Testers analyze wireless voice quality.
April 28, 2006 -
When plugged into car cigarette lighter and connected to notebook PC using USB connections, Wireless Voice Quality Testing Solutions enable users to analyze voice quality of wireless network as they drive through geographic region of interest. Portable units provide automated call control for most mobile phone models, support for Bluetooth(TM), and mapping software with voice quality results and mean opinion scores stamped with GPS time and location coordinates.
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GL Communications Inc.
207A Perry Pkwy., Suite 1
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
GL Communications Inc. Announces Portable and Automated Wireless Voice Quality Testing Solutions
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 31 -- GL Communications Inc. today announced a "drive testing enhancement" to their Wireless Voice Quality Testing (VQT) Solutions (http://www.gl.com/drivetesting.html). Users of this new product can automatically analyze voice quality of their wireless network as they drive through their geographic region of interest. Features include: a complete portable solution, automated call control for most mobile phone models, support for Bluetooth(TM), and mapping software with voice quality results and mean opinion scores stamped with GPS time and location coordinates.
Rob Bichefsky, Senior Manager at GL explained, "This tool is conveniently packaged, just plug it into the cigarette lighter, connect to a PC Notebook using USB connections, and start the test. Calls are automatically and continuously placed and voice quality statistics are gathered and mapped." Other quality measures include round trip delay (RTD) measurements, noise and signal levels, jitter, and clipping occurrences.
Along with automated wireless network testing, GL's VQT Solutions can also support standard PSTN, VoIP, and T1 E1 networks.
About GL Communications Inc.
Founded in 1986, GL Communications Inc. is a leading supplier of test, monitoring, and analysis equipment for TDM, Wireless, and VoIP networks. Unlike conventional test equipment, GL's test platforms provide visualization, capture, storage, and convenient features like portability, remotability, and scripting.
GL's TDM Analysis & Emulation line of products includes T1, E1, T3, OC-3, STM-1, analog four-wire, and analog two-wire interface cards and solutions. Capabilities include voiceband traffic analysis and emulation across all traffic types (voice, digits, tones, fax, modem), all protocols (HDLC, ISDN, SS7, CAS, GSM, GPRS, CDMA), and with capacities up to thousands of channels. GL's Wireless Products perform protocol analysis and voice quality assessment on GSM, CDMA, UMTS, and CDMA 2000 networks. Connections can be made to any wireless phone with automated call control, GPS, mapping software, and real- time signal measurements.
GL's VoIP products generate / analyze thousands of calls simultaneously with traffic types such as voice files, digits, tones, noise, and fax using G.711, G.729, AMR, EVRC, and GSM codecs. Additional features include visual analysis, real-time listening, recording, and voice quality assessment using ITU algorithm PESQ.
GL's Network Surveillance and Monitoring products include Probes for TDM, VoIP, ATM, and Wireless networks. An open standards based approach provides scalable, feature rich, real-time access to network intelligence.
CONTACT: Shelley Sharma of GL Communications Inc, +1-301-670-4784 ext. 114, or firstname.lastname@example.org