Understanding the Mobile World

The intertwining of telecom, banking, and M2M/IoT produces a new degree of complexity. We hope our COMPRION glossary helps you to get a good overview of all the connected terms, technologies, and concepts.


Accessory that enables input of external signals to the COMPRION test tool:

  • 8 digital external output signals
  • 8 digital external input signals

An LED indicates status information of the I/O Probe. Using the included adaptor, the I/O Probe can be connected to the following COMPRION products:


Checklist of the capabilities supported by an NFC implementation. It provides an overview of the features and options of the specifications that are implemented, including the modes of operation that the product supports. The ICS is used to select and parameterize test cases and as an indicator for basic interoperability between different products. An ICS for a protocol is usually known as a Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement (PICS).


Abstract term for the device under test (DUT) (or terminal) with all its parameters. It forms the highest node in the Device Test Center browser, which conveniently serves the administration and organization of test cases and monitoring sessions. An IUT may be referenced by more than one test plan.


Loading of the fixed and person-neutral data for an application into the EEPROM.


Low power variant of the standard physical USB 2.0 interface. IC-USB is used primarily in embedded systems. The technology is standardized by ETSI as the official high-speed interface for connections between the terminal's main chip-set and the UICC.


Used to identify the user of a cellular Network. Unique identification associated with all cellular networks. It is stored as a 64-bit field and is sent by the terminal to the network.


International standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.


Computer program that directly executes instructions written in a programming or scripting language without previously compiling them into machine language.


Module that contains parameters for identifying and authenticating the user to the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS).


System used by 3G technologies to enable the convergence of voice, video, data, and mobile network technology by an IP-based infrastructure. IMS is the way to offer internet services everywhere using cellular technology and fills the gap between cellular and internet technology.


Standard used to test conformance with ISO/IEC 14443.


ISO/IEC 14443 ’Identification cards — Contactless integrated circuit cards — Proximity cards’ is an international standard that defines proximity cards used for identification, and the transmission protocols for communicating with it.


ISO/IEC 18092 defines communication modes for Near Field Communication Interface and Protocol (NFCIP-1) using inductive coupled devices operating at the center frequency of 13.56 MHz for interconnection of computer peripherals. It also defines both the active and the passive communication modes of NFCIP-1 to realize a communication network using NFC devices for networked products and also for consumer equipment.


ISO/IEC 7810 is one of a series of standards describing the characteristics of identification cards. It is the purpose of ISO/IEC 7810 to provide criteria to which cards shall perform and to specify the requirements for such cards used for international interchange. It takes into consideration both human and machine aspects and states minimum requirements.


ISO/IEC 7816 is an international standard related to electronic identification cards with contacts, especially smart cards, managed jointly by the ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Part 3 is mostly referenced in the context of card testing, as it is called 'Cards with contacts — Electrical interface and transmission protocols’.


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