Internet of Things (IoT) testing

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Internet of Things (IoT) testing

IoT device and network testing in all phases of the product lifecycle ensures performance, reliability and fast time to market

IoT will affect all industries and ultimately everyone's daily life. Expectations for IoT devices and networks with respect to reliability, performance, quality and long-term availability are extremely high, and wireless connectivity is a critical success factor for the Internet of Things.

IoT applications requiring global coverage and mobility will focus on cellular technologies, such as the 4G based LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies and 5G in the future. Others will rely on low-power WAN technologies operating in the unlicensed bands, such as Sigfox or LoRaWAN. The majority will use short-range or midrange wireless technologies such as Bluetooth®, WLAN/Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Thread and others.

Rohde & Schwarz is your partner for testing the Internet of Things

As a leader in wireless communications testing, Rohde & Schwarz is your partner, helping you to understand testing needs and setups and to perform all necessary tests and measurements to bring your IoT applications to market as quickly as possible – with the required quality and performance.

IoT markets

IoT test solutions

  • The power of testing IoT devices

    Proper functionality, battery life and performance are key factors of wireless IoT devices. Testing in all phases of the product lifecycle helps to meet all these requirements and to ensure fast time to market.

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  • IoT power consumption testing

    It is essential to have a good understanding of the power consumption behavior of different operational modes and the impact of power saving features in order to optimize the hardware and software of ultra-low-power designs and achieve very long battery life.

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  • RF performance and coverage of IoT devices

    Very stringent coverage requirements call for smart testing: IoT applications where devices have to operate under difficult coverage conditions require comprehensive testing of the final device design under real-world conditions in various operational modes.

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  • 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.

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Wireless technologies behind IoT

Rohde & Schwarz internet of things test days
Rohde & Schwarz internet of things test days

Rohde & Schwarz IoT Test Days 2018

Save the date: November 12 to 13, 2018

Rohde & Schwarz Munich
Register for our upcoming IoT Test Days in Munich and reserve one of the limited seats.

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Get your free poster

  • Get your free NB-IoT poster

    Would you like an overview of the NB-IoT specification in line with 3GPP Releases 13 and 14? Sign up and receive your free poster.

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  • Get your free LTE-M poster

    Get a quick overview of the technology components specified in 3GPP Releases 13 and 14 for LTE-M. Sign up and receive your free poster.

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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 2018 Barcelona

    Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates test solutions for 4G, 5G and IoT

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  • White papers and application notes

    Details on IoT technologies, related test challenges and practical solutions

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