FLEET, England, September 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Enables rapid early stage development of LTE-Advanced devices
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that it has launched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Scenario Mode capability in its Development Toolset. Scenario Mode, an easy-to-use graphical interface, enables engineers without specific programming skills to quickly and effectively develop and edit test scripts.
Continual advances in wireless technology have resulted in increasingly complex mobile devices that need more testing to ensure they perform as expected. In addition, many operators require new technology to be compatible with legacy systems and to work on different frequencies and networks around the world. More comprehensive testing in the early stages of the R&D lifecycle leads to fewer issues during the commercialisation of a device, thereby accelerating time to market.
Users of Anite's LTE-A Scenario Mode are able to create most types of tests - even the most complex ones - through a simple drag and drop graphical interface. It offers a procedure-based rather than a message-based approach to script creation, which can make test creation simpler and faster. The user creates a complete test by assembling procedure blocks without necessarily working through each message in detail.
Anite's Development Toolset provides users with a unique level of flexibility and control to quickly validate complex lower layer test scenarios, with access to a powerful suite of tools that supports the entire wireless device development lifecycle, from pre-silicon protocol module development through to systems integration and verification.
Anite recently announced that it was first to release a flexible and comprehensive eICIC enriched LTE-A device testing solution, based on its Development Toolset. In February Anite was first to announce support for industry-leading peak data rates for LTE-A Carrier Aggregation.
"The launch of LTE-A enabled Scenario Mode within our Development Toolset further demonstrates Anite's market leading roadmap and solution capability," says Paul Beaver, Products Director at Anite. He continues, "Supporting our chipset and device manufacturing customers with simplified and rapid testing in the early development stages will help to accelerate new devices to market."
For more information about Anite's testing solutions for early stage chipset and device development, please visit Anite's website.
Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless and Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Anite develops and implements software as well as provides consultancy, systems integration and managed services to ensure that our customers operate effectively and securely. By using the latest technologies to deliver quality and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets customers' specific requirements and realises tangible results for its clients.
Anite offers industry leading device and network test solutions for an enhanced end-user experience. Its rigorous and intuitive test solutions accelerate new device launches and ensure optimised network performance. As a global market leader with over 20 years' experience, Anite provides cutting-edge technology to a wide range of customers including device, chipset and network equipment manufacturers, mobile operators and test houses. Anite's key partners rely on its expertise and highly flexible, reliable test solutions.
Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 16 countries across Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit http://www.anite.com.
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