GL conveys the availability of its RTP ToolBox™ – RTP Packet Testing And Simulation Tool

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GL Communications Inc conveyed today the availability of its RTP ToolBox™ product software.

ToolBox™ - testing and simulation tool

GL's RTP ToolBox™ is a RTP packet testing and simulation tool, which is designed not only to monitor RTP and RTCP packets, but also to allow users to manually create and terminate RTP sessions, independent of call-signaling protocols.

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA -April 30, 2012- GL Communications Inc. a leader in providing PC-based test, analysis and simulation products and consulting services to the worldwide telecommunications industry, conveyed today the availability of its RTP ToolBox™ product software.

Speaking to media persons, Mr. Karthik Ramalingam Senior Manager of the company said, ” GL's RTP ToolBox™ is a RTP packet testing and simulation tool, which is designed not only to monitor RTP and RTCP packets, but also to allow users to manually create and terminate RTP sessions, independent of call-signaling protocols such as SIP, H323, MEGACO, or MGCP.”

He added, ”The RTP ToolBoxTM can be used for testing and developing enhanced voice features (VAD, echo cancellation, codec, digit regeneration, digit generation, fax over IP, jitter implementation etc) within end-user equipment (IP phones, ATA, MTA etc), testing media gateway telephony interfaces, end-to-end network testing before and during VoIP deployment, automated testing of digital signal processing embedded into network elements.”

RTP ToolBox™ Testing Applications

·Testing and developing enhanced voice features (VAD, Echo Cancellation, Codec, Digit Regeneration, Digit Generation, Fax over IP, Jitter Implementation etc) within end-user equipment (IP Phones, ATA, MTA etc).
·End-to-End network testing before and during VoIP deployment.
·Testing media gateway telephony interfaces.
·Voice Quality Testing in VoIP
·Automated testing of Digital Signal Processing embedded into network elements.

Some of the Important Features:

·Create RTP sessions & Auto scan incoming RTP sessions
·Supports almost all the industry standard voice codecs
·Set the RTP traffic properties (payload type, codec) and impairments during Auto-scan of all incoming RTP traffic
·Automatic scan option to capture all incoming RTP traffic
·Monitoring RTP streams using scalable Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyzer
·Generation/Detection of in-band and out-of-band Digits/Tones (DTMF, MF, user-defined, etc.)/Events per RFC-2833 & RFC-4733 Set Delay and Attenuate for loop backed RTP traffic
·User-defined impairments: latency, packet loss, out of sequence and duplicate packets
·Detailed statistical information of RTP and RTCP packets
·Sending and recording of voice files (.glw) with a synchronous TX/RX option
·G.168 testing for echo cancellation equipment
·Talk and Play to Speaker options using PC sound card
·Call Generation and Reception ability provides UA simulation (up to 8 UAs through CLI)
·Customize Codec options (payload type, ptime) for UA during Call Generation (Dial) & Call Reception
·Quality Metrics with R-Factor and MOS Factors, Jitter Buffer Statistics, Degradation Factor, and Burst Metrics are graphically represented
·Supports Client-Server functionality (requires additional license)-C++, & TCL clients
·Can run on any PC with Windows® XP (32 bit and 64 bit)/Vista (32 bit)/7 (32 bit and 64 bit) OS.

About GL Communications Inc.,

Founded in 1986, GL Communications Inc. is a leading supplier of test, monitoring, and analysis equipment for TDM, Wireless, IP and VoIP networks. Unlike conventional test equipment, GL's test platforms provide visualization, capture, storage, and convenient features like portability, remotability, and scripting.

GL’s TDM Analysis & Emulation line of products includes T1, E1, T3, E3, OC-3, OC-12, STM-1, STM-4, analog four-wire, and analog two-wire interface cards, external portable pods, and complete system solutions. Capabilities include voiceband traffic analysis and emulation across all traffic types (voice, digits, tones, fax, modem), all protocols (ISDN, SS7, GR-303, Frame Relay, HDLC, V5.X, ATM, GSM, GPRS, LTE, etc.), and with capacities up to thousands of channels. Our newest products provide astonishing capacity and capture capability up to and including gigabit speeds.

GL’s VoIP and IP products generate / analyze thousands of calls and traffic simultaneously with traffic types such as frames, packets, voice files, digits, video, tones, noise, and fax. Almost all codecs are supported including G.711, G.729, AMR, EVRC-A,B,C, GSM, iSAC, and many more. Additional features include visual analysis, real-time listening, and recording. The product line also includes Ethernet / IP Testing capability that simulates and checks frame transport and throughput parameters of Ethernet and IP networks, including delay, errors and other impairments.

GL's Voice Quality Testing (VQT) product line complements all of GL's products. Using ITU-standard algorithms (PAMS, PSQM, and PESQ), GL's VQT provides a widely accepted solution for assessing voice quality in the telecom industry. Voice Quality Testing across multiple networks (T1, E1, T3, E3, OC-3, OC-12, VoIP, Wireless, and Landline) is available.

GL’s Wireless Products perform protocol analysis and voice quality assessment on GSM, CDMA, UMTS, and LTE networks. Connections can be made to any wireless phone with automated call control, GPS mapping and real-time signal measurements.

GL’s Echo Canceller testing solutions provide the broadest range of simulation and analysis, including line and acoustic echo. GL’s compliance testing per G.168. G.167 and P.340 across TDM, IP, VoIP and Wireless networks is widely accepted in the industry.

GL’s wireless VQT solutions help assessing impairments to voice quality such as poor mobile phone quality, voice compression and decompression algorithms, delay, loss and gain in speech levels, noise, acoustic and landline echo, and other distortions are easily assessed and accurately measured.

GL’s Handheld data testers can test a wide variety of communications facilities and equipment including T1, fractional T1, E1, fractional E1, T3 and E3 modems, multiplexers, CSU, DSUs, T1 CSUs, DTUs, NTUs and TIUs and more. The testers provide convenience, economy, and portability for almost any interface, including RS232, RS-422, RS-530, X.21, T1, E1, T3, E3, and many others.

GL’s Network Surveillance and Monitoring products include Probes for TDM, IP, VoIP, ATM, and Wireless networks. An open standards based approach provides a scalable, feature rich, real-time access to network characteristics. Centralized or distributed access, efficient transport and database loading allow compatibility with 3rd party and standards based monitoring systems.

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