Bluetooth Test Equipment
Suppliers of Bluetooth Test Equipment
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Agilent Technologies was created as a result of a corporate realignment from
Hewlett-Packard. It focuses on four markets: test and measurement, semiconductor products,
healthcare solutions and chemical analysis, with support from central
laboratory. Agilent's has a large range of Bluetooth solutions, specifically for
designing and manufacturing Bluetooth products. These include the following:
E1852A Bluetooth Test
The Agilent E1852A Bluetooth Test Set allows verification
of the functionality and performance of Bluetooth devices, with the ability to
control the device under test through the RF interface.
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E1852B Bluetooth Test Set
This upgraded testset was introduced December 2001.
The E1852B has enhanced connectivity, new measurement capabilities and improved
specifications. Plug-and-play drivers are provided to aid test development in a familiar
programming environment. Both GPIB and parallel ports are supported in the E1852B to
ensure smooth integration into automated test systems.
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Design System) is an electronic design automation software system. It offers design
integration for products such as cellular and portable phones, pagers, wireless networks,
and radar and satellite communications systems.
ESG-D and ESG-DP series as a range
of RF signal generators provide a range of analog and digital modulation capabilities,
including W-CDMA, cdma2000, cdmaOne, EDGE, GSM, and Bluetooth. ESG-D / DP Series Analog and Digital RF Signal Generator
produces standard based Bluetooth signals (both normal and impaired) for performing RF
tests on the Bluetooth radio. The Optional BER analyzer provides basic bit-error-rate
capabilities required to test Bluetooth receivers and Bluetooth modules operating in
Studio Software Used is a suite of PC based software tools used to create waveforms
for popular communication formats and is designed to work with the Agilent ESG digital
series PC-based vector signal analyzer family offers signal analysis, modulation
quality measurements and error signal analysis for identifying and correcting impairments
throughout a digital radio, or analyzing a transmitted digitally modulated signal. It is
suited for applications such as LMDS or wideband wireless LAN design, or signal monitoring
applications such as satellite or surveillance.
Series are a range of Vector Signal Analyzers used to integrate time, frequency and
modulation-domain analysis to provide the measurements of time-varying signals.
ESA-E and ESA-L series spectrum analyzers - Bluetooth option available.
The ESA-E series offer a range of measurement capabilities suitable for the job of an RF
engineer in R&D, manufacturing or field service. Whilst the ESA-L is suitable for
application. requiring basic spectrum analysis. For details of the ESA-E measurement
solutions click here. ESG-D /
DP Series Analog and Digital RF Signal Generator produces standard based Bluetooth signals
(both normal and impaired) for performing RF tests on the Bluetooth radio. The Optional
BER analyzer provides basic bit-error-rate capabilities required to test Bluetooth
receivers and Bluetooth modules operating in loopback mode.
Agilent ESA-E Series Spectrum Analyzer with Bluetooth Measurement
Personality. This product provides a rich suite of "one-button" measurements for
Bluetooth RF transmitter. The measurements include: output power, initial carrier
frequency tolerance (ICFT), frequency drift, modulation characteristics, output spectrum-
20 dB bandwidth and adjacent channel power (ACP) measurement.
series oscilloscopes offer 2+16-channel mixed signal oscilloscope (MSO) models as well
as the traditional 2- and 4-channel models with abilities needed for verifying and
debugging mixed analog and digital designs.
logic analysis system uses a touch screen with a windowed interface. It provides
access to logic analysis functions and displays, as well as simultaneous views of system
activity. The display can also show more waveforms or states at once.
emulation probes provide access to the on-chip debug port of popular microprocessors
and microcontrollers. The emulation probes may be used stand-alone or fully integrated
with Agilent 16700 Series logic analysis systems.
single channel EPM-P series is used for power meter, for peak, average,
peak-to-average ratio and time-gated measurements by using the E9320 peak and average
power sensors. It is also compatible with all 8480 and E-series power sensors.
dual channel EPM-P series power meter, is designed for peak, average, peak-to-average
ratio and time-gated measurements, using the E9320 peak and average power sensors. It is
also compatible with all 8480 and E-series power sensors.
peak and average power sensor, 50 MHz to 6 GHz, 1.5 MHz bandwidth, is used with the
EPM-P series power meters and E9288A-C sensor cables.
Series power supplies provides tight regulation (around 0.01%), fast transient
response (<50 µs) and low ripple and noise (down to <1 mVrms).
Mobile Communications dc Sources are suited for testing digital wireless
communications products due to power output and instant peak measurement capability.
93000 SOC Series Test Systems offer a
complete single scalable system-on-a-chip (SOC) test solution for Bluetooth device testing
and is able to test a broad range of applications. The Agilent 93000 SOC Series
with RF Measurement Suite, configurable for Bluetooth applications, provides the
capability required for fast, accurate and repeatable Bluetooth radio modem integrated
circuit (IC) testing.
Anritsu supplies test & measurement equipment to the European telecommunications
and electronics industry, as well as high speed and laser devices. Anritsu has also
supplied industrial products within the pharmaceutical and food industries.
MT8850a Bluetooth Tester is specifically
designed to test the RF performance of any Bluetooth radio according to the RF Test
Specification. It features a reference Bluetooth radio including full dirty transmitter
implementation. To download the product PDF file click here.
Anritsu also offer a range of services. This includes Applied Solutions, for
the provision of test and monitoring systems and solutions. The company can also
arrange and organize training
in various areas.
This UK based firm, addresses a number of technologies including Bluetooth, Frame Relay,
DSL technologies as well as ISDN BRI and PRI simulators. It specialises in new
technologies including creating a range of test equipment for Bluetooth.
Arca Wavecatcher, Bluetooth Profile Simulator simulates the
behavior of an active Bluetooth device allowing test technicians and developers to quickly
and easily generate, test and analyse Bluetooth traffic.
Bluetooth protocol analyzer is the is a powerful non-intrusive testing tool for developers
of Bluetooth products. It taps into the users serial/UART port, captures the data
traveling between your Bluetooth module and your host controller and provides a detailed
decode of HCI, L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP, TCS and OBEX protocols.
Berkeley Varitronics Systems develops and manufactures wireless test equipment for
propagation analysis for pedestrian, vehicular and laboratory environments,
specializing in CDMA and WLAN, as well as CW and TDMA. Berkeley offers a wide range
of transmitters, receivers, channel sounders, frequency sources and PN
scanners. In Bluetooth they currently have a new product in development:
CATC is a provider of advanced verification systems and
connectivity solutions for existing and emerging digital communications standards such as
Bluetooth wireless technology, Ethernet, IEEE 1394 (Firewire, iLink), InfiniBand and
Universal Serial Bus (USB).
Merlin, a Bluetooth Protocol Analyzer
Merlin, a first generation Bluetooth wireless protocol analyzer, was introduced in 1Q
2000. It was the first analyzer for the Bluetooth standard delivered to the market. Merlin
is a non-intrusive design verification system that provides Bluetooth network traffic
capture, display and analysis. It is a non-intrusive testing tool for capturing and
displaying Bluetooth piconet data. It uses hardware triggering to capture real-time events
and hardware filtering to preserve memory and assist in pinpointing.
Merlin's Wand, a
Bluetooth Test Generator
Merlin's Wand is a Bluetooth test generator with the ability to generate a wide range of
Bluetooth traffic quickly and easily. With intuitive and flexible GUI based tools,
Merlin's Wand allows users to establish simple Bluetooth connections, emulate profiles,
execute individual Bluetooth commands, and create automated test sequences. When used in
conjunction with the Merlin Bluetooth Protocol Analyzer, users are able to gain valuable
insight into particular points of interest or problems within their Bluetooth test
CETECOM, S.A. works in the global solutions for the industrial, technological and
services field. The company is specially focused on Bluetooth technology. CETECOM network
has been involved in the development of the test specifications for the Qualification
Program in a close co-operation with the SIG.
BITE (Bluetooth Qualification Testers) this is a family of modern, automatic and
integrated Conformance Testers to Qualify Bluetooth products: BITE Protocol Profile
Tester, BITE Engineering Tester, BITE Blue Unit Tester and BITE RF Tester. BITE demos can
be downloaded from their web site.
Computer Bus Tools
Computer Bus Tools provides consultative selling and service to the computer,
telecommunications and other high-tech industries utilizing related "Bus-Type"
Analyzer Wireless BX1000 is a tool for Bluetooth designers. BX1000 is connected
to an external PC through USB interface to provides various analysis functions needed for
Bluetooth system design.
Analyzer Wired SerialBlue captures and analyzes Bluetooth serial data as it travels
between a host and a host controller. SerialBlue it is specifically designed for
developers and test engineers.
and interoperability tester BlueTester, BQB Qualified Protocol Stack (SDL/C Source
Code), Reference Design, Comprehensive Profiles, Protocol Analyzer --- BlueAnalyzer,
Testing Service and Qualification Support, Design Service, OS porting Assistance, IVT
Bluelet Software Suite.
Frontline Test Equipment
Frontline develops and markets products designed to troubleshoot and test data
SerialBlue Bluetooth Analyzer can capture and analyze Bluetooth
serial data as it travels between a host and a host controller. It is suitable for
developers and test engineers and can be used to shrink design cycles and debug time.
Analyzer for Bluetooth protocols including HCI UART, L2CAP and BlueCore Serial Protocol.
SerialBlue captures serial data as it traverses the link between a Bluetooth host and host
controller and analyzes data frames at the bit level.
Hyper Corp provide Bluetooth Qualification Services, enabling product manufacturers to
use the Bluetooth interoperability logo on products and advertising material. They
were thefirst appointed Bluetooth Qualification Body (BQB) in North America.
Profile Interoperability Tester allows testing interoperability of the enabled profiles
for products implementing Bluetooth wireless technology. - e-mail us if you can help with further
Development and Conformance Test System for Bluetooth Wireless Technology provides
Manufacturers a tool to perform qualification testing. - e-mail us if you can help with further
IVT is a worldwide leader in providing a full range of Bluetooth solutions,
including protocol stack source code, profiles source code, protocol analyzer,
interoperabiltiy & conformance testers and a variety of reference designs. IVT has
sales offices in Europe, USA, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and R&D center in China.
A tool for analyzing Bluetooth protocols. All of the real-time data units in the
Bluetooth protocols are intercepted, decoded and displayed on a Message Sequence Chart.
Detailed data units and decoding information are also logged in the trace window in real
time. In addition, the online HTML helps the system to save time in looking up the
explanation of the data units. Developers can easily find out whether the protocol stack
is functioning or not. It can be used for debugging and data logging.
* Direct real-time MSC chart tracing
* Detailed message and PDU decoding information
* Powerful online HTML help reference on Bluetooth PDU
BlueTester is a powerful test execution and analyzing tool for the development of
Bluetooth profiles and protocol levels. It can be set to automatically execute test case
scripts and compare testing output results with expected results. It contains an
integrated platform to generate complete and detailed testing reports required for
official Bluetooth qualification.
Blue Unit testing
* L2CAP, SDP, GAP, SPP conformance testing
* Automatic & manual execution of Bluetooth test cases
* Direct real-time MSC chart tracing
* Detailed message and PDU decoding information
* Automatic generation of test reports for analysis and Bluetooth qualification
* Powerful online HTML help reference on Bluetooth PDU
Keithley provides strength in electrical measurement solutions for research, Keithley
has become a involved in production test technology in fields of global communications,
semiconductors, and components manufacturing.
7090. The 7090 Optical Switch Card family makes accurate connections from one fiber
channel to either four or eight fiber channels. With existing Series 7001/7002 switch
cards, these optical switches allow for hybrid switching combinations of optical, RF, and
DC signals within a single mainframe.
2306. Model 2302 Battery Simulator and Model 2306 Dual Channel Battery/Charger
Simulator are the ideal solution for production testing of portable, battery-operated
products and telecommunication devices. Fast transient response and variable output
resistance enable engineers to test products under the most realistic operating
2430. The Model 2430 1kW Pulse SourceMeter offers DC source and measurement, plus a
unique 1kW pulse mode ideal for measuring the breakdown voltage of high-power
semiconductor components. Bipolar voltage and current sourcing of up to 10A @ 100V
(pulsed) can be programmed to produce individual pulses or pulse trains up to 2.5ms wide,
with varying duty cycles up to 2.5ms with varying duty cycles.
Maxsys provide Test and Measurement solutions for a wide range of industries and
applications. The company has been involved in many projects for clients in the commercial
products, industrial equipment, aerospace and biomedical industries. The company also has
a close relationship with Agilent, with some Bluetooth solutions based on Agilent
BlueMAX-Model I Bluetooth Test System is designed to help the manufacturer create,
develop, and test wireless products for Bluetooth certifi-cation, It is a complete system
embracing every phase of the Bluetooth product lifecycle, from R&D to pre-compliance
(validation) to man-ufacturing test to quality assurance. It is built on the BlueMAX
platform, Agilent instru-mentation and switches.
BlueMAX-Model II Bluetooth is designed to
help manufacturer create products where quality and cost are both critical, the
BlueMAX-Model II concentrates on the efficiencies of production test, to ensure your
product quality stays on track and the manufacturer's budget stays under control.
BlueMAX-Model III Bluetooth
High-volume/Manufacturing Test System is designed specifically for performing
streamlined tests to keep costs low and throughput high.
Maxsys also have an older range of Bluetooth products known as the Maxsys BlueMAX ATE
Series Advanced Bluetooth Test Platform. For further details click here.
Mobiwave started as a technology focused operation in August 2000, the company have
since grown into a business founded on a strong line of products. The company offer
solutions to leverage on wired and wireless investments.
Analyzer, BPA-D10 is a non-intrusive Bluetooth protocol analyzer that analyzes
protocol packets inclusive of LM, L2CAP, SDP, TCS, RFCOMM, AT, HDLC, PPP, OBEX, BNEP,
HCRP, HID and Baseband information. The highly intuitive GUI displays clearly the protocol
layers, on top of one another in message sequence chart. Each protocol layer is further
broken down into readable fields following Bluetooth specifications for ease of checking.
The extended features like SmartDecryptTM for seamless decryption in noisy environment,
audio playback of SCO packets and PCAP format file export for BNEP and PPP, further assist
applications developers in shortening their development and products time to market.
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As a pan-European distributor of Bluetooth technology products, Nohau has offices in the
UK, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Products offered include Bluetooth protocol analyzers and
test generators from CATC, Bluetooth protocol stack and profiles from Adamya and Bluetooth
connectivity products for industrial applications from connectBlue. Nohau also runs
regular seminars and training courses on all aspects of Bluetooth wireless technology.
Open Interface North America was founded in Seattle, Washington, in 2000, with the
goal of bringing the Japan-based parent company's Bluetooth development efforts to a
worldwide market. Open Interface is developing Bluetooth wireless technology for the
world PC market.
Software Analyzer - This software analyzer equipment has been designed by Open
Interface to simplify the testing and troubleshooting process and is included as part of
Evaluation Kit 2.0. It features a user-friendly interface to make the
debugging and troubleshooting process simpler, as well as assist in each stage of
development by capturing relevant information.
Rohde & Schwarz Bluetooth Testing
The company provides Bluetooth testing equipment for
development, qualification and production.
AMIQ - The AMIQ
is a dual-channel modulation generator that has been designed for use as an I/Q source.
The AMIQ outputs I/Q baseband signals or can generate an IF signal (up to 25 MHz).
Suitable for product development and production
SMIQ - Vector
signal generator. Suitable for product development and production
Provides in a single unit comprehensive and easy-to-use measurement functions in the
frequency, time and modulation domains. Suitable for product development and production
General purpose spectrum analyzer with high signal purity and high dynamic range.
Suitable for product development and production
General purpose spectrum analyzer. Suitable for product development and production
Compact universal radio communication tester, a multimode tester for current and
future mobile radio networks - suitable for development and production testing
Protocol Tester PTW60 for Bluetooth Solutions, suitable for development and qualification
(type approval) testing. The tester is both a verified tool for Bluetooth protocol/profile
qualification and an R&D test and measurement instrument for Bluetooth product
development. The PTW60 provides execution of the current SIG Bluetooth
protocol and profile tests and allows definition and adaptation of the TTCN ATC´s
according to individual requirements to create new test scenarios. The PTW60
will also be able to execute future protocol and profile tests.
TS8960 - Air
interface measurements test system - suitable for qualification testing.
- Production Test Platform. Built upon the CMU200 and versatile CompactPCI/PXI tester. Download
PDF file on this product.
- Air interface measurements test system - suitable for development testing.
Upgrade possible to TS8960. Download
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RTX are suppliers of total product development solutions, with emphasis on
wireless communications standards. Their Bluetooth test equipment designs are
used by at least one major text equipment manufacturer.
Tektronix provides a broad range of test, measurement and monitoring equipment for
global communications networks.
Protocol Analyzer, is designed for debug of Problems Related to New Application
Software Integration, Acts as a Known Reference and Debug/Test Device When Bringing Up New
Baseband/Radio Module, Interoperability Testing, and Consistency in Testing Using the HCI
Terminal Application with Scripting Capability.
PTW60 Bluetooth Protocol
Tester intended for users with final stage Bluetooth designs including protocol layer
SW will need to verify conformance to Executable Test Cases (ETC) developed by the
Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). These test cases require exercising the device
under test in a series of specified real-world conditions. It is necessary to operate the
DUT via the air interface in a live piconet to achieve this level of test. The PTW60
operates as master in up to two piconets and provides test mode signaling and the ability
to inject custom messages in addition to running the ETCs specified by the SIG. Product Summary
Qualification Measurement System is a qualification measurement system that is based
on the Bluetooth Core Specification 1.0 and the Bluetooth RF Test Specification 0.7 (as of
Dec. 1999) which contains the obligatory RF measurements for the qualification of
Bluetooth devices. The system can be used for both conformance testing and the wider role
of testing during the development phase and quality assurance process. For these purposes
the parameters of the test cases can be changed in a wide range.
CMU200 Radio Tester
for Bluetooth Production Applications is designed for production, development and
maintenance of any kind of devices with integrated Bluetooth wireless Technology, the
Universal Radio Communication Tester CMU with the Bluetooth option. Product Summary -
Analyzers for Bluetooth Design and Debug intended for design teams integrating
Bluetooth technology that need breakthrough tools to debug, verify and optimize their
system operation in order to meet aggressive development schedules. The Tektronix TLA
Logic Analyzers enable hardware and software designers to control, monitor, capture and
analyze real-time system operation in order to debug, verify and optimize their system.
TDS3000 family of
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes for Bluetooth Design offers the combination of
bandwidth, input sensitivity, and sample rate for Bluetooth design and troubleshooting
Summary - PDF.
Signal Sources for Bluetooth Design Validation intended for component designers (e.g.
mixers, oscillators, modulators and amplifiers) frequently need to provide stimulus to the
DUT prior to the availability of a Bluetooth signal in their system. The SMIQ series
signal generators and AMIQ arbitrary waveform generators enable these tests: Demodulator
testing: Provides Bluetooth specified signals for testing of demodulation accuracy,
including specified synchronization words and test data sequences, Amplifier Occupied BW
and spurious tests: Provides hopping signals with correct spectral shape and hopping
sequences, Receiver tests: Provides specified Psuedo-random bit sequence (PRBS) data for
testing of receiver performance. AMIQ can be used to create CW and modulated carriers for
blocking and adjacent channel rejection tests.
spectrum analyzer for Debugging Bluetooth Design, with the ability to capture signals
in multiple domains, enables the user to evaluate the following: Transient interference
over an instantaneous 30 MHz BW, Oscillator and PLL performance evaluation.
Analyzer for Bluetooth Design and Integration intended for Bluetooth HW and component
designers who need to verify the proper operation of components purchased from third
parties will find that the R3267 and R3273, high performance vector/spectrum analyzers
from Advantest, are optimized for Bluetooth physical layer testing. Option 66 for these
units enables the customer to perform the following measurements to the standard in a
one-button fashion, with no detailed knowledge of the standard required.
Waveform Generator for Bluetooth Signal Validation simulate modulated baseband signals
to verify the operation of demodulators, mixers, the DSP, and other elements within the
R3131 Spectrum Analyzer
for Bluetooth Production Applications intended for Bluetooth device manufacturers
which need to perform basic RF conformance tests on an ongoing basis. For these tests,
including Occupied BW (OBW), Output Power and spectrum occupancy, a wide variety of
spectrum analyzers can be used. The R3131 is geared for low-cost manufacturing use. Product Summary.
A large Japanese company (Yen310bn turnover 2000) active in a wide range of areas,
including Bluetooth test & measurement
BX1000 Bluetooth Protocol
Analyzer - the BX1000 tool is connected with an external PC through USB
interface. BX1000 Analysis Software on external PC provides various analysis functions for
the Bluetooth system. It can form a piconet, and analyze the connection status and
information of each Bluetooth units in a piconet. BX1000 can generate HCI commands and
sequence of them, and also can receive HCI commands simultaneously. All data is displayed
on BX1000 software in an easily readable format so that an engineer can easily understand
the behaviour of the devices in the piconet .