LimeSDR Mini gets backing of Rakon, enabling highest performance at affordable cost

Lime Microsystems has today announced the support of Frequency Control Products (FCP) company Rakon for its LimeSDR Mini platform. The Rakon oscillator − along with the Lime LMS7002 and Altera’s FPGA − is one of the three key components in the LimeSDR platform. Having the backing of Rakon enables the LimeSDR Mini to deliver its leading performance at a price point that makes SDR accessible. “The LimeSDR Mini makes software-defined [...]

2017-10-30T12:50:55+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Press releases|

LimeSDR gets 10GHz extension with new $299 companion board

Can be used with all LimeSDR variants (including Mini) and other configurations too   Lime has today announced a LimeSDR and LimeSDR Mini companion board that extends the range to a 10 GHz maximum. The new board costs just $299, and uses the new Lime LMS8001A, a highly integrated, four-channel frequency-shifter chip. It can be used with all variants of the LimeSDR – from Mini and USB, to PCIe and [...]

2017-10-30T12:56:31+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Press releases|

The LimeSDR project – an update

A little over a year ago we launched the LimeSDR campaign. This has the backing of over 5,000 developers. The project has since grown, bringing with it carrier- and enterprise-class SDR equipment (LimeNET) and now a small, very low-cost one too. On one hand we are asking operators and service providers to deploy app enabled, commoditised open source radio access  network hardware solutions. On the other hand we are enabling [...]

2017-10-30T13:07:45+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Blog|

$99 LimeSDR Mini software defined radio launches on Crowd Supply

Open source LimeSDR backed by Ubuntu, Vodafone and BT/EE Smaller, less expensive LimeSDR packs same LMS7002M transceiver as big sibling Lime Microsystems has launched its open source Lime SDR Mini - a smaller, less expensive version of the hugely-popular LimeSDR software defined radio prototyping boards. The LimeSDR Mini is available for pre-order immediately through Crowd Supply at $139 (£100, €115). It launched with an early bird price of $99 (£75, €83) [...]

2017-09-18T16:06:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Press releases|

Lime announces Quortus’s new PocketEPC 4G core network app will be available on LimeNET/LimeSDR app stores

Lime Microsystems and Quortus today announced the Quortus PocketEPC core network technology, launched last week, will be available for LimeNET and LimeSDR hardware. The port will be available on the LimeNET Ubuntu App Store from later this year. The first of its kind, the App Store will contain wireless networking applications for cellular infrastructure, IoT, media and test & measurement for open source radio hardware solutions provided by Lime. Quortus [...]

2017-08-08T09:21:37+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Press releases|

Vodafone collaborates with Lime Microsystems to develop software-defined cellular radio platforms 

Lime Microsystems today announced that Vodafone Group will collaborate with Lime Microsystems to develop software-defined cellular radio platforms that support Vodafone´s OPEN RAN vision. The app-enabled LimeNET platform aims to bring together a large community of developers to provide innovative and tailored cellular applications more quickly and cost effectively than today. The applications are aiming to cover all aspects of Radio Access Network (RAN) functionalities and services on top, ranging from [...]

2017-07-13T05:13:15+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Press releases|

Lime supports annual GNU Radio Conference as Diamond Sponsor

Lime to make major SDR announcement during keynote, Wednesday 13th at 13:45 PST Lime Micro is delighted to announce that it is supporting the annual GNU Radio developer conference as Diamond Sponsor. Now in its 7th year, the week long conference will be hosted from September 11th in San Diego, California. Attendees come from all over the world and have a large variety of backgrounds, including industry, academia, government, and hobbyists. Ebrahim Bushehri, [...]

2017-09-07T19:10:12+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Press releases|

The future of LimeNET and LimeSDR one year on – British Telecom and EE enabling the developers to innovate for future wireless communication

This article was originally written for LinkedIn’s Pulse by Ebrahim Bushehri, CEO of Lime Micro Last year, Lime Micro instigated a crowdfunding campaign to help bring to life LimeSDR, a flexible, next-generation, open sourced software defined radio. One year on, we now have a developer community network of more than 4,000 people including some of the biggest companies in the wireless sector, SMEs, individual developers, amateur radio enthusiasts and hobbyists. [...]

2017-06-19T09:56:48+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Blog|

Lime announces partnership with global systems integrator

The agreement will see the addition of the innovative Lime’s Software Defined Radio products and applications into the solutions portfolio offering of AWTG Ltd. AWTG’s founder and CEO Abbey Alidoosti commented: “The partnership with Lime will allow us to extend the range and breadth of services that we offer to our clients and enables them to take advantage of such technology innovations”. He added, “as we see the move towards [...]

2017-06-12T16:28:14+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Press releases|

LimeSDR software defined radio applications – part 1 LTE

The LimeSDR board launched last year as a crowdfunded radio solution with the aim of bringing wireless hardware to a large community of developers for a fraction of the cost of existing implementations. It did so by turning the radio into a commodity piece of hardware, with a user’s PC (connected via USB or PCIe) providing the required  processing power to deal with any air interface, operating in the frequency [...]

2018-01-16T10:12:01+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Blog|
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