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  • 10 Dec 2014

    OTA RF performance testing according to Vodafone

    OTA RF performance testing according to Vodafone – 7Layers accreditation renewed Vodafone, one of world’s largest network operators, has once more renewed 7Layers accreditation for executing over-the-air (OTA) RF performance tests related to the Vodafone terminal approval process. All terminals, Smartphones, wide mobile phones and data centric products such as USB dongles, routers, laptops etc. […]

  • 27 Nov 2014

    ORANGE approves 7Layers AG for OTA/SAR

    7Layers AG is now an ORANGE approved lab for OTA/SAR ORANGE, one of the world’s leading telecommunications network operators, has approved 7Layers AG as an authorized test laboratory to conduct over-the-air (OTA) RF antenna performance testing and SAR measurements for GSM, UTRA and LTE FDD/TDD devices. 7Layers AG in Germany is a member of the […]

  • 18 Nov 2014

    Bluetooth Automation Explorer

    Bluetooth Automation Explorer from 7Layers Streamline your Bluetooth test projects with our free Bluetooth automation explorer Today’s growing Smart World with its applications and services see the introduction of wireless technologies, like Bluetooth® Smart, into a multitude of devices, which traditionally would have worked without connectivity, like e.g. medical devices, smart home devices, wearable technologies […]

  • 7 Nov 2014

    NEW: NFC test platform

    NFC/UICC test platform – NEW from 7Layers 7Layers has extended its InterLab Test Solution DEVICE/UICC with a new test case package for NFC/UICC conformance test requirements of GCF and PTCRB. The ideal solution for NFC enabled mobile devices. NFC technology NFC test requirements of GCF and PTCRB NFC testing supported by the InterLab Test Solution DEVICE/UICC […]

  • 10 Oct 2014

    CTIA OTA test updates

    Upcoming Over-the-Air Test Requirements of CTIA Upcoming updates to the CTIA OTA test plan version 3.5 include important proposed changes. The proposals are slated to be released early 2015 in the 3.5 version of the CTIA OTA Test Plan. The changes are to meet the evolving features of LTE and devices transmitting with multiple radio […]

  • 9 Oct 2014

    Rules & regulations for Smart Services

    Smart Services – rules & regulations in a smarter world Smart Services are beginning to make a mark in our daily lives. New business models and processes are being developed, which are bringing great changes to the consumer world. To ensure that a Smart Services ecosystem, which involves different players and various devices and applications, […]

  • 11 Sep 2014

    MirrorLink Car Connectivity apps – tested and certified by 7Layers

    MIRRORLINK CAR CONNECTIVITY APPS – TESTED AND CERTIFIED BY 7LAYERS The Car Connectivity Consortium approves 7Layers as first test laboratory in Europe for MirrorLink™ App Certification. Ratingen, Germany, 10.09.2014: 7Layers is now approved by the Car Connectivity Consortium as Test Lab for the MirrorLink App Certification Program – for both Base and Drive Level apps […]

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Telematics services platform

    New Smart Services telematics platform 7Layers, as a partner in the Telematics Initiative NRW, presents an integrated test concept for a telematics demonstrator Ratingen, Germany, 26 August 2014: On 22nd August, the Telematics Initiative of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany), in which 7Layers plays an active role as the test specialist, presented an innovative demonstrator that will […]

  • 21 Aug 2014

    InterLab T.S. DEVICE/UICC new

    NEW: INTERLAB TEST SOLUTION DEVICE/UICC 21.8.2014, Ratingen, Germany: The InterLab® Test Solution DEVICE/UICC is a new test solution from 7Layers. It is ideally suited to handle the complex test set-ups that are necessary to verify terminal/UICC interface conformance requirements. These are geared to ensure interoperability between a wireless device, a UICC and a mobile network, […]

  • 14 Jul 2014

    CTIA: RF Antenna Performance

    RF Antenna Performance – CTIA is working at a rapid pace on further releases CTIA released the RF Antenna Performance test plan 3.2.2 some time ago and laboratories have been authorized to use it under the umbrella of the PTCRB certification program and under certain circumstances also for GCF (Global Certification Forum). However at the […]

  • 18 Jun 2014

    Bluetooth Qualification changes

    Latest Bluetooth Qualification changes 7Layers, a global wireless test organization with two experienced Bluetooth(R) Qualification Test Facilities and several Bluetooth(R) Qualification Experts (BQEs) would like to inform you about the latest changes to the Bluetooth(R) Qualification program. Whilst the Bluetooth(R) Qualification Process remains basically unchanged the following modifications should be taken care of when listing a […]

  • GSM requirements change

    GSM Association improves requirements on cellular devices The GSM Associations terminal requirements group “TSG” has once more enhanced the requirements for high quality terminal equipment going to the global market. Since complex devices with integrated multiple technologies and frequency bands require special attention and appropriate measures it is more important than ever that standardization organizations are coming […]

  • New LTE frequency band adaption

    Latest US Carrier aggregation requirements and new LTE frequency band adaption supported by 7Layers PTCRB, the North American based cellular device certification scheme, has recently added new LTE frequency bands such as the eFDD band 30 to their certification requirements. The underlying 3GPP test specification work will presumably be completed by the end of the […]

  • 17 Jun 2014

    R&TTE CA makes 7Layers a member

    R&TTE Compliance Association makes 7Layers its new member 7Layers has been adopted as a new member of R&TTE Compliance Association. The Association is covering aspects of the current R&TTE directive. In addition it has started to work on interpretations for the new EU Radio Equipment Directive (RED, 2014/53/EU) repealing the R&TTE Directive by mid of […]

  • 26 Mar 2014

    Testing Qualcomm based devices

    7Layers to Provide Operator Pre-testing for Qualcomm Technologies based devices New pre-testing program prepares devices for a leading North American carrier’s certification requirements. 24 March 2014, Irvine, CA: 7Layers, a Qualcomm Preferred Test Center, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have developed a new pre-test program for Qualcomm Technologies-based devices that accelerates time […]

  • 26 Feb 2014

    7Layers tests for HTC Connect

    7Layers tests first Bluetooth compatible speaker for HTC Connect Program Ratingen, Germany, 26 February 2014: 7Layers, an international test & engineering company that continues to improve the use of wireless communications technologies, today announced  that it has tested the connectivity of the new Awox StriimLIGHT™, as part of the HTC Connect™ program. Awox StriimLIGHT™ is an […]

  • 25 Feb 2014

    LTE test capabilities at 7Layers extended

    7Layers Selects Rohde & Schwarz to Enhance its Conformance and Carrier Acceptance Testing for Next-Generation Devices 7Layers expands its device testing capabilities and capacity to meet next-generation market needs and cover new key technologies such as LTE-Advanced, VoLTE, IMS, RCS, E911 over IMS, AGNSS, OTDOA and eCID. Columbia, MD, February 24, 2014:  7Layers, an international group […]

  • 13 Jan 2014

    Bluetooth Qualification is changing

    CHANGES TO THE BLUETOOTH® QUALIFICATION 7Layers informs about the most relevant changes, which will become active on 1st February 2014: Changing Bluetooth Listing Fees  Possible Scenarios  Bluetooth Qualification Process PTS (Profile Tuning Suite) For more detailed information, please visit the Bluetooth.org website (login required) https://www.bluetooth.org/en-us/test-qualification/qualification-overview/listing-process-updates or turn to your 7Layers Bluetooth Expert directly: info@7Layers.com  

  • 9 Jan 2014

    New CTIA OTA test plan version

    CTIA OTA test plan versions changing from v3.1 via v3.2.1, v3.2.2 to v3.3. CTIA OTA testing is part of the CTIA Certification Program, which manufacturers and importers have to follow in order to bring wireless products to the US market. It is a pre-condition for PTCRB certification. Due to the demands within the industry and […]

  • 17 Dec 2013

    7Layers – authorized for KDDI

    7LAYERS IS AUTHORIZED FOR “KDDI LTE DEVICE TESTING” 17. Dec. 2013, Yokohama, Japan:  7Layers, a global group of engineering & test centers for the wireless industry, has been authorized by KDDI, a growing international communications carrier with a proven track record in Japan to test and certify LTE devices for the KDDI network. Under the […]

  • 28 Nov 2013

    New ETSI standards

    New ETSI Standards for wireless devices using 2.4 GHz band or 5GHz band The number of wireless devices using technologies such as WLAN, Zigbee or Bluetooth® has grown rapidly over the last few years. This is why the EU has changed two important ETSI standards, mandatory for market access in Europe. ETSI EN 300 328 […]

  • 17 Oct 2013

    7Layers in Sunnyvale, CA obtains CATL accreditation

    7LAYERS’ LABORATORY IN SUNNYVALE, CA OBTAINS CATL ACCREDITATION 7Layers’ new Laboratory in Silicon Valley is now approved as a CTIA Authorized Test Lab. 7Layers, a Bureau Veritas Company, is proud to announce that its Sunnyvale Laboratory has completed its ISO 17025 accreditation audit and it has received CATL (CTIA Authorized Test Lab) accreditation. These accreditations […]

  • 3 Sep 2013

    GCF Associate Membership

    GCF Associate Manufacturer Members benefit from the 7Layers wireless testing expertise GCF, the Global Certification Forum, last week announced that it has created a new membership category called „GCF Associate Manufacturer Member“. The scheme is geared to support manufacturers who are integrating GCF-certified wireless modules into their wireless connected device. The number of so called […]

  • 30 Aug 2013

    7Layers joins TD-LTE initiative

    7Layers joins TD-LTE initiative GTI The Global TD-LTE Initiative, called GTI, was founded in 2011 by leading mobile network operators. It has been formed to promote the early adoption of the TD-LTE technology and convergence of LTE TDD and LTE FDD technology. As a leading provider of LTE test services and LTE test systems, 7Layers […]

  • 15 Aug 2013

    Wireless Power Charging

    Wireless Power Charging – now Tested & Certified by 7Layers The Wireless Power Consortium has authorized  7Layers to provide official “Qi” testing and certification for products such as mobile phones, Smartphones, wireless chargers etc. Wireless charging is definitely a more convenient way to charge battery operated devices, than having to look for the right connector and plug, especially when using devices that […]

  • 23 May 2013

    ECC testing for LTE devices

    ROHDE & SCHWARZ AND 7LAYERS VERIFY AN IMPROVED TEST METHOD FOR ECC. Rohde & Schwarz and 7Layers validate test results from MIMO LTE devices. Utilizing the Synchronized ECC test method, proves reduced test times compared to traditional methods. 23rd May, 2013, Irvine (CA), USA: Rohde & Schwarz and 7Layers have verified and validated the Synchronized […]

  • 7 May 2013

    MirrorLink Demo with RealVNC

    7Layers and RealVNC to Demonstrate MirrorLink™ at CTIA 2013 Learn about MirrorLink and the certification process demonstrated by RealVNC and 7Layers. 7th May 2013, Irvine, CA and Cambridge, UK: 7Layers, an international specialist in wireless electronic products testing, certification, engineering and test solutions, and RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access software, are working […]

  • 2 May 2013

    Anite LTE Tester for 7Layers

    7Layers selects Anite to Enhance LTE Device Testing in South Korea Rapid growth of LTE and customer demand for Anite’s solutions prompted selection Fleet, Hampshire, UK– 2 May, 2013  Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that 7Layers, an international group of independent test and engineering centres, has selected Anite’s LTE […]

  • 17 Apr 2013

    7Layers now in Silicon Valley

    7Layers expands its services to Silicon Valley 7Layers, an international specialist in wireless electronic products testing, certification, engineering and test solutions, is expanding its operations to California’s Silicon Valley. 7Layers has been successfully supporting all industries employing wireless technologies from its international locations in Germany, P.R. China, South Korea, Japan and the USA for several […]

  • 13 Mar 2013

    PTCRB awards 7Layers

    PTCRB award of excellence presented to 7Layers Ratingen, 13 March 2013: At their latest meeting in Savannah, Georgia (USA), in March this year, the PTCRB wireless device certification forum presented the new “PTCRB award of excellence” to 7Layers for their outstanding work at the PTCRB. Established in 1997 by North American Mobile Network Operators, the […]

  • 20 Feb 2013

    Test Summit at Qualcomm

    7Layers presents at Qualcomm’s Test Center Summit Qualcomm hosted 7Layers and their other preferred test centers from around the world for the Qualcomm Test Center Summit. The Test Center Summit was centered on the theme of “Engage & Enable”. Qualcomm is engaging test centers by reaching out to them and offering support to accelerate the […]

  • 4 Feb 2013

    RealVNC certifies for MirrorLink

    7LAYERS SELECTED AS REAL-VNC’S PREFERRED PARTNER FOR MIRRORLINK™ CERTIFICATION VNC® AUTOMOTIVE TESTED AND CERTIFIED WITH THE SUPPORT OF 7LAYERS Ratingen, Germany and Cambridge, UK, 4th February 2013: RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access software, selected 7Layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, as its preferred partner for the testing and certification […]

  • 4 Jan 2013

    7Layers joins Bureau Veritas

    7Layers is now a Bureau Veritas Group company The 7Layers Group would like to announce that as of the beginning of 2013, its ownership has changed and that it now belongs to the Bureau Veritas Group. Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification services. Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas supports its […]

  • 29 Nov 2012

    ECC testing for MIMO LTE

    7Layers now offering ECC testing for MIMO LTE 7Layers is the first independent laboratory to test and measure the Envelope Correlation Coefficient for a MIMO LTE enabled device 7Layers, an international group of certified, accredited test laboratories and developer of test systems and products, is pleased to announce that it is the first independent test […]

  • 16 Oct 2012

    GCF certification in RTOs only

    GCF RTO scheme GCF Recognized Test Organizations have to be used starting from 1st January 2013 Following the introduction of the GCF – RTO scheme (Global Certification Forum –  Recognized Test Organization scheme) members agreed at the last GCF SG meeting in Beijing that from 1st January 2013 onwards, all GCF certification related testing, referenced in […]

  • 24 Sep 2012

    7Layers is MetroPCS authorized

    7Layers is now a Metro-PCS authorized Test lab for LTE Handset Certification 24th September 2012, Irvine, Calif., USA: 7Layers has been recognized by MetroPCS Communications as an approved test lab for LTE device certification. The cooperation expands the options available to mobile phone manufacturers who are preparing to introduce LTE devices. 7Layers is now able […]

  • 24 Aug 2012

    7Layers invited to Telit DevCon

    Telit welcomes five M2M leaders as gold sponsors for second annual developer’s conference 7Layers, Digi International, Direct Communications Solutions, Spectrum and Taoglas to Join Connected Device Developers at Telit DevCon 2012 in San Diego Raleigh, NC – August 23, 2012 –Telit Wireless Solutions, Inc., a leading global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, announced today […]

  • 16 Aug 2012

    GCF & CTIA collaborate on OTA

    GCF & CTIA collaborate on OTA 7Layers informs about combined activities of CTIA and GCF regarding OTA evaluation of wireless devices 7Layers would like to let you know that the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and CTIA – The Wireless Association® have come to an agreement regarding the evaluation process of the OTA performance of wireless […]

  • 25 Jul 2012

    7Layers joins M2M Alliance

    7Layers joins M2M Alliance 7Layers commitment to enhance the developments towards a smarter world, is illustrated once more by us joining the growing M2M Alliance. Originating from Germany, the M2M Alliance acts both as a contact platform and speaker for its members, bringing together stakeholders such as the various M2M industries, operators, researchers and politics. […]

  • 6 Jul 2012

    LTE test system for all networks

    InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT covers test requirements of almost all LTE carriers world-wide By further extending its InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT, 7Layers has increased its reach into the test labs of world’s leading LTE carriers. After successful installation at various leading US-carriers and mobile phone manufacturers, the InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT has recently been set-up […]

  • 21 Jun 2012

    LTE Anritsu test system added

    New Anritsu ME7873L LTE Conformance Test System for LTE Certification Capacity 7Layers recently purchased an ME7873L LTE RF Conformance Test (RFCT) system from Anritsu. The ME7873L LTE RF Conformance Test (RFCT) system from Anritsu, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions, was added in an effort to expand the 7Layers certification test capabilities. 7Layers […]

  • 12 Jun 2012

    New LTE tester from Anite

    7Layers selects Anite to Enhance LTE Device Testing in the USA Rapid Growth of LTE has led to increased demand for Conformance and Operator Acceptance Testing Anite, a global leader in wireless device testing technology, today announced that 7Layers, an international group of  independent test laboratories, has selected Anite’s LTE device test solution for its […]

  • 30 May 2012

    7Layers qualifies as GCF RTO

    7Layers qualifies as “GCF Recognised Test Organisation” The 7Layers test laboratories in North America, Europe and Asia have been qualified by GCF under the new “GCF Recognised Test Organisation” scheme. The Global Certification Forum (GCF) is a standards-based certification scheme, safeguarding the interoperability between mobile phones, wireless devices & mobile networks. The GCF Recognised Test […]

  • 3 Apr 2012

    R&TTE directive extended

    R&TTE directive now also applies for Croatia Since March 2012 the number of countries for which the R&TTE directive applies has been extended. Croatia has joined the large number of European countries that accept the market access procedures according to the R&TTE directive for radio devices and devices with integrated wireless connectivity. Previously the market […]

  • 29 Mar 2012

    LTE battery tests for GCF

    GCF agrees to test battery life performance on LTE capable devices The speed with which LTE capable smart phones and other devices supporting LTE are entering the global market is increasing. In their efforts to enhance user experience, GCF has reacted to this with a new requirement, regarding the battery life performance of LTE devices. […]

  • 28 Mar 2012

    7Layers tests Public Safety LTE device for US network

    Rohde & Schwarz and 7Layers teamed up on testing LTE devices for public safety Columbia, MD, March 28, 2012 — Rohde & Schwarz, premium supplier of test and measurement solutions to the wireless industry, recently teamed up with 7Layers, an international group of engineering and test centers to complete RF and protocol conformance testing on […]

  • 19 Mar 2012

    PTCRB antenna tests to change

    PTCRB News: The CTIA test plan for mobile station over the air performance (V. 3.1) is under discussion During the last PTCRB meeting in San Antonio (Texas) the CTIA / PTCRB RF antenna performance and converged device test plan has been discussed. CTIA intends to specify new “pass/fail” criteria for antenna performance measurements until April […]

  • 28 Feb 2012

    Global MirrorLink Coverage

    7Layers now offers GLOBAL COVERAGE FOR CAR CONNECTIVITY CONSORTIUM’S MIRRORLINK CERTIFICATION SERVICES 7Layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, is the first to offer global coverage of MirrorLink™ certification services in accordance with Car Connectivity Consortium’s standards. MirrorLink™ certification testing in an authorized test laboratory has been applicable since January 2012, and 7Layers […]

  • 27 Feb 2012

    Sprint approved test lab

    7LAYERS IS NOW A SPRINT APPROVED TEST LAB FOR LTE NETWORK CONFORMANCE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION 7Layers, a global group of engineering and test centers, is proud to announce that is has been selected as a “Sprint Approved Test Lab” to test devices against Sprint’s 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network conformance and performance requirements. 7Layers now can […]

  • 26 Feb 2012

    New! InterLab LIVE Test Plan Generator

    Brand New: Automated Online Generation of test plans for wireless products – with InterLab LIVE The complexity of validation processes for wireless devices such as mobile phones, smartphones etc. is rising continuously. In order to make such processes more reliable and efficient, InterLab LIVE has just been launched by 7Layers, a global chain of accredited […]

  • 23 Feb 2012

    Anritsu MD8430A now integrated

    INTERLAB TEST SOLUTION LTE-USIM/USAT NOW INTEGRATED WITH ANRITSU SIGNALING TESTER MD8430A 7Layers AG has extended the choice of readily available test set-ups for LTE UICC test requirements with the support of Anritsu Company. The InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT has been successfully integrated with the Anritsu Signaling Tester MD8430A. Users can now easily extend the test case […]

  • 22 Feb 2012

    Aeroflex&7Layers collaborating

    Aeroflex and 7Layers Collaborate on LTE Device Verification RATINGEN (GERMANY) and STEVENAGE (UK): Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX), and 7Layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, have joined forces to provide the LTE testing market with a cost-effective test system that assesses the interworking of LTE-capable terminals […]

  • 11 Jan 2012

    Ready for CTIA Version 3.1.

    CTIA Certification Program Version 3.1 covered by 7Layers From 16th December 2011 onwards, the new CTIA OTA Certification Program Version 3.1. has become valid for mobile stations (mobile devices), thus replacing the former CTIA Version 2.2.2. The respective test plan describes the new over the air (OTA) measurement methods for radiated RF power and receiver performance […]

  • 19 Dec 2011

    Qualcomm authorized test lab

    7LAYERS ESTABLISHES QUALCOMM AUTHORIZED TEST LAB IN NORTH AMERICA 7Layers, a global group of engineering and test centers, is proud to announce that its laboratory in Irvine, California has been selected as a Qualcomm authorized test lab (ATL).7Layers will offer expert technology support combined with state-of-the-art testing services to help reduce time to market for […]

  • 9 Dec 2011

    MirrorLink Certification

    7Layers Korea- Now Performing MirrorLink Certification Testing Suwon, Korea, 9th Dec. 2011: The 7Layers test & engineering center in Korea has received Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) authorized status. 7Layers can now perform MirrorLink™ certification testing, thus helping to ensure interoperability between in-vehicle infotainment systems and drivers’ smartphones. Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) The Car Connectivity Consortium […]

  • 13 Oct 2011

    Battery-Life Tester

    InterLab Test Solution Battery-Usage of Mobile Devices now with exclusive Vodafone software license Modern wireless devices such as smart phones, with high-end displays and a host of electronic features, are greedy when it comes to power consumption. So it is not surprising that manufacturers and operators are beginning to realize that they simply must take […]

  • 22 Sep 2011

    Car Connectivity Consortium

    Car Connectivity Consortium test event 7Layers on the way to become authorized test laboratory for MirrorLink(TM) certification Beginning of September the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) held its first certification event in Munich, Germany. About CCC Founded back in March 2011, the CCC is a group of world’s leading car and handset manufacturers working together to drive phone-centric […]

  • 23 Aug 2011

    Interview on M2M certification

    Testing & Certification 7Layers makes it easy for M2M companies Listen to an interview given by David Bissonette of 7Layers in Irvine (USA). It features the test and certification requirements manufacturers of M2M products have to take care of and how 7Layers can help to ease this process: Testing & Certification with 7Layers Download the current version of JW […]

  • 19 Aug 2011

    LTE-USIM/USAT Upgrade

    InterLab Test Solutions LTE-USIM/USAT includes all test cases required by new GCF work-item 137 7Layers offers a new LTE USAT test package for the InterLab Test Solution LTE USIM/USAT. This test package includes all test cases which are required by the new GCF work-item 137.   Upgrade the InterLab Test Solution LTE USIM/USAT is the complete […]

  • 15 Jun 2011

    Battery Life Time Testing

    BATTERY LIFE TIME TESTING Benefit from the 7Layers OTA experience for Battery Life Testing Services or your own Battery Life Test Solution When purchasing a mobile phone consumers are not only looking for design and price but also for stand-by and talk time of their new product. Battery Life Time of mobile phones of growing […]

  • 19 Apr 2011

    Best Practices Award

    InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT won “BEST PRACTICES AWARD” from FROST & SULLIVAN Frost & Sullivan made the Best Practices Award 2011 to 7Layers for its InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/ USAT. The award was given to 7Layers by Frost & Sullivan quoting as follows: “In today’s economic hit market, CAPEX is a key concern. In this […]

  • 14 Apr 2011

    TDD supported by InterLab

    TDD NOW ALSO SUPPORTED BY INTERLAB TEST SOLUTION LTE-USIM/USAT The InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT, which is a validated test platform for GCF, PTCRB and Verizon Wireless certification, is now available for both FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) and TDD (Time Division Duplex) to enable TDD-SIM test capability.   In order to meet growing market demands for […]

  • 6 Apr 2011

    First LTE Smart Phone tested by 7Layers

    7LAYERS SUCCESSFULLY TESTED THE FIRST LTE SMARTPHONE TO BE MARKETED BY VERIZON WIRELESS Irvine CA., 5th April 2011 7Layers has thoroughly tested and approved the first LTE smartphone to take advantage of the Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. “In order to bring such a complex product onto the Verizon Wireless network, this new LTE smartphone […]

  • 11 Feb 2011

    OTA RF performance specification from Vodafone

    NEW OTA RF PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION FROM VODAFONE 7Layers test labs already fulfill all the latest test requirements Vodafone has issued a new OTA RF performance specification, version 2.4, on February 11th 2011. The new requirements include RF performance testing of mobile phones by using artificial hands. Various different types of hand phantoms are needed to […]

  • 2 Feb 2011

    InterLab® Feature Explorer

    New and Unique “iNTERLAB® fEATURE eXPLORER” The ONLY automatic way to detect PICS/PIXIT information of WIRELESS DEVICES 7Layers Ratingen, Germany, 2nd February 2011 7Layers decides to put an end to the mystery of identifying the correct product features of a wireless device that supports GSM, UMTS or LTE technology. How did this come about? Some […]

  • 25 Jan 2011

    Bluetooth Low Energy

    First ever “Bluetooth Low Energy” End Product Design Listing completed by 7Layers 25th January 2011, Ratingen (Germany) 7Layers, a test and service center for wireless communications, listed the first ever Bluetooth low energy end-product design on the Bluetooth Qualified Design List for Nordic Semiconductor ASA, a world leader in short-range ultra low power 2.4GHz wireless […]

  • 14 Jan 2011

    7Layers Japan has moved

    7LAYERS JAPAN, YOKOHAMA in a new and smarter location The 7Layers test and service center in Japan has moved to a new and smarter location. The company is now conveniently situated in Yokohama, near Shin-Yokohama station. Clients visiting us will benefit from shorter travelling time and better facilities. Please notice our new address and contact […]

  • 20 Dec 2010

    GCF has approved LTE USIM test platform from 7Layers

    GCF has approved LTE USIM test platform from 7Layers as first ever in the world On 15th Dec. 2010 GCF announced that the LTE USIM test solution from 7Layers complies with its test platform acceptance criteria Due to this our InterLab Test Solution LTE USIM/ USAT is now the first and only test platform in the […]

  • 19 Nov 2010

    New GCF Certification Scheme

    New GCF Certification Scheme for products with integrated cellular modules The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has adapted the certification scheme for cellular module integrations The new GCF certification processes is aiming at industry sectors such as smart metering automotive applications health applications notebooks  other electronic devices For such devices wireless communications is not the prime […]

  • 7 Oct 2010

    Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT demonstrated at Verizon Test Fest

    InterLab Test Solution LTE-USIM/USAT see live demo at upcoming Verizon Test Fest Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the theme of the Verizon Wireless Test Fest 2010, with speakers on LTE technology, performance, network quality etc. Visitors of the Verizon Wireless Test Fest on 13th and 14th October will be able to see a live demonstration […]

  • 24 Sep 2010

    LTE Conformance Test Cases for Agilent validated by 7Layers

    LTE Signaling Conformance Test Cases for Agilent Technologies Equipment validated by 7layers LTE User Equipment from Agilent Meets Core 3GPP LTE Specifications 7Layers, a global group of test & service centers for the wireless communications industry, is the first accredited organization to validate LTE signaling conformance test cases (also known as protocol conformance test or […]

  • 6 Sep 2010

    TDD/FDD LTE workshop from 7Layers and CTTL in Beijing

    TDD/FDD LTE Terminal Test Solutions and Operator Acceptance Test Strategies Join our workshop in Beijing on 15 September 2010 Together with CTTL (China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) of the Ministry of Information Industry ) 7Layers is organizing a workshop at its test & service center ritt7layers in Beijing (P.R. China). Main topics The accredited […]

  • 6 Aug 2010

    InterLab Enterprise – the ideal solution for PTCRB authorized laboratories

    InterLab Enterprise – the ideal solution for PTCRB authorized laboratories In order to ensure that cellular devices fulfill a minimum set of requirements, PTCRB, a consortium of mainly North American Operators, has set up a test and certification process which is continuously adapted to the technological progress of the wireless world. PTCRB Test and Certification […]

  • 1 Aug 2010

    7Layers announces deployment of the CCF Test Plan Database based on InterLab System

    7layers announces the deployment of the CCF Test Plan Database based on its InterLab Software System CCF members can now generate test plans for CDMA devices fully automatically via the Internet The InterLab® Software System developed by 7Layers was chosen by the CDMA Certification Forum (CCF) for its new CCF Test Plan Database. InterLab offers […]

  • 2 Jul 2010

    How to test LTE devices for FCC

    How to test LTE devices for FCC A contribution from 7Layers to the latest TCBC workshop In conjunction with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the TCB Council, its most recent workshop was held in April 2010 in Baltimore, MA, USA with great participation from the FCC as this was located in their ‘backyard’. […]

  • 1 Jul 2010

    ritt7layers in Beijing is moving to attractive modern premises

    ritt7layers in Beijing is moving temporarily to attractive modern premises ritt7layers, a joint venture of the 7Layers group of test & service centers and the China Academy of Telecommunications Research (CATR) is temporarily moving out of its current premises. The current building of ritt7layers in Beijing will undergo thorough renovation for about a year. During […]

  • 29 Apr 2010

    Aeroflex and 7Layers Agreement brings advanced LTE Testing Services to Japanese market

    Aeroflex and 7Layers Agreement brings advanced LTE Testing Services to Japanese market Aeroflex Test Solutions and 7Layers have signed an agreement to provide LTE (long term evolution) testing services in support of the commercialization of LTE mobile phone networks in Japan. Aeroflex will install its 7100 Digital Radio Test Set in 7Layers’ laboratory in Yokohama, […]

  • 31 Mar 2010

    The 7Layers Group – first to have true global coverage with PTCRB accredited laboratories for LTE

    The 7layers Group – first to have true global coverage with PTCRB accredited laboratories for LTE 7Layers, USA, Germany and Korea: The 7Layers Group of test & service centers is first to have three PTCRB accredited test laboratories for LTE available in the three major time zones in North America, Europe and Asia. The 7Layers test […]

  • 24 Mar 2010

    Verizon wireless chooses 7Layers to provide testing services for LTE devices

    Verizon wireless chooses 7Layers to provide testing services for LTE devices LAS VEGAS, BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and IRVINE, Calif. March 24, 2010: From CTIA WIRELESS 2010 today, Verizon Wireless announced it has selected 7Layers as a laboratory to test devices for operation on the nationwide 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network that Verizon Wireless is […]

  • 16 Mar 2010

    7Layers invites Spectrum Design Solutions as co-exhibitor at the International CTIA Wireless 2010

    7Layers invites Spectrum Design Solutions as co-exhibitor at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 Irvine, Ca, USA, 16th March 2010: 7Layers, an international provider of test, certification and type approval services for products with integrated wireless technologies, and Spectrum Design Solutions, a wireless design engineering services company, are announcing their new partnership and will be exhibiting […]

  • 11 Feb 2010

    InterLab® Bluetooth RF Test Solution: World’s First Validated RF Conformance Tester for Bluetooth Low Energy

    InterLab® Bluetooth RF Test Solution: World’s First Validated RF Conformance Tester for Bluetooth Low Energy Did you notice our advertising in the latest edition (Q1’10) of the Bluetooth® SIGnature magazine by any chance? Go ahead and check out page 27 in case you haven’t seen it yet! One of the headlines is asking: “Are you […]

  • 9 Feb 2010

    InterLab Test Engines – making “Ease of Use” for RF and Protocol test systems come true!

    InterLab Test Engines – making “Ease of Use” for RF and Protocol test systems come true! Conformance test systems for the wireless communications industry vary a lot in their usability. This makes the handling of different test systems from different manufacturers complicated for the test system operators and engineers. Test systems require expert know-how and […]

  • 4 Feb 2010

    World’s first LTE test cases validated by 7Layers!

    World’s first LTE test cases validated by 7layers! An important step to LTE certification 7Layers, a global group of test & service centers for the wireless communications industry, is the first company world-wide that has succeeded in validating LTE test cases. Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the next-generation 3G technology for GSM, CDMA and WCDMA […]

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Fully automated LTE-USIM Test Solution easy operation – high reliability

    Fully automated LTE-USIM Test Solution easy operation – high reliability Faster, more bandwidth-intensive services are entering the wireless communications markets – no end in sight. Big efforts are necessary to make network infrastructures and mobile devices fit to cope with the new challenges. Long Term Evolution (LTE) in combination with System Architecture Evolution (SAE) are […]

  • 26 Jan 2010

    New Multi-Tool for R&D testing of mobile devices cost effective – easy to operate – reproducible results

    New Multi-Tool for R&D testing of mobile devices cost effective – easy to operate – reproducible results 7Layers has developed a new small and affordable InterLab R&D Multi-Tool. It is ideal for creating an over-the-air test environment for mobile phones without the need for an RF wired connection. The system supports tests such as battery […]

  • 15 Dec 2009

    New HSPA+ and LTE test services now available at 7Layers

    New HSPA+ and LTE test services now available at 7Layers The USA entity of the global 7Layers group is the first accredited laboratory in North America offering both HSPA+ and LTE test services. 7Layers has selected test equipment vendor Rohde & Schwarz to upgrade its laboratory. By expanding their already extensive portfolio of test solutions […]

  • 2 Dec 2009

    BSI declares the 7Layers AG to the first certified test laboratory for BOS digital radio network

    BSI declares the 7Layers AG to the first certified test laboratory for BOS digital radio network The “German Federal Agency for Digital Radio and Security Authorities and Organizations” (Bundesanstalt für den Digitalfunk der Behörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben, short BDBOS) is currently setting up a digital radio network, which shall be used by all police […]

  • 26 Nov 2009

    Key Administrative Catalogue for the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products (batch 1) China RoHS

    Key Administrative Catalogue for the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products (batch 1) China RoHS On 1st March 2007 the China MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) published the “Administrative Measure on the Control of Pollution – Caused by Electronic Information Products” (short RoHS = Restriction of hazardous Substances). This is an […]

  • 24 Nov 2009

    InterLab BLUETOOTH RF Test Solution

    InterLab BLUETOOTH RF Test Solution first conformance RF test platform with validated test coverage for Enhanced Power Control 7Layers is very proud to announce that the InterLab (R) Bluetooth (R) RF Test Solution is the first conformance RF test platform to offer validated test coverage for Enhanced Power Control. This is a new feature which […]

  • 9 Nov 2009

    PTCRB Validation Group (PVG): Latest Meeting hosted by 7Layers in Germany

    PTCRB Validation Group (PVG): Latest Meeting hosted by 7Layers in Germany The 47th Meeting of the PTCRB Validation Group (PVG#47) was hosted by 7Layers and took place on the 4th and 5th November 2009 in the Science Park Gelsenkirchen in Germany. The meeting was overseen by the PVG Chair Mr. Thomas Jaeger from 7Layers Germany. 43 […]

  • 26 Oct 2009

    Antenna Design and Test Services

    Antenna Design and Test Services Most comprehensive service offering – available at 7Layers Wireless connectivity is of growing importance for a huge number of modern products. Since the efficiency of any radio product is last but not least depending on the quality of its antenna, antenna design & implementation and consequently antenna testing & certification […]

  • 1 Oct 2009

    7Layers announces changes to its executive board

    7Layers announces changes to its executive board Ratingen, Germany, 1st October 2009: 7Layers announced Dr.Hermann Buitkamp and Mr.Wilfried Klassmann as sole members of the Executive Board of 7 layers AG inRatingen,Germanytoday.   Dr. Hans-Jürgen Meckelburg, president and founder of the 7Layers group, and Mr. René Schildknecht, CFO and member of the Executive Board, are retiring from […]

  • 12 Aug 2009

    Bluetooth (R) Low Energy Technology

    Bluetooth (R) Low Energy Technology Are your products ready to market? Bluetooth Low Energy will widen the market place for Bluetooth considerably. Devices housing Bluetooth Low Energy consume only a fraction of the power compared to “classical” Bluetooth products. Tiny button cell batteries are all such devices need.  A great chance to bring interesting new […]

  • 22 Jun 2009

    7Layers and Cinterion Wireless Modules Team Up

    7Layers and Cinterion Wireless Modules Team Up to Optimize Certification Roadmap and Speed Implementation Timeline for M2M Solutions Munich and Ratingen, Germany, 22nd June 2009: Cinterion Wireless Modules, the global leader in cellular M2M communication modules, and 7Layers, an international provider of test and market access services for products with integrated wireless technologies, have developed […]

  • 16 Jun 2009

    InterLab Bluetooth RF Test Solution officially recognized for Bluetooth Low Energy

    InterLab Bluetooth RF Test Solution officially recognized for Bluetooth Low Energy The Bluetooth (R) Special Interest Group has officially recognized the “InterLab Bluetooth RF Test Solution” as an RF tester for Bluetooth Low Energy. The “InterLab Bluetooth RF Test Solution” is the only RF tester providing test coverage for all 10 test cases, defined by […]

  • 10 Jun 2009

    The new OTA test facility from ritt7layers will open end of June in Beijing

    The new OTA test facility from ritt7layers will open end of June in Beijing ritt7layers, has set up a new OTA test facility in Beijing, China, which will open its doors to our clients end of this month. The new facility covers technologies such as GSM, WCDMA, CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA, HSDPA, WLAN, Bluetooth. Reliable antenna performance […]

  • 19 May 2009

    7Layers achieves test authorization for CTIA and Wi-Fi alliance test plan

    7Layers achieves test authorization for CTIA and Wi-Fi alliance test plan Our 7Layers test laboratory in Irvine, Ca has become an authorized test laboratory for the CTIA and Wi-Fi Alliance® Test Plan for RF Performance Evaluation of Wi-Fi Mobile Converged Devices. A growing number of handsets employ both wireless local area networking (WLAN) and GSM/UMTS […]

  • 13 May 2009

    GCF Field Trial Test Services at 7Layers

    GCF Field Trial Test Services at 7Layers now with ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation! 7Layers has the first test laboratory world-wide whose GCF Field Trial Test Services have been accredited by DATech according to ISO/IEC 17025. The accreditation encloses GCF field Trial Testing according to GCF-CC and GSMA DG.11 and related Application Enabler Tests. Interoperability and Field […]

  • 3 Apr 2009

    7Layers involvement in the LTE ecosystem

    7Layers involvement in the LTE ecosystem The global 7Layers group shows its commitment to LTE on various fields Ratingen, 3 April 2009: 7 layers, a global group of service centers for the wireless industry, has already been involved in the development of important wireless technologies in the past. With LTE (Long Term Evolution) gaining momentum, 7Layers […]

  • 31 Mar 2009

    7Layers and JOT Automation join forces

    7Layers and JOT Automation join forces, making automated TTY testing more convenient than ever. Remote interface between the “InterLab® TTY Test Solution– CMU200” and the “Intelligent Handset Tester” brings automated mobile phone testing to a new level. Irvine, 31 March 2009: TTY conformance testing – required by PTCRB – involves a large number of manual […]

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