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CETECOM Open Lab Alliance Now Features Anritsu Signal Analyzer DSRC Test Solution

9/14/2016

MS2692A Offers Unique Capabilities to Reduce Cost-of-Test and Improve Efficiency of Verifying DSRC Designs

Richardson, TX – September 14, 2016 – Anritsu Company, a founding member of the Open Lab Alliance (OLA), announces its Signal Analyzer MS2692A DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communications) test solution has now been added to the portfolio of products offered at the CETECOM OLA Lab in Milpitas, California. The integration of the MS2692A enhances the test capability of the OLA laboratory, which has been established to accelerate the development of connected vehicle and autonomous vehicle technologies with a major focus on the DSRC V2X (vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure) technology.

Part of a dedicated test bench at the OLA, the MS2692A has a number of unique features to shorten test times and reduce errors in DSRC designs. With the V2X Protocol Monitor and V2X Message Viewer, the MS2692A can be used to validate V2X messages of both roadside units (RSUs) and on-board units (OBUs). Cost-of-test is further reduced via the RF Automation Measurement Tool for the V2X transmission test that supports V2X standards for analyzing items such as transmit power, modulation, spectrum emission masks and spurious emissions. With an optional built-in vector signal generator, the MS2692A can capture and replay V2X/DSRC signals, as well. 

OLA is hosted by a highly accredited test laboratory and is comprised of industry-leading test and measurement companies, RSU suppliers, and simulation system tool providers that deliver state-of-the-art automotive test technologies. OLA promotes a collaborative test environment to the automotive engineering and software development community. 

OLA was formed by CETECOM, with Anritsu as one of the founding member companies. With multiple benches, each station addresses a specific test challenge and serves the testing community as a year-round plug-fest. In a controlled yet open work environment, engineers can develop lab experiments and perform various tests, with benches for DSRC OBUs and RSUs, Ford AppLink automotive application testing, and also test and measurement equipment for spectrum analysis, cyber security test, radio airlink channel emulation wireless connectivity, as well as automated connected driving simulation. 

In addition to the Signal Analyzer MS2692A, Anritsu has provided equipment for general troubleshooting. The Spectrum Master™ MS2720T 9 GHz portable spectrum analyzer, an Anritsu Site Master™ cable and antenna analyzer, and the Remote Spectrum Monitor MS27101A are also available at the OLA laboratory.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 4,000 employees in over 90 countries.

To learn more visit www.anritsu.com and follow Anritsu on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

About Open Lab Alliance

The Open Lab Alliance (OLA) is membership organization comprised of best of breed test and simulation tools that desire to advance the CV and AV technologies via collaboration and resource sharing. By providing access to complex tools, we can accelerate deployment, enable product development and promote useful standards.

Contact Open Lab Alliance

Email: rob.johnson@cetecom.com
Website: http://www.openlaballiance.com/contact/

About CETECOM

CETECOM is renowned as an independent industry partner for telecommunication technologies. With over 400 employees worldwide, CETECOM offers a series of services that cover various technologies. Beside testing of familiar standards like GSM, WCDMA, LTE, CDMA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and NFC, CETECOM also performs a wide range of consulting and testing of mobile software applications, OTA Antenna testing, SAR, EMC, Smart Card, field trials, acoustics and batteries. In addition, CETECOM supports new developments in the markets of "internet of things," especially for the domains of connected car and smart energy. CETECOM also participates in the development of global standards and test specifications.

Contact CETECOM

Email: info@cetecom.com
Website: www.cetecom.com

Contacts

Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
kim.collins@anritsu.com
972.761.4625
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations
pbrightman@3epr.com
973.263.5475