The Overview of the New Generation Mobile Communication System and the Role of Software Defined Radio Technology

Hiroshi HARADA  Masahiro KURODA  Hiroyuki MORIKAWA  Hiromitsu WAKANA  Fumiyuki ADACHI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B    No.12    pp.3374-3384
Publication Date: 2003/12/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Software Defined Radio Technology and Its Applications)
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Keyword: 
software defined radio (SDR),  new generation mobile communication system,  seamless communications,  

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Summary: 
The Communications Research Laboratory (CRL) started a new project named the New Generation Mobile Network Project in April 2002. The target of this project is the development of new technologies to enable seamless and secure integration of various wireless access networks such as 3rd and 4th generation cellular, wireless LAN, high-speed mobile wireless, wired communications, and broadcasting networks. This paper presents an overview of CRL's new generation mobile communication system that is called The Multimedia Integrated Network by Radio Access Innovation Plus (MIRAI+), as well as details the role of Software Radio Technology (SDR) in MIRAI+.