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GOEPEL Electronic Extends IEEE1445 Interface for Connection to Board Level Simulation

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GOEPEL Electronic Extends IEEE1445 Interface for Connection to Board Level Simulation

Press release date: April 30, 2014

GOEPEL electronic announces the further development of its special tool series for the test of complex circuitry functions within the frame of the Boundary Scan software platform SYSTEM CASCON™. The advanced tools were developed in cooperation with Selex ES, an international leader in electronic and information solutions for defence, aerospace, space, civil and cyber security. The tools enable direct coupling of SYSTEM CASCON to CAE environments, e.g. Teradyne's LASAR simulator. Concurrently, the import of DTIF vectors and timing sets provides opportunities to execute deterministic dynamic functional tests on board level and combine them with other procedures such as Boundary Scan (IEEE 1149.x) or in-system programming.

"The new solutions means another quality increase in combining structural Boundary Scan test and functional circuitry test based on a unique software platform", says Thomas Wenzel, Managing Director of GOEPEL electronic's Boundary Scan Division. "In particular users in mission critical industries such as avionics and aerospace or military benefit from the extraordinarily high verification, test and diagnosis quality especially for non-Boundary Scan circuitry components, resulting in significant time and cost savings."

About ATPG/PFD IEEE 1145
The ATPG/PFD IEEE 1445 are software modules integrated in SYSTEM CASCON supporting the so-called DTIF (Digital Test Interchange Format). It is particularly used as transfer medium between simulators and Automated Test Equipment (ATE). Simulators can virtually calculate the electronic behavior of circuitries, finally producing simulation vectors that are transported to an ATE system. Consequently, the ATE system is able to execute such test sets on a physical unit under test.

The ATPG IEEE 1445 (Automatic Test Pattern Generator) enables the import of respective test data in IEEE 1445 format into the SYSTEM CASCON environment, automatically generating a consistent test procedure out of this data base.

In addition to the vectors, the precise timing as well as the interaction between test pattern are included. That means the execution of dynamic test procedures. Imported vectors can be immediately visualised and interactively modified by ATPG included viewer/editor tools. Deviations of measured vectors from set values automatically activate a diagnosis processor. That means a powerful and convenient tool suite for IEEE 1445 applications.

About GOEPEL electronic:
GOEPEL electronic is a worldwide leading vendor of innovative electronic and optical test and inspection systems, being the market leader for professional JTAG/Boundary Scan solutions for Embedded System Access (ESA). A network of branch offices, distributors and service partners ensures the global availability of the products as well as the support of the more than 8,000 system installations. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Jena/Germany, GOEPEL electronic employs currently more than 200 employees and generated a revenue of 27 Million Euro in 2013 (ca. $34 Mio). GOEPEL electronic has continuously been ISO9001 certified since 1996 and has been honoured with TOP-JOB and TOP-100 awards for being one of the best medium-sized companies in Germany. GOEPEL electronic's products won several awards in recent years and are used by the leading companies in telecommunication, automotive, space and avionics, industrial controls, medical technology, and other industries. Further information about the company and its products can be found on the internet at

Press Contact:
GOEPEL electronic GmbH 
Matthias Müller   
Goeschwitzer Str. 58-60/66 
D-07745 Jena   

Tel: +49-3641-6896-739
Fax: +49-3641-6896-944


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