Category: FEKO

Why Join the Electromagnetic Support Forums?

With the plethora of information on the web today, forums are a crucial place to find the useful information you need.  At Altair we aim to provide the best possible technical support to our customers.  We have a well-defined electromagnetic … Read More

Antenna Design for 5G Communications

Peter Futter

Peter Futter

Application Specialist, BusDev-EM Solutions at Altair
Peter Futter is a senior application specialist for electromagnetic (EM) solutions at Altair Engineering, based in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He has diverse expertise in numerical simulation for a range of Electromagnetic applications, technical support and product strategy and business development in a competitive global market place. His technical specialties include antenna design, integration and placement, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).
Peter Futter

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With the rollout of the 5th generation mobile network around the corner (scheduled for 2020 [wiki/5G]), technology exploration is in full swing. The new 5G requirements (e.g. 1000x increase in capacity, 10x higher data rates, etc.) will create opportunities for diverse … Read More

New Features in WinProp 14.1 – the Propagation Modeling Tool

WinProp, Altair’s wave propagation tool has recently been updated to include some great new features. In this 14.1 release new features include: Consideration of Rx antenna pattern for evaluation both area-wide and along routes for virtual-drive tests Adding the ITU-R … Read More

FEKO 2017.1 New Features

Peter Futter – Application Specialist Business Development – EM Solutions FEKO 2017.1 was released this month (May 2017) with a range of new features and bug fixes. Some of the highlights in this release include: A new cache file stores cable … Read More

Internet of Things: Value, Waves, and More

Jordi Soler

Jordi Soler

Director of Business Development, Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair
Dr. Jordi Soler is Director of Global Business Development for Altair's electromagnetic solutions, including FEKO electromagnetic simulation software, one of Jordi's passions since 2000. Jordi has 17+ years' industrial experience and a strong background in electromagnetics and in computational electromagnetics related to multiple areas, including antennas, EMC, RCS and electronics. He has occupied several business development and engineering management positions and led multiple product development projects for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, military, electronics, wireless and telecommunications. He has won several international awards and is co-inventor of +20 patents involved in licensing deals worth more than $70 million.
Jordi Soler

It seems like yesterday when in fact, it was more than 10 years ago when I was working on product development projects related to the first chips and devices based on ZigBee for home automation applications. At that time, ZigBee … Read More

Large Antenna Array Modelling – A Helix Antenna Case Study

Modeling very large antenna arrays can be computationally expensive, even with high frequency methods such as the MLFMM. Detailed steps are given to model an arbitrary size array of wire helices using the radiation pattern point source approximation in FEKO. … Read More

Worrying about Intellectual Property? Combine Measurements with FEKO Simulations

Jordi Soler

Jordi Soler

Director of Business Development, Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair
Dr. Jordi Soler is Director of Global Business Development for Altair's electromagnetic solutions, including FEKO electromagnetic simulation software, one of Jordi's passions since 2000. Jordi has 17+ years' industrial experience and a strong background in electromagnetics and in computational electromagnetics related to multiple areas, including antennas, EMC, RCS and electronics. He has occupied several business development and engineering management positions and led multiple product development projects for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, military, electronics, wireless and telecommunications. He has won several international awards and is co-inventor of +20 patents involved in licensing deals worth more than $70 million.
Jordi Soler

Numerical modelling of electromagnetic (EM) phenomena is maturing quickly due to ease of use, intuitive simulation codes and powerful hardware solutions. By taking advantages from the synergies between EM simulations and measurements, the industry can make earlier decisions on important … Read More