What’s New in FaxLab 9?

FaxLab 9, the latest version of QualityLogic’s fax interoperability test tool, adds 20 new fax and multi-function peripheral profiles. Network equipment providers and carriers use FaxLab to identify message degradation caused by the network transport, as well as fax protocol violations in gateways. FaxLab is …

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Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites – Surveillance Tests

Implementing quality tools under high pressure and short deadline conditions requires development and quality organizations that stand firm on the issues of process integrity. When done rigorously, this provides a resource and a path for software quality to become a practical reality in eCommerce enterprises. …

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What Is Non-Standard Facilities (NSF)…and Why Should I Care?

In the late ’70s, T.30 was created to make fax machines something they had never been before, interoperable. But many of their manufacturers wanted to go outside of T.30 and continue to use some of their non-standard tricks and abilities. The integrated circuit had begun …

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V.34 to V.17 Can Be a Hard Fall

Now that the V.34 compatibility battle is finally being won, a new problem has surfaced. How do two fax terminals that were attempting to use V.34 mutually decide to abandon it, fall back to V.17 and complete sending their pages? When the “Super G3″ V.34 …

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Post Mortem Analysis of T.30 and T.38 Traffic

Fax traffic has followed voice traffic in its migration to the Internet. Historically, the T.30 protocol has been used to transmit facsimile messages over the traditional PSTN network. Because T.30 contained a variety of timing constraints that could not be guaranteed with packet traffic routing …

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Comparing Fax Call Data From Different Sources

How can data files that monitor the same test call but come from disconnected sources be directly compared with each other? In the Post Mortem Analysis of T.30 and T.38 Traffic posting, I pointed out that QualityLogic’s DataProbe T30-T38 Analyzer has the ability to import …

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How Version 3 of T.38 Increased Internet Fax Speed

Economic conditions being what they are, the Fax over IP (FoIP) user community is looking for an edge. V.34 ‘Super G3′ fax, covered by version 3 of T.38, makes Internet fax transmissions really move, saving money and bandwidth. The original version 0 of T.38 was …

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ITU E.450 Figure Of Merit – Fax Terminal Performance

The dichotomy of fax protocol conformance versus interoperability becomes most pointed when it is necessary to gauge the performance of a fax terminal. A Quality of Service (QoS) standard is simply a necessity for this type of evaluation. The ITU undertook the task of creating …

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What’s New in Word 2013?

QualityLogic digs deep into each application we use to develop our printer driver and language tests. Our latest product is a suite of Application Test Suite-Intermediate Files (native application files) for Microsoft Office Word 2013, Excel 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 running on Windows 8. Here …

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PowerPoint 2013: More Powerful than Ever

QualityLogic’s research into Microsoft Office 2013 applications continues with PowerPoint 2013, part of the new Windows 8 Office 2013 Application Suite-Intermediate Files test suite. ATS-IFs are native application files used for testing printer/MFP drivers with the latest application features. Following are some interesting new features …

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Excel 2013: Do More with Your Data

The third application in QualityLogic’s new Office 2013 Application Suite-Intermediate Files suite is Excel 2013. ATS-IFs are native application files used for testing printer/MFP drivers with the latest application features. Here are the new features found in Excel 2013.
Microsoft Excel 2013 lets you do …

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