New PROPSIM channel emulator verifies radio links critical for aerospace applications

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced a new PROPSIM channel emulation solution that enables the aerospace industry to efficiently verify radio links critical to satellite communications, earth observation, security surveillance, mapping and navigation, the company said.

Keysight´s new channel emulation capabilities address a rapidly expanding satellite market projected to generate more than USD 2B by 2030, according to a report published in July 2019 by BIS Research. The solution´s enhanced fading capabilities support advanced performance validation of communication links between radios, radios and satellites, as well as between satellites.

Reliable satellite communications links are essential to the transmission of data in applications used by commercial and government organizations. Keysight´s expanded satellite communications portfolio addresses government-sponsored space programs worldwide, which is forecasted by Euroconsult to reach USD 84.6 billion by 2025.

Satellite communication systems also support 5G new radio (NR) non-terrestrial networks, which help extend rural coverage, support profitable 5G coverage deployments and provide cost-effective mobile wireless backhaul.

Keysight Technologies is a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight´s solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments.