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An average passenger car today relies on between 50 to 75 embedded electronic modules to monitor and control nearly all aspects of vehicle operations. To ensure safe and reliable operations of these systems, a multistep test-and-validation process is often performed as part of product development. Our FREE e-book will take you through each step.

Elite's 2016 in Review

As the remaining days count off in December, we look back on a very exciting but challenging 2016. We also reflect on our efforts to invest in and improve our services all in the name of meeting customer’s needs and expectations.

EN 300 328 is the European harmonized standard and compliance requirement for wideband transmission systems operating in the 2.4GHz ISM band.

Introducing a new addition to our Environmental stress testing team!

We’re proud to announce the recent acquisition of nine Rohde and Schwarz ESW EMI receivers for its Downers Grove laboratory operations. The units are presently being integrated into our EMC test stations and we’re quickly recognizing the significant benefit these state of the art instruments will provide to our clients.

IEEE JCK Memorial Scholarship

Learn about the recipient of the 2nd JCK Memorial Scholarship was awarded in August and how one can apply for it in 2016...

As part of our commitment to wireless device testing, Elite has recently acquired a Rohde & Schwarz CMW500 communications tester. This instrument is essential for testing cellular, WiFi, and GNSS enabled products. Its purpose is to establish the RF communications link and monitor the transmitter/receiver performance.

Array of Things

At the November 10th 2016 IoT Summit Chicago, the Closing Keynote presentation was given by Brenna Berman, CIO for the City of Chicago, Charlie Catlett, from Argonne National Labs, and Douglas Pancoast of the Art Institute Chicago.

Steve Laya, Elite’s Sales and Marketing Manager, discusses new services offering for antenna performance.

Consult the official journals for these European directives.

IoT Summit Chicago

Elite recently attended the IoT Summit Chicago, a technical and business conference sponsored by the Illinois Technology Association. The event covered two days of presentations on all aspects of the rapidly growing connected worked of the Internet of Things.

Introducing a new addition to our EMC testing team!

Manufacturers of new electrical and electronic modules to General Motors must perform EMC validation testing in accordance with the specification titled GMW 3097 (June 2015). The spectrum of testing required by GMW 3097 consists of conducted/radiated emissions, conducted/radiated immunity, conducted transient immunity/emissions, and Electrostatic Discharge.

We regularly receive important information from NIST, our liaison to Europe for CE Marking conformity assessment. Recently we were informed that the harmonized standard for Broadband Radio Access Networks (BRAN) 5GHz WiFi will be significantly delayed for release.

Benjamin the Brave is a seven-year-old boy from Glen Ellyn, IL who is battling T-Cell All leukemia, diagnosed after a visit for a suspected ear infection. To help raise funds, Elite employees started a fitness challenge. You can keep track of the challenge's progress here.

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