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video description How to perform Bluetooth 5 testing with the R&S®CMW test platform

The video demonstrates Bluetooth 5 measurements using the R&S®CMW270 wireless connectivity tester. Learn how the physical layer has changed with Bluetooth 5 and how to perform transmitter and receiver measurements using the R&S®CMW platform. The R&S®CMW platform also covers all test cases defined by the Bluetooth SIG.

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How to measure Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) devices with the R&S®CMW test platform

The video demonstrates Bluetooth Low Energy RF measurements with Direct Test Mode (DTM) using the R&S®CMW wireless communications platform and the Nordic nRF52 development kit as an example. Learn how to set up the DTM interface to the device under test and how to set up and perform TX and RX measurements using the multi evaluation mode.

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First with 5CC 4x4 MIMO RF testing presented at GSMA MWC 2017

Rohde & Schwarz presented the world’s first test setup for 2 Gbit/s data transfer over LTE at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

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First one-box IoT conformance test solution for protocol, RRM and RF presented at GSMA MWC 2017

Rohde & Schwarz presented the first one-box solutions for protocol, RRM and RF certification testing of eMTC and NB-IoT devices at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

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IoT device signaling test made simple with R&S®CMWcards presented at GSMA MWC 2017

Rohde & Schwarz presented new eMTC and NB-IoT testing capabilities at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

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Mobile IP connection security analysis presented at GSMA MWC 2017

Rohde & Schwarz presented IP connection security analysis at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

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LTE D2D ProSe - Direct discovery: overview and RF measurements

This video explains the basic principle of direct discovery: how a device sends (announces) and receives (monitors) a discovery message on the uplink frequency using defined resource pools. It also demonstrates effective RF measurements based on the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester. Since the R&S®CMW500 emulates the LTE network and the receiving device simultaneously, the correct sending of the discovery message can be verified in addition.

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LTE D2D ProSe - Direct discovery: protocol analysis

This video demonstrates protocol analysis for direct discovery based on the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester. The R&S®CMW500 emulates the LTE network and the receiving device simultaneously, which enables the device under test to send the discovery message. Its logging capabilities makes the R&S®CMW500 ideal for protocol analysis of LTE D2D ProSe and direct discovery in particular.

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In-device coexistence interference testing presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz demonstrated a one-box solution for testing mobile communications devices that integrate multiple radio technologies at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. Often operating within the same or adjacent frequency bands, they lead to in-device coexistence interference. The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester supports versatile automated test scenarios for analysis and troubleshooting of these effects.

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EVS codec support for high-quality VoLTE calls presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz presented enhanced voice services (EVS) codec support with SWB bandwidths for high-quality VoLTE calls at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.

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CA and higher order modulation RF testing in DL and UL presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz presented LTE/LTE-A mobile broadband RF testing at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester supports 4CC with 256QAM modulation on each carrier and 8x2 MIMO, resulting in a DL data rate of close to 800 Mbps.

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Smart network emulation in the lab with R&S®CMWcards presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz presented smart network emulation for all state-of-the-art mobile device tests at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The intuitive R&S®CMWcards user interface for the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester brings live network tests for cellular handset devices right into the lab, including LTE-Advanced protocol testing, VoLTE IMS telephony including CS fallback, SRVCC and all kinds of mobility testing to legacy networks like WCDMA and GSM.

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LTE-A enhanced mobile broadband 1 Gbps testing presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz presented end-to-end data testing of an LTE-Advanced-enabled mobile device capable of 1 Gbps data throughput in the downlink (DL) at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The latest features of the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester include 4CC downlink carrier aggregation (CA) with 256QAM and 1 Gbps data throughput.

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Video user experience testing over optical interface presented at GSMA MWC 2016

Rohde & Schwarz showcased optical video experience testing with a barcode scanner at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester streams a DASH video via the LTE interface to the mobile device under test. The feedback from the barcode scanner is evaluated by the R&S®CMWrun user interface.

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Evolution of LTE UE categories and how to test UEs

Learn more about the evolution of LTE UE categories and how to verify UE performance based on its corresponding category with the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester from Rohde & Schwarz.

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LTE in unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U) and Wi-Fi coexistence testing

The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester with the graphical user interface R&S®CMWcards offers the most convenient solution for coexistence testing on UEs supporting LTE-U CSAT. The video demonstrates how easy signaling test cases for LTE-U CSAT testing can be created with this solution.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: LTE-Advanced RF testing with 4 MIMO component carriers

Rohde & Schwarz presented the industry’s first mobile radio tester supporting four component carriers (4CC) in the downlink at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester is the industry standard for LTE-Advanced feature tests.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: LTE-Advanced FDD/TDD joint operation testing

Rohde & Schwarz presented LTE-Advanced RF tests with mixed duplex modes referred to as FDD/TDD joint operation at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester provides full flexibility in assigning the different duplex modes for each carrier and supports all bands and all bandwidth combinations in both duplex modes.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: Testing eMBMS user experience with R&S CMWcards

Rohde & Schwarz introduced eMBMS user experience and performance testing with its own independent mini-service layer, implemented in the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester, at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The easy-to-use graphical scripting tool R&S CMWcards configures the LTE protocol stack (control plane) and the new service layer (user plane), both running on the R&S CMW500, to test eMBMS on all types of mobile devices, including handsets and tablets. 

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: eCall and ERA-GLONASS system module testing

Rohde & Schwarz presented an automated solution for reliable and reproducible end-to-end conformance testing of eCall and ERA-GLONASS modules at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The setup enables to test whether the IVS modem is able to trigger an emergency call, send the correct MSD data to the 2G/3G network, establish a voice connection with the PSAP and check the ERA-GLONASS SMS including decoding – fully independently of any real-world mobile network.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: New IMS server for fast and easy VoLTE testing

Rohde & Schwarz presented the fully integrated IMS server infrastructure with reliable test conditions within the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. It is the ideal tool for mobile operators, mobile device R&D and test houses for verifying VoLTE and IMS implementations to ensure customers quality of experience (QoE) and quality of service (QoS) for VoLTE.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2015: Battery life measurements

Rohde & Schwarz presented the R&S CMWrun sequencer software, the automation tool for the R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester, at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. R&S CMWrun monitors the most important key user experience parameters such as power consumption and battery lifetime in parallel with the data throughput – all of which are correlated to events at IP level, using IP analysis measurements, indicating which app or IP flow impacts the user experience regarding battery lifetime.

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LTE-Advanced Cat6 end-to-end testing with fading presented at GSMA MWC 2014

Rohde & Schwarz presented end-to-end tests on Cat6 devices for LTE-Advanced (FDD and TDD) using the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. Downlink carrier aggregation with 2x2 MIMO, including 3GPP fading profiles, can now be performed using a single instrument, consuming less space and requiring less operation effort while enhancing test coverage. 

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Testing high power UE in LTE Band 14 for public safety presented at GSMA MWC 2014

World's first high-power user equipment (HPUE) testing has been demonstrated by Rohde & Schwarz and Elektrobit at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester performs all required transmitter and receiver tests, including the newly added test cases with higher output power of +31 dBm as intended for operation in Band 14 public safety networks.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2014: VoLTE test solution and power consumption monitoring

For VoLTE testing, Rohde & Schwarz presented a new solution that simultaneously verifies voice quality and analyzes how a VoLTE connection affects the lifetime of smartphone batteries at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The R&S®CMW500 monitors the current drain over time during the VoLTE connection, while the R&S®UPV audio analyzer analyzes the audio quality based on POLQA algorithms. The solution is fully automated thanks to the R&S®CMWrun sequencer software.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2014: Testing LTE-WLAN traffic offload

Rohde & Schwarz presented the first single-box test solution for LTE-WLAN traffic offload at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester is a multistandard test platform that allows simultaneous emulation and testing of LTE and WLAN links. This allows smartphone and infrastructure manufacturers to ensure standard-compliant implementation of LTE-WLAN traffic offload.

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Increased efficiency in wireless device production presented at GSMA MWC 2014

Rohde & Schwarz presented the new R&S®CMWS advanced RF switch matrix, a multiport frontend extension for the R&S®CMW500, at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. Parallel receiver testing with just one tester channel increases the overall throughput up to three times, remarkably reducing the costs in volume cellphone production.

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LTE-A (FDD) DL CA with 2x2 MIMO testing presented at GSMA MWC 2013

Rohde & Schwarz is first to offer a one box test solution for LTE-Advanced (FDD) carrier aggregation with 2x2 MIMO in downlink on the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester. The R&S®CMW500 CallBox provides two component carriers with 2x2 MIMO each to simulate primary and secondary cell. This enables efficient BLER and throughput measurements on mobile devices. 

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Integrated E2E tests with IP analysis and protocol statistics presented at GSMA MWC 2013

Rohde & Schwarz presented world's first integrated end-to-end test solution with IP analysis and protocol statistics for detailed assessment of data transmission on smartphones and tablet PCs at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. Equipped with the new R&S®CMW-KM051 option, the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester can comprehensively analyze and test IP-based applications using ipoque's powerful PACE/PADE software.

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RF testing with internal fading for 2G, 3G, LTE presented at GSMA MWC 2013

Equipped with an internal fader the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester now combines base station and channel emulation in one box. This simplifies the test setup for performance tests with fading scenarios according to 3GPP RF test specifications for 2G, 3G and LTE mobile radio standards. At the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Rohde & Schwarz demonstrated fading scenarios on a video over LTE application in combination with the R&S®VTE video tester.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2013: Protocol testing for LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation

Rohde & Schwarz demonstrated LTE-Advanced protocol testing with the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. The protocol tester supports all frequency bands enabling a flexible combination of frequency bands with different bandwidths, as well as SISO and MIMO modes, for LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation testing on mobile devices.

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Rohde & Schwarz at MWC 2013: The new deal for preparing mobile device signaling tests

Rohde & Schwarz presented the new R&S®CMWcards user interface for the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. Standardization bodies for 2G, 3G and 4G technologies such as LTE/LTE-Advanced specify an increasing number of complex test cases for mobile devices. R&S®CMWcards enable users to effortlessly create specification-compliant signaling protocol test sequences.

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