Electrical & Optical Analyzers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Waveform Monitors, Rasterizers increase HDR and WCG support.

August 11, 2016

With field-installable software upgrade, WFM/WVR 8000 series waveform monitors and rasterizers offer support for monitoring High Dynamic Range (HDR) and ITU-R Recommendation BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut (WCG) formats. Upgrade assists camera operators, editors, and colorists in capturing and reproducing realistic video image content. Architecture fully supports 4K content throughput requirements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Algae Analysis Instrumentation Images Florida Toxic Algal Cells

August 8, 2016

FlowCam® Cyano Algae Analysis System Identifies Culprit in State of Emergency Scarborough, ME, USA: The water sample taken from the St. Lucie River near the coastline of Ft. Pierce, Florida was loaded with blue-green algae when it arrived in Ben Spaulding's lab in Scarborough, Maine. As laboratory manager for Fluid Imaging Technologies (www.FluidImaging.com), Spaulding ran the thick,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Integrated BERT and DAC tests 400 GbE designs.

August 8, 2016

Generating clean eye diagrams at up to 128 Gbps/channel, integrated Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A BERT and G0361A 64 Gbaud 2-bit D/A Converter enables engineers to verify that high-speed devices, modules, and network systems are in compliance with industry standards, including 400 GbE and CEI-56G. With dual-channel 2x1 multiplexing function in input section, G0361A can generate signals from 32 Gbit/s x 4CH NRZ to 128G PAM4 (64 Gbaud), supporting expansion to 128G PAM4. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Anritsu Solutions Certified as Recommended Test Instruments of Thunderbolt(TM) CTS

August 3, 2016

- Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A and ShockLine™ Economy VNA Support Receiver and Tx/Rx Return Loss Tests to Verify Thunderbolt Designs - RICHARDSON, Texas - Anritsu Company announces that its Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A BERT and ShockLine™ Economy Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) MS46322A are recommended instruments of the Thunderbolt™ CTS (Compliance Test Specification). The MP1800A... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Quality Tester works with Bluetooth phones, headsets.

August 3, 2016

GL VQuad™ solution, when used with Dual UTA HD hardware, enables voice quality testing on various interfaces: 2-wire analog (FXO – simulate analog phone), 4-wire analog (TX/RX – replace wired headset), phone handset (RJ22 – replace handset at cord), PTT (Push to Talk, test Mobile Radios), and Bluetooth® (connect to and test Mobile Phones). Functionality allws voice quality analysis as well as delay measurements to be performed on Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Joins Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance to Advance 5G Technology

July 27, 2016

Alliance Provides Forum for Discussing 5G Test Requirement Highlights:

  • Keysight and Anite (now part of Keysight) offer leading-edge solutions for designing and testing mobile networks
  • Keysight delivers a broad set of simulation and measurement solutions for sub-6 GHz, cmWave and mmWave 5G systems
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Safe Testing for Switchgear Applications

July 25, 2016

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Utility engineers and technicians can now complete complex switching operations in a single procedure with Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 Test System (Fast and Modular Energy). The touch-safe testing system features ring-lug terminal connections, preferred by U.S. electric power companies.  FAME 3 incorporates a pluggable system for testing and system maintenance for low- and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Impedance Testing Tool offers multifunction probe connector.

July 20, 2016

Providing accurate LCR and ESR measurements with 0.5% basic accuracy, LCR-Reader is available with Multifunction Probe Connector, which replaces gold-plated tweezer tip and allows instrument to be used as Probe Station. Probe Connector acts as extension of 2-wire connection from LCR-Reader PCB to variety of replaceable probes. Connector consists of 60 cm long shielded 2-wire cable with small PCB on one end directly connecting 2 signal flex stripes on LCR-Reader handle to universal connector head. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter has multi-format color display.

July 20, 2016

With Ophir thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors, StarBright measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size. Handheld instrument also measures irradiance and dosage with PD300RM radiometer sensors as well as laser beam size and beam position with BeamTrack power/position/size laser sensors. Other uses include measuring instantaneous power of laser pulse and measuring total energy exposure with Photodiode sensor. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Latest EMC, Power Integrity, Signal Integrity Solutions at EMC 2016

July 15, 2016

What: Keysight Technologies will demonstrate its latest EMC, power integrity and signal integrity solutions at EMC 2016—IEEE international symposium on electromagnetic compatibility. Keysight will have design and test experts specializing in the areas of electromagnetic interference compliance, power integrity, signal integrity and more, available in its booth. Discussions and... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Field Testers offer CPRI RF measurement option.

July 1, 2016

With CPRI RF measurement option installed, E Series of Site Master™, Spectrum Master™, and Cell Master™ Analyzers facilitates testing of Remote Radio Heads installed atop 4G towers by identifying interference sources on radio uplink at ground level and eliminating unnecessary tower climbs. Spectrum/Spectrogram Tune & Zoom function allows users to zoom into area of interest on displayed signal to more closely examine interfering signals and better identify their origin. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

NVMe Protocol Analyzer/Exerciser test and monitor SSD devices.

June 30, 2016

SMBus protocol-enabled Summit™ T34 Protocol Analyzer and Summit Z3-16 Exerciser/Test Platform are used to test and monitor SSD devices and systems using NVM Express® (NVMe) protocol. Summit T34 protocol analyzer supports SMBus protocol decoding integrated into NVMe and PCIe protocol traffic trace display. Also, protocol exerciser/test platform generates SMBus protocol traffic to aid testing of NVMe-MI protocol in addition to standard PCIe, NVMe, and SATA Express traffic generation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Exhibits Latest PCI Express® Design and Test Solutions at PCI-SIG® Developers Conference

June 27, 2016

Solutions Focus on All Stages of PCI Express Architecture Design and Test Workflow Highlights:

  • Keysight experts will demonstrate the latest PCI Express (PCIe®) design and test solutions
  • Featured solutions cover the entire PCIe workflow—from design to compliance
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced it will... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

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