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CEO Wolfram Drescher talks 5G at the Hanover Fair

April 9, 2019

As one of the key drivers for 5G enabling innovation in the state capital of Dresden, Airrays was invited to take part in a press conference addressing cutting edge communications solutions for the digitalisation of industry. Our CEO, Wolfram was in front of the cameras this past Tuesday answering questions from media representatives.

Thanks to several high-tech cooperative initiatives both public and private as well as a prestigious Technical University, Dresden has fast become one of Germany’s most relevant centres for innovative communications technology. The most relevant of which is currently 5G.

In order to further promote itself as a significant industry location especially in the area of 5G, the state capital of Dresden invited some key 5G innovation contributors to partake in a press conference at the Hannover Messe in April – one of the most relevant trade shows for industry 4.0.

Along with companies such as T-Systems, Volkswagen Saxony, SQL Projekt as well as initiatives including 5G Lab Germany and Smart Systems Hub, Airrays was represented in the context of the state capital of Dresden by our CEO, Wolfram. A local preview of this press conference took place locally at the end of March. Covered respectably by local media, the conference covered political, economic and technological conditions and challenges facing 5G roll-out in Germany. Airrays is happy to be considered a key contributor to 5G innovation in Dresden.

CEO Wolfram Drescher speaking to local TV

CEO Wolfram Drescher speaking to local TV

Dresden as key 5G innovation centre

Dresden as key 5G innovation centre

Mobile World Congress 2019 a Success

March 5, 2019

Last week in Barcelona the Airrays active antenna was showcased at Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest exhibition for mobile technology. A team of Airrays employees was on location joining the industry and its players for an insightful and challenging week.

Organized by the GSM Association, the Mobile World Congress represents the most significant industry gathering of the telecommunications sector. Since its establishment in 2013, Airrays has been a part of the show. Thanks to our industry partners this year, two products were on display. The “Array 4064” our Band 40 TDD product featuring our ZU+RFSOC Massive MIMO Downlink Demonstration was shown at the Xilinx booth. The slightly smaller “Array 7864” our Band n78 solution was on display with our partners Amphenol, Mavenir and 4YFN.

We are happy to have seen so much interest in our exhibits and look forward to seeing everyone again next year. If you have any further queries regarding our designs, please contact sales@airrays.com.

 

Airrays CTO Volker Aue presenting our reference design at the Power Hours hosted by Xilinx Inc.

Airrays CTO Volker Aue presenting our reference design at the Power Hours hosted by Xilinx Inc.

The Airrays MWC team. From left: Volker Aue, Wolfram Drescher, Frank Poegel, Marlen Genée, Albrecht Fehske and Marcel Valcan.

The Airrays MWC team. From left, Volker Aue, Wolfram Drescher, Frank Poegel, Marlen Genée, Albrecht Fehske and Marcel Valcan.


Join us in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress 2019!

From 25th until 28th February Airrays will once again be attending the world’s largest convention for the mobile industry at GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We will be showcasing the new generation Airrays Active Antenna, our smart solution to the growing demand for wireless capacity.

You can find us with our partners at:

Hall 6 M30 with Xilinx
Hall 6 D40 with Mavenir
Hall 7 B51 with Amphenol
Hall 8 of the Fira Montjuic with 4YFN

Contact  info@airrays.com  to schedule a meeting with us.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Barcelona.


Airrays exhibit at Telecom Infra Project Summit ‘18 in London

November 1, 2018

As a distinguished member of the TEAC Germany Network, the Airrays team along with their Active Antenna, was happy to attend the TIP Summit in London on October 16 A fantastic opportunity to break ground and gain insights from fellow innovators in the telecoms business.

For inventive minds like us, developing cutting edge radio technology within the well-established telecom’s landscape can be a challenge. Fortunately, fellow believers in innovation such as the Telekom’s Ecosystem Acceleration Center (TEAC) are collaborating with us. Projects such as this provide us with a great platform and unique opportunity to break some ground and gain access to the industry and its players.

Airrays CTO Volker Aue and Head of Technical Marketing Albrecht Fehske were on site at the ExCeL in London for this year’s TIP Summit. A two-day event showcasing some of the newest technologies and business approaches driving change in the telecoms space. The new generation active antenna “Array 4264”, the fully vRAN compatible solution for the growing demand for wireless capacity, was exhibited on location. Furthermore, the Airrays team was invited to pitch our cutting-edge designs to industry peers and potential clients.

Head of Technical Marketing Albrecht introducing an Airrays Active Antenna to customers.

Head of Technical Marketing Albrecht introducing an Airrays Active Antenna to customers.

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Keynote speeches from industry pioneers.


Airrays Exhibit at the IEEE 5G Summit Dresden

October 1, 2018

For the 3rd year in a row, Airrays this year joined the wireless community at the IEEE 5G Summit in Dresden on September 25 this time presenting the new generation of Airrays Active Antennas to academic experts, industry leaders and fellow innovators alike.

Jointly organised and hosted by the 5G Lab Germany and IEEE, the 5G Summit offers a strategic framework through which industry leaders and the academic community can collaborate and exchange ideas. The one-day summit is one of 11 international 5G Summits being held around the world this year alone and aims to address different aspects of 5G system design including silicon hardware, wireless, networks, edge clouds as well as tactile internet applications.

On site, the Airrays team exhibited the new generation active antenna “Array 4264”, it’s fully vRAN compatible solution to the growing demand for wireless capacity. Whilst our Head of Engineering Dr. Peter Meyer focused on exchange with his peers on emerging technology in the area of silicon hardware, CEO Dr. Wolfram Drescher provided valuable insights to network and cloud solutions in a panel discussion alongside industry and academic representatives.

 

Systems Engineer Dr. Jens Bartelt introducing an Airrays Active Antenna to a participant.

Systems Engineer Dr. Jens Bartelt introducing an Airrays Active Antenna to a participant.

CEO Dr. Wolfram Drescher discussing network and cloud solutions on Panel.

CEO Dr. Wolfram Drescher discussing network and cloud solutions on Panel.

The Airrays events team with some colleagues from the Communications Society.

The Airrays events team with some colleagues from the Communications Society.


Airrays selected to join Deutsche Telekom’s TEAC

22nd March 2018

Airrays selected as one of three startups to join Deutsche Telekom’s TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Center Germany.
On March 22nd 2018, Wolfram (Airrays CEO) and Albrecht (Airrays Head of Tech. Marketing) successfully pitched to a panel of experts from Deutsche Telekom (DT), Facebook, and the Telekom Infrastructure Projet (TIP). The panel subsequently selected Airrays to become a member of the TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Center (TEAC) Germany. With this membership we will receive access to DTs testing facilities as well as leading technology experts. Since fall 2017, we have been supporting DT in its Pittsburgh-based Living Edge Lab wireless testbed. Through TEAC Germany we now aim to further deepen our relationships with DT as well as with the entire TIP community.

Link to DTs blog: https://www.telekom.com/en/blog


Mobile World Congress 2018

26th February – 1st March 2018

At the dawn of the Gigabit Society, mobile operators cannot carry on business-as-usual and expect to meet surging bandwidth demands at flattening revenue per users. Join Airrays at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and discover how our large-scale active antennas help address the needs for wireless capacity in a cost-effective way. Airrays will be present at Amphenol Antenna Solutions in Hall 7 Stand C62 and strong>Amdocs in Hall 3 Stand G10 (by invitation only).

Alternatively schedule a meeting with us per email: mwc18@airrays.com

See you in Barcelona!


Radio vendor of choice for Deutsche Telekoms Living Edge Lab

February 16th 2018

Airrays is proud to be the radio vendor of choice for Deutsche Telekoms Living Edge Lab.

On Feb 16th 2018, Deutsche Telekom, in collaboration with infrastructure partner Crown Castle, and vRAN solution vendor Altiostar, announced the extension of its Living Edge Lab (LEL), an ultra-low latency mobile testbed to three sites centered on Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Airrays has been selected to provide radio hardware and support for the wireless test network consisting of three sites in downtown Pittsburgh.

Find the full press release here: Telekom Living Edge


EUCNC 2017

Oulo, Finland 12th – 15th June 2017

European Conference on Networks and Communications. As partner of the 5G-Xhaul (http://www.5g-xhaul-project.eu) project consortium, Airrays demonstrated a massive MIMO radio unit platform at the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EUCNC) (http://www.eucnc.eu) in Oulu. The demonstration was performed jointly with project partners ADVA optical networking, and Technical University of Dresden. EuCNC is one of several key events demonstrating the value of European research and innovation in the strategic domain of future communication and ICT services infrastructures. The theme for this year’s EuCNC has been “5G – European Roadmap, Global Impact”.


Mobile World Congress 2017

27th February – 2nd March 2017

Over the course of four days Mobile World Capital Barcelona will host the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry: Mobile World Congress, organized by the GSMA.

Over the last year, Airrays has made significant progress in product development. As a result, two of Airrays’ large scale antenna systems will be showcased at partners’ exhibition booths: Among others, an active antenna array supporting 3D beamforming and network densification use cases will be demonstrated together with Amphenol Antenna Solutions at Stand 7C70.

Contact info@airrays.com to schedule a meeting and see the product demos.

We are looking forward to a great event. See you in Barcelona!


Press contact: Marlen Genée, Phone: +49 351 418837-10, Mail: marlen.genee@airrays.com