ORCA testbed facilities provide complementary capabilities to enable innovative communications research. Click on the name of the testbed to deploy the detailed information:

  • SDR Hardware: USRP2-N210, USRP B200mini, ZedBoard Xilinx Zynq®-7000 SoC, Xilinx ZC706 Evaluation Kit – Zynq® SoC, USRP X310, NI USRP-2943R.
  • Software: Xilinx Vivado Design Suite v2016.2 and Analog Device AD9361 HDL Reference Design, Xilinx Vivado Design Suite v2015.4 for RFNoC related development, srsLTE, TAISC, GITAR.
  • Partner: IMEC
  • Contact: Wei Liu (wei.liu@imec.be)
  • Link: http://doc.ilabt.imec.be/ilabt-documentation/wilabfacility.html
    • – For USRP N210 usage, refer to section “Tutorial and howto’s” -> “Using the USRP N210 Devices”
    • – For USRP B200/B210 usage, refer to section “Tutorial and howto’s” -> “Using the USRP B200/B210 Devices”
    • – For Zynq SDR usage, refer to section “Tutorial and howto’s”-> “How to program the Zynq SDR device”
  • SDR Hardware: SDR: USRP2-N210, USRP2-N210 w/ beamforming, USRP X310
  • Software: SDR: GNU Radio, IRIS software radio, srsLTE
  • Partner: TCD
  • Contact: Joao F. Santos (facocalj@tcd.ie)
  • Link: https://iris-testbed.connectcentre.ie/
  • SDR Hardware: USRP2-N210, USRP X310, USRP B210, Nutaq PicoSDR2x2-E, Nutaq ZeptoSDR, RTL-SDR
  • Software: GNU Radio, RFNoC, SrsLTE, OAI
  • Partner: RUTGERS
  • Contact: Ivan Seskar (seskar@winlab.rutgers.edu)
  • Link: http://www.orbit-lab.org
  • SDR Hardware: NI PXI 5791, NI USRP 2920, NI USRP RIO 2953R, NI mmWave
  • Software: NI LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite based GFDM flexible transmitter
  • Partner: TUD
  • Contact: Martin Danneberg (martin.danneberg@ifn.et.tu-dresden.de)
  • Link: http://owl.ifn.et.tu-dresden.de
  • Software: ns-3 Network Prototyping Example Software Package
  • Partner: National Instruments
  • Contact: Clemens Felber (clemens.felber@ni.com)