Spirent Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

Integrated Hardware Testing Platform

Testing Time-Sensitive Networking for Industrial Automation and Automotive

Meet the challenges of latency, QoS, conformance, scalability, and synchronization with Spirent’s compliance and performance test solutions integrated in a single hardware platform to enable device vendors and vehicle manufacturers to easily test and validate their implementations for industrial automation and in-vehicle networks.

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Benefits of TSN Simulation Testing
Learn about the reasons vehicle manufacturers are adopting Ethernet networking technology, the challenges manufacturers and suppliers face in verifying performance of Ethernet equipment in automotive applications, and the best practices for testing and verifying high-speed networks.


Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)
By adopting the TSN extension of the Ethernet protocol, automotive system designers can meet all their requirements for latency, synchronization, scalability, and QoS. Download playbook for an overview of various TSN protocols and step by step instructions on how to test different use cases.

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The Importance of TSN for Industrial Automation and Automotive
When it comes to industrial manufacturing or communication in a vehicle, it is essential to execute real-time processes precisely at the right time, as all the following steps depend on one another. Tempest Telecom works with device vendors to easily test and validate their implementations.

Spirent Supports First TSN Interoperability Test in China

Spirent partners with the Alliance of Industrial Internet (AII) and leading industrial network equipment vendors to successfully complete a major milestone in TSN equipment interoperability testing in China. The test will help promote and provide guidance for the development, deployment and implementation of TSN technology and industrial network innovation.
Spirent TSN Interoperability Test

TSN Products & Solutions

Spirent C50

Spirent Automotive C50

Complete Layer 2-7 router, switch, application and security test solutions in a 3U form factor with support for line-rate 100BASE-T1, 1000BASE-T1, NBASE-T (100M/1/2.5/5/10G), 1G and 10G Ethernet test ports.
Spirent C1

Spirent Automotive C1

Complete Layer 2-7 router, switch, application and security test solutions in a portable form factor with support for line-rate 100BASE-T1, 1000BASE-T1, NBASE-T (100M/1/2.5/5/10G), and 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet test ports.
Spirent TSN test solutions

TSN Solutions Overview

TSN test solutions allow Automotive, Industrial, Networking, and Pro AV system and equipment manufacturers to perform conformance and performance testing in a single hardware platform over variety of interfaces and speeds.
Spirent Automotive AVB/TSN

Spirent Automotive AVB/TSN

Expandable and scalable, multi-faceted solution for conformance, functionality and performance testing in one platform, supporting a comprehensive set of TSN standards and different Ethernet media types and speeds.
Spirent TSN-Preemption


Test solution providing predefined test scenarios that can be executed automatically to verify that your devices are fully conformant to the relevant IEEE standards, including Reception, Transmission, Verify, and LLDP tests.


Solution including predefined test scenarios fully covering relevant IEEE standards including gate opening & closing, guard band, configuration changing and queues properties tests. All tests can be executed against bridges as well as end stations.
Spirent TSN-Redundancy


Automated solution for Conformance Testing of network devices (end station or bridge) against TSN Frame Replication and Elimination for Reliability (FRER) standard IEEE802.1CB including ready-to-be executed, predefined scenarios.
Spirent TSN-Filtering And Policing

TSN-Filtering And Policing

Automated solution for testing the IEEE 802.1 Qci standard for per-stream filtering and policing to protect TSN networks against overloading by misbehaving devices (babbling idiot problem) including predefined test scenarios.
Spirent TTworkbench

Spirent TTworkbench

Conformance and certification testing of TSN-enabled networks, cabling, devices and systems with a test automation platform emulating a realistic and deterministic environment that speeds up product development and improves quality.

Spirent Paragon

One box test solution for SyncE, 1588v2 PTP and NTP synchronization mechanisms, bringing together all the measurements needed for the design and verification of Ethernet backhaul synchronization devices and networks.
Spirent TestCenter Protocols

Spirent TestCenter Protocols

Test solutions for verifying latency, synchronization, scalability and QoS of TSN/AVB enabled networks, cabling, devices and systems on a single hardware platform supporting a wide variety of interfaces and speeds.

Ensure compliance to latest standards

Spirent is working with government agencies, laboratories, standards bodies and commercial organizations to successfully implement new features and services that form the intelligent transportation systems and connected vehicles of the 21st century.

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