TITLE

Embedded wireless data systems get an EDGE

AUTHOR(S)
Parsons, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;6/14/2006, Issue 2245, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the data rate enhancement technology EDGE. EDGE is extending the capabilities of embedded GSM data systems. It builds on existing GSM/ GPRS networks, enabling data rates of 48kbit/s to 69.2kbit/s per timeslot depending on radio condition, without significant investment from the operator. EDGE uses 8-phase shift keying (8PSK). Even though 8PSK provides more efficient transmission under all but the poorest radio conditions, the EDGE coding scheme uses both types of modulation as a fallback against poor reception.
ACCESSION #
21524608

 

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