Microwave Journal

Agilent Technologies' New Software Options Provide Full Drive Test Functionality on Handheld Ultra Mobile PC

August 25, 2008
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2008 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced two new options for handheld wireless measurements on its E6474A network optimization platform , offering full drive test functionality to run on a compact handheld Ultra Mobile PC. The new handheld solutions allow wireless service providers to make unobtrusive measurements in even the most sensitive locations as they troubleshoot complex networks.

The handheld user interface is fully customizable and has complete compatibility with Agilent's full laptop-based drive test solutions. Drive test projects and data files integrate seamlessly with the laptop version of the E6474A drive test tool, allowing instant compatibility for analysis with other collected data.

"Agilent's new Ultra Mobile PC solution offers superior visualization, processing power and usability for RF engineering teams requiring a compact lightweight solution with the flexibility of a full drive test system," said Jonathan Dunbar, general manager of Agilent's drive test business.

Benefits of the Agilent E6474A UMPC handheld solutions include:

* the ability to discretely and simply collect drive test data both indoors and outdoors;
* multitechnology measurements with the ability to have both HSPA/UMTA and 1xEVDO REV A/cdma2000 software on the same unit; and
* uncompromising, full drive test system compatibility with flexible measurement collection and user definable GUI.

The Agilent E6474A handheld software license solution options are available now: E6474A-800 Drive Test Handheld HSPA/UMTS/EDGE/GSM License and E6474A-810 Drive Test Handheld 1xEV DO/cdma License.

Information about Agilent's drive test solutions is available at www.agilent.com/find/e6474A.

Product photos are available at www.agilent.com/find/e6474a_images.