GL Announces Handheld Analog Line Tester - vHandi™

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GL Communications Inc. announced today its vHandi™ - a Portable Handheld FXO Tester.

vHandi™ - a Portable Handheld FXO Tester

GL’s vHandi™ is a compact portable hand-held FXO tester (Foreign Exchange Office) that can simulate an analog phone. Its call and voice tests can be completely automated or manually performed.

GL Communications Inc. announced today its vHandi™ - a Portable Handheld FXO Tester.

Speaking to reporters, Mr. Robert Bichefsky, Senior Manager for Product Development of the Company said, “GL’s vHandi™ is a compact portable hand-held FXO tester (Foreign Exchange Office) that can simulate an analog phone. Its call and voice tests can be completely automated or manually performed.

"vHandi™ can work with GL’s VQuad™, Voice Quality Test, and WebViewer™ applications to perform centralized voice quality measurements and analysis.”

He explained, “The vHandi™ comprises of: FXO RJ-11 port, Ethernet RJ-45 port, USB mini port. The FXO port on the vHandi™ connects to FXS port to perform call and traffic simulation. The vHandi™ is powered as well as managed via the USB connection. With an internal SD card, vHandi™ can be used as a mass storage device when plugged into the USB port of the PC.

"The Ethernet port is a vHandi™ management port and it is used to connect vHandi™ to LAN or a PC for file transfer purposes. Transfer of recorded voice files from the vHandi™ to the remote PC can be completely automated using vHandi™ Listener and scripting.”

Main Features

·Supports manual and automated operations
·ON hook and OFF hook (loop closure) for place call and answer call
·Loop Current Drop detection (auto disconnect)
·Ring Detection for incoming calls
·Transmit and capture traffic (digits, tones, and voice)
·Energy Detection for path confirmation or auto script synchronization
·Manual/Auto transfer recorded files using Ethernet port
·Speaker provided to hear incoming/outgoing audio from 2-wire established call
·LED indication for the battery charge level for vHandi™
·Generates Call Events, Error Events, and Traffic Events log
·Automate the IVR testing process - call establishment and traffic generation / detection process through scripts
·Perform voice quality measurement as per ITU-T standards - PESQ, PSQM, and PAMS using vHandi™ with Voice Quality Test (VQT) software
·vHandi™ can also work directly with GL’s VQuad™ system, and send/receive voice files over the network

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 Communications has over the years worked with major telecom equipment vendors (EVs) and system integrators to meet the testing requirements arising at various stages of telecommunications product development life cycle.

With its proven expertise of over 25 years, GL has a comprehensive suite of telecom testing solutions to verify and ensure 'quality and reliability' of variety of telecom networks including Wireless, and high-speed fiber optic lines.

GL's test tools range from simple PC-based software test tool to all-encompassing hardware units with futuristic expansion capabilities. GL's test solutions cover wide array of networks – 4G (LTE), 3G, IP, Ethernet, T1, T3, E1, E3, OC-3/STM-1, OC-12/STM-4, and traditional PSTN networks.

GL's tools are widely used by the telecommunication industry for conformance testing, automated stress/load testing, performance testing, remote accessibility, centralized web-based control and analysis, fault testing and analysis, and customized testing.

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