Version 2.3, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Sidelink Functionality: Model sidelink transmission and reception for ProSe direct communications
  • EPDCCH Receiver: Perform end-to-end EPDCCH BLER simulation
  • Transmission Modes 7 to 10 Throughput Example: Evaluate the performance of non-codebook-based transmission modes 7 to 10
  • Waveform Generation Enhancements: Generate sustained data rate waveforms and directly control the code rate

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Version 2.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Release 12 Alternative Codebook: Model CSI reporting with Release 12 alternative codebook, optimized for Multiuser-MIMO applications
  • Release 10 and 11 DCI Message Enhancements: Create, decode, and search for all DCI messages for LTE Releases 10 and 11
  • Fixed Reference Channel A.11-1 Waveform Generation: Create waveforms with TTI bundling and Release 12 enhanced HARQ patterns for VoIP applications
  • EPDCCH Channel Estimation: Estimate the channel for EPDCCH equalization and reception

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Version 2.1, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Release 12 256QAM: Simulate small cell PDSCH 256QAM modulation and coding schemes
  • Release 11 Multiple Zero Power CSI-RS Bitmaps: Model multicell ZP CSI-RS patterns
  • Release 11 PUSCH/PUCCH DRS Virtual Identities: Model uplink Release 11 Coordinated Multipoint (CoMP) scenarios
  • Cell Search Enhancements: Detect multiple cells in an LTE downlink waveform
  • Waveform Generation: Improved control of PDCCH, DCI, and OCNG for test and measurement

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Version 2.0, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

  • UMTS Downlink and Uplink Waveform Generation Functions: Generate standard-compliant W-CDMA, HSPA and HSPA+ signals
  • Coordinated Multipoint (CoMP) Transmission and Reception Simulation: Mitigate interference and improve performance at the edge of an LTE cell
  • SIB1 Message PDSCH Support: Generate and receive LTE downlink waveforms carrying SIB1 for cell search and network access
  • TM9/TM10 RMC waveform generation: Create TM9/TM10 waveforms containing CSI-RS for channel quality measurements

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Version 1.2, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH) and its demodulation reference signal (DM-RS) generation functions in support of 3GPP Release 11
  • Channel quality indicator (CQI) and rank indicator (RI) estimation functions for modulation and coding scheme (MCS) selection
  • Unifying function for extracting physical channel symbols and signals from a resource grid
  • Zero-power channel state information reference signals (CSI-RS) generation functions in support of 3GPP Release 10

See the Release Notes for details.