Agilent joins PXI Systems Alliance board
News & Analysis 9/30/2010 2 comments
Agilent Technologies Inc. has joined seven other sponsor-level member companies on the board of directors of the PXI Systems Alliance. The primary goal of the PXISA is to improve the effectiveness of CompactPCI-based solutions in measurement and automation through use of the PXI specification
Audio Precision opens UK office
News & Analysis 9/22/2010 Post a comment
Audio Precision (AP), provider of audio test and measurement instruments, has opened an office in the United Kingdom to support customers of its audio analyser instruments and drive new sales in one of the top audio design markets in the world.
Embedded instruments unlock validation & test for Xeon 5500 processor boards
Product How-To 9/7/2010 Post a comment
The advanced microarchitecture and high interconnect speeds on circuit boards designed around the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series (codenamed Nehalem) present design validation and test challenges for board designers and manufacturers. Older legacy test systems typically involve a probe of some sort making physical contact with the circuit board or chip pins on the board.