TWI448139B - Server and method for testing mobile phones remotely - Google Patents

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TWI448139B
TWI448139B TW098116279A TW98116279A TWI448139B TW I448139 B TWI448139 B TW I448139B TW 098116279 A TW098116279 A TW 098116279A TW 98116279 A TW98116279 A TW 98116279A TW I448139 B TWI448139 B TW I448139B
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Server and method for remote testing of mobile phones

The present invention relates to an electronic device testing system and method, and more particularly to a server and method for remote testing of a mobile phone.

As mobile phones become more widely used, mobile applications are also increasing. Due to the complexity of the wireless application environment, there are some differences in the network environment between the various operators' networks and even the branches of the same operator. In addition, different mobile phones may have differences in software and hardware. Both of these reasons may cause problems with the compatibility of the mobile phone. Therefore, testing of applications on mobile phones and mobile phones requires test compatibility, including the compatibility of the same application for different mobile phones, and the compatibility of the same mobile phone to different carrier networks.

At present, compatibility testing of applications in mobile phones and mobile phones is usually conducted through on-site testing, requiring testers to come to the mobile phone to apply for testing in various regions, causing inconvenience.

In view of the above, it is necessary to provide a server and method for remote testing of mobile phones, which can remotely control the testing process of the mobile phone and instantly update the software of the mobile phone.

A server for remote testing of mobile phones. The server communicates with the client through the network. Connect and connect to the phone to be tested through the control interface. The server includes: a command receiving unit, configured to receive a test command sent by the user terminal; and a control unit configured to control the DC power source on the control interface to supply power to the mobile phone to be tested to open the mobile phone to be tested, and use the mobile phone keyboard on the control interface The test fixture analogy corresponds to the keyboard button signal corresponding to the test command, and realizes communication between the mobile phone to be tested and other communication terminals. The user terminal uses the network camera to capture audio and video information during communication between the mobile phone under test and other electronic devices, and analyzes the audio and video information to obtain test results of the mobile phone to be tested.

A mobile phone remote testing method includes the following steps: (A) storing information about the server and the mobile phone to be tested to the control center; (B) selecting the server and the model of the mobile phone to be tested through the control center, and The network sends a test command to the selected server; (C) the server is connected to the mobile phone to be tested through the control interface, receives the test command, and supplies power to the virtual power supply interface of the mobile phone through the DC power supply of the control interface to be turned on. The mobile phone is tested, and the test button of the mobile phone keyboard through the control interface is operated according to the test command to operate the button on the keyboard of the mobile phone to be tested, so as to realize the communication between the mobile phone and other electronic devices to be tested; (D) the network camera captures the mobile phone to be tested and other Audio and video information in the communication process of the electronic device, and the captured audio and video information is transmitted to the control center and the user terminal through the network; and (E) the user end analyzes the audio and video information to obtain the mobile phone to be tested. Test the results and send the test results to the control center over the network.

Compared with the prior art, the method and the server for remote testing of the mobile phone provided by the present invention can remotely control the testing process of the mobile phone, grasp the compatibility status of the mobile phone hardware and software in different geographical locations, and immediately perform software on the mobile phone. Update.

10‧‧‧Control Center

20‧‧‧ Client

30‧‧‧Network

40‧‧‧Proxy server

41‧‧‧Command receiving unit

42‧‧‧Control unit

50‧‧‧Webcam

51‧‧‧Image capture unit

52‧‧‧Sound transmission unit

60‧‧‧Control interface

60‧‧‧Data cable connector A

61‧‧‧Mobile keyboard test fixture

62‧‧‧DC power supply

70‧‧‧Mobile phones to be tested

71‧‧‧ Display screen

72‧‧‧ headphone and microphone

73‧‧‧ keyboard

74‧‧‧Virtual power supply interface

75‧‧‧Data line connector B

1 is an application environment diagram of a preferred embodiment of a server for remote testing of a mobile phone according to the present invention.

2 is a flow chart of a preferred embodiment of a remote testing method for a mobile phone of the present invention.

1 is an application environment diagram of a preferred embodiment of a server for remote testing of a mobile phone according to the present invention. As shown in FIG. 1, one or more proxy servers 40 (only one shown) are connected to control center 10 and one or more client terminals 20 (only two shown) via network 30. The client 20 is also coupled to one or more network cameras 50 (only one shown) via the network 30. In addition, each proxy server 40 is connected to one or more mobile phones 70 to be tested (only one shown) through the control interface 60.

The control center 10 stores information about the proxy servers 40, including the geographic location of each proxy server 40, the protocols and protocols used, and the number of the network camera 50 that matches the proxy server 40. In addition, the control center 10 stores relevant information of each mobile phone 70 to be tested, including mobile phone model, geographic location, software and hardware configuration information, and update software.

The client 20 selects a proxy server 40 through the control center 10 and selects the model and number of the handset 70 to be tested. The client 20 can also select a plurality of proxy servers 40 in different geographical locations at a time to test the mobile phones 70 to be tested in different geographical locations.

After the model and number of the proxy server 40 and the mobile phone 70 to be tested are selected, the client 20 transmits test command information to the selected proxy server 40 via the network 30. For example, if the client 20 commands the mobile phone 70 to be tested to dial another communication terminal (such as another mobile phone or PAD) to make a call or video, the test command information includes the communication to be dialed. The number of the terminal and the dialing operation command; if the user terminal 20 commands the mobile phone 70 to be tested to send information to other communication terminals, the test command information includes the information content to be sent, the number of the communication terminal receiving the information, and the information sending operation instruction.

The proxy server 40 includes a command receiving unit 41 and a control unit 42. The command receiving unit 41 receives the test command transmitted by the client 20 through the network 30. The control unit 42 controls the control interface 60 to operate the mobile phone 70 to be tested based on the test command information.

The control interface 60 includes a mobile phone keyboard test fixture 61, a DC power source 62, and a data line connector 63.

The mobile phone 70 to be tested includes a display screen 71, an earphone and a microphone 72, a keyboard 73, a virtual power supply interface 74, and a data line connector 75.

The control interface 60 supplies power to the virtual power supply interface 74 of the mobile phone 70 through the DC power source 62 to turn on the mobile phone 70 to be tested, and tests the button signal of the keyboard 73 corresponding to the test command through the keyboard test of the mobile phone keyboard to realize the test. The mobile phone 70 communicates with other communication terminals. When the mobile phone 70 to be tested is dead, the control interface 60 controls the DC power supply 62 to power off the virtual power supply interface 74 for a short time to restart the mobile phone 70 to be tested. In the present embodiment, the control interface 60 controls the DC power supply 62 to power off the virtual power supply interface 74 for a power failure duration of 3 seconds.

The mobile phone keyboard test fixture 61 can be a simple short-circuit electronic fixture, and is directly connected to the interface of each button by using a wire. When a short circuit occurs, the corresponding button signal is excited to input the phase to the mobile phone 70 to be tested. Corresponding digits, characters or corresponding functions of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, such as dialing and sending information. The mobile phone keyboard test fixture 61 can also be a mechanical jig, and the touch point is set by the coordinate, and the corresponding key signal on the keyboard 73 is excited through the touch point.

The network camera 50 includes an image capturing unit 51 and a sound transmitting unit 52. During the communication between the mobile phone 70 and the other communication terminals, the network camera 50 uses the image capturing unit 51 to capture the video information of the display screen 71 of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, and simultaneously records the earphones of the mobile phone 70 to be tested through the sound transmission unit 52. Audio information from the microphone 72. The image capturing unit 51 may be a complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor or a charge coupled device (CCD) sensor. The sound transmission unit 52 can be a microphone.

The network camera 50 transmits the captured audio and video information to the control center 10 and the client terminal 20 via the network 30. The client 20 analyzes the audio and video information to obtain the test result of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, and sends the test result to the control center 10 through the network 30. In this way, the control center 10 can grasp the test results of all the mobile phones 70 to be tested. The test result includes an audio and video effect level when the mobile phone 70 to be tested communicates with other communication terminals, and whether the audio and video effect levels meet the requirements.

If the audio and video performance levels in the test result do not meet the requirements, the client 20 analyzes the software and hardware configuration information of the mobile phone 70 to be tested to determine the reason that the audio and video effect levels of the mobile phone 70 to be tested do not meet the requirements. If the hardware needs to be updated for hardware reasons, if it is due to software reasons, for example, an application of the mobile phone 70 to be tested may have compatibility problems with the mobile phone network of a certain geographical location, the user terminal 20, the corresponding mobile phone update software is obtained through the control center 10, and the mobile phone update software is sent to the proxy server 40 through the network 30. The proxy server 40 uses the data line connector 63 of the control interface 60 and the data of the mobile phone 70 to be tested. The line connector 75 communicates to update the corresponding software of the mobile phone 70 to be tested.

As shown in FIG. 2, it is a flowchart of a preferred embodiment of the mobile phone remote testing method of the present invention.

In step S200, the client 20 selects a proxy server 40 through the control center 10, and selects the model and number of the mobile phone 70 to be tested.

In step S210, the client 20 transmits test command information to the selected proxy server 40 via the network 30. In this embodiment, the test command information includes a number of another communication terminal and a dialing instruction.

In step S220, the proxy server 40 receives the test command information sent by the client 20 through the command receiving unit 41.

In step S230, the control unit 41 drives the DC power source 62 of the control interface 60 to supply power to the virtual power supply interface 74 of the mobile phone 70 to turn on the mobile phone 70 to be tested.

In step S240, the control unit 41 controls the button signal of the keyboard 73 of the mobile phone keyboard test fixture 61 to be compared with the test command according to the test command, so as to realize communication between the mobile phone 70 to be tested and other communication terminals. For example, the mobile phone keyboard test fixture 61 sequentially triggers each key signal on the keyboard 73 corresponding to the mobile phone number to be communicated according to the dialing operation command in the test command information.

In step S250, during the communication between the mobile phone 70 to be tested and the communication terminal (for example, a call and a video), the network camera 50 uses the image capturing unit 51 to capture the video information displayed on the display screen 71 of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, and simultaneously transmits the sound. The transmission unit 52 records the audio information sent by the earphone of the mobile phone 70 to be tested and the microphone 72.

In step S260, the network camera 50 transmits the captured audio and video information to the control center 10 and the client terminal 20 via the network 30.

In step S270, the user terminal 20 analyzes the audio and video information to obtain the communication status of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, including the effect level of the audio and video information.

In step S280, the user terminal 20 determines whether the communication status of the mobile phone 70 to be tested meets the requirements, for example, determines whether the effect level of the audio and video information meets a preset standard. If the requirements are met, the process proceeds to step S290, and the client 20 determines that the mobile phone 70 to be tested passes the test. Otherwise, if the communication status of the mobile phone 70 to be tested does not meet the requirements, the process proceeds to step S300.

In step S300, the client 20 analyzes the software and hardware configuration information of the mobile phone 70 to be tested to determine the reason why the audio and video effect levels of the mobile phone 70 to be tested do not meet the requirements. If it is for hardware reasons, it is determined that the mobile phone 70 to be tested needs to be updated. If the software is used, the client 20 obtains the corresponding mobile phone update software through the control center 10, and sends the mobile phone update software to the proxy server 40 via the network 30. The proxy server 40 uses the data line of the control interface 60. The connector 63 communicates with the data line connector 75 of the mobile phone 70 to be tested, and the corresponding software of the mobile phone 70 to be tested is updated.

The above is only the preferred embodiment of the present invention, and has been used in a wide range of applications. Any other equivalent changes or modifications which are not departing from the spirit of the present invention should be included in the following claims. Inside.

10‧‧‧Control Center

20‧‧‧ Client

30‧‧‧Network

40‧‧‧Proxy server

41‧‧‧Command receiving unit

42‧‧‧Control unit

50‧‧‧Webcam

51‧‧‧Image capture unit

52‧‧‧Sound transmission unit

60‧‧‧Control interface

60‧‧‧Data cable connector A

61‧‧‧Mobile keyboard test fixture

62‧‧‧DC power supply

70‧‧‧Mobile phones to be tested

71‧‧‧ Display screen

72‧‧‧ headphone and microphone

73‧‧‧ keyboard

74‧‧‧Virtual power supply interface

75‧‧‧Data line connector B

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  1. A server for remote testing of a mobile phone, the server is connected to a user terminal through a network, and is connected to a mobile phone to be tested through a control interface, wherein: the mobile phone to be tested includes a keyboard and a virtual power supply interface; the control interface The utility model comprises a mobile phone keyboard test fixture and a DC power supply, wherein the mobile phone keyboard test fixture is connected with the interface of each button of the keyboard, and the corresponding button signal is excited by a short circuit to input corresponding to the mobile phone to be tested. The digit, the character or the corresponding function of the mobile phone to be tested; the server comprises: a command receiving unit, configured to receive a test command sent by the user terminal; and a control unit, configured to control the DC power source to be tested on the control interface The virtual power supply interface of the mobile phone is powered to open the mobile phone to be tested, and controls the keyboard and keyboard test signals of the control interface on the control interface to compare the keyboard key signals corresponding to the test commands, so as to realize communication between the mobile phone to be tested and other communication terminals; End, use the network camera to capture audio and video resources during the communication process between the mobile phone under test and other electronic devices. And analyzing the audio and video information to obtain the test results of the test phone.
  2. The server of claim 1, wherein the test result is that the communication status of the mobile phone to be tested meets the requirements or does not meet the requirements.
  3. For example, the server described in claim 2, wherein when the test result is that the communication state of the mobile phone to be tested does not meet the requirements, the user end analyzes the software and hardware configuration information of the mobile phone to be tested to determine that the communication status does not meet the requirements. The reason is that if it is due to hardware reasons, it prompts to update the corresponding hardware, and if it is due to software, the mobile phone update software is sent to the server through the network. The server uses the control interface to update the corresponding software of the mobile phone to be tested.
  4. The server of claim 1, wherein the user terminal is further connected to the control center through a network, and the related information of the server and the mobile phone to be tested is obtained through the control center.
  5. The server of claim 4, wherein the information about the server includes a geographical location of the server and a protocol used, and the related information of the mobile phone to be tested includes a model of the mobile phone to be tested. , location, software and hardware configuration information and update software.
  6. A mobile phone remote testing method is applied to a server for remote testing of a mobile phone. The server is connected to a user terminal through a network, and is connected to a mobile phone to be tested through a control interface, and the mobile phone to be tested includes a keyboard and a virtual power supply interface. The control interface includes a mobile phone keyboard test fixture and a DC power supply. The mobile phone keyboard test fixture is connected to the interface of each button of the keyboard by using a wire, and the corresponding button signal is excited by a short circuit to the mobile phone to be tested. Enter the corresponding digits, characters or corresponding functions of the mobile phone to be tested. The method includes: storing the relevant information of the server and the mobile phone to be tested to the control center; the user terminal selects the server and the model of the mobile phone to be tested through the control center. And sending a test command to the selected server through the network; the server receives the test command through the control interface, and supplies power to the virtual power supply interface of the mobile phone through the DC power supply of the control interface to open the mobile phone to be tested, and through the control interface The mobile phone keyboard test fixture operates the button on the keyboard of the mobile phone to be tested according to the test command Measuring the communication between the mobile phone and other electronic devices; the network camera captures the audio and video information during the communication process between the mobile phone and the other electronic device, and transmits the captured audio and video information to the control center and the user terminal through the network. And the user analyzes the audio and video information to obtain the test result of the mobile phone to be tested, and sends the test result to the control center through the network.
  7. The mobile phone remote test method according to claim 6, wherein the phase of the server The information includes the geographical location of the server and the protocols and protocols used. The information about the mobile phone to be tested includes the model, geographic location, software and hardware configuration information of the mobile phone to be tested, and the update software.
  8. The mobile phone remote test method according to the seventh aspect of the invention, wherein the user terminal can simultaneously select a plurality of servers of the same or different geographical locations and a plurality of mobile phones of the same or different types to be tested.
  9. The mobile phone remote test method according to claim 7, wherein the test result is that the communication state of the mobile phone to be tested meets the requirements or does not meet the requirements.
  10. For example, in the mobile phone remote testing method described in claim 9, wherein when the test result is that the communication state of the mobile phone to be tested does not meet the requirements, the software and hardware configuration information of the mobile phone to be tested is analyzed, and the communication status is determined to be inconsistent. If the reason is due to hardware reasons, the user is prompted to update the corresponding hardware. If the software is used, the client obtains the corresponding mobile phone update software through the control center, and sends the mobile phone update software to the corresponding network through the network. The server, the corresponding server uses the control interface to update the corresponding software of the mobile phone to be tested.
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