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iBwave Wi‑Fi®

3-Month Subscription

$1,495.00USD

$ 499.00 USD / Mon.

Quarterly Billing Cycle

BEST VALUE

12-Month Subscription

$2,950.00USD

$ 246.00 USD / Mon.

Yearly Billing Cycle

(1) Subscriptions need to be renewed before end of the subscription term in order to maintain software upgrades.

(2) Subscriptions need to be renewed before end of the subscription term in order to maintain access to the storage space and software upgrades.

(3) iBwave Viewer is used to open .ibw files in read-only mode

  • DESCRIPTION
  • FEATURES
  • REQUIREMENTS

The most productive and collaborative way to design high-quality Wi-Fi networks.

With cloud-connectivity, seamless integration with iBwave Wi-Fi® Mobile, active and passive surveys, advanced 3D modeling, smart antenna contouring, a full database of all network parts and powerful prediction capabilities for coverage, throughput and capacity, iBwave Wi-Fi® is the most productive and collaborative way to plan, design and deliver high-performance Wi-Fi networks.

iBwave Wi‑Fi® Software Features

Software features

  • Wireless Technologies
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
  • Free Active survey server
  • Simultaneous Active and Passive walk test
  • Supports multi-adapter Passive survey

Network Design

  • Design Plan for indoor Wi-Fi system design (building and/or floors)
  • Centralized database with vendor-modeled network parts: APs, cables, switches, routers, controllers, racks, cabinets and more
  • Smart Antenna Contouring for live signal strength predictions during AP placement
  • Cable tray modeling
  • Cable routing
  • Advanced 3D prediction visualizations
  • Multi-Radio AP support
  • Network validation and error checking

Automation

  • Automatic Inclined Surfaces
  • Automatic access point placement
  • Automatic channel assignment
  • Automatic Design Plan organizer
  • Automatic cable length measurements

Building Modeling

  • Create multiple buildings and multi-layered floor plans
  • Surface modeling with the ability to stop walls at an incline
  • Import floor plans and walls from .dwg, .dxf, .jpeg, .bmp, .tiff, .gif or .pdf files
  • Draw walls and surfaces (including diagonally and inclined), assign materials or create your own
  • Curved wall design for stadiums
  • Advanced 3D Viewer to display buildings and floors
  • Show building location in Google Maps or Bing Maps
  • Export building to Google Earth

Propagation

  • Simultaneous multi-band / technology propagation and capacity 3D prediction analysis
  • Variable Path Loss Exponent , COST 231 Multi-Wall or Fast Ray Tracing propagation models
  • Probe to display multi-system prediction results
  • Compliance results and report based on user defined criteria
  • Prediction model and material calibration from survey data

Output Maps

  • Signal strength (RSSI), Maximum Achievable Data Rate (MADR) and Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)
  • Best AP and Best Channel
  • Co-Channel Interference (CCI), AP count and Overlap zone
  • Capacity and Average Downlink Data Rate

Project Documentation

  • Use drawing tools to add lines, shapes, text and images
  • Create picture plans and photo mock-ups
  • Create annotations (text, audio, picture, video)
  • Create project revisions
  • Protect project file with password
  • Export project to .dxf format and all annotations to zip file
  • Print project documentation

Reports

  • Annotations, Output maps, RF Survey reports
  • Equipment list and Cost Details report
  • Access Points, Cable Routing and Cross-Reference reports
  • Prediction vs. Measured report
  • Compliance Report
  • Free report viewer for project stakeholders

Tools

  • Net scan
  • Frequency calculator
  • Power converter
  • Intermodulation calculator

iBwave Wi‑Fi® Technical Specifications

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • Install the latest Windows service packs and critical updates from the Windows Update site
  • Administrative rights are required during installation

Supported Wi-Fi Adapters

  • Netgear A6200
  • D-Link DWA-182 Revision A1
  • Asus USB-AC53
  • Buffalo AC866 N300
  • Belkin F9L1106az v1
  • BT 11ac Dual Band 900
  • AirPcap Nx: USB 802.11a/b/g/n

Hardware Requirements
Minimum

  • Processor: > 2.0 GHz
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • Memory: 4 gigabytes (GB) of RAM
  • Hard Disk: 10 GB

Recommended (for large projects)

  • Processor: Intel i7 Processor 8700K (3.7 GHz, up to 4.7 GHz)
  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit
  • Memory: 16 gigabytes (GB) of RAM or more
  • Hard Disk: 120 GB SSD
  • Video Card with 3D support and at least 1 GB

* iBwave Wi‑Fi® does not allow the usage of multiple simultaneous Terminal Server sessions.
* iBwave Wi‑Fi® will not run under multiple simultaneous Terminal Servers.

Frequently asked questions

If you cannot find the answer below, please use the contact form or send us an email.

What is included with the subscription license?

Your subscription license includes Annual Maintenance & Support (AMS) as well as 10GB of cloud storage for the duration of the subscription. Subscriptions need to be renewed before end of the subscription term in order to maintain access to the storage space.

Where can I download my license?

You can download your license in the Customer Portal at my.ibwave.com. You will need to log in or register to create your profile if you are a first time user.

Then go to the Software Downloads section (under the Software & Licenses tab) and download the latest app/software.

How to transfer my license?

You can transfer your license in the Customer Portal at my.ibwave.com. You will need to log in or register to create your profile if you are a first time user.

Then go to the License Transfer section (under the Software & Licenses tab) to transfer your license.