Anritsu has launched the ME7800L, a Conformance Test System, that enables simple and cost-effective RF and Protocol conformance tests of 3GPP-compliant LTE mobile terminals in one simple package. Anritsu had previously introduced the ME7873LA (RF) and ME7834LA (Protocol) conformance testing solutions for the Mobile Terminals Industry. These systems focused on early support for conformance tests for advanced technologies such as LTE-A. The new ME7800L system is a natural evolution of the previously introduced systems, providing a new concept in 3GPP device certification testing.The widespread deployment of LTE modules and terminals is creating new requirements. Manufacturers are looking reduce time & the cost of their regression tests, looking for a low cost route for the conformance testing of their mid-range products. Operators are looking for a cost-effective test system incorporating just the key required test functions. The ME7800L Simple Conformance Test System is the test industry’s solution to these new needs.As launch and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) ramps up, there is also a need for a lower cost route to device/module certification, matching to the target cost of the devices and associated development costs. Such a solution is enabled by having a capability and test coverage that is optimized for such IoT certification requirements. An optimized solution also gives a faster time to market, with RF, RRM, and Protocol testing all completed on a single test platform. The ME7800L provides cost-effective LTE RF and Protocol conformance testing, incorporating all the hardware and software for LTE basic function tests in one convenient package. Both RF and Protocol conformance tests can be run simultaneously, while the RF conformance tests support TRx, performance, and RRM tests. The ME7800L is a GCF/PTCRB-approved conformance test system following 3GPP standards.Key Features:Cost-effective LTE RF and protocol conformance testingIt incorporates all the hardware and software for LTE basic function tests in one convenient package, lowering the barrier to introducing conformance testing. Both RF and protocol conformance tests can be run simultaneously while the RF conformance tests support TRx, performance, and RRM tests.GCF/PTCRB-approved conformance test system following 3GPP standardsLike the ME7873LA and ME7834LA, the ME7800L is a GCF/PTCRB-approved test system and all its supported test cases are approved by GCF/PTCRB.Both the RF and protocol tests follow the 3GPP standards.Target Markets: LTE-chipset, module, mobile-terminal, and smartphone manufacturers; communications operators; test housesApplications: Development and QA of chipsets, modules, mobile terminals, and smartphones.
Italian football club Hellas Verona FC has partnered with Outplayed Esports to launch its official esports division, Hellas Verona FC Esports. Previously operating under the moniker Outplayed Euphoria, Hellas Verona FC Esports will compete in FIFA and eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer. Image credit: Hellas Verona FC EsportsRELATED: ACF Fiorentina enters esports through Hexon partnershipHellas Verona FC Esports will compete in FIFA’s eSerie A against Roma, Fiorentina, and Sassuolo, and in eFootball PES versus Bologna, Sassuolo, and Lazio.Marco Pistoni, Chief Revenue Manager of Hellas Verona FC, spoke on the venture in a release: “The eSerie A TIM is an innovative competition that brings Italian football into a new dimension. Esports [is] becoming an increasingly important and relevant reality, for this reason we have decided to take the field with Outplayed, a structured and prepared partner to face this new [challenge] together with Hellas Verona in a young and dynamic world.”RELATED: Fnatic partners with GamerzClass to produce educational coursesHellas Verona FC’s fellow Italian football club ACF Fiorentina recently established its own esports division through a partnership with Hexon Esports, similarly competing in both FIFA and eFootball PES.Simone Benedetti, Co-owner of Outplayed Esports, added: “We are very honored and happy with this partnership. Hellas Verona immediately proved to be a forward-looking and proactive company towards the world of esports and young people. The eSerie A TIM is a great opportunity for our sector and we look forward to joining Hellas Verona in its path.”Esports Insider says: Scoring a partnership with a football club is a huge win for any organisation. It’s a fantastic opportunity to expose a broad base of football fans to esports on the side of Outplayed, and a decent first step into the space for Hellas Verona.Subscribe to ESI on YouTube