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Cognitive Radio: An Emerging Intelligent Radio Technology in the Wireless Communication

  • Report
  • 53 Pages
  • October 2020
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 5187585

Assessment of CR Technology Development Status and its Potential Applications in the Wireless Communication Space

As communication technology has progressed over the generations, the demand for wireless communications network has also evolved. However, users still face various issues in wireless communication such as network congestion, connectivity issues, security issues, and access point issues.

When dealing with wireless communication, network spectrum utilization is always a crucial factor. 5G has brought the network spectrum to the forefront as 5G promises to use the spectrum more efficiently and utilize a much broader range of the spectrum. Also when considering the wireless communication networks, the following different types of spectrum options need to be considered: licensed spectrum, unlicensed spectrum, and new shared spectrum options.

In the wireless communication networks space, some of the critical communication applications such as public safety and the military require ultra-fast and reliable communication. The network disruption by minutes, seconds, or even milliseconds, can have huge consequences for business operations. The need for fast and reliable communication is therefore paramount for critical communication applications. To overcome the network issues and match up to the critical communication requirements, communication network infrastructure providers are working on developing advanced radio technology called cognitive radio (CR).

In brief, this research study highlights the following points:

  • Overview and technical details of the cognitive radio
  • CR technology evolution, development status
  • Key CR simulators
  • Intellectual property (IP) landscape
  • Key market participants
  • Application segments

Table of Contents

Strategic Imperatives

  • The Strategic Imperative 8
  • The Strategic Imperative 8
  • The Impact of the Top Three Strategic Imperatives on the Wireless Communication Industry
  • About the Growth Pipeline Engine
  • Growth Opportunities Fuel the Growth Pipeline Engine

1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained

2.0 CR Technology Overview
2.1 CR Provide Adaptability to Wireless Transmission Through Dynamic Spectrum Access
2.2 CR Architecture and Fundamental Principle
2.3 Integration of Policy Engine with Cognitive Engine Enables Effective Spectrum Management Functions

3.0 Market Landscape
3.1 Upgradation of Networks with Software Defined Networking, along with Contextual Awareness will Drive Adoption of CR Tech
3.2 the Wireless Communication Infrastructure Market Set to Witness Faster Growth for Period 2021 to 2025 Due to 5g Revolution

4.0 Technology Development Status
4.1 Spectrum Sensing Plays a fundamental and Crucial Role of Monitoring the Available Spectrum Bands in Communication Network
4.2 SDR and AI Technology Maturity Hold the Key for CR Adoption in Wireless Communication Market
4.3 the need for Intelligent Utilization of Wireless Resources Has Initiated the Deployment of AI and ML Techniques in CRs

5.0 CR Simulators/Emulators
5.1 Software Based Simulations Approach is Witnessing Significant Growth in CRs
5.2 MATLAB Has Wider Adoption in CR Study Due to Its Rich Computational Capability
5.3 Network Simulators are more Suitable for Large Scale Experimentation

6.0 IP Analysis
6.1 Companies are more Active than Research Universities in CR Patent Filing Activity
6.2 State Grid of China Holds Maximum Number of CR Patents in Private Network Space
6.3 China Dominates the Global IP Landscape for CR Technology

7.0 Companies to Action
7.1 Ericsson
7.2 Nokia
7.3 Huawei
7.4 Airbus
7.5 General Dynamics

8.0 Regional Initiatives and Application Segments
8.1 North America is Leading in Early Adoption of CR Technology
8.2 Key Application Segment Adoption Potential of CR Technology(2020-2025)

9.0 Growth opportunities
9.1 GROWTH OPPORTUNITY 1: Significant R&D Efforts and Partnerships Among Companies and Regulatory Bodies will Accelerate CR Technology Development and Commercialization
9.2 GROWTH OPPORTUNITY 2: with CR Technology Maturing Over the Next 5 Years, the Applications Focus Areas will Include Various Other Industries Apart from Military and Public Safety

10.0 Key Contacts
10.1 Key Contacts

11.0 Next Steps

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Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Airbus
  • Ericsson
  • General Dynamics
  • Huawei
  • Nokia