Simulation & Emulation Instruments

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Stimulus/Response Module aids RF chipset testing.

February 13, 2015

Featuring parametric measurement unit (PMU), 16-channel PXIe digital stimulus/response module offers accelerated and flexible RF chipset test emulation and device characterization. Pattern cyclizer technology enables on-the-fly pattern creation for single site or up to 4 independent multi-sites with high-voltage channels and open drain pins for simultaneous device test. Capable of emulating serial and parallel digital device interfaces, module offers 1 ns-per-bit edge placement resolution. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

LTE-Advanced MIMO Radio Channel Emulator supports 3GPP testing.

January 30, 2015

Allowing users to test 3GPP features in multi-mode base stations and mobile devices, Propsim F32 supports testing of all LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation schemes defined by 3GPP (up to 5 component carriers) with mobility and handovers schemes. Frequency range support up to 6 GHz enables users to test mobile devices and network equipment for any LTE or LTE-U band as well as WLAN frequencies above 5 GHz. Users can also test products for 3D MIMO in 16 x 8 bi-directional set-ups. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

IP WAN Emulators troubleshoot networks and applications.

December 9, 2014

Used to test performance of IP networks and network-dependent applications, IPLinkSim™ simulates impairments such as bandwidth constriction, congestion, packet jitter, packet delay, packet bit errors, and packet loss. IPLinkSim™ simulates IP WAN links using portable hardware based unit with GUI interface. Featuring plug-and-play operation, WAN Emulators offer remote access via Ethernet management port, Scheduler for modeling error scenarios, Traffic Monitor, and Bridge or Routing modes. 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

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Training Simulator tests hands-on robotic surgical skills.

September 25, 2014

As complete, hands-on procedural training simulator for robotic surgery skills, RobotiX Mentor™ offers basic skills and suturing modules that let surgeons of all levels of expertise efficiently train on required robotic skills. Interactive environment lets surgeons and residents experience partial and entire robotic clinical procedures. This cross-specialty robotic surgery skills and procedural training simulator also integrates into MentorLearn™ online curricula management system. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

RTD Simulator with Climate Control has TCR down to ±1 ppm/°C.

August 14, 2014

Bulk Metal® Foil RTD Simulator resistor simulates RTD PT-100 and PT-1000 outputs for calibration of RTD instruments. Along with nominal TCR of ±1 ppm/°C from -55 to +125°C, +25°C ref, and load-life stability of ±0.005% after 2,000 hr of rated power at +70°C, features include power ratings to 0.6 W at +70°C and max working voltage of 300 V. Resistance range is 10 Ω to 5 kΩ, with tight resistance tolerance to ±0.005% (50 ppm). Design is non-inductive (<0.08 µH) and non-capacitive. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Emulation Technology supports TI TMS570LSxx processor compatibility.

August 5, 2014

VarioTAP® technology, used for universal processor emulation, is available for Texas Instruments TMS570LSxx models of Hercules™ series. Processor is configured to provide design-integrated test and programming instruments via native debug port. As part of IP library, VarioTAP® model contains all relevant access information for respective target processor. Users can, due to this, select processor and then test and validate connected hardware units and program Flash memories. Read More

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Air Curtain Emulator ensures proper fresh food placement.

July 30, 2014

By determining air curtain limits, A.C.E. Reel helps ensure proper fresh food placement in order to reduce spoilage and enhance safety. Users simply attach magnetized end to load line indicator, bunker cooler, or air intake grid at bottom of multi-deck case or frozen cooler and pull reel to air exhaust or honeycomb for measurement. Enabling at-a-glance identification, any displayed product extending past wire is loaded too high and out of cold curtain. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

PCI Programmable Resistor Solutions support fine adjustment.

July 22, 2014

Intended for emulation of PT100 and PT1000 resistive temperature sensors, 50-262 PCI RTD simulator cards contain 6 resistance channels and are offered with 90–250 Ω and 900–2,500 Ω resistance ranges. Products offer resistance stability and fine setting resolution. Also available, 4 models of 50-265 PCI Strain Gauge Simulator Cards offer 6 bridge channels that each simulate strain gauge bridge. Strain gauge model range includes 350 Ω, 1 kΩ, 2 kΩ, and 3 Ω bridges. Read More

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Universal Processor Emulation is available for TI AM355x series.

July 17, 2014

VarioTAP® technology is available for universal processor emulation for Texas Instruments AM355x products of Sitara™ series. Configuration provides design-integrated test and programming instruments via native debug port. Respective VarioTAP® model, as part of IP library, contains all relevant access information for respective target processor. Users can select processor corresponding to their design and then test and validate connected hardware unit as well as program Flash memories. Read More

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Qi Development Tools support WPC Medium Power standards.

July 7, 2014

Designed to support Medium Power (15 W) extension of Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) standards, Qi Wireless Power development tools include medium power test receiver, medium power FOD (foreign object detection) test receiver, and Qi Sniffer device. Medium Power Qi Receiver Simulator has programmable functions as well as test modes specific to medium power specifications, and Qi Sniffer will recognize and decode communications packets defined for medium power extension. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PCI Express Card offers channelized emulation and analysis. .

July 1, 2014

With LightSpeed1000™, thousands of DS0s within T1s and E1s can be accessed directly with optical SONET or SDH structure. When configured in SDH framing mode, system supports bidirectional channelization into 63 independent E1 channels. When configured for SONET framing mode, LightSpeed 1000™ supports bidirectional channelization into 84 independent T1 channels. Multiple streams of any user-defined capacity can be generated internally, analyzed, and monitored in real-time. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Simulation Platforms test media and signaling gateways.

June 17, 2014

MAPS™ Message Automation and Protocol Simulation platforms can be used to simulate various elements in hybrid TDM VoIP network. Typical platform simulating Signaling Gateway may consist of high density T1 E1 Cards, Gigabit Ethernet Card, multiprocessor CPU, and MAPS™ SIGTRAN and MAPS™ SS7 software. Pre-written scripts translate SS7 to Sigtran and vice a versa. For Media Gateways, high density T1 E1 Cards and MAPS™ Megaco or MAPS™ MGCP is required. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Installation Simulator targets airframe assemblies.

June 11, 2014

To minimize risk of cable assembly damage or failure during installation in aircraft, Cable Installation Simulator evaluates stress of installation on microwave airframe assemblies. Device uses 4 mandrels to simulate routing of assembly around internal structure and abrasion bar to simulate routing across sharp edges or through access holes. Assembly is then connected to vector network analyzer to test insertion loss and VSWR, and results are compared to baseline results prior to installation. Read More

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Airflow Simulator meets WLTP cycle requirements.

June 6, 2014

Featuring tangential fan technology, Fahrtwind-Simulator is capable of simulating airflows up to 135 km/h for measuring wind generated by moving vehicle. Outlet velocity is evenly distributed over entire outlet area and affords maximum precision. Meeting requirements of Worldwide Harmonized Light Duty Test Procedure, mobile simulator includes programmable touch panel, external set point signal, and electric height adjustment, contributing to rapid adaptation to varying vehicle models. Read More

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Radar Target Scenario Generator simulates complex flight paths.

May 13, 2014

Series 10000 Radar Scenario Generator simulates radar return signals for complex flight paths. Scenario generation includes speed of target as well as opening or closing Doppler frequency addition, and optional software allows entry of scenarios by segment via latitude/longitude or Google Maps. Programmable radar target creation is possible from 5 ft to 200+ miles in steps as small as 5 ft. As radar altimeter test set, solution's programmable features allow for flight path simulations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Particle Size Analyzer Software speeds method development.

April 17, 2014

Available for Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer, Mastersizer 3000 v3.00 software includes smart operational features, such as Optical Property Optimizer, which allows users to manipulate optical properties necessary to calculate particle size distributions from laser diffraction data, helping them to experimentally determine ideal settings for given application. Result emulation tool eases process of transferring methods from other particle sizing techniques. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Signal Generation Software supports UL 4x4 MIMO.

April 2, 2014

With N7624B/25B Signal Studio for LTE/LTE-Advanced FDD/TDD, engineers can generate simulated 4x4 MIMO signal and download waveforms into multiple signal generators or baseband generator and channel emulator for use during eNB receiver test. Program includes digital pre-distortion capability which helps developers test ET power amplifiers. With support for real-time LTE signal generation available in Test Case Manager, engineers can handle LTE receiver conformance testing defined by 3GPP TS36.141. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

LTE Protocol Testing Software includes analysis, emulation tools.

March 18, 2014

LTE Protocol Test Suite includes LTE Analyzer for capturing, decoding, and performing test measurements across various interfaces over LTE and IMS networks. Message Automation & Protocol Simulation (MAPS™) multi-protocol and multi-interface simulation software can be used to simulate almost all elements in wireless 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. Also, users can setup virtual real-time network simulating all network elements using MAPS™ 2G 3G 4G Wireless Lab Suite. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

UMTS Protocol Test Suite includes analysis and emulation tools.

March 11, 2014

UMTS Test Suite consists of UMTS Analyzer and Emulator, covering all major interfaces in UMTS network. While analyzer provides functionality for capturing, decoding, and performing various test measurements across various interfaces (Iub, Iur, IuCS, and IuPS), emulator can simulate major interfaces across Circuit-Switched (CS) and Packet-Switched (PS) data in UTRAN network. Analyzer also supports ATM as transport layer. Read More