Wireless & Connectivity Testing

The future of automobile technology is wireless. Check your in-car devices connect and coordinate seamlessly using automotive testing services from SGS.

As wireless technology advances, new cars are becoming increasingly ‘connected’. Popular in-car wireless technologies include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular, both 4G and 5G. These are used for everything from in-car entertainment to keyless entry, satellite navigation and hands-free phones, with new technologies and devices emerging all the time.

We offer a range of automotive testing services to ensure your in-car wireless devices connect, communicate and coordinate as they should. The tests include:

V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) services

  • Conformance and regulatory services for 5G/4G, V2X, DSRC and UWB FIRa technology
  • CSAE standard scenarios according to CSAE 53-2017 and test solutions
  • OmniAir authorized test lab for V2X certification program
  • GCF authorized test lab for C-V2X certification
  • Functional requirements according to ETSI TS 102 637-1
  • RF, protocol, application/scenario and field testing and analysis

Bluetooth for head unit test

  • Out of Box test (OOB)
  • Functionality test
  • User scenario test
  • Interoperability test
  • Stress test
  • Audio signal quality
  • Bluetooth over the air (OTA) performance
  • Debug capability

Automotive ethernet test

  • IEEE 100/1000BASE-T1
  • TCB physical test
  • TCB interoperability test
  • TC2/TC9 channel and components
  • Customize test
  • Debug capability

Antenna performance (OTA) services for telematics control units (TCU) and on board units (OBU)

  • Passive OTA measurements include
    • Antenna efficiency
    • Antenna gain
  • Active OTA measurements include
    • TRP and TIS
    • EIRP and EIS
  • Supported wireless technologies
    • 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi, GNSS, Cat M1 and C-V2X
  • Full-vehicle OTA testing

AI test

  • Voice recognition test
    • Speaker voice profile (language/tone)
    • In-car background noise (car speed, car window, air conditioner, environment)
  • Functionality test
    • Supported function voice commands (calling, message, music, radio, navigation, car control, etc.)

User scenario test

  • Calling or sending message while music streaming
  • Music playback control during navigation
  • Start the navigation while music streaming
  • Incoming calls during navigation
  • Smart home control while driving
  • More complicated voice commands

Please ask for the full list of International standards we test against for Cellular, GNSS, Wi-Fi/BT, C-V2X and DSRC services.

Why choose SGS automotive testing services?

SGS is the world’s leading testing and verification company, with laboratories, testers and industry experts located throughout the world. Wherever you are located, we can help you test your in-car wireless technology and devices to the required standards.

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SGS Headquarters

1 Place des Alpes
P.O. Box 2152
1211 Geneva
Switzerland