GTEC is the acronym of Grupo de Tecnología Electrónica y Comunicaciones (Group of Electronic Technology and Communications), a research group inside the Department of Electronics and Systems (DES) at the University of A Coruña (UDC), Spain. The members of GTEC develop their teaching and research activities on telecommunication systems with particular emphasis on wireless data transmission technologies, applications and services.
The specific research lines at GTEC are:
- Iterative and adaptive signal processing techniques for estimation, equalization, synchronization and interference cancellation in wireless communications.
- Design of capacity approaching channel coding techniques.
- PHY technologies for wireless data transmission
- MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) transmission technologies.
- Data Communications Equipment prototyping with special emphasis on the wireless standards IEEE 802.11 (WiFi), IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX), Long Term Evolution (LTE), ...
- Wireless communications between vehicles.
- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies.
- Location and identification systems
- Wireless Sensor Networks for positioning and delivery of contextual information.
- Positioning Systems (indoor and outdoor)
- Wireless Applications
- Navigation and tracking
- Contextual information
- Environment, construction, ....
- Healthcare Monitoring System
- System monitoring and remote support for care-dependent person
- Developing applications for mobile devices based on IOS, Android, ...
- Design and manufacture of hardware, low-power board designed and built by GTEC.
Principal Researcher: Luis Castedo Ribas