Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of key enhancements to its 89600 Vector Signal Analysis (VSA) software that is used by cellular communications and wireless networking R&D engineers around the world.

Version 12 of the 89600 VSA software features enhancements in LTE, HSPA+ MIMO and EDGE-Evo analysis, hardware connectivity and support for a new operating system. The new LTE, HSPA+ and GSM EDGE-Evo analysis tools allow engineers to dig deeper into signals to find and fix the causes of PHY layer problems.

“Since its introduction, the 89600 VSA software has emerged as a critical tool for R&D engineers, offering support for even the most demanding PHY layer analysis needs of the wireless communications industry,” said Guy Séné, Vice President and General Manager of Agilent’s Microwave and Communications Division. “The latest enhancements to the VSA product, the twelfth in its history, come as it celebrates its 10th birthday and marks yet another step forward in its accomplished history.”