3G/UMTS mobile network analyzer

Issue

Optimize the congestion of the next-generation Wireless network test benches for a rank 1 French supplier. Unitil now, they were built by a laptops armada, all equipped with UMTS PCMCIA boards. The footprint fell from a room of 50 m2 to a ½ height single bay!

 

smartphone

ECRIN Systems's solution

ECRIN Systems  has suggested to build a specific rack-mounted bench in a 19 ” bay with a height of only 3U, able to simulate up to 16 3G Smartphones. The electronics is based on the development of a business board for COM Express processor module. It was in 2003 and ECRIN Systems was going to develop its first design in COM Express type 2.

 

UMTS1    UMTS2     UMTS3 UMTS4

Features

  • Standard Pentium M based COM modules
  • Business board supporting 16 PCMCIA boards via two boards per PCI 32-bit slot (8 in total on the PCB)
  • Customization of the USB protocol layer for addressing & stream optimization
  • Specific Bios for bridges memory allocation

Characteristics

  • ECRIN Systems has convinced this Telecom key player by providing an original, optimized, industrial cost-effective all-in-one solution – electronic, mechanical, software
  • Support for environmental qualifications and certifications
  • This first COM Express design has definitely promoted ECRIN Systems as a major manufacturer of Embedded solutions