Solve 5G New Radio Test UE Prototyping and Validation Challenges
5G is complex and presents more challenges than previous generations of wireless technology. Before a 5G ecosystem can evolve, semiconductor, commercial infrastructure equipment and service operators must validate products and services for performance, conformance to the standard and interoperability. Aside from new technology for mobile broadband, 5G aims to deliver a wave of new applications to market. To develop new applications on top of 5G, a standard-compliant solution is needed. The key requirements of a comprehensive test solution include:
Access to full user equipment (UE) or a user device that is capable of making an attach to a gNodeB
Ability to update system software as new requirements are added
3GPP UE-compilant RF front ends
5G New Radio Test UE Solution
Gain access to a Release 15 compliant UE for sub-6 GHz with the NI Test UE offering for 5G New Radio (NR) before commercial hardware is available.
Monitor link performance in real time with visualized measurements. Analyze and debug link performance offline with additional data logs.
Reduce development time and maximize hardware investments with a system designed for both lab benchmark test and field test.
Fully 3GPP Release 15 NSA and SA-compliant software capable of completing a full attach
4x4 MIMO configuration for 5G NR
2x2 MIMO LTE anchor for options 3x
User-selectable center frequency between 500 MHz and 6 GHz
Cabled or over-the-air functionality
"As 5G was picking up steam, we looked to find a world-class 5G NR platform that would outperform the market today and continue to do so as the 5G market matures. As a leader in SDR-based radios since 2011, NI was the natural choice to ensure we have the best radio with the best testing capabilities to stay ahead of the curve for our customers."
–Clarke Ryan, Senior Director of Product Development, Spirent
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5G New Radio Test UE Solution Brochure
Learn about 5G New Radio Release 15 mode test UE solutions.