Spirent and Technica Engineering Announce Cooperation in Automotive Ethernet Testing and Validation

Safe and autonomous driving relies on ensuring the quality and performance of in-vehicle components

San Jose, Calif., February 3, 2017 – Spirent Communications Plc (LSE: SPT), an industry leading provider of Connected Car and Automotive Ethernet test solutions, and Technica Engineering, product developer and service provider for testing on-board electronics components and networks, announced today their cooperation in Automotive Ethernet testing and validation.

“Technica Engineering is a leader in Automotive Ethernet integration, tool development and prototyping, and is assisting Spirent implement the advanced physical layer chipsets into Spirent’s comprehensive Automotive Ethernet solutions for protocol conformance testing with BroadR-Reach (100Base-T1) Network Interface Cards”, says Stephan Pietsch, Director of Products & Engineering at Spirent. “With Technica’s expertise to design development environments that simulate Automotive Ethernet networks, we are also able to demonstrate how Spirent Automotive Ethernet solutions are testing the quality and performance of in-vehicle components.”

Erick Parra, Business Developer at Technica, says “The cooperation with Spirent enables us to test and validate our Automotive Ethernet network devices for performance features such as bandwidth, synchronization, timing etc. These tests ensure reliable Automotive Ethernet products that meet the challenging requirements of today’s in-vehicle networks. Combining our companies’ expertise helps both Spirent and Technica to adapt competencies and to determine the future of safe and autonomous driving.”

Please come and visit us exhibiting at the Automotive Ethernet Congress booth #18 and #19, running February 7-8 in Munich, Germany. For more information about Spirent automotive solutions, please visit https://www.spirent.com/Solutions/Automotive.

About Technica Engineering GmbH

Technica develops innovative hardware and software solutions for numerous internationally known OEMs and suppliers to extensively and efficiently test modern on-board electronics components and networks during their development. The combination of engineering and consulting enables Technica to accompany development of new products and systems in the automotive and related high-tech industries. For more information, visit www.technica-engineering.de/en/.