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New IDEAL App Launched for Cable and Network Test Reports IDEAL Networks, manufacturer of cable and network testers, has introduced a free app that allows field technicians to share test data with colleagues and mobile devices. Used with the new LanTEK® III cable certifier, which can serve as a Wi-Fi hotspot, this helps increase productivity and reduce downtime. The IDEAL AnyWARE™ “The IDEAL AnyWARE app, which is available for app helps users to keep Apple or Android devices, their clients happy. The enables the sending of ability to share data via data cable and network a mobile device leads to test results to colleagues quicker job completion based anywhere. Once times by reducing the tests have been performed, need for further site users simply activate the visits and testing,” says app and transfer the test Tim Widdershoven, data to their mobile device. IDEAL Networks Global To make this hassle-free Marketing Manager. “When and time-efficient, there difficulties arise, this data is no need to connect to can now be easily shared a local Wi-Fi network, as with colleagues off site IDEAL testers such as the to help resolve the issue LanTEK III act as a Wi-Fi more quickly, which in turn hotspot. Once transferred, keeps costs down – both test results can then be for field technicians and sent on via email or file for the end client.” sharing apps and in just a Tim continues: “Simple few clicks. This means that to use, and free to installers and technicians download, the app gives can share test data with colleagues based off site without users even more flexibility and usability from their IDEAL tester delay, improving collaboration, troubleshooting capabilities and works effectively with the IDEAL DataCENTER test result and job completion times while removing the need to management software.” transport further testers. For example, using the LanTEK III on-site provides easy-to- Full instructions on how to use the app are in the IDEAL tester quick reference guide or manual. The IDEAL AnyWARE read plots that clearly show the distance to the fault, and can app is supported by SignalTEK CT, SignalTEK NT, NaviTEK NT locate hidden connections, splices and cable faults using Time and LanTEK III. Domain Return Loss (TDRL) and Time Domain Crosstalk (TDX). To download the free IDEAL AnyWARE app, technicians Using the IDEAL AnyWARE app, installers and technicians can using an IDEAL certifier can simply visit the iTunes or Google simply share this test result data with one another without the Play app store and search for “IDEAL AnyWARE”. need to leave the jobsite. In addition, test data can be downloaded to the free and simple to use IDEAL DataCENTER test result management software. From here, results can be analysed, or, in just three steps, transformed into professional reports in PDF, XML or CSV formats. Reports produced can be viewed directly on a Unit 3, Europa Court, Europa Boulevard, Westbrook, Warrington, users mobile device, so as well as keeping colleagues based Cheshire, WA5 7TN, United Kingdom offsite up to date, these reports can also be shared with clients or used to help demonstrate job completion to a customer. Tel: +44 (0)1925 444 446 Fax: +44 (0)1925 44 55 01 E-Mail: uksales@idealnwd.com Web: www.idealnetworks.net