Communications System Toolbox

New Features

R2014a (Version 5.6)

Released: 6 Mar 2014

Version 5.6, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • OFDM modulator and demodulator System objects and blocks
  • DC blocker System object and block
  • Direct and nondirect modes for HDL-optimized CRC generator and detector
  • Additional featured examples such as 802.11 OFDM synchronization and HDL Optimized QAM Transmitter and Receiver

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2013b (Version 5.5) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 5.5, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink blocks for MIMO channel, sphere decoder, and constellation diagram
  • Code generation for all MIMO channel Doppler spectra
  • Open-loop PSK and QAM carrier synchronizers in MATLAB
  • HDL-Optimized QPSK Receiver with Captured Data

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 5.4) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 5.4, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Sphere Decoder System object for MIMO receiver processing
  • Constellation Diagram System object with measurements
  • LTE space-frequency block coding and LTE GPU-accelerated turbo coding examples
  • HDL code generation support for CRC Generator, CRC Detector, RS Encoder, and RS Decoder System objects
  • Variable-size support for AWGN, MIMO, and LTE MIMO Channel System objects

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 5.3) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 5.3, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Support for C code generation for all System objects in Communications Systems Toolbox
  • Support for HDL code generation for Reed-Solomon encoder, decoder, and CRC detector blocks
  • Support for HDL code generation for Rectangular QAM and PSK Demodulator System objects
  • LTE Zadoff-Chu sequence generator function
  • LTE downlink shared channel example
  • Phase Noise block and System object, specifying phase noise spectrum with a vector of frequencies

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012a (Version 5.2) - 1 Mar 2012

Version 5.2, part of Release 2012a, includes the following enhancements:

  • MATLAB System objects for MIMO fading channel and LTE MIMO fading channel
  • Multi-h CPM modulation and demodulation that allows design work for ARTM, JTRS, and MIL-STD-188-181C standards
  • Additional GPU support for MATLAB System objects: turbo decoder, convolutional encoder, PSK demodulator, convolutional interleaver, and convolutional deinterleaver
  • HDL code generation for CRC generator block
  • Examples for MIMO precoding with spatial multiplexing, LTE transport channel processing, OFDMA air interface (including variable sizing), 802.11 packet communication, and QPSK receiver reference design

See the Release Notes for details.