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Winner Announced for the 2015 FEKO Student Competition

Winner Announced for the 2015 FEKO Student Competition

Ting-Yen Shih, a PhD student from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was today announced the 2015 winner of the FEKO Student Competition.

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Release of Optenni Lab 3.1

Release of Optenni Lab 3.1

We are pleased to announce the launch of Optenni Lab version 3.1. The new version contains a number of major features and improvements.

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Showcasing Talent with the FEKO Student Competition

Showcasing Talent with the FEKO Student Competition

Engineering students from across the globe are once again invited to compete in the popular FEKO Student Competition. The competition is open to all under-graduate and post-graduate students who work on a supervised project in the area of electromagnetic engineering and make use of FEKO, Altair's comprehensive electromagnetic (EM) analysis software suite, included in HyperWorks®.

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FEKO Quarterly - February 2015

In this issue our technical article focuses on automotive simulation during the vehicle development process. We have seen a significant increase in the number of electronic components and systems in the automotive industry during the last decade. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) has become a key and sensitive topic for both automotive OEMs and their suppliers.

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FEKO Suite 7.0.2 Feature Update

FEKO Suite 7.0.2 Feature Update

The FEKO Suite 7.0.2 feature update is now available through the standard update mechanisms - automatic update if internet connection exists or via the download link below.

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Winner Announced for the 2014 FEKO Student Competition

Winner Announced for the 2014 FEKO Student Competition

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2014. (9 December 2014)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2014

In this edition we highlight the anechoic and reverberation chambers, discuss the future of healthcare in the modern world and discuss the launch of Altair in South Africa.

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Altair Expands to South Africa with Office in Stellenbosch

Altair Expands to South Africa with Office in Stellenbosch

Altair, a US-based engineering company, recently acquired EM Software & Systems - S.A., makers of FEKO® electromagnetic field analysis software. FEKO is now becoming part of Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite HyperWorks®. With this move, Altair gains a local presence in South Africa with tremendous depth of industry expertise. Personnel in Stellenbosch will be responsible for all sales and support activities in the region.

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Release of Optenni Lab 3.0

Release of Optenni Lab 3.0

We are pleased to announce the release of Optenni Lab 3.0 which boasts a number of new features for users. (July 2014)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2014

This edition of the FEKO Quarterly brings news of the finalisation of the deal between EM Software & Systems-S.A. and Altair. The acquisition happened shortly after the celebration of the 20 year anniversary of EMSS! Meanwhile there has been some exciting developments in China, with the inauguration of the first official FEKO training centre and the appointment of Dr Yuan Liu, who has headed up EMSS China, as General Manager for Altair Greater China where EMSS China and Altair China will now create a combined team.

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Altair and EM Software & Systems-S.A. Close Deal

Altair and EM Software & Systems-S.A. Close Deal

Addition of FEKO® Enhances HyperWorks® Simulation Suite (June 2014)

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Release of FEKO Suite 7.0: Feature Overview

Release of FEKO Suite 7.0: Feature Overview

This release delivers several new solver features as well as improvements of the user interface (May 2014).

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2014

This edition of the FEKO Quarterly brings news of FEKO Suite 7.0 scheduled to be released towards the end of this quarter. The technical focus falls on radome analysis, a topic that forms part of the 2014 FEKO Webinar Series. Announcements include the launch of the 2014 FEKO Student Competition and the acquisition by Altair which will lead to the addition of FEKO to the HyperWorks suite of engineering software.

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2014 FEKO Webinar Series

2014 FEKO Webinar Series

Our webinars have concluded for the first half of 2014 but we will have new and exciting topics lined up for the second half of the year. In the meantime the recordings of previous webinars are available for viewing.

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Altair to Acquire EM Software & Systems - S.A., USA, Germany & China

Altair to Acquire EM Software & Systems - S.A., USA, Germany & China

An agreement-in-principle has been reached between Altair and EMSS, pursuant to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd and its international distributor offices in the United States, Germany, and China. The agreement is expected to close early in 2014. (December 2013)

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Press Release - Altair to acquire EM Software & Systems - South Africa USA Germany China.pdf

Adds Comprehensive Electromagnetic Solver Capabilities to HyperWorks® Simulation Suite

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2013

This edition of the FEKO Quarterly places the spotlight on the FEKO student competition outcome for 2013, includes technical tips on new features in FEKO Suite 6.3 and brings further news of FEKO related activities.

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FEKO Student Competition Results for 2013

FEKO Student Competition Results for 2013

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2013. (November 2013)

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New Representative for India and ASEAN Region - October 2013

New Representative for India and ASEAN Region - October 2013

EM Software & Systems-S.A. (Pty) Ltd (EMSS) and Altair Engineering India Pvt. Ltd (Altair) are pleased to announce an agreement whereby Altair will represent EMSS in the SAARC and ASEAN regions (excluding Singapore) for its electromagnetic simulation product FEKO, as well as other products, Antenna Magus, and Optenni Lab. (October 2013)

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Release of FEKO Suite 6.3: Feature Overview

Release of FEKO Suite 6.3: Feature Overview

This release delivers several new solver features as well as improvements of the user interface (October 2013).

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2013 FEKO Webinar Series

A number of webinars were presented in 2013. The topics and links to the recordings are listed here.

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CAD Import and Export Filters Now Included in the Standard FEKO Licence

EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd announced that from 1 September 2013 all import and export CAD filters will be enabled in the FEKO Silver, Gold and Platinum Licences free of charge.

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2013

In this edition of the FEKO Quarterly a brief preview of the forthcoming FEKO Suite 6.3 is presented, along with the usual technical tips and stories about the people behind FEKO development and support.

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2013

In this edition of the newsletter, we highlight an application of the Time Analysis capabilities offered by POSTFEKO and give feedback on two conferences that were held in the United States earlier this year. At the ACES conference several interesting presentations were given by FEKO users on a variety of topics. At ISMRM 2013 the focus fell on the use of FEKO for MRI applications.

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Automated Interface to Optenni Lab Planned for next FEKO Release

Amongst other exciting new features, the next FEKO release will include a bi-directional interface to Optenni Lab. The release is scheduled for around September this year.

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Easy-to-use Simultaneous Multiport Matching in Optenni Lab 2.0

Easy-to-use Simultaneous Multiport Matching in Optenni Lab 2.0

Optenni Ltd announces a new version of the Optenni Lab matching circuit optimization and antenna analysis software featuring a unique easy-to-use simultaneous multiport matching capability for antennas and other RF applications.(April 2013)

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FEKO Student Competition 2013 Launched

FEKO Student Competition 2013 Launched

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition for 2013. The competition deadline is 30 September 2013. (March 2013)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2013

In this edition of the newsletter we discuss antenna design for the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for wireless communication. We briefly review the new windscreen and cable features that are available with the latest FEKO updates, the relaxation of the FEKO Classroom licence memory restriction and the latest appointments made to the growing FEKO team.

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FEKO Suite 6.2 feature update available

FEKO Suite 6.2 feature update available

An update to FEKO Suite 6.2 was released today with a number of bug fixes but in particular with new features regarding the integrated cable harness modelling. (14 February 2013)

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Optenni Lab now available through FEKO distribution and support network

Optenni Lab now available through FEKO distribution and support network

Optenni Lab is now available through the global FEKO distribution network. This closer cooperation between Optenni and FEKO will not only ensure better global technical support but will assist in improving the interaction between the two products to meet our customers needs. (23 January 2013)

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Release of Constrained Windscreen Antenna Surface Tool

Release of Constrained Windscreen Antenna Surface Tool

EMSS S.A. recently released FEKO Suite 6.2.1 via the FEKO automatic update mechanism. This minor release includes the new constrained windscreen antenna surface tool. (December 2012)

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Running FEKO remotely in the "3D Cloud"

Running FEKO remotely in the "3D Cloud"

Asti, Italy & Stellenbosch, South Africa – December 10th, 2012. NICE s.r.l. and EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd announce the qualification of FEKO to run on NICE DCV platforms.

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2012

In this edition of the newsletter, we congratulate Ulrich Jakobus, FEKO Product Manager, for being named an IEEE Fellow! We also discuss the outcome of the annual FEKO Student Competition, introduce the latest developments in Antenna Magus, enclose information on FEKO consulting and training options and share some news from across the globe.

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Ulrich Jakobus named IEEE Fellow

Ulrich Jakobus named IEEE Fellow

Dr Ulrich Jakobus, FEKO Product Manager and Director of EM Software & Systems–S.A. (Pty) Ltd has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognised for leadership in hybrid computational tool development and commercialisation. (November 2012)

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FEKO Student Competition Results for 2012

FEKO Student Competition Results for 2012

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2012. (November 2012)

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FEKO is Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 approved

FEKO is Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 approved

FEKO passed rigorous tests to be compatible with Windows 8 and certified for Windows Server 2012. (November 2012)

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Sales Representative Appointed in Brazil

Sales Representative Appointed in Brazil

Following our appointment of AllOptic Designs as reseller for South America in 2010, FEKO's presence will be increased by the appointment of XCAE as local sales representative in Brazil. (September 2012)

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Release of FEKO Suite 6.2: Feature Overview

Release of FEKO Suite 6.2: Feature Overview

This release delivers several new solver features and improved ease of use in both CADFEKO and POSTFEKO. (September 2012)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2012

This edition of the newsletter focuses on the features of FEKO Suite 6.2, to be released later this month. An overview is given of the new version’s capabilities, along with tips and tricks on using some of the handy new features. Other news include the relocation of EMSS USA and the ten year anniversary of EMSS GmbH.

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Interview with Dr CJ Reddy at the 2012 IEEE EMC Symposium, Pittsburgh

The President of EMSS USA was interviewed by Espresso Engineering TV at EMC 2012 in Pittsburgh, PA. (August 2012)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2012

This edition of the newsletter tells the user more about what to expect in FEKO Suite 6.2, due to be released in September 2012. Characteristic mode analysis is a new feature that can help users to better understand and explain the physical behaviour of an antenna and equip them to improve its performance. The global FEKO network has also expanded further with the appointment of local resellers in the UK and Russia.

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Matching circuit design with FEKO and Optenni Lab

Matching circuit design with FEKO and Optenni Lab

Stellenbosch, South Africa & Espoo, Finland, April 20th, 2012. EM Software & Systems-S.A. (Pty) Ltd. and Optenni Ltd announce an integrated workflow between their industry leading software suites.

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Local Reseller Appointed in Russia

Local Reseller Appointed in Russia

An agreement has been signed with RODNIK SPE Inc to represent FEKO in Russia. (March 2012)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2012

In this edition users can learn how to easily switch between different graph types in POSTFEKO, catch up on the latest capabilities of the FEKO Suite and read about the latest release of Antenna Magus. Introductions are made to new members of the FEKO Team, feedback is given about past events and events still to come in 2012 are highlighted.

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Launch of FEKO Student Competition 2012

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition for 2012. (February 2012)

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New FEKO Representative for UK

New FEKO Representative for UK

An agreement has been signed with Frequensys Limited to represent FEKO in the UK. (February 2012)

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2011

This edition reports back on the results of the recently concluded FEKO student competition, sharing some of the interesting EM work that is being carried out at universities across the globe. Users are reminded of the useful Ctrl-Shift key combination and are invited to attend the international FEKO User’s Meeting which will be held to coincide with ACES 2012 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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FEKO Student Competition Results for 2011

FEKO Student Competition Results for 2011

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2011. (October 2011)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2011

FEKO Suite 6.1 was released on 18 July 2011. In this issue, we will take a look at some of the new features and introduce the new branch of EMSS that has been established in China.

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Release of FEKO Suite 6.1: Feature Overview

Release of FEKO Suite 6.1: Feature Overview

This release is packed with new features and comes with a completely revised version of CADFEKO. (July 2011)

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Press Release: FEKO Suite 6.1

Official Press Release for FEKO Suite 6.1 (July 2011)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2011

In this second edition of 2011, a review is given of the papers that were submitted to the FEKO session at the recently held ACES conference. We will take a look at some of the features to be released with FEKO Suite 6.1 and see what is new in Antenna Magus 3.0 (released on the 20th of April). A reminder of the FEKO student competition is included for all our academic users.

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2011

In this first edition of 2011, the focus falls on antenna analysis using the Finite Element Method (FEM). The design of a conformal microstrip patch array with Antenna Magus and FEKO is showcased. Details on past and future events, such as the FEKO student competition, user meetings and exhibitions are included in this newsletter.

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2010

This edition reports back on the results of the recently completed FEKO student competition and considers selected new features in FEKO Suite 6.0 in more detail. Details of the 2011 International FEKO User Meeting are also presented.

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FEKO Student Competition Results for 2010

FEKO Student Competition Results for 2010

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2010. (November 2010)

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Interface between FEKO and FEST3D

Interface between FEKO and FEST3D

FEST3D is a highly efficient tool for waveguide analysis. The two-way interface between FEKO and FEST3D allows mode data and scattering matrices to be exchanged for further analysis. (September 2010)

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Release of FEKO Suite 6.0: Feature Overview

Release of FEKO Suite 6.0: Feature Overview

This major release is packed with new features and comes with a completely revised version of POSTFEKO. (September 2010)

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Representative for South America Appointed

Representative for South America Appointed

EMSS is pleased to announce that All Optic Designs has been appointed as sales representative for FEKO and Antenna Magus in South America. (September 2010)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2010

This edition focuses on the release of FEKO Suite 6.0. This major release is packed with new features and comes with a completely revised version of POSTFEKO. Other news items include an exciting special offer as well as the appointment of a new FEKO and Antenna Magus reseller in South America.

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Special Discount on Parallel Licence Upgrades

In order to motivate and encourage customers to use FEKO’s parallel processing capabilities, a special discount for parallel upgrades is available for a limited time only. (August 2010)

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FEKO Product Manager Interviewed by Microwave Journal

FEKO Product Manager Interviewed by Microwave Journal

FEKO's product manager, Dr. Ulrich Jakobus, was recently interviewed by Microwave Journal on his insights into the business of computational electromagnetics simulation software. (July 2010)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2010

This edition focuses on the FEKO session at the ACES 2010 conference. Other news items include the release of Antenna Magus version 2.0 and the availability of GPU acceleration in the upcoming release of FEKO.

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FEKO on SGI Cyclone Cloud Computer

FEKO on SGI Cyclone Cloud Computer

FEKO is now available on the large scale parallel processing SGI Cyclone cloud computing system on a pay-per-use basis. (April 2010)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2010

Highlights include information on how to model composite materials (e.g. carbon fibre) with FEKO, the release of plane wave excitation for ray-launching GO for the analysis of scattering problems and a commercial initiative to provide FEKO customers with pay-per-use cluster computing facilities.

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CrunchYard: Pay-per-use Simulation on a Large Cluster Computer

CrunchYard: Pay-per-use Simulation on a Large Cluster Computer

Crunchyard.com is a web based service that provides simulation resources for engineering software, such as FEKO. (February 2010)

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Become a FEKO Follower on Twitter

Become a FEKO Follower on Twitter

FEKO news, events and information snippets are promoted via our Twitter feed (emss_feko). (January 2010)

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Local Resellers Appointed in UK, Spain and Portugal

Local Resellers Appointed in UK, Spain and Portugal

Agreements have been signed with Aubrey Consulting (UK) and Dr. Jordi Soler Castany (Spain & Portugal) to act as local resellers for FEKO. (January 2010)

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GPU Acceleration of Electromagnetic Solutions in FEKO

GPU Acceleration of Electromagnetic Solutions in FEKO

Complex solution algorithms as available in FEKO (e.g. MoM, PO, UTD, FEM, or MLFMM) were historically not well suited to acceleration with GPUs (graphical processing units). These worked best for FDTD or similar, where the same operation is repeated over and over again. However, recent advances in software technology have made it possible to accelerate run-time intensive solution phases in FEKO. (December 2009)

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2009

Review of the results of the FEKO Student Competition 2009, analysis of Split Ring Resonators (SRR) with planar Green's functions, Antenna Magus release 1.4.0 and much more.

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FEKO Student Competition Results for 2009

FEKO Student Competition Results for 2009

Announcement of the FEKO Student Competition results for 2009.

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FEKO Works with Windows Server 2008 R2

FEKO Works with Windows Server 2008 R2

FEKO Suite 5.5 has been verified by VeriTest®, a service of Lionbridge, and meets the criteria for the “Works With Windows Server 2008 R2” program. (September 2009)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2009

Review of the release of FEKO 5.5 and the most prominent new features in this release. These features include the new Windscreen antenna modelling method, FEM modal ports, automatic update mechanisms, etc. The release of Antenna Magus for antenna design is also highlighted.

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FEKO is Compatible with Windows 7

FEKO is Compatible with Windows 7

FEKO passed Microsoft designed tests to be certified as Windows 7 compatible. (September 2009)

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Release of FEKO Suite 5.5

Release of FEKO Suite 5.5

Major highlights include: Windscreen antenna analysis, generalisation of GO and PBC, FEM modal ports, improvements to CADFEKO geometry creation and manipulation processes. (July 2009)

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CADFEKO Features in FEKO Suite 5.5

CADFEKO Features in FEKO Suite 5.5

A short introduction to a selection of new CADFEKO usability features that were released in FEKO Suite 5.5. (July 2009)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2009

Release of Antenna Magus for antenna design, review of the papers presented at the FEKO Session at ACES'09, appointment of Japanese support engineer, forthcoming feature in FEKO Suite 5.5.

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New Antenna Design Product Launched

New Antenna Design Product Launched

Press Release: Antenna Magus product introduction. (May 2009)

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Distributor appointed for Singapore

Distributor appointed for Singapore

Frontier Integrated Technology have been appointed to sell and support FEKO in Singapore. (April 2009)

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Rigorous Windscreen Antenna Modelling in FEKO 5.5 (release scheduled August 2009)

Rigorous Windscreen Antenna Modelling in FEKO 5.5 (release scheduled August 2009)

FEKO Suite 5.5 will have a new method to solve windscreen antennas faster and more accurately than previously. (March 2009)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2009

This issue features an article on the periodic boundary condition (PBC) feature in FEKO. Also featured is a list of tips to reduce the computational cost of simulations.

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FEKO Suite 5.4 Passes Microsoft's “Platform Test for ISV Solutions"

FEKO Suite 5.4 Passes Microsoft's “Platform Test for ISV Solutions"

FEKO Suite 5.4 has been tested and meets the criteria for the Microsoft “Platform Test for ISV Solutions". (February 2009)

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2008

Review of the winners' entries to the 2008 FEKO student competition. Tips and tricks for working with complex CAD models in CADFEKO.

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Student Competition Winner 2008

Student Competition Winner 2008

Announcement of the FEKO student competition winner for 2008.

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FEKO Session at ACES 2009 Call for Papers

FEKO Session at ACES 2009 Call for Papers

A FEKO modelling session will be hosted at the Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society (ACES) conference in 2009. (September 2008)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2008

Review of the release of FEKO 5.4 and the most prominent new features in this release. New partnerships with Altair and ESI Group are announced and new FEKO application engineers are introduced.

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Release of FEKO Suite 5.4

Release of FEKO Suite 5.4

Major highlights include: Periodic boundary conditions, parallelisation of FEM and GO, GUI support for symmetry and waveguide excitations, *.DXF import, several CAD export options, farming out (distribution) of optimisation iterations, new licencing scheme to exploit multi-core processors. (July 2008)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2008

Review of the papers presented at the FEKO Session at ACES'08, forthcoming feature in FEKO Suite 5.4, new multi-core CPU licencing policy.

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EMSS joins Altair HyperWorks Partner Solutions Program

EMSS joins Altair HyperWorks Partner Solutions Program

FEKO joins a range of tools provided by Altair's on-demand software solution partners. (July 2008)

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Multi-core CPU licencing policy changes

Multi-core CPU licencing policy changes

The licencing policy for parallel processing is changed with FEKO Suite 5.4 to count CPUs, rather than cores. A sequential licence can now simulate in parallel on all cores of a single CPU. A parallel licence can simulate in parallel on all the cores of the number of CPUs that it is valid for. (June 2008)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2008

A feature article on how to choose the appropriate simulation technique for any given problem, CADFEKO feature highlight (points import, batch meshing), Japanese FEKO user meeting, new distributor in India.

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2007

A feature article on RFID, thumb rules for simulation resource estimation, German FEKO users meeting, winner FEKO student competition 2007.

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Student Competition Winner 2007

Student Competition Winner 2007

Announcement of the FEKO student competition winner for 2007.

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FEKO Certified Intel Cluster Ready

FEKO Certified Intel Cluster Ready

FEKO works closely with Intel to achieve the best possible performance from cluster computing environments. In this endeavour, Intel recently certified FEKO as "Intel Cluster Ready". (September 2007)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2007

Review of the release of FEKO 5.3 and the most prominent new features in this release.

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FEKO Suite 5.3 release

FEKO Suite 5.3 release

Major highlights include: Re-design and re-implementation of optimisation process, inclusion of non-radiating network analysis, Geometrical Optics (GO) for the analysis of electrically large dielectric bodies. (July 2007)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2007

Review of the papers presented at the FEKO Session at ACES'07.

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FEKO Distributor Conference 2007

FEKO Distributor Conference 2007

A conference was held for FEKO distributors to discuss the future of our product. (May 2007)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2007

FEM-MoM case study, CADFEKO version control.

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2006

Simple cable modelling in FEKO, the ideal receiving antenna, single precision storage, student competition winner 2006, German FEKO users meeting 2006.

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2006

Solution control in CADFEKO for existing users, mesh refinement for more accurate results, excitation in the FEM region.

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FEKO Suite 5.2 release

Major highlights include: Complete problem setup and solution control in CADFEKO, Re-meshing, Excitation in the FEM region, Coaxial cable analysis. (August 2006)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2006

Looking back at ACES '06 FEKO session and the papers that were presented there.

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2006

S-parameter calculation in FEKO.

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FEKO Suite 5.1 release

FEKO Suite 5.1 is released with the following major highlights include parallel MLFMM, waveguide port excitation, CAD import filters. (December 2005)

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Distribution and Support: Taiwan

An agreement has been signed in terms of which FEKO will be distributed and supported by Taiwan Auto-Design Corporation.Ltd in Taiwan. CADMEN has been in the EDA business since the early 90's and their experience in simulation technology will prove to be very usefull to all the FEKO customers in Taiwan. (December 2005)

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FEKO Suite 5.0 Released

Suite 5.0 is released with a completely new Graphical User Interface. CADFEKO (interactive geometry defiinition and meshing), EDITFEKO (solution control) and POSTFEKO (data post-processing) are all available on Windows and Linux. (July 2005)

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2005

Looking back at IEEE/ACES '05 FEKO session and the papers that were presented there.

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Fininte Element Method hybridised with MoM (FEM/MoM) released.

The FEM is introduced within a MoM/FEM hybrid framework, complementing the existing hybrid methods in FEKO. (July 2005)

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FEKO Distributors Conference

The FEKO Distributors Conference is hosted at the offices of EM Software & Systems-SA (Pty) Ltd, Stellenbosch, South Africa. (May 2005)

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FEKO Quarterly - March 2005

Modeling of dielectric materials in FEKO. SEP, VEP, special Green's functions, thin dielectric sheet approximation, dielectric coating, dielectric bodies with PO.

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FEKO Quarterly - December 2004

SAR computation and extraction, mesh refinement, FEKO on EM64T.

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FEKO on EM64T

FEKO is made available on the new EM64T technology from Intel. The main advantage of this technology is that it supports both 32-bit and 64-bit applications. A 32-bit application has an inherent 2 GByte memory limitation. When using 64-bit technology the FEKO kernel does not suffer from this restriction, allowing the in-core solution of problems with more unknowns. (December 2004)

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FEKO Quarterly - September 2004

Optimisation features and guidelines, EMC application focus, tips and tricks.

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FEKO Quarterly - June 2004

MLFMM for electrically large structures, geometric simplification, tips and tricks.

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First commercial release of Multi-Level Fast Multipole Method (MLFMM)

FEKO, introduces the Multi-Level Fast Multipole Method (MLFMM) to the market through Suite 4.2. Although the MLFMM has been researched at several research institutions for many years, FEKO is the first commercial code to bring it to the market for general 3D structures. The MLFMM is an efficient method of calculating the interaction between structures that are electrically far apart, retaining the accuracy of the method of moments, but enabling the analysis of significantly larger problems because much less memory is required. Applications include analysis of electrically large antennas, e.g. reflectors and antenna placement on large platforms, e.g. ships, automobiles and aircraft. (June 2004)

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Distribution and Support: South Korea

An agreement has been signed with MOASOFT Corporation in terms of which FEKO will be distributed and supported by MOASOFT in South Korea. MOASOFT Corporation is well known and respected in the field of EMC simulation and related technologies. The company was established in 1996 in order to support the growing demand for Total Solutions, Reliability Analysis/Consulting, Mathematical Analysis, Statistical Analysis, High-Frequency Design, PCB Artwork, various EDA CAD tools and EMC in the South Korean market. (March 2004)

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FEKO released for Intel (64-bit Itanium)

FEKO released for Intel (64-bit Itanium), available on Windows, Linux, HP-UX. Supports parallel processing on Linux and HP-UX. Using the powerful Itanium processors, FEKO is relieved of the memory restrictions normally associated with 32-bit systems. (December 2003)

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Award for outstanding innovation

In recognition of outstanding innovation, a certificate is awarded by the Department of Trade and Industry, to EM Software & Systems (Pty) Ltd for the Advanced FEKO Code Development Project. The project was done through the Support Program for Industrial Innovation (SPII), and EMSS were selected as a finalist from a field of 76 entries. (October 2002)

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