Smart cities

Smart cities, villages and countrysides

Millions of connected devices that enable a smarter and safer world rely on affordable connectivity designed for decades of operation.

Cities and villages will become smarter by connecting everything that can be connected, e.g. smart meters, streetlights, trash can sensors and parking spaces – essentially everything that can help make cities safer, greener, more efficient and more comfortable for inhabitants.

LPWAN technologies such as NB-IoT, LoRaWAN, Sigfox and LTE-M will play an important role. These IoT devices support deep coverage with low power consumption, a battery life of more than 10 years, decades of network operation, software maintenance and secure operation. It is essential to test the RF performance in terms of deep coverage, battery life, security and conformance with standards and regulations.

IoT device certification and qualification

IoT device certification and qualification

Conformance myths and realities: every wireless device needs to comply with the relevant wireless standards, regulatory requirements and network operator’s acceptance criteria before it can go on air.

Wireless technologies behind smart cities, villages and countrysides


Cellular LPWAN

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The new GSM for IoT

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Based on radar technology

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The ultimate sensor network

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Educational resources

Free Internet of Things webinars

Insights into IoT trends, related technologies and major upcoming test challenges

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Video series "Let's talk IoT"

Hot IoT topics, major test challenges and practical test solutions

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2019 Barcelona

Mobile device and mobile network testing solutions focusing on 5G NR, IoT, WLAN and connected cars.

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White papers and application notes

Details on IoT technologies, related test challenges and practical solutions

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