Communication & Network Testers

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Module assesses high-speed I/O (HSIO) interfaces.

March 5, 2015

Employing Xilinx FPGA, ChipVORX module FXT-X3/HSIO4 allows testing at board level and from inside, both in lab and in production, and can be connected to any Test Access Port (TAP). This serially controlled, universally adaptable tester supports GbE, PCIe, USB 3.0, and SATA interfaces with transfer rates in gigabit range. Availability of 4 slots makes module fully configurable, and Boundary Scan software SYSTEM CASCON enables automatic test generation and test execution. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzer is designed for testing RF components.

February 24, 2015

Comprising 2- and 4-port configurations offering frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 4.5, 6.5, or 9 GHz, E5080A ENA series provides functionalities for measuring active and passive RF components for R&D and manufacturing environments. Analyzer uses Keysight PNA- and PXI-Series software architecture, which facilitates measurements across multiple Keysight VNAs, and offers color touchscreen display that accelerates access to basic measurements. Typ dynamic range is 147 dB. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

JTAG/Boundary Scan Hardware aids PCB assembly and system testing.

January 5, 2015

Incorporating both JTAG/boundary-scan controller functions and mixed-signal I/O channels, JT 5705 series provides boundary-scan controller hardware for PCB assembly and system testing. Connection to tester is made via USB interface, and input protection is standard. Series includes two models, desktop JT 5705/USB and 19 in. rack-mountable JT 5705/RMI, which respectively offer two 15 MHz taps and 64 I/Os and four 15 MHz taps and 64 mixed signal I/Os. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet Tester offers electrical and optical interfaces.

December 16, 2014

Featuring USB-based design, PacketExpert™ provides 4 electrical Ethernet ports, 2 of which can be electrical or optical, enabling testing on optical fiber links as well. With IPLinkSim™ feature, tester emulates bidirectional IP WAN link with varying capacities from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps for electrical interfaces, and 1,000 Mbps for optical interface using SFP. PacketExpert™ with ExpertSAM application is used to validate service-level agreements as per ITU-T Y.1564 standard with single-test. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Optical Channelized Test System analyzes DS0s.

December 3, 2014

Permitting direct DS0 level access to hundreds of T1s and E1s from optical SONET or SDH structure, LightSpeed1000™ eliminates need for external multiplexing hardware. Multiple independent streams of any user-defined capacity can be generated internally, analyzed, and monitored in real-time. Platform supports any combination of DS0/64/56/16/8 kbps fractional T1 E1, and N x T1 E1 interface definitions. It offers protocol analysis and emulation of HDLC, SS7, ISDN, CAS, PPP, Frame Relay, and ATM. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

GbE Tester helps ensure 100GbE SyncE compliance.

December 1, 2014

Designed to meet stringent test requirements of network equipment manufacturers, Paragon-100G offers solution for design, verification, and manufacturing of devices and systems from 100GbE to 100BT. Unit supports testing of switches and routers in accordance with ITU-T G.8262 (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 (PTP) standards. In addition, Paragon-100G addresses test requirements of network operators who need to qualify 100G synchronization equipment during benchmarking/acceptance testing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

MIPI M-PHY v3.1 Test Solution complies with standard requirements.

November 19, 2014

MIPI M-PHY® v3.1 specification physical layer transmitter characterization and debug solution includes support for MIPI M-PHY High Speed Gears 1, 2, and 3; PWM Mode (G0-G7); and SYS Mode. For testing MIPI M-PHY transmitters running in high-speed mode, solution works with Tektronix MSO/DPO 70000DX oscilloscopes and P7600 series TriMode™ probes with rise time 3X faster than signal rise time, sensitivity of 200 mV(FS), minimal added noise (<1 or 2 mVrms), and high return loss. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

High Density Call Generator targets IP and wireless networks.

November 17, 2014

Offering framework for emulation of IP, TDM, and Wireless protocols, MAPS™ HD is capable of hundreds of calls/second and tens of thousands of simultaneous calls/1U platform. Multiple 1U platforms can generate and sustain 100,000–200,000 calls, all controlled from single Master Controller. Performing signaling and traffic generation for array of communication protocols, network appliance can simulate complete protocol state machine and offers syntax-ready commands to build scripts. Read More