STARWEST 2020 Industry Presentation : Challenges in Testing Cellular M2M and IoT Devices


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Challenges in Testing Cellular M2M and IoT Devices

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With the popularity of connected devices, end-to-end testing for such devices require either a wired or wireless connection such as cellular, Wi-Fi,, Bluetooth, etc. You may ask questions such as, "What is an M2M module and IoT devices? What are their similarities and differences, and what are their applications?" - this presentation will provide you with the answers. Alan Ip, a senior consultant at Wisewires, will discuss the trending transition of M2M to IoT for connected devices, and examine the challenges and solutions for testing various radio access technologies (RAT) through an in-house infrastructure, network simulators and live cellular networks.

Alan Ip


Alan Ip is a senior consultant at Wisewires USA INC, a leading software test company headquartered in South Korea. He is responsible for providing consultancy to U.S. clients in improving software quality. He has over twenty years of experience in software integration and quality assurance of telecommunication and business systems, with organizations such as Nortel, Nokia, Qualcomm and Sierra Wireless. He holds master degrees in Business Administration, in Computer Science and in Engineering Management. He is also an ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer.