Electrical & Optical Analyzers

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Microsemi Invests in Veracity to Support Commitment to IoT Security Market

June 24, 2016

- Collaboration brings synergies for industrial customers to address security concerns - Continued product development focused on leading solutions for industrial Ethernet applications complements Veracity solutions ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

L.A. Metro Transportation Authority Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

June 22, 2016

Second Largest Transit Agency in United States to Protect All Riders by Expanding Deployment to Add New Video-Based Safety Program for Rail PHOENIX - (American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference) - SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit agencies' ability to comply with rail regulations, announced today that... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies' Compliance Testing Solution Selected by Allion for Thunderbolt(TM) 3 Certification Tests

June 17, 2016

Testing Solution Ensures Designs Meet Certification Requirements Highlights:

  • Allion to offer Thunderbolt™ 3 certification testing services using Keysight’s products and services
  • Announcement builds on Keysight’s and Allion’s long-term relationship
  • Allion is now an Intel authorized certification lab for Thunderbolt 3 technologies
SANTA... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cadence and SMIC Collaborate on Delivery of Low-Power 28nm Digital Design Reference Flow

June 9, 2016

Full Suite of Cadence Digital Tools Improves Designer Productivity from RTL-to-Signoff SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS), today announced a collaboration with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) on the delivery of a 28nm design reference flow that incorporates a full suite of Cadence® digital products for low-power design. This reference... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal and Spectrum Analyzer offers measurements to 40 GHz.

June 2, 2016

Offering 160 MHz analysis bandwidth at frequencies between 26.5 and 40 GHz, R&S FSVA provides high accuracy in spectral measurements on narrowband modulated signals and in phase noise measurements. Mid-range instrument features typical phase noise of -117 dBc at 1 GHz with 10 kHz offset, and optimized third order intercept for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. In addition, typical sensitivity of preamplifier is -166 dBm for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 100G Field Analyzer include complete network test set.

May 26, 2016

Testing traffic speeds from 64K to 100G, NetBlazer FTB-890 and FTB-890NGE offer complete support of native CFP4, QSFP+/QSFP28, and SFP+ transceiver interfaces to turn-up and troubleshoot 10M-to-100G networks. GUI facilitates use, and preloaded capabilities include iSAM--EXFO's 3-step SLA validation test based on Y.1564 and RFC 6349; pluggable optics validation tool to identify faulty optics, including 100G pluggable transceivers CFP4 and QSFP28; and testing of Fiber Channel rates from 1x–16x. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Transmission Tester offers real-time data reporting.

May 23, 2016

Compatible with copper and fiber cabling, SignalTEKTM NT delivers reports that prove speed and reliability of data cable and network installation. Performance reports can be produced upon job completion so that subsequent call backs can be charged. Also, ability to transfer deliverables from tester directly from work site ensures job completion can be confirmed immediately by customers. Real-time data transfer, using IDEAL AnyWARE™ mobile app, also ensures test results are not lost. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bit Error Rate Tester tests PAM-4 and NRZ devices.

May 20, 2016

Supporting PAM-4 signals up to 64 GBaud and NRZ signals up to 64 Gbit/s, Model M8040A is suited for engineers who characterize receivers on physical layer for next generation of data center interconnects. Pattern generator module provides built-in de-emphasis, jitter injection, and optional second channel, while analyzer module provides true PAM-4 error analysis in real-time for long PRBS and QPRBS patterns. Users can control M8040A from graphical and remote control interface. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Wireless Communications, Aerospace & Defense Measurement Solutions at the International Microwave Symposium

May 16, 2016

Keysight’s Mike Millhaem to Deliver MicroApps Keynote on mmWave Signal Propagation and the Implications for Mobile Communications Systems Highlights:

  • Keysight will showcase its 5G millimeter-wave waveform generation and analysis, 5G channel sounding, 5G beamforming, IEEE 802.11ad and IEEE 802.11ax device testing design and test tools
  • Keysight will demonstrate its... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

USB 3.1 Transmitter Signal Analyzer aids Type-C design testing.

May 12, 2016

Available for operation on Infiniium V-Series and Z-Series real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher, U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software allows authorized test centers to test USB 3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeed Plus 10 Gbps devices with Type-C™ implementations. Solution provides in-house test and performance validation engineers with tools to ensure devices comply with the USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C specification. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Photodiode Sensor measures scanned/intermittent laser beam power.

May 4, 2016

Able to measure any wavelength over 400–1,100 nm spectral range, BC20-V1 laser sensor automatically subtracts background from both scanned and static beams. Sensor can measure power of laser bar code scanners as well as laser printer scanners and peak power of pulsed mode lasers. Aperture is 10 x 10 mm, and power measurement range is 0.1–20 mW. Supplied with 1.5 m cable and swivel mount, product also features 2 operational modes and peak detector. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzers optimize signal integrity testing.

May 3, 2016

With added options, VectorStar® and ShockLine™ VNAs enable signal integrity engineers to conduct channel diagnostics and model validation of high-speed digital circuit designs. VectorStar Eye Diagram option updates VectorStar display via trace-based process, eliminating need to manually transfer .SnP files. ShockLine Advanced Time Domain option includes ability to plot eye diagrams, determine single-ended or differential near-end and far-end crosstalk, and apply equalization techniques. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Showcase Semiconductor Parametric, Modeling Solutions at the International Reliability Physics Symposium

April 26, 2016

What: Keysight will demonstrate some of its many semiconductor parametric and modeling solutions at the 54th International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), the world’s premier platform for presenting pioneering work in semiconductor reliability. Keysight application experts will be on hand to demonstrate the B2900A SMU and EasyEXPERT group+ software, which can control four 2-channel... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope System supports millimeter wave analysis.

April 26, 2016

Based around 10-bit ADC Infiniium S-Series oscilloscope, E-band Signal Analysis Reference Solution provides millimeter wave analysis capability for applications in 60–90 GHz range. Two-channel capability allows for testing of multichannel devices; different antenna polarizations simultaneously; and channel sounding measurements. Using N8838A external mixer assistant software, oscilloscope can control N5183B MXG X-Series microwave signal generator and M1971E waveguide smart mixer. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Quality Monitoring System provides ABR decryption.

April 26, 2016

With addition of decryption and decode functionality, Sentry ABR (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming) gives service providers depth of monitoring they are accustomed to with linear-based services. After transcoding in typical ABR workflow, video stream is fragmented into fixed time duration fragments, encrypted, and DRM applied. Sentry ABR is capable of viewing encrypted content to evaluate actual viewing experience, or QoE, as well as determining Perceptual Video Quality for multiscreen services. Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

Anritsu and TRX Systems Partner to Create Revolutionary In-building Network Test Solution

April 15, 2016

- Industry Leading Handheld Analyzers Integrate with 3D Indoor Location and Mapping Solution to Create Industry's First Automatically Geo-referenced RF Signal Mapping Systems - MORGAN HILL, Calif. and GREENBELT, Md. - Anritsu Company and TRX Systems announce that they have entered into a partnership whereby Anritsu's industry leading handheld analyzers are integrated with a 3D Indoor... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Showcase Software, RF/Microwave Product Capabilities for Simulation, Measurement at WAMICON

April 14, 2016

What: Keysight Technologies, Inc. will demonstrate new software and RF/microwave capabilities for simulation and measurement at WAMICON 2016, the 17th annual IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference. As a gold sponsor of the event, Keysight experts will discuss everything from circuit-level modeling through system verification for general RF, microwave, millimeter wave for 4G,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Quality Monitors help broadcasters achieve compliance.

April 14, 2016

Providing real-time monitoring and alerting, Sentry Monitors notify broadcasters immediately if there are errors related to priority checks. In addition to TR 101 290 Priority 1, 2, and 3 checks, Sentry also supports program clock reference measurements including PCR jitter, drift, frequency offset, and cycle time. RF monitoring capabilities have been expanded to include DVB-S/S2 and DVB-T/T2 interfaces. In addition, end-to-end closed caption checks ensure output meets FCC regulations. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Analyzer characterizes passive components.

April 13, 2016

With low-frequency options, Model E5061B LF-RF can characterize passive components, including wireless power transfer and wireless charging systems, to broad range of applications operating over frequency range from 5 Hz to 500 MHz (E5061B-3L3), 1.5 GHz (E5061B-3L4), and 3 GHz (E5061B-3L5). With E5061B-005 option, analyzer combines network analysis and impedance analysis functions in single instrument. Read More