineers to simulate and evaluate the different possible routes. For instance, by identifying the areas with no possible communication with headquarters, routes can be chosen for ground vehicles, helicopters and planes moving at different speeds and using different types of equipment.

Dynamic Spectrum / White Spaces

FEATURING A COMPREHENSIVE SET OF WHITE SPACE FUNCTIONS TO FACILITATE THE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE SPECTRUM USE.

 

USING COVERAGE CALCULATIONS AND SUBSCRIBERS, HTZ COMPUTES WHERE WHITE SPACES MAY BE ADDED AND THE IMPACT WSD MAY HAVE ON EXISTING LICENSED SERVICES.

Decades of experience in signal propagation and coexistence means that HTZ offers a comprehensive set features focused on White Space

  • DTT coverage
  • Reserved channels
  • Allotments, assignments, PSME, international coordination & protected areas (polygons)
  • DTT white-space calculations
  • TVWS availability calculations
  • Produces spectrum maps
  • WSD channel assignments
  • WSD to DTT interference calculations
  • Data storage: Location / channel / WSD class / permitted power level / online access
  • All technologies (Coverage and Point to point modes)

HTZ & ICS features a wide set of multi-technology oriented functions to exploit potential applications in white spaces:

  • Devices or routers vs licensed service areas (C/I mode)
  • Licensed services vs devices or routers (IRF and C/I modes)
  • Licensed services vs earth satellite Rx (GSO, NGSO, Constellations)
  • Devices vs devices or routers vs routers or devices vs routers (IRF mode)
  • Devices or routers vs polygons or routes (PFD)

IoT technologies

CONNECTING & DRIVING BUSINESSES – INTERNET OF THINGS, M2M, SMART CITIES, CONNECTED HOMES, CARS, MHEALTH & WEARABLES.

 

DESIGNING A STATE OF THE ART INTERNET OF OBJECTS NETWORK.

HTZ supports all IoT technologies and proprietary standards currently available.

Advanced IoT features include:

  • Automated site planning
  • Automated cell optimization
  • Mesh network clustering
  • Traffic & mobility profile editor for end devices
  • Gateway/Hube/e-nodeB setting parameters -duty cycle, power, bandwidth, antenna
  • Traffic modelling – aggregated traffic with related QoS and reliability targets
  • IoT DL/UL link budgets
  • Coverage, interference, capacity and reliability analysis
  • Geolocation analysis

IoT networks and services are very different from classical radiocommunication networks in many ways, particularly from a planning perspective.

HTZ & ICS facilitate:

  • Radio network planning
  • Interactive 3D city models and urban information
  • IoT application platforms and cloud-based solutions
  • Services for integrators, operators and public entities including business & technical consulting
  • Accurate deterministic propagation models adapted to IoT standards – LPWAN, IEEE 802.15.4, 3GPP
  • Intuitive software interface supporting ease of use

Microwave links

HTZ DESIGNS BACKHAUL, BACKBONE AND MICROWAVE LINK ACCESS.

 

HTZ IS ESSENTIAL TO RADIO PLANNERS FOR BOTH FIXED AND MOBILE SERVICES.

HTZ allows microwave link design for networks in any frequency band; an integral propagation model library covers the frequency range 30MHz up to 1THz. This multi-functional tool enables users to manage multiple technologies in one project.

Features include:

  • Profile budget calculations
  • Frequency and space diversity
  • Multi-K factor calculations
  • Climate and rain parameters
  • Reliability calculations (ITU-R P.530 and NBS101)
  • Automatic antenna orientation
  • Link optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • Interference calculations
  • Quality objectives calculations – ITU-R F. 1703 and ITU-T G.827
  • Reliability
  • Troposcattering
  • Best route
  • Protection area

Mobile Networks

STREAMLINING NETWORK PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MOBILE NETWORK OPERATORS.

 

STATE OF THE ART RADIO NETWORK PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MOBILE NETWORKS.

HTZ is the first mobile network planning solution that combines mobile network planning and optimization functions.

These advanced mobile features include:

  • Link budget calculations
  • Coverage planning (RSRP, 2D/3D)
  • Interference calculations (RSRQ, SINR)
  • Capacity planning (DL/UL throughput)
  • Traffic analysis
  • PCI planning
  • RSI/PRACH planning
  • Automated handover, neighbor list planning and analysis – intra/inter RAT
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Automated site planning
  • Automated site optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • Re-farming frequency bands and inter-system coexistence
  • Transport (MW) planning
  • MIMO

HTZ & ICS are a multi-technology tool capable of planing 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, WiFi for coverage, capacity, site parameters and neighbor relations planning and optimization.

With a host of universal main functions, HTZ & ICS are applicable to all technologies. The propagation models used by the software support coverage with a high level of accuracy with or without the automatic digital map tuning module.

In addition, the calibration stage can be managed to improve the final AFP result when drive-test measurement files are available.

Public Safety

PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK OPERATORS.

 

HTZ: PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK OPERATORS.

HTZ is the public safety network planning solution that combines network planning and optimization features including:

  • Coverage planning
  • Interference calculations
  • Capacity planning
  • Automated handover, neighbor list planning and analysis
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Automatic site planning
  • Automatic site optimization
  • Automatic frequency planning
  • Traffic & mobility profile editor (end devices)

Public safety operators need a multiple technology tool compatible with TETRA, PMR and public safety LTE with the ability to manage coverage, capacity, site parameters and neighbor planning and optimization.

HTZ & ICS features all of these plus propagation models which perform coverage calculations to a high level of accuracy without the use of the automatic model tuning module.

The automatic model tuning module, which can be used at the calibration stage to improve the final AFP result, can be used when drive test measurements are available.

Railways

Rail Comms – GSM-R – LTE-R – PMR, HTZ ALLOWS PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR ALL RAILWAY COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES.

 

HTZ: SPECIALIZED IN RAILWAY COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDING GSM-R – LTE-R RADIO PLANNING, BACKBONE AND OPTO-COMMUNICATIONS.

Railway operators need a multi-technology software tool compatible with GSM-R, LTE-R, TETRA and PMR. HTZ & ICS support all these technologies and manages coverage, capacity, site parameters and neighbor planning and optimization as well as WiFi and mesh networks for light rail.

It features propagation models which perform coverage calculations to a high degree of accuracy, without the use of the automatic model tuning module, a model which can be used at the calibration stage to improve the final AFP results when drive test measurements are available.

We offer the following services for Railways:

  • Radio-Planning (GSM-R, LTE-R, PMR)
  • Environmental analysis (human hazard, Natura 2000)
  • Frequency Planning
  • Cross-Border Coordination
  • Traffic analysis
  • Interference analysis
  • Intermodulations
  • Network optimization
  • Design, construction and implementation of the ERTMS/GSM-R radio subsystem
  • Design and Construction of fiber-optic cable network
  • Design and Construction of transmission systems
  • Site survey
  • Measurements
  • Cartography

Satellites

WE CONTINUE TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS THE LATEST SPECTRUM ENGINEERING CHALLENGES IN THE SATELLITE SECTOR.

 

HTZ IS AN ESSENTIAL SUITABLE SOLUTION FOR MANAGING A WIDE RANGE OF SATELLITE ENGINEERING TASKS, RANGING FROM GSO SATELLITE LINK BUDGETS AND INTERFERENCE ANALYSIS TO THE DESIGN OF SATELLITE AND EARTH SEGMENTS OF NON-GSO CONSTELLATIONS.

HTZ features advanced satellite network planning functions for GSO/non-GSO satellite operators, system integrators and service providers.

Features include

  • GSO/non-GSO satellite coverage planning and link budgets (EIRP, G/T, C/N)
  • Wide-beam and HTS-beam planning across all satellite frequency bands
  • Automated site planning
  • Automated site optimization
  • Automated frequency planning
  • GSO vs GSO and GSO vs non-GSO interference analysis (ΔT/T, C/I, PFD and EPFD masks)
  • Satellite vs terrestrial co-existence analysis
  • Earth station coordination (ITU APP 7)
  • DTH network planning
  • VSAT network planning and optimization
  • Covers all satellite services: FSS, BSS, MSS, Earth-exploration, meteorological and more

Spectrum Regulation

HTZ IS FLEXIBLE ENOUGH TO MEET REGULATORS’ SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING NEEDS INTO THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

 

HTZ allows engineers to plan and model radio communication networks efficiently and manage network development. Technology-neutral, HTZ also informs on decisions made in relation to spectrum management.

Features include:

  • Interference analysis and frequency planning
  • EMC
  • GSM-R intermodulation
  • Health safety (EMF)
  • Co-existence management studies
  • Population and traffic analysis
  • Advanced reporting capabilities
  • Mixed indoor / outdoor calculations
  • White space device calculations
  • Dynamic spectrum allocations
  • Technology evaluation
  • Site candidates
  • Business modelling
  • Network design
  • Automatic network planning and optimization
  • Spectrum optimization
  • Spectrum engineering
  • Spectrum monitoring
  • Network proving
  • Engineering data sharing
  • System administration
  • Network optimization
  • Regulation constraints
  • Environment constraints
  • Wind turbines interference and constraints
  • International, bi-lateral and regional coordination
  • Integrates a variety of data sources including GIS (multi-maps, multi-resolutions, WMS, WMTS)
  • Manages all wireless technologies from 8kHz to 1THz
  • Clustering (Smart Grid, Smart cities, Mesh…)
  • Re-Farming
  • ITU notices

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