Anritsu Corporation announces that its eCall Tester MX703330E has won independent certification as a PSAP simulator by NavCert, an EU-government-approved test body.
By winning NavCert certification, Anritsu’s eCall test solution combining the MX703330E and its popular Signalling Tester MD8475A/B can support type-approval tests in compliance with Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/79 as well as EN16454 conformance tests.
[Background to Certification]
eCall is a pan-European emergency-call system for sending information about road accidents to a PSAP. The mandatory fitting of 112-based eCall in-vehicle systems (IVS) on all new M1- and N1-category vehicles starts from 31 March 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 EN 16454.
By winning certification from the EU-approved NavCert, customers can have full confidence in this Anritsu eCall test solution for winning equipment type approval.
The eCall Tester MX703330E software emulates the communications sequence between the eCall IVS and PSAP. The Signalling Tester MD8475A/B functions as a base station for configuring the virtual GSM/WCDMA network used by eCall.Combining the MX703330E with the MD8475A/B supports testing in compliance with the CEN EN16454: 2015 standard and eCall type-approval measurements and tests.
Additionally, adding the SmartStudio Manager MX847503A software automates the settings and test procedures for MSD communications tests and voice-call connections required by EN16454 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.
Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 120 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.
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