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Analysis capability ensures component quality
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12/31/2007   Post a comment
SigmaQuest Inc. has added a component analysis capability, Automated Maverick Analysis, to its newly released SigmaSure 6.1 on-demand software.
Test systems make it easy to test/repair circuit boards
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12/31/2007   Post a comment
Seica Inc. has introduced the Aerial series of automatic test systems targeted at circuit board repair.
Passive tap module simplifies RS232 troubleshooting
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12/31/2007   Post a comment
The EZ-Tap RS232 passive tap module from Stratus Engineering provides a RS232 data monitoring and logging solution in a lightweight package.
Tektronix' enhances cellular field test system for China market
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12/28/2007   Post a comment
The RF Scout Interference Hunter now supports TD-SCDMA in addition to providing the tools to hunt for RF interference and check signal quality in one rugged, handheld platform.
WiMAX Forum begins certification testing for Mobile WiMAX
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
As Mobile WiMAX deployments grow in 2008, the Forum will open new certification labs in India and Taiwan to address the demand for equipment certification.
Cable tester provides Spanish and Turkish text options
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
CAMI Research has released its CableEye PC-based cable and harness test system with multi-language capability.
Mixed-signal instrument provides multi-site testing of SiP/SoC devices
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12/27/2007   Post a comment
Credence Systems has enhanced its Diamond test platform with the introduction of its MultiWave instrument, a mixed-signal solution for multi-site testing of highly integrated SiP and SoC devices used in mainstream consumer applications.
Rohde & Schwarz puts 3GPP LTE, WiMAX, mobile TV on front burner
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12/25/2007   1 comment
Solutions for 3GPP LTE, HSPA+ and WiMAX will be included as well as compact, high-throughput solutions for production, and, mobile TV transmitters of all power classes.
Aeroflex upgrades its A-GPS location services conformance test systems
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12/25/2007   Post a comment
The Aeroflex 6103 and 6401 now provide A-GPS conformance test within GSM/E-GPRS and UMTS environments respectively.
Top 10: The most popular WirelessNetDesignline feature articles of 2007
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12/24/2007   Post a comment
The most popular WirelessNetDesignline feature articles included a tutorial on the 802.11n PHY layer, test results on several early 802.11n systems, a WiMAX chipset roundup, and a technical comparison of Bluetooth versus Certified Wireless USB.
ODM module tests fiber-optic networks
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12/20/2007   Post a comment
JDSU has introduced the Optical Dispersion Measurement (ODM) module for its T-BERD/MTS-6000 and T-BERD/MTS-8000 optical test platforms, which is used for field testing fiber-optic networks.
Certification begins for mobile WiMAX products
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12/20/2007   Post a comment
Certified Mobile WiMAX products should start appearing on the market early next year as the WiMAX Forum said that suppliers vendors can start submitting their 2.3 GHz and 2.5 GHz gear for testing to the forum's lead certification lab at AT4 Wireless in Spain.
Short-range LAN OTDR delivers five wavelength test capability
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12/19/2007   Post a comment
JDSU has released a short-range LAN (SRL) OTDR for the T-BERD/MTS-6000 and T-BERD/MTS-8000 optical test platforms, providing a unique testing combination of up to five wavelengths in both multi-mode and single-mode.
Usability testing for design kits: A good idea
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12/18/2007   Post a comment
Standard-based versus proprietary can be a tough choice for design engineers depending on the application. In a simple security network, the choice seems to go to the proprietary network.
Probe card lowers IC test cost
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12/14/2007   Post a comment
FormFactor, Inc. has expanded its TrueScale probe card family for wire bond SoC devices with the introduction of its PP40 wafer probe card. This probe card enables high-efficiency and high-parallelism wafer probing on advanced wire bond logic and SoC devices.
Power meter targets DWDM networks
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12/14/2007   Post a comment
JSDU claims the its new OCC-56 Smart Optical Channel Checker is the industry's smallest and lightest channel checker for DWDM networks.
Network analyzer offers optional gain compression application
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12/14/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the availability of a new gain compression application (GCA) for its PNA-X network analyzer.
Signal analysis solution adds LTE testing
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12/14/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has introduced a 3GPP LTE modulation analysis option for its 89600 series vector signal analysis software.
Hitachi considers Israel R&D site, says report
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12/13/2007   Post a comment
Hitachi is considering opening an R&D center in Israel, with possible topics being nanotechnology and software targeted at chip production.
Sidebar: UWB Test Methodology
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12/13/2007   Post a comment
This test focused on measuring UWB throughput over wireless and coaxial media. We have uploaded the latest drivers for all the devices under test from the manufacturer's web sites.
Microwave multiplexer switches 75-ohm signals up to 2.5-GHz
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12/10/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces has expanded its LXI-compliant switching product line with two products that support up to sixteen six-channel microwave multiplexers in a compact 2U form factor.
Chip test startup raises $16 million
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12/10/2007   Post a comment
Israeli Startup Optimal Test, which has developed a test suite for maximizing IC yields through managed test results, has raised $16 million in a second round of financing. The round was led by Evergreen Venture Partners, with the participation of the existing investors – Carmel Ventures and Pitango.
LXI HF matrix switching platform supports up to sixteen 6 channel microwave multiplexers
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12/10/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of LXI compliant switching products with the introduction of the 60-800 and 60-820 Microwave Multiplexer platforms.
Test system lowers cost of SoC testing
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12/7/2007   Post a comment
Advantest Corp. has introduced a compact test solution designed to lower the cost of testing SoC devices used in digital consumer products and automotive electronics.
Verigy to buy Inovys for complementary lines
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12/6/2007   Post a comment
Verigy has signed a definitive agreement to acquire chip test vendor Inovys.
Agilent expands DisplayPort test capability
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12/6/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has expanded its DisplayPort test solution for design, characterization and debug, as well as compliance testing for source and sink.
DisplayPort compliance test software gets upgrade
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12/6/2007   Post a comment
Agilent has released an extension to its DisplayPort compliance test software for Infiniium DSO80000 series oscilloscopes, adding more controlled compliance tests and additional validation tests.
Ixia delivers 10 GbE MACSec test module
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12/5/2007   Post a comment
Ixia claims to be the first to market with a line rate 10 GbE MACSec test module.
Tektronix unveils DisplayPort software for compliance testing
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12/5/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix has announced early adopter software that fully implements and automates the tests identified in the DisplayPort physical layer source compliance test specification.
Compensating Rogowski coils for current measurement
Design How-To  
12/5/2007   1 comment
Use a "Rejustor" to calibrate this useful current-measurement transducer
Rohde & Schwarz production tester handles wireless devices up to 6 GHz
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12/4/2007   Post a comment
A new test concept ensures maximum test performance, minimum space requirements, and comparatively low power consumption.


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