Tech Day 5G IoT

5G IoT: Technologies, Use Cases + Testing Solutions

As Wi-Fi 6e and Wi-Fi 7 (and 5G) rapidly expand into a variety of IoT applications, engineers have to keep up with the latest developments and use cases. To help engineers stay on top of the latest topics, including test challenges and solutions, we are proud to host the Anritsu Technology Day: 5G IoT: Technologies, Use Cases + Testing Solutions — a full day of free education and live demos, presented in-person by industry experts from Anritsu and our partners!

Date: March 29, 2023
Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Paragon Innovations
3305 Matrix Drive
Richardson, TX 75082

Map to Paragon Innovations




Network with industry peers/experts, join brainstorming discussions, and get a “finger on the pulse” of the key trends of the IoT world. Anritsu Technology Day: 5G IoT: Technologies, Use Cases + Testing Solutions is dedicated to sharing industry updates, market trends, technology updates and new testing solutions for a variety of IoT applications.


8:30 am: Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am – 12 pm: Morning sessions (including snack and beverage breaks):
  Welcome and Overview of Anritsu in IoT
Welcome address and overview of the Anritsu IOT Solutions to set the tone for the day-long sessions.
Presented by: Patrick McGraw, Anritsu
Allan Rich, Paragon Innovations
  IoT Market Trends & Technology Overview
Overview of market trends, challenges, and key technologies driving the IOT space (Wi-Fi, CATM1-NB).
Presented by: Adnan Khan, Anritsu
  IoT - SRW Technologies
Key short-range wireless (SRW) technologies used in IoT including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, Zigbee, Z-Wave. Revisions of each technology as well as capabilities and features.
Presented by: Patrick McGraw, Anritsu
  IoT - LP-WAN Cellular Technologies
Key LP wide area cellular technologies used in IoT including all variations of LTE, NR and LoraWAN. Revisions of each technology as well as capabilities/features and use cases in the real world.
Presented by: Paul Siegel, u-blox
  Why Test Host IoT Devices
This session will discuss the reasons it is important to differentiate the performance of IoT devices depending on applications/use cases in which they are being operated.
Presented by: Shinji Hoshino, Anritsu
12:00 – 12:45 pm: Lunch
12:45 – 2:30 pm: Afternoon sessions (including snack and beverage breaks):
  Interactive Demos of Anritsu Test Equipment
Presented by: Ninad Nandgadkar, Anritsu
Shivaji Navale, Anritsu
  Carrier Test Requirements on IoT Devices – Achieving Balance
Explore the balancing act between low cost IoT devices and the high cost of OTA tests, with an eye on setting expectations for what sort of volume is needed to justify a from-scratch IoT design vs. using an off-the-shelf module.
Presented by: James Young, ETS-Lindgren
  Challenges and Hurdles to Overcome When Bringing a Product to Market
This session discusses they types of testing a device must go thru to get the appropriate types of approval before it can be sold.
Presented by: Allan Rich, Paragon Innovations
  Seven Reasons Devices Fail in Certification
Learn about cellular antenna performance testing factors, common failure points and how to avoid them. Whether you’re a IoT newbie or seasoned engineer, meeting TRP, TIS, RSE and other key performance metrics can be quite challenging and requires close attention to certain details. Certification requirements, including antenna integration, noise mitigation and filtering, can be equally challenging.
Presented by: Chris Kennedy, KYOCERA AVX
2:30 pm: Closing Comments

COVID-19 Precautions:
Masks and hand sanitizer will be available for the attendees. However, masks are not required. Safety measures may be subject to change based on known circumstances at the time of this event.