TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies’ PXT Wireless Communications Test Set Selected by Tri-L Solutions for LTE Over-the-Air Test

  TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies’ PXT Wireless Communications Test Set
  Selected by Tri-L Solutions for LTE Over-the-Air Test

Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- April 8, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Tri-L Solutions Inc.
has selected Agilent’s PXT wireless communications test set and integrated it
with Tri-L Solutions SmarTest measurement software for testing LTE over the
air.

“LTE OTA test is a mandatory certification test to ensure that radiation from
wireless devices meets required standards and that customers experience
satisfactory performance,” said David Wei, general manager of Agilent’s China
Communication Operation. “We are delighted that Tri-L Solutions chose to
integrate our PXT wireless communications test set for LTE OTA with its
SmarTest software. The active antenna pattern measurement delivered by this
integration is crucial for research and development to optimize antenna
performance.”

“The combination of the test chamber’s performance and the measurement
instrument’s performance are critical to achieve optimal performance on the
overall requirements for the complete OTA test system,” said Yangguang Xu, 
CEO of Tri-L Solutions. “Closely working with Agilent, we found a win-win
solution to maximize the performance of the entire system. We are pleased to
announce that Tri-L Solutions now offers the LTE OTA test solution to our
customers by integrating Agilent PXT with our OTA test chambers.”

The Tri-L anechoic chamber-based OTA test system provides an accurate, fast
and cost-effective way to verify wireless devices and antennas over the air.
Tri-L Solutions offers multiple product lines with different sizes,
portability and cost to address testing needs in R&D, parts evaluation,
certification and manufacturing. Tri-L’s patented technologies and SmarTest
software enable customers to quickly and accurately test 2G/3G TRP/TIS OTA in
the anechoic chamber. The integration of Agilent PXT extends Tri-L solutions
to cover the LTE OTA test.

The Agilent PXT wireless communication test set represents a significant
breakthrough in testing LTE user equipment. It incorporates flexible base
station/network emulation and RF parametric tests into one integrated unit and
extends Agilent’s unmatched portfolio of LTE test solutions for development
and verification. The PXT hardware is configurable with a number of software
options for advanced testing and analysis.

Additional information about Agilent’s wide range of LTE measurement and
analysis solutions is available at www.agilent.com/find/LTE.

About Tri-L Solutions

Tri-L Solutions Inc., a branch of General Test Systems Inc., is a wireless
terminal OTA test system and solution provider for the global market. Relying
on advanced test theory and a series of patented technologies, Tri-L Solutions
provides superior industry-standard OTA test products. Tri-L’s systems have
been adopted by top-tier certification labs, mobile phone and antenna
manufacturers, renowned research institutes, and the largest mobile phone
operator in the world. Information about Tri-L Solutions and General Test
Systems is available at www.trilsolutions.com.

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal
2012. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

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Contact:

Agilent Technologies Inc.
Janet Smith, +1 970-679-5397 (Americas)
janet_smith@agilent.com
Twitter: @JSmithAgilent
or
Sarah Calnan, +44 (118) 927 5101 (Europe)
sarah_calnan@agilent.com
or
Iris Ng, +852 31977979 (Asia)
iris-hw_ng@agilent.com
 
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