Interoperability tests at Picocom and Radisys validate Open RAN Open Fronthaul and Small Cell Forum (SCF) FAPI interfaces for 5G
Picocom and Radisys have teamed up for interoperability testing (IOT) of real time 5G video streaming.
The tests use Picocom’s PC802 PHY Software Integration Kit (SIK), together with Radisys’ 5G NR software which is compliant to the 5G SCF FAPI specification. The two companies have confirmed successful end-to-end 5G transmission of a real-time video stream in these tests laying the foundation for the commercial launch of Picocom’s PC802 device.
Picocom’s PC802 5G NR Open RAN standard-compliant baseband SoC (system-on-chip), and carrier-grade physical layer (PHY) software are due on the market later this year. The Picocom PHY SIK provides a functional software reference model of Picocom’s PHY to enable developers to perform integration and interoperability testing of Picocom SoC-based Open RAN equipment before silicon availability.
Radisys’ 5G NR software suite is compliant with 3GPP Release 15 with a solid roadmap to evolve towards Release 16 and supports Open RAN architectures. Radisys also provides 5G Core Network modules compliance to the 3GPP specification.