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Dune S.L.R.


Brief description of the organisation

The company is a micro-SME based in Rome with expertise in real-time processing, implementation and test on highperformance
DSP architectures, digital signal processing for wireless communication, namely algorithm and software development.

Main tasks attributed in the project

DUNE will be involved in WP2, contributing to the definition of the scenarios and the requirements and in WP3 for the interference coordination. The major effort will be in WP5 for the system level evaluation of the trade-off between femto-based and relay-based networks, that will drive also the business model to be developed in 2A3. Another key aspect faced by the firm in 5A2 will be the network planning for dense FAPs deployments with realistic channel models.

Previous experience relevant to those tasks

The firm gained expertise relevant to FREEDOM by providing solutions and consultancy for large private customers and by participating and managing the IST-SATURN (FP5) project regarding adaptive smart antennas comprising MIMO for UMTS and HIPERLAN/2 and participating in IST-ROMANTIK (FP5) project, with specific involvement in UMTS-FDD-HSDPA, participating in the IST-SURFACE (FP6) with special focus on firmware optimisation and radio front-end algorithm development, in the IST-WINSOC project (FP6) on bio-inspired self-optimisation of wireless sensor networks, with special focus on the system simulation aspects and in ICT-ROCKET (FP7) on cooperative relayed-based network. More information about DUNE expertise relevant to FREEDOM can be found in www.dune-sistemi.com.