Test and measurement solutions for the automotive industry

Driving tomorrow's mobility

Automotive test solutions

Autonomous driving promises users exceptional mobility and travel comfort, as well as encouraging OEMs and Tier 1s to achieve the anticipated "vision zero", the EU target of no traffic fatalities by 2050. However, their success holds a major prerequisite: diverse automotive components and functions need to be coordinated and interact without errors. Managing increasingly complex electronic systems and industry standards such as automotive Ethernet create additional requirements for automotive testing, alongside security issues. Such challenges would be unmanageable without the introduction of innovative automotive test solutions that support the transfer of road tests to the test rig for reproducibility as well as test automation.

Our solutions for all trends in the automotive industry

Advanced driver assistant systems (ADAS) will play an increasingly important role in making driving safer and more comfortable. Such systems can save lives, but a slight error can result in an incorrect assessment of the situation. Due to the complexity of the different technologies being used, including radar, automotive connectivity, V2X communications and emergency call, comprehensive automotive testing is necessary to ensure correct functionality and maximum safety. We offer test solutions from R&D to production that combine high reliability with class-leading performance, ensuring that Rohde & Schwarz is your trusted partner.

For more detailed information, see our brochure "Driving tomorrow's mobility".

Automotive test solutions

  • Radar

    Ensuring radar performance from development to production

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  • Connectivity

    Testing conformance and performance of eCall, V2X, LTE-V, WLAN and Bluetooth®

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  • Electromagnetic compatibility

    Providing turnkey solutions, including RF chambers, test receivers and broadband amplifiers

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  • Automotive Ethernet

    Debugging of bus systems such as automotive Ethernet and CAN-FD

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  • Infotainment

    Validating multimedia, audio, antenna and navigation equipment

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Our experts

Automotive Experte Jürgen Meyer

Jürgen Meyer, Vice President Market Segment Automotive, Rohde & Schwarz

"We have added innovative test solutions for automotive Ethernet and radar to our portfolio to meet the current needs of the automotive market. In the area of EMC and connectivity – including for 4G, 5G and 802.11p – our customers recognize us as a reliable partner and market leader. For more than 80 years, we have been serving our international and globally active automotive customers in more than 70 countries."

Automotive Experte Dr. Sherif Ahmed

Dr. Sherif Ahmed, Principial Microwave Imaging & Systems, Rohde & Schwarz

"Radomes and coatings on bumpers can influence the quality of radar signals. The R&S®QAR, our latest development based on a millimeterwave array, allows manufacturers to examine these influences using spatially resolved analysis. It only takes a few seconds to analyze the reflection, homogeneity and attenuation of the material. This allows us to ensure stable radar performance with high angle measurement accuracy, even over large distances."

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