Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Advanced Systems

The Advanced Systems Section in the Defense and Intelligence Solutions Division at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) provides specialized hardware, software, testing and analysis to government and commercial clients in areas such as unattended sensors, wireless communication systems and custom antennas.

Technical strengths include

  • Precision geolocation using navigation satellite signals and radiolocation methods
  • Wireless sensors and inspection robots for electric power transmission infrastructure
  • Optimized antennas and arrays for terrestrial and satellite communications
  • Wireless tagging, tracking and locating devices
  • Back-end data analytics and collection sensor management tools for sensor data exploitation
  • Board-level RF/microwave electronic circuit design, development and fabrication
  • Anechoic RF/microwave antenna test, measurement and performance optimization