Agilent Technologies’ PXT Wireless Communications Test Set Selected by Tri-L Solutions for LTE Over-the-Air Test
Santa Clara, CA – Agilent Technologies Inc.  [NYSE: A ] has announced that Tri-L Solutions Inc.  has selected Agilent’s PXT wireless communications test set and integrated it with Tri-L Solutions SmarTest measurement software for testing LTE over the air.
“LTE OTA test is a mandatory certification test to ensure that radiation from wireless devices meets required standards and that customers experience satisfactory performance,” says David Wei, general manager of Agilent’s China Communication Operation. “We are delighted that Tri-L Solutions chose to integrate our PXT wireless communications test set for LTE OTA with its SmarTest software. The active antenna pattern measurement delivered by this integration is crucial for research and development to optimize antenna performance.”
“The combination of the test chamber’s performance and the measurement instrument’s performance are critical to achieve optimal performance on the overall requirements for the complete OTA test system,” says Yangguang Xu, CEO of Tri-L Solutions. “Closely working with Agilent, we found a win-win solution to maximize the performance of the entire system. We are pleased to announce that Tri-L Solutions now offers the LTE OTA test solution to our customers by integrating Agilent PXT with our OTA test chambers.”
The Tri-L anechoic chamber-based OTA test system provides an accurate, fast and cost-effective way to verify wireless devices and antennas over the air. Tri-L Solutions offers multiple product lines with different sizes, portability and cost to address testing needs in R&D, parts evaluation, certification and manufacturing. Tri-L’s patented technologies and SmarTest software enable customers to quickly and accurately test 2G/3G TRP/TIS OTA in the anechoic chamber. The integration of Agilent PXT extends Tri-L solutions to cover the LTE OTA test.
The Agilent PXT wireless communication test set represents a significant breakthrough in testing LTE user equipment. It incorporates flexible base station/network emulation and RF parametric tests into one integrated unit and extends Agilent’s unmatched portfolio of LTE test solutions for development and verification. The PXT hardware is configurable with a number of software options for advanced testing and analysis.