Our Intellectual Property

FASMETRICS SA holds several patents and patent applications in the fields of Self Organizing Network (SON) solutions (with focus on advanced antenna auto-tuning techniques for both macro radio base stations and mobile RF repeater system applications), smart antenna mounting infrastructures (including antenna masts systems and mounting apparatus) and RF radiation exposure antenna controls for electric field monitoring and delimitation of the radiation zones.

 

DYNAMIC AZIMUTH ADJUSTMENT FOR CELLULAR REPEATERS

Patent Filed Jun 9, 2016 - Patent Number: WO/2016/087431A1

Abstract - A mobile vehicle repeater antenna system, comprising: a scanning antenna system comprising one or more scanning antennas, wherein the one or more scanning antennas are configured to receive, for at least a first azimuth heading value and a second azimuth heading value, data comprising mobile communication signal and network parameters, a donor antenna system comprising one or more antennas, wherein the one or more antennas are configured to receive and transmit mobile communication signals, a controller connected to the scanning antenna system and the donor antenna system, wherein the controller is configured to compare the received data for the at least first azimuth heading value and the second azimuth heading value; determine whether the first azimuth heading value or the second azimuth heading value provides optimal network and signal parameters according to predefined criteria; and control operation of the one or more antennas of the donor antenna system in accordance with the determination.

 

 

DYNAMIC AZIMUTH ADJUSTMENT FOR BASE STATION ANTENNA

Patent Filed Jun 3, 2015 - Patent Number: WO/2015/197324

Abstract - A method of determining the optimum radio planning parameter of an antenna azimuth heading, comprising receiving, by a control system, a first set of data indicative of network performance for mobile devices of users within a specified geographical area covered by an antenna sector having a first azimuth heading; determining, by the control system, a first set of average values of parameters indicative of network performance based on the first set of data; receiving, by the control system, a second set of data indicative of network performance for mobile users within the specified geographical covered by an antenna having a second azimuth heading, wherein the second azimuth heading is different from the first azimuth heading, determining, by the control system, a second set of average values of parameters indicative of network performance for the antenna sector having the second azimuth value based on the second set of data; comparing the first and second sets of average values of parameters indicative of network performance at the first and second azimuth headings for the antenna sector to determine the azimuth heading at which the network performance is optimized.

 

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACCURATE AND PRECISE POSITIONING OF CELLULAR ANTENNAS

Patent Filed May 13, 2013 - Patent Number: WO/2013/171291

Abstract- An antenna mounting apparatus in which an antenna bracket can be rotated relative to a mount in an azimuth direction and is selectively, automatically locked in position.

 

ANTENNA MAST

Patent Filed Dec 24, 2012 - Patent Number: WO/2013/098281

Abstract - A cellular communications antenna mast assembly comprising a first component having a longitudinal axis and a first profile oriented perpendicular to the longitudinal axis, a second component arranged to engage the first profile so as to engage the first mast component and second mast component to constrain relative rotation thereof about the longitudinal axis, and to provide a datum transfer between the mast components, having only one orientation in which they can be engaged.

 

ANTENNA ALIGNMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD

Patent Filed Jul 16, 2012 - Patent Number: WO/2013/011002

Abstract - A method of adjusting at least one cellular communications antenna mounted on an antenna structure, wherein the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, is movable relative to the antenna structure, the method comprising the steps: determining or retrieving current position values of the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, in first, second and third dimensions; receiving a desired position value for the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, in the first dimension relating to a desired position of the antenna; determining a new position value for the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern, of the antenna in the second dimension based on required movement of the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, relative to the antenna structure to reach the desired position value in the first dimension; determining a new position value for the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, in the third dimension based on required movement of the antenna relative to the antenna structure to reach the desired position value in the first dimension; calculating the difference between the current and new position values in the second dimension; calculating the difference between the current and new position values in the third dimension; adjusting the position of the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, towards the desired position by moving the antenna, and/or direction of the radiation pattern of the antenna, relative to the antenna structure based at least in part on the calculated difference of first and second positions in at least the second dimension.

 

ANTENNA SYSTEM TO CONTROL RF RADIATION EXPOSURE

Patent Filed Dec 14, 2011 - Patent Number: WO/2012/080375

Abstract - An antenna measurement and control system for use with a transmitting antenna, the system comprising a sensor configured to determine an indication of the radiation emitted by the antenna; control circuitry connectable to the antenna and configured to selectively vary, or disengage, the power supplied to the antenna, and a processor connectable to the sensor and control circuitry, wherein the processor is configured to control the control circuitry in response to the determined indication of the emitted radiation.

 

ANTENNA MAST SYSTEM & MOUNTING APPARATUS

Patent Filed Jul 5, 2010 - Patent Number: WO/2011/042226

An antenna mast system comprising a base, a plurality of selectively securable modular mast bodies, and an antenna mount. The base is aligned to a datum and each part of the system is aligned to the base to provide an accurate and repeatable antenna positioning system. The antenna mounting apparatus comprises an antenna mount, an intermediate member pivotally attached to the antenna mount to pivot about a first axis, an antenna bracket pivotally attached to the intermediate member to pivot about a second axis substantially parallel to the first axis. A control system is used to control the actuation of the system.