Rohde & Schwarz and SmartViser
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Partnership Demos Test Platform for New EEI Regulation

Feb. 21, 2024
Rohde & Schwarz and SmartViser developed a solution to test compliance with the new EU Energy Efficiency Index label mandate.

Rohde & Schwarz and SmartViser developed a platform for testing compliance with the new EU regulation requiring Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) labeling on smartphones and tablets. Based on the R&S CMX500, a radio communication tester that supports end-to-end testing of all signaling use cases, it leverages SmartViser’s viSer test automation application. Available for both Android and iOS, the solution is tailored for testing compliance for the EEI label.

The regulation, published in September 2023, mandates EEI labeling for smartphones and tablets sold in the European Union starting from June 20, 2025. Annex II of the regulation specifies the energy-efficiency classes, while Annex IV outlines measurement and calculation methods.

The first pilot application is available from SmartViser. The repeatable and reliable test procedure can be installed on smartphones and tablets to perform user actions such as calling, browsing, and streaming.

SmartViser and Rohde & Schwarz have paired up and combined their solutions to address future test requirements as well. The R&S CMX500 wireless communication tester supports the latest wireless technologies, including LTE, 5G NR, and WLAN. It provides seamless power consumption measurements in parallel to RF measurements, protocol tests, or application tests.

Emphasizing the importance of energy-saving initiatives within the wireless communication industry, Alexander Pabst, Vice President of Wireless Communications at Rohde & Schwarz, said, “We are excited that the R&S CMX500 has been selected to be part of the SmartViser test solution. Energy efficiency is a key issue in wireless communications, and we are confident that this collaborative effort with SmartViser will make it easier for mobile-device manufacturers to test their products for compliance with this new regulation.”

Gilles Ricordel, CEO of SmartViser, added, “We are excited to announce our collaboration with Rohde & Schwarz. At SmartViser, we believe that strategic collaborations are pivotal to driving technological advancements. By combining our automation experience with industry-leading Rohde & Schwarz technology, we empower our customers to offer market-leading products that ensure the highest standards of energy efficiency.”

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