Start of research activities within the project ‘iCIRRUS’
Development of a FPGA platform for Highspeed Network Infrastructure based on Xilinx Virtex-7
Development of a FPGA platform for measurement applications based on Xilinx Artix-7
Start of research activities within the project ‘kogLTE’
Development of a FPGA platform for position finding systems based on Xilinx Kintex-7
Ninety percent of all digital data worldwide was created within the past two years, according to IBM. IDC predicts: Expenditures for mobile data networks surpasses expenditure on fixed networks for the first time.
Development of the hardware platform ‘Dual 6670 AMC’ equipped with two quad-core DSP for 4G / LTE applications
Mobile operators offer LTE internet services in big cities like Berlin, competing with DSL.
Amazon launches the first Kindle with 3G and WiFi into the German market, revolutionizing the book market.
Development of real-time monitoring systems for the 3G-LTE mobile communications standard.
Development of demonstrators for 60 GHz wireless communication with smart antennas.
Launch of the new FPGA platform FFP Basic +.
Smartphone use becomes more and more widespread. The first iPhone is launched.
Development of testbed for new wireless standard based on MIMOOFDM.
Development of universal FPGA platforms (FPGA kit / FFP Basic), laying the foundation for today’s hardware assemblies product lines.
Together with Siemens, IAF establishes a world record in the laboratory, with wireless data transfers of 1 GBit/s with MIMOOFDM.
Design and development of a broadband OFDM testbed for the 70 GHz band. 3G becomes the mobile communications standard in Europe.
The first version of the browser now known as Firefox.
IAF sets up a wireless LANOFDM testbed in the 5.2 GHz frequency band.
The first smartphones enter the market. They use WAP.
IAF creates a voting system for shareholders’ meetings in the ISM band (433 MHz).
At a Paris conference with representatives from 270 countries, 3G is established as a standard for mobile communication.
IAF develops an experimental system for ATM mobile, with prototypes that can deliver backbone performance wirelessly.
The Chamber of Commerce Braunschweig awards their Technology Transfer Prize to the Technical University of Braunschweig and the IAF for a successful transfer of research results into industry. DVB-T is developed and the first prototypes constructed.
GPRS is first tested.
Just two years later at the IFA in Berlin, we present mobile DVB-T technology, opening up new possibilities in portable digital television.
At the IFA electronics fair in Berlin, the IAF presents a groundbreaking new transmission technology for terrestrial digital television.
December: the world’s first SMS is sent.
October: IAF GmbH is founded in Braunschweig, Germany.