Our facilities

Our Department manages various labs which are equipped with the latest technology.

Labs

  • Communications lab
  • Digital signal processing lab
  • Networks lab
  • Systems interfacing lab

Equipment

  • General purpose computers for programming, simulation, and other use. Both Windows and Linux environments are available.
  • Test and measurement equipment, such as multimeters, mixed signal oscilloscopes, and function generators.
  • In Circuit Emulators (ICE) for the 80386DX and the 8051 family of microcontrollers.
  • 48-core Linux server for intensive simulations.
  • Multimedia systems including sound systems, industrial-grade cameras, image calibration equipment, and other camera equipment.
  • High-frequency sampling oscilloscope and logic analyser.
  • Feedback equipment for work in analogue and digital communications.
  • A 2 GHz RF generator and a 22.5 GHz spectrum anaylser for RF design.
  • DSP boards, FPGA boards and microcontroller development boards, together with the software tools for interfacing.
  • A number of software packages: DSP packages including Hyperception, computer network simulation package COMNET, communications design and simulation packages from Cadence BONES and SPW, Entropic HTK and Sony Sound Forge for speech analysis.
  • A satellite receiver system for real-time multimedia research in the area of coding and transmission.
  • Interactive whiteboard system.

https://www.um.edu.mt/ict/cce/facilities