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Anritsu eCall Test Solution Earns Independent Certification


Richardson, TX – March 13, 2018 – Anritsu Corporation announces that its eCall Tester MX703330E has earned independent certification as a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) simulator by NavCert, an EU-government-approved test body. By receiving NavCert certification, Anritsu’s eCall test solution that integrates the eCall Tester MX703330E software and its Signalling Tester MD8475A/B supports type-approval tests in compliance with Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/79, as well as CEN EN16454: 2015 conformance tests.

By earning certification from the EU-approved NavCert, the Anritsu eCall test solution provides customers with complete confidence for earning equipment-type approval. The MX703330E software emulates the communications sequence between the eCall in-vehicle system (IVS) and PSAP. The Signalling Tester MD8475A/B functions as a base station for configuring the virtual GSM/WCDMA network used by eCall.

Adding the SmartStudio Manager MX847503A software automates the settings and test procedures for Minimum Set of Data (MSD) communications tests and voice-call connections required by CEN EN16454: 2015 and other approval tests, helping eliminate operator error and increasing eCall evaluation test efficiency. Moreover, the MX703330E software also supports the ERA-GLONASS emergency service system deployment in Russia.

eCall is a pan-European emergency-call system for sending information about road accidents to a PSAP. The mandatory fitting of 112-based eCall IVS on all new M1- and N1-category vehicles begins March 31, 2018. Regulation 2017/79, specifying detailed technical requirements and test procedures for the type approval, requires using a PSAP simulator under the control of the technical service, compliant with the applicable EN standards and certified in accordance with EN16454.

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.

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Director, Americas Marketing
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