Opportunity for First OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory for V2X

OmniAir is preparing to launch the first ever DSRC-based vehicle-to-everything (V2X) device certification program. Before launching, we will be authorizing one test laboratory as part of a certification demonstration project to help finalize our test lab authorization policy and procedures.

Following the official launch of OmnAir’s Connected Vehicle Device Certification Program, we will open up this opportunity to other test laboratories. This demonstration project is for test laboratories ready to test DSRC devices now

Opportunity:

Accredited test laboratories that are OmniAir members are encouraged to participate and submit a proposal to become the first authorized test laboratory for connected vehicle device certification.

Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 19, 2017.

The successful candidate will demonstrate device testing, laboratory capabilities and conformance based on 2016 standards with SCMS/CAMP quality certificates. OmniAir may consider Plugfest certificates as a substitute. Applicants must be ready to submit to an initial audit at their facility the week of July 17, 2017.

Selection criteria:   

  • Must be an OmniAir member in good standing
  • Must be an accredited test laboratory
  • Price proposal (will be an important factor)
  • Qualified DSRC test equipment for both bench and field testing
  • Comprehend IEEE and SAE DRSC standards per 2016 standards and USDOT device (OBU & RSU) requirements
  • Demonstrated testing capabilities and provide test report samples for both OBE and RSE devices
  • Engineer (subject matter expert) and technicians qualified to conduct DSRC testing, generate test reports and interface with their clients
  • Auditable and maintaining capability with DSRC technology through OmniAir
  • Maintain OmniAir membership and requirements including plugfest participation and technical committees/activities
Proposals:

Interested laboratories are invited to submit price and technical proposals.
All bids shall be treated as confidential.

OmniAir will not consider any price proposal under $10,000.00.

Proposal Submission:

Email submissions to Jason Conley (jconley@omniair.org), and to Randy Roebuck (rdroebuck@omniair.org).

Questions:

OmniAir staff will host a conference call for interested test laboratories at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Questions must be submitted in writing no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Written questions are encouraged before the call. OmniAir will share submitted questions and responses with all participating laboratories on the call.

Interested parties can submit questions and receive the dial-in number by emailing Jason Conley. (jconley@omniair.org)

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