Our belief in the power of simplicity also extends to the way in which we deploy our RF simulation software. Available in three graded packages, testing teams can choose the initial level of functionality they need, and instantly upgrade as and when they find it necessary. Equally, new satellite constellations and signal simulation solutions (such as Wi-Fi signal simulators) can be added quickly and easily to meet multi-GNSS and hybrid positioning testing needs.
Simplifying Field Tests
While RF simulation enables faster, simpler and more comprehensive GNSS performance testing, discovering how your GNSS receiver responds to real-world conditions and signals remains a crucial step in the development of any location-aware device.
But field testing location-aware technology can be extremely costly and complicated: from the logistics of transporting equipment to and from different test sites, to the impossibility of ever repeating a test under identical – and thus comparable – conditions.
The simple solution is to record real-world signal environments in all their richness, and replay them in the lab. The record and playback approach not only minimises the time and money cost of repeated excursions into the field, but enables meaningful and comparative performance testing against authentic live sky conditions.
To discover how Spirent’s solutions can remove the complexity from your own GNSS testing processes, simply contact your local Spirent representative. We’ve also created a Simplifying Testing Resource Centre. Visit it now to read about more simplifying testing throughout the value chain, and to download our free eBook: Five Steps to Simpler GNSS Testing.