CTIA - The Wireless Association®and Global Certification Forum (GCF) have agreed to a common process for evaluating the over-the-air performance of new wireless devices. The agreement allows GCF to incorporate CTIA’s Test Plan for Wireless Device Over-the-Air Performance into its Performance Measurement process.
In response to the growing requirement for high data rate wireless applications, Plextek Ltd. has extended its test and measurement facilities to 75 GHz capability. This includes increasing development activity at V-Band (50 to 75 GHz) and E-Band (60 to 90 GHz).
Pico Technology has expanded the PicoScope 3000 Series of high-performance oscilloscopes to include six new 4-channel models that offer a maximum sampling rate of 1 GS/s, a range of input bandwidths from 60 to 200 MHz, and buffer memory depths from 4 to 128 M samples.
Teseq has introduced the new INA 703 magnetic field coil that generates fields up to 1200 A/m during magnetic field testing. It is designed for testing to IEC 61000-4-8 (supply frequency magnetic fields), IEC 61000-4-9 (pulsed magnetic fields) and IEC 61000-4-10 (oscillatory magnetic fields) standards. It is suitable for medical equipment, military, avionics, aerospace and industry applications.
Rohde & Schwarzhas integrated SwissQual, a leading provider of systems for measuring and assessing the quality of service (QoS) in wireless networks, into its group of companies. Through the acquisition Rohde & Schwarz will be in a position to better and more fully address the drive test market with a complete industry-leading technological offering.
Anritsu Co. announces the availability of integrated IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) functionality for its MD8475A Signaling Tester. Adding this LTE functionality extends the capabilities of the MD8475A’s SmartStudio graphical network simulation environment to include Call Session Control Function (CSCF), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Domain Name System (DNS) servers, using either IPv4, IPv6, or dual-stack addressing.
CST has announce that Delcross Technologies’ Electromagnetic Interference Toolkit (EMIT) is now available through the CST of America sales channel. The software will be fully supported by CST’s skilled team of electromagnetic specialists.
Agilent Technologies announced four new X-Series signal generators that provide unmatched performance in phase noise, output power, ACPR, EVM and bandwidth. With these capabilities, Agilent’s new MXG and EXG products (available in analog and vector models) support the development of components and receivers that meet the complex challenges of mitigating interference, speeding data throughput and increasing signal quality in applications such as radar, military communications and consumer wireless.
EB (Elektrobit Corp.) has introduced the EB Propsim F32 radio channel emulator for testing the performance of wireless networks, base stations, terminals and chipsets utilizing multi-antenna and multi-radio technologies.