09
Nov

New Test Engineer

09
Nov

On September 1st Tobias Müller officially took over the post of test engineer at the ISOBUS Test Center right after completing his studies of general electrical engineering at the University of Osnabrück. Tobias will focus on processing AEF certifications, helping our lab manager Sven to cope with the increasing number of test requests. “Having an […]

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09
Nov

First FMIS certification

09
Nov

During this year’s autumn Plugfest the first FMIS software was certified by the ISOBUS Test Center. The FMIS test sequences were released by the AEF at the beginning of September, just in time for the event in Stuttgart. The test currently focuses on the im- and export of ISO-XML task files and their structure and […]

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01
Nov

AGRITECHNICA 2017

01
Nov

You will find us at the AEF booth in Hall 15, Stand No. F33

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10
May

License Manager

10
May

Starting with version R2/2016 the AEF Conformance Test Tool will come with an integrated license manager. This feature verifies the user’s license status with the AEF Database. To view your current license status, open AEF CT License manager in the folder AEF in the start menu. Using the License manager you can also obtain a […]

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09
May

New Price List

09
May

After 3 years of stability small adjustments to our price list are imminent: on average, prices will increase by 15%. Although this might seem a lot, the changes are a necessary reaction to the many modifications in the Conformance Test process over the last years.   On the plus side, the new price structure is […]

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05
Mar

Conformance Test Roadmap 2016

05
Mar

The Conformance Test Tool is constantly being upgraded and the test is growing more and more comprehensive. The next version will add new test cases and eliminate known issues. By the end of 2016 the following functionalities will have been added to the test: TC GEO ISB Heartbeat FMIS

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29
Jan

100 Conformance Tests done in 2015

29
Jan

2015 has been a very successful year for the ISOBUS Test Center. In sum we have processed more than 100 conformance test requests in 2015! This number demonstrates our professional experience and the great confidence that our customers have placed in us over the past year.   The main reason for the significant rise in […]

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02
Oct

New Website

02
Oct

We are excited to announce the re-launch of our website www.isobus-test.com. It has a clear, reduced and modern design and a vision: to make our services more transparent and accessible to our customers. We have added relevant information, pictures from our new lab, a short movie to showcase the certification process and a news section. […]

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01
Sep

We are at the Fall Plugfest

01
Sep

The annual autumn Plugfest will take place in Wörth am Main, Germany from Sept. 29 through 31. If you are in attendance, please feel free to visit us at the test station no. 50 where we will pre-test your software free of charge. This is the perfect time to test your client or server against […]

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26
Aug

Sample Point position measurement

26
Aug

We have expanded our hardware test capabilities and are now able to measure the sample point position of an ISOBUS device. The sample point position is an important parameter of the ISOBUS network node configuration, because it has significant impact on the bit error rate and consequently frame error rate of the whole system. Over […]

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23
Jul

Spring Plugfest

23
Jul

From May, 11th to 15th, the annual spring plugfest took place in Lincoln, Nebraska. The ISOBUS Test Center was present at the Conformance Test Station and had a few busy days of testing. Nearly all of the participants visited the Test station and had their newest ISOBUS developments tested with the AEF Conformance Test Tool […]

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20
Jul

Certification Statistic

20
Jul

The AEF is providing a monthly update of the total number of certifications and their distribution over the various functionalities. The number of certified ISOBUS components has risen to a current total of 135 from 87 at the end of 2014 with many more expected to follow in time for the Agritechnica trade fair in […]

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30
Jun

Physical Layer test: temporary exceptions

30
Jun

In recent months a significant number of current ISOBUS devices have failed the physical layer conformance test. Some widely used electronic components – such as old or deprecated CAN-Transceivers – simply fail to meet the high AEF standards, even though they do not seem to cause any problems in the field. Since the migration to […]

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16
May

New AEF Database feature: Sharing ECU certificates

16
May

With the May release the AEF Database has introduced a very important new feature: All manufacturers are allowed to allocate their conformance test results to any other manufacturer within the AEF ISOBUS Database. This new function will help ECU suppliers to share certificates with their customers. It will also avoid multiple testing of the same […]

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20
Jan

2014 Annual Review

20
Jan

The ISOBUS Test Center has successfully completed its first full year of operation. In sum we have performed 64 conformance tests in 2014! Also, we have moved to our new premises and invested heavily in new personnel and new infrastructure. The growing number of tests and the positive feedback from our customers from all over […]

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10
Jan

AEF Database launch on SIMA fair

10
Jan

The SIMA in Paris, France, is approaching rapidly. The AEF will officially announce the release of the AEF Database to the general public at the beginning of the fair on February 22th. Make the most of this unique marketing opportunity by presenting your equipment in the AEF Database and by displaying the AEF certificate sticker […]

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15
Dec

Conformance Test updates

15
Dec

The Conformance Test Tool is constantly growing more and more comprehensive. With the latest release of the AEF Conformance Test Tool (R10/2014) it is now possible to test UT Server and TC Clients. This is huge step forward in completing the test coverage. Now are nearly all major functionalities integrated into the Conformance Test. Now […]

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04
Aug

Conformance Test Roadmap

04
Aug

The Conformance Test Tool is constantly growing more and more comprehensive. With many functionalities already integrated and certifiable, the next few months will see the Test Tool expand to cover even more functionalities. Have a look at the following roadmap to find out which and when. 12 Sep 2013 (already integrated): • UT Client • […]

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29
Jul

Setting the Pace

29
Jul

AEF chairman Peter van der Vlugt has asked all AEF members to begin testing their devices in preparation for the introduction of the AEF ISOBUS database to the general agricultural public in February 2015. Why not do it here with us? The ISOBUS Test Center is one of the leading labs in AEF Conformance Testing. […]

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29
Jun

Certificate download

29
Jun

The AEF database has a new feature. Now you can generate your Compliance Certificate online and download it right after you passed the Conformance Test. This feature is available not only for future tests, you can also download your certificate for earlier tests that were done in 2013 and 2014. Just log in to the […]

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29
Apr

New Premises

29
Apr

On March 1st the ISOBUS Test Center moved into its new premises in the ICO in the heart of Osnabrück. Our brand new lab offers a lot more room for both our testing equipment and for customers who wish to be present during testing. Thus, the new facilities are not only a big step forward […]

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