Microwave Journal

Sharp Communications selects Keysight for bluetooth qualified test facility

Test & Measurement

November 21, 2014

Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that Sharp Communication Compliance (SCC) Ltd., an independent test laboratory that focuses on testing for the wireless communications industry, selected the Keysight T1111S Bluetooth® RF platform for use in its RF classic and low energy test lab.

“The Keysight T1111S test system, together with the first class support of the Keysight team, has successfully enabled SCC to become a Bluetooth Qualified Test Facility,” said Yasuo Kimura, Managing Director SCC. “The test system capabilities and ease of operation, coupled with SCC’sexperience, expertise and full in-house BQE services, allows us to successfully manage and deliverBluetooth test and certification activities through the entire testing and certification process.”

“Our aim is to provide a centre of certification excellence to the wireless communication industry, and we are pleased to add Keysight Technologies Bluetooth test system to our testing and certification portfolio. We look forward to working closely with Keysight in future developments of this exciting industry sector,” added Kimura.

“This project was a great example of Keysight’s ability to offer a superior solution that exceeded our customer’s requirements,” said Garrett Lees, Keysight Mobile Broadband Division marketing manager. “Understanding our customer’s needs and having strong technical expertise from the Keysight applications teams were equally important elements that contributed to this successful system delivery.”

The Keysight T1111S BITE Bluetooth RF Conformance Tester is a modular test system that automatically performs the conformance test cases for Bluetooth basic rate, EDR, enhanced power control and Bluetooth low energy requirements. The T1111S is officially validated by the Bluetooth SIG for RF qualification of Bluetooth devices for all the technologies supported.

BITE T1111S supports test reports templates customization, remote control of the system, customization of calibration procedures, and automatic control of climate chambers.

For more information on SCC and its testing, compliance and certification services, please visit www.scc.sharp-eu.com. Information about Keysight is available at www.keysight.com