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Radio Frequency (RF) and Wi-Fi Channel Emulation | Vertex

Address critical and complex radio communications in a modular, versatile platform with unmatched flexibility for a broad number of applications.


What is Vertex?

The Vertex channel emulator is an advanced test and measurement solution that simulates the effects of signal interference (also known as fading) on wireless transmissions and replicates the noise and spatial conditions of complex wireless channels. Its cutting-edge capabilities enable users to emulate a real-world RF environment in the lab, making it possible to isolate and identify performance issues early in the development cycle.

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What to Test

High-order massive MIMO, beamforming, and antenna array systems 

Mesh networks with up to 16x16 independent channel models 

Channel characteristics with fading in millimeter band scenarios  

Real-world conditions in the lab with virtual drive testing 

MIMO performance of devices in a realistic Over-the-Air environment 

Cellular V2X for antenna performance and endpoint connectivity 

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What is Channel Emulation and Fading?

Radio channel emulators (also called faders) are tools for air interface testing in wireless communications. They are becoming increasingly more important as we move to 5G.  Learn the basics here.

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Features & Datasheets

Technical Features 

  • Unmatched scalability and modularity 

  • Configure to meet specific testing needs 

  • Wide frequency range and bandwidth 

  • High channel density in a compact space 

  • Simple and easy-to-use graphical interface 

  • High-speed remote programming interface 

  • Live streaming dynamic environment emulation 

  • Comprehensive 3D channel modeling 

Vertex Channel Emulator
Vertex overview, capabilities, and applications with technical specifications.
Testing 5G mmWave Scenarios
Vertex HFC brings channel characteristic simulation to millimeter waveband scenarios.
Realistic Virtual Drive Testing
Drive a route, capture RF, and playback for repeatable, realistic drive testing.
Simplify 5G Conductive RF Testing
An innovative and economical way to test massive MIMO and 3D beamforming.
Advance channel modeling emulating conditions in various deployment scenarios for 5G applications
Vertex Multi-Band High Frequency Converter 3.0
The 3.0 system is designed to assess the MIMO performance in OTA mode and other metrics.
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