NI, Spirent collaborate on 5G performance test solution

NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of a software-defined platform that helps accelerate the development and performance of automated test and automated measurement systems, and Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT) have announced their collaboration to develop test systems for 5G New Radio (NR) devices, the companies said.

The collaboration will allow 5G chipset and device manufacturers to validate the performance of 5G NR smartphones and IoT devices in the lab without requiring access to expensive and complex 5G base stations (gNodeBs).

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