Research and Development

KATHREIN Sachsen GmbH employs 15 design engineers and technicians. The development activities can be divided into two main fields: 

Custom-designed and in-house developments 

  • RFID readers
  • RFID antennas
  • RFID transponders
  • Custom-designs in the high-frequency field

Developments for the KATHREIN Group 

  • Broadband amplifiers and accessories for HFC networks

Our R&D department is divided into: 

Mechanical development
Software: PTC Creo
Focus: Enclosures, other mechanical components 

HF development
Software: Advanced Design System (ADS), AWR Microwave Office, Mentor Graphics Ex-pedition Enterprise
Focus: HF technology, filters and cross-overs, antennas 

Software development

Software: Microsoft Visual Studio, Denx ELDK, Editor
Programming languages: C#, C++, C, MySQL, SQLite
Focus: Applications for embedded systems based on Linux, PC-based control software

Project management / Administration
Software: MS Project
Focus: Professional project management