RICHMOND, CA – May 5, 2005
– SeaSolve Software Inc announced that TUV Rheinland of North America has selected SeaSolve's WPAN Test Suite for services related to testing and pre-certifying ZigBee platforms for IEEE 802.15.4 conformance.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc (Subsidiary of the TUV Rheinland Group) is one of the ZigBee appointed test facilities. TUV Rheinland has recently introduced testing and certification services for IEEE 802.15.4 MAC/PHY and ZigBee Platforms.
Seasolve is developing commercial test and verification products for Wireless Personal Area Networking (PAN) and Local Area Networking (LAN).
The two companies are working together where TUV Rheinland develops tests around IEEE 802.15.4 MAC and stack related test plans of the ZigBee Alliance, with TUV Rheinland focusing on the development of these test cases while Seasolve provides the 'official' test hardware and software for the PHY layer. Seasolve's product will form part of the building block of the certification test environment for TUV Rheinland.
The WPAN test suite comprises of WiPAN LVCT, WiPAN LVSA and WiPAN LVSG that stand for WPAN Compliance Tool, Signal Analyzer and Signal Generator respectively developed on NI-PXI platform.
"We believe Seasolve's products will assist us in providing the testing solutions our clients require, including conformance, regulatory and performance testing solutions, said David Surber, VP of Engineering, TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.:
Nadeem Sayed, head of Business Development, SeaSolve Software Inc. says "We are working toward making our solution incorporated as the official tool for PHY/MAC test, our test solutions developed for the WPAN drastically reduce time-to-market and the tests ensure that devices perform to specifications and do not violate FCC regulations while Mehraj Lanker, VP of Engineering says, "Our solutions address various aspects of chip manufacturing from various stages of design, pre-compliance testing, certification and quality assurance".
About TUV Rheinland
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. (TRNA), headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut, USA, is a subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland Group and is a global leader in compliance engineering, testing and certification for domestic and worldwide markets. Testing and certification services are available for a variety of products and systems, including, Information Technology, Office equipment, Test & Measurement and Laboratory equipment, Household Appliances, Audio-Visual, Electronic Components, Wireless Devices, Automotive, Medical Devices and Pressure Equipment. TRNA also offers Field Evaluation services for unlisted equipment in the USA., and is an OSHA-approved Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL) holding National Certification Body (NCB) status. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Telecom testing, and, global Telecom approvals, are also offered
About SeaSolve Software Inc. (SSI):
SeaSolve Software Inc is a privately funded company located in Richmond, CA, USA. Seasolve is a global provider of test and measurement solutions for IEEE standards such as 802.11 a/b/g, 802.15.4 and WiMax. Seasolve has developed test solutions for signal analyzers and signal generators from NI, Tektronix oscilloscopes and offer services for developing test solutions on proprietary third party instruments.