Anite Introduces Virtual Drive Testing Toolset With Simulated Network Support

Jan 14, 2016, 03:00 ET from Anite

FLEET, England, January 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Cost-effective benchmarking of mobile devices in a controlled laboratory environment using the industry's most realistic RF and network simulations  

Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology has today announced that it has introduced simulated network support to its Virtual Drive Testing Toolset (VDT Toolset), enabling users to cost-effectively benchmark mobile devices in a controlled laboratory environment.

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VDT Toolset accelerates product rollouts and quality assurance testing by faithfully reproducing real network conditions in the laboratory. The solution offers the industry's most realistic RF and network simulations, which enables mobile operators and device manufacturers to perform a larger portion of device testing in the laboratory compared to in the field. This approach leads to significant cost-savings in both the development and deployment phases.

Anite's virtual drive test solution uses network signalling and RF propagation log data, captured in the field using drive test tools, to recreate a realistic mobile device performance testing environment in the laboratory. It leverages a wide range of Anite IP and products including the Propsim F32 Channel Emulator to create a highly innovative field-to-lab solution for cost-effective benchmarking of mobile devices.

The latest wireless technologies are now being adopted in new vertical market applications, such as in the connected car, smart cities and high-speed train travel to deliver an enhanced user experience. VDT Toolset is used to cost-effectively verify the reliability of the connectivity introduced in these applications. By incorporating related scenarios into mobile operator acceptance testing programmes, it will be possible to accelerate market introduction of new products and services, and ensure that Quality of Experience exceeds end-user expectations.  

Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite's Device & Infrastructure Testing business commented: "The introduction of Anite's innovative Virtual Drive Testing Toolset solution with simulated network support is very exciting as it enables mobile operators and device manufacturers as well as the wider industry an effective way of validating their products prior to market introduction."

Anite will demonstrate the Virtual Drive Testing Toolset with simulated network support on its stand 6I50 in Hall 6 at Mobile World Congress 2016, taking place in Barcelona next month.

About Anite  

Anite is a leading supplier of test and measurement solutions to the international wireless market. It provides testing, measurement, optimisation and analytics systems based on its specialist sector knowledge and its proprietary software and hardware products. Customers include major manufacturers of mobile devices, chipsets and network equipment, mobile network operators, regulatory authorities, and independent test houses.

Its 500+ staff work from offices in 15 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

Anite is now part of Keysight Technologies.

For more information, please visit the company's website: www.anite.com

For further information, please contact:

Karolina Eklund, Anite, Tel: +44(0)1252-775245, Email: karolina.eklund@anite.com
Matt Humphries, Babel PR, Tel: +44(0)207-434-5550, Email: anite@babelpr.com


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