Communication & Network Testers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network, cable, and voltage testing.

May 20, 2015

Combining network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing in handheld tester with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit can save and print test results from PC. System will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Using TDR technology, Net Prowler™ measures cable length and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, selected pair, or selected pin. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Processing Card characterizes power amplifiers.

May 20, 2015

With M9451A PXIe Measurement Accelerator, engineers can make closed/open loop digital pre-distortion and envelope tracking measurements in tens of milliseconds. M9451A is integrated with RF PA/FEM Characterization and Test, Reference Solution, to provide high throughput while maintaining accurate S-parameter, harmonic distortion, power and demodulation measurements. Reference Solution enables full characterization of next-generation power amplifier modules. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microwave VNAs support integrated spectrum analysis capability.

May 20, 2015

PNA and PNA-X Series microwave vector network analyzers (VNAs) support spectrum analyzer capability, which simplifies system connections and conserves time by instilling high-speed spurious measurements in instruments used to characterize S-parameters, compression, and distortion. Also, VNAs can perform simultaneous spectrum measurements on all test ports, while in-fixture and on-wafer measurements gain benefits of VNA calibration and de-embedding. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System meets PTCRB and GCF requirements.

May 12, 2015

With R&S CMW-PQA performance quality analysis test system, network operators, manufacturers of user equipment and chipsets as well as test houses can carry out testing in line with PTCRB RFT 113 and GCF data performance item. Scalable system uses R&S CONTEST software to create customer-specific test plans. Smallest variant is available to PTCRB RFT 113 users and consists of R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester with integrated fader. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet/IP Tester works with 10G Ethernet/IP networks.

May 7, 2015

Along with internal 8 GB DDR3 memory, PacketExpert 10G™ has two 10 Gbps optical ports and two 10/100/1000 Mbps electrical/optical ports capable of BERT, Smart Loopback, RFC 2544, Wirespeed Record and Playback, IP Link Simulation and Impairment Emulation (IPLinkSim™), and Y.1564 (ExpertSAM™) testing. GUI provides access to all functions, and CLI lets users access functionalities remotely via TCL or Python client and MAPS™ CLI Server. Loopback capability is standard on all ports. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Protocol Analyzer works with USB Type-C, Power Delivery 2.0.

May 7, 2015

Mercury T2C pocket-sized, 5.8 oz, hardware-based USB protocol analyzer supports USB Type-C and Power Delivery 2.0 standards, including capture and decoding of all packets over USB Type-C Configuration Channel (CC). Such CC packets include negotiation of USB current capabilities and entrance to/exit from Alternate Modes. Included adapters enable use with existing devices and hosts, and CATC Trace™ display is standard. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Encryptor supports NSA-approved intrusion prevention.

May 6, 2015

TACLANE-1G (KG-175G) supports National Security Agency (NSA)-approved TACLANE® Trusted Sensor Software, which provides intrusion detection and prevention capabilities that monitor network traffic. This optional feature also promotes network situational awareness and accelerates response to cyber threats. Also included, deep packet inspection in-line sensing provides ability to fine-tune network filtering based on rule sets and issue Type 1 encrypted alerts to monitor any network point. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Quality Test System confirms smartphone performance.

April 24, 2015

Providing automated method to test all types of data to/from smartphones, VQuad™ Solution confirms performance, quality, and reliability. NetTest enables tests to be performed from mobile device and controlled remotely from VQuad™ script, including TCP, UDP, HTTP, VoIP, FTP, DNS, SMS, and email. Supported Dual UTA interfaces include 2-wire FXO, Bluetooth, Balanced, Mobile, and PTT. Providing centralized data retrieval, WebViewer™ supports mapping to Google Maps™ and analysis of voice and data. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

SAS/SATA Protocol Analyzer supports active optical cables.

April 10, 2015

By supporting Active Optical Cables (AOC) and SAS Connectivity Management, M124A helps support external RAID and server OEMs requiring extended reach for SAS-based storage applications. This 12 Gbps solution, which lets developers test external storage connections that utilize active copper cables and AOC, can also read embedded EEPROM data and display key fields. Analyzer also supports use of optical cables in all configurations, including analyzer, jammer, and traffic generator modes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Network Testing Software identifies VoIP issues.

March 24, 2015

Comprising appliance, soft client, and management portal, VoIP Scout lets Hosted PBX and SIP Trunking resellers conduct extensive self-service testing of their customers' data networks, identifying and helping mitigate potential issues. System lets partners simulate, over 3–5 business days, full potential load VoIP services could put on network. During testing process, VoIP Scout captures and analyzes key metrics from simulated calls and provides partners with periodic updates on key milestones. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Automated Test Software ensures physical layer compliance.

March 18, 2015

Providing automated physical layer transmitter compliance test capability for MIPI M-PHY standard, QPHY-MIPI-MPHY Software can perform testing on HS-MODE, PWM-MODE, and SYS-MODE signals at all currently specified GEARs. Active termination adapter ensures connection between device under test and oscilloscope is made in high fidelity manner. Comprehensive protocol decode, physical layer testing, and eye diagram analysis tool simplifies M-PHY system and interconnect design and debug. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System supports video performance measurements.

March 13, 2015

Integrating R&S VTE video performance measurement tester, R&S CMW-PQA Test System can measure all key eMBMS (evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service) video performance indicators in line with leading network operator test plans, including frame rate, visible dropouts caused by dropped frames, picture freeze, playback, A/V sync, and user experience as measured by mean opinion score algorithm. Test solution also simultaneously measures current drain and battery runtime of mobile devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System targets in-vehicle emergency call systems.

March 13, 2015

Set up as GNSS simulator, R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester and R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator allow manufacturers of automatic in-vehicle systems to perform pre-conformance tests on ERA GLONASS modules in lab. R&S CMW-KA095 software simulates PSAP and controls R&S CMW500 emulating wireless communications network. With test solution, users can verify whether IVS modem can successfully initiate emergency call, transmit correct MSD, and establish voice connection with PSAP. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Services

Wireless Communications Tester supports OTT app analysis.

March 12, 2015

R&S CMW-PQA performance quality analysis test system supports over the top (OTT) application analysis software that lets network operators and mobile device manufacturers analyze and assess behavior of OTT apps on mobile devices. Users gain insight into which server OTT app registers with, number of connections it initiates, and network traffic volume it generates. Core test system component also provides IP and protocol statistical analysis function to analyze mobile phone battery drain. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Voice-Band Analyzer offers near real-time analysis.

March 11, 2015

Designed for monitoring quality of voice-band traffic over TDM, VoIP, and wireless networks, Near Real-time Voice-Band Analyzer has variety of built-in algorithms, including ITU-T P.56 Active Voice Level analysis and Line Echo (Hybrid) analysis. Licensed modules include 2-Wire Echo Analysis, Traffic Classifier, and Fax analysis. Application supports A-Law, µ-Law, 16-bit PCM (Intel), 16-bit PCM (Motorola), MS Wave, G.726 (40, 32, 24, and 16 Kbps), and G.722 (64 Kbps) file formats. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radio Communication Tester features integrated IMS server.

March 10, 2015

With IP Multimedia Subsystem server, R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester supports end-to-end voice and video calls and can test interaction between two mobile devices. Users can configure and save virtual subscribers with varying usage profiles, and all IMS server's functionalities can be fully automated. Together with R&S CMW500 IP analysis function, it is possible to analyze transmitted data and media information for VoLTE, such as whether mobile phone uses correct Codec. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Upstream Diagnostic Analyzer meets cable operators' needs.

March 9, 2015

By helping cable multi-system operators (MSOs) remotely detect and locate upstream noise sources in real-time, upstream diagnostic analyzer enables proactive diagnosis and resolution of subscriber network connectivity issues without service calls or truck rolls. Solution can locate ingress/burst noise to single customer premises equipment (CPE) and utilize multiple CPEs to isolate exact location of noise source. Information and spectrum analysis is available via existing SNMP or Web UI. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Test Set addresses smart device manufacturing needs.

March 9, 2015

Able to perform measurements required to efficiently manufacture Internet-of-Things (IoT) wireless devices, EXM incorporates capabilities that address technology evolutions in wireless communications. Multi-format capabilities, encompassing WLAN and cellular formats, help device manufacturers meet demand for wireless devices focused on smart devices, including Connected Car and IoT. Standard support covers WLAN 802.11p, 802.11ah, 802.11ac Wave 2 Measurements, and Bluetooth® 4.2. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handset Test Tools decode OTA communication.

March 9, 2015

Available for COMPRION's spy and handset test tools, OTA Remote Management Translator helps check data flow between SIM card – as Secure Element within cell phone – and network. Feature enables user to view complete OTA communication. It decrypts and unwraps data packages, sets them to right order of command and response pairs, and translates them into human readable format. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID

Site Analyzer provides PIM detection over CPRI.

March 5, 2015

Rugged and portable with 12 in. sunlight-readable touchscreen, Broadband Passive Intermodulation Site Analyzer is designed for multi-function on-site tests and measurements of active and passive elements — whether outdoor or indoor systems, RF or fiber optic. Unit provides DTF measurement, antenna isolation measurement, and VSWR/Return loss measurement. Featuring plug-and-play design with exchangeable band filter units, analyzer minimizes risk of obsolete equipment. Read More