Version 6.4, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • WINNER II Channel Model: Model and simulate spatially defined MIMO channels
  • USRP®[1] E310 Support: Prototype and test USRP® E310 software-defined radio (SDR) systems
  • Bundled USRP® Radios: Synchronize multiple USRP® radios in frequency and time for transmission and reception
  • Example of Proposed 5G Modulations: Simulate end-to-end links by using universal filtered multicarrier (UFMC) and filtered OFDM (F-OFDM)
  • Packetized Modem Example: Model PHY and MAC layer operations in transmission of packetized waveforms

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Version 6.3, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Eye Diagram Object and Block: Measure signal quality, and visualize histograms and bathtub curves
  • Baseband File Reader and Writer: Record captured baseband signals as files and use the files to test wireless designs
  • UFMC and FBMC Examples: Characterize the performance of 5G modulation techniques
  • Preamble Detector: Determine the location of the preamble in a packet
  • I/Q Imbalance: Apply amplitude and phase imbalance to baseband signal

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Version 6.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • EVM Measurements: Measure error vector magnitude with added flexibility
  • Eye Diagram Block: Plot histograms of time-varying signals
  • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation: Modulate binary data and demodulate binary and soft-decision outputs

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Version 6.1, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • cdma2000 and 1xEV-DO Waveform Generators: Model the physical layer of North American CDMA standards and provide reference channels and waveforms
  • Coarse Frequency Compensator: Correct carrier frequency offsets in PAM, PSK, and QAM signals
  • Polynomial Strings: Specify Galois field polynomials as strings for error correction coding and sequence generation

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Version 6.0, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Symbol Timing Synchronizer: Correct for symbol timing clock skew between a transmitter and receiver
  • Carrier Synchronizer: Synchronize phase and frequency on a received waveform
  • Baseband and Broadcast FM: Modulate and demodulate baseband and broadcast FM signals
  • Interactive QAM Example: Simulate an end-to-end QAM link with RF impairments and corrections
  • Communications System Toolbox Simulink Model Template: Automatically configure the Simulink environment for communications modeling

See the Release Notes for details.