openPR Logo
Press release

New Release of Important 3GPP Standard Implemented by HEAD acoustics and Validated by GCF

10-20-2011 01:17 PM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: HEAD acoustics GmbH

The 3GPP standards TS 26.131 and TS 26.132 have undergone a major revision that led to the recent publication of Release 10 of both standards. HEAD acoustics is the first test solution provider to have implemented Release 10.

The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has just validated the HEAD acoustics test platform consisting of the communication quality analysis system ACQUA in conjunction with its TS 26.131/32 implementation and HEAD acoustics hardware. Thus, the first GCF-approved system in the world for conducting measurements according to Release 10 is now available.

Experts agree that Release 10 of the 3GPP standards constitutes an important step forward in the global standardization of wideband-capable telecommunication devices including LTE terminals. A substantial number of measurements and methods have been modified in order to establish a close-to-reality and forward-looking standard:

• The reference system for the frequency response is now an average diffuse field. As an advantage, the same reference system applies for both handsets and headsets making comparison easier.

• The distortion measurements take better into account the increasingly complex signal processing of modern terminals.

• The idle channel noise analysis now windows out the noise alone. Any remaining reverberation of the terminal or interference from other sources does not impair the result.

• The updated ambient noise rejection analysis includes a conditioning sequence for the terminal, accounts for the Lombard effect and performs the speech sensitivity measurements in the presence of background noise.

Already in 2009, HEAD acoustics proved their market leadership and innovation skills according to their motto “always aHEAD” by providing the first wideband audio test platform validated by GCF for all test cases required by TS 26.131 and TS 26.132.

About HEAD acoustics GmbH:
HEAD acoustics was founded in 1986 and has been involved in noise and vibration, electroacoustics and voice quality testing since its inception. HEAD acoustics is based in Herzogenrath, Germany, with affiliates in USA, Japan and France as well as a world-wide network of representatives. The Telecom Division of HEAD acoustics manufactures telecom test equipment and provides consulting services in the field of speech and audio quality. Moreover, HEAD acoustics closely co-operates with DECT Forum, ETSI, ITU-T, TIA and other standardization bodies with regard to the development of quality standards for voice transmission and speech communication. In many partnership projects, HEAD acoustics has proven its competence and capabilities in conducting tests and optimizing communication products with respect to speech and audio quality under end-to-end as well as mouth-to-ear scenarios.

HEAD acoustics GmbH
Ebertstr. 30a
52134 Herzogenrath
GERMANY
Phone: +49 2407 577-0
Fax: +49 2407 577-99
Web: www.head-acoustics.de
Email: telecom@head-acoustics.de

Press contact:
Thomas Berg M.A.
Marketing & Documentation Telecom
HEAD acoustics GmbH
Phone: +49 2407 577-84
Fax: +49 2407 577-99
Email: thomas.berg@head-acoustics.de

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release New Release of Important 3GPP Standard Implemented by HEAD acoustics and Validated by GCF here

News-ID: 197144 • Views: 3103

More Releases from HEAD acoustics GmbH

Global Certification Forum: HEAD acoustics provides world´s first certified tes …
HEAD acoustics is the world´s first - and up to now the only - manufacturer of measurement technology to have received approval from the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and the PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB) responsible for North America for its test solution for super-wideband-capable mobile devices. The successfully certified test platform TP 190 consists of two main components: the communication quality analysis system ACQUA and the hardware platform
VoCAS: New version extends the possibilities for the evaluation of voice control …
HEAD acoustics has launched a new version of VoCAS (Voice Control Analysis System), the efficient software for evaluating voice control systems. The turnkey test solution now supports the modular multi-channel labCORE front end of the technology manufacturer from Herzogenrath. Thus, VoCAS offers manufacturers even more possibilities to test their ASR system (Automatic Speech Recognition) in vehicles, mobile phones or smart speakers objectively and reproducibly. Flexible channel selection for recording and playback Now,
Milk thistle
Niryas.com : Milk thistle is also well-known as ‘Mary thistle’ and is for the most part, used to take care of liver problems. It is a flowering plant that belongs from the same family of daisy plants and also includes other plants like sunflowers. It grows mainly in Mediterranean countries and is used to make natural remedies. It has been used for over 2,000 years. Milk thistle is in the
HEAD acoustics launches modular multi-channel front end labCORE
Powerful and versatile all-in-one solution for a wide variety of applications With the new modular multi-channel front end labCORE, HEAD acoustics introduces a powerful and versatile measurement instrument onto the market. Due to its modularity, its wide selection of digital and analog inputs and outputs as well as its programmable interfaces, labCORE is the all-in-one solution for voice and audio quality measurements. The front end is designed to be future-proof: on

All 5 Releases


More Releases for GCF

Global Critical Condition Surveillance Systems Market Se, Revenue, Growth, Statu …
Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently broadcasted a new study to its broad research portfolio, which is titled as “Global Critical Condition Surveillance Systems Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025” provides an in-depth analysis of the Critical Condition Surveillance Systems with the forecast of market size and growth. The analysis includes addressable market, market by volume, and market share by business type and by segment (external and in-house).The research study
China Mobile approves Interlab Test Solution Device/UICC as first platform for N …
Since June 2018 7layers has been listed with "Interlab Test Solution Device/UICC" as a technically certified partner for NB-IoT SIM/SAT conformity test solutions at China Mobile, one of the largest and rapidly growing LTE network operators in Asia. This makes the Interlab Test Solution Device/UICC (TP115) the first reference platform approved by China Mobile for NB-IoT USIM tests. Before the certification program, China Mobile and 7layer’s Interlab experts performed validation on
Critical Condition Surveillance Systems Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth …
The general care floor refers to a hospital unit where patients receive 24-hour general medical attention and/or post-surgical treatment. Usually, a GCF ward includes patients who require less care than that given in Intensive Care, Critical Care or speciality care units. Unfortunately, the economic downturn combined with ICU staffing and bed shortages has led to patients being moved earlier than desired from the CCU to the GCF. While GCF treatment
Comprion First with New GCF-Relevant NB-IoT USIM Test Bench
Narrow band-IoT (NB-IoT) is a low-power wide area network radio technology created for the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) world. The new Comprion NB-IoT USIM Test Bench will soon become mandatory for qualifying NB-IoT devices according to the Global Certification Forum (GCF). “We are pleased to be the first test equipment vendor offering a validated NB-IoT USIM conformance test solution”, explains Abdul Majid Malik, Head of Comprion SIMfony
HEAD acoustics worldwide first supplier of audio test system for 3GPP TS 26.131/ …
Release 12 is the latest version of the important 3GPP specifications TS 26.131 and TS 26.132 for LTE mobile phones. HEAD acoustics was the first test solution provider to have implemented Release 12 already in December 2014. The validation by GCF (Global Certification Forum) of the corresponding HEAD acoustics test platform (TP90) has now been achieved for Release 12.4.0/12.6.0. Experts agree that Release 12 of the 3GPP specifications constitutes an important
Nash Technologies becomes Observer Member of the Global Certification Forum (GCF …
Nuremberg/Germany 29. October 2010. Nash Technologies GmbH’s membership to the GCF has been fully approved on October 15, 2010. Nash Technologies GmbH (www.nashtech.com) will join the independent industry forum as an observer member. Resulting from changes in the regulatory environment in Europe, GCF (www.globalcertificationForum.org) was founded in 1999 to give operators confidence in the interworking of new mobile devices at a time of rapid technological development and market growth. GCF