The Research and Development (R&D) lab for Raspberry Pi is to be equipped with the latest Tektronix high-speed test solutions. Raspberry Pi’s new laboratory will focus on high speed serial design and validation testing. The new test equipment from Tektronix delivers on their needs today while also ensuring enough bandwidth to support any future high speed interfaces that would require the highest performance instrumentation.
Tami Newcombe has been named as Commercial President at Tektronix where she will be responsible for leading global sales and marketing. A former Cisco executive with 25 years of technology industry experience, Newcombe has a strong track record of working with customers ranging from small and medium businesses to enterprises and in developing new approaches to capture critical market transitions, capitalise on the power of channel partners and show the business value of technology adoption to customers.
The latest in optical test innovation for data centre networking will be showcased by Tektronix at OFC 2017 in Los Angeles (March 19-23). Data centre networking technology providers are looking to continuously increase the capacity and precision of high speed data transfers.
What is claimed to be the industry’s first receiver test solution with 100 percent coverage of the MIPI Alliance’s recently released D-PHY v.2.0 specification along with full support for the C-PHY v1.1 receiver test specification has been released by Tektronix. MIPI designers, such as those working on autonomous driving systems or in-vehicle infotainment, can now access simplified PHY receiver test set up and faster test execution combined with industry leading signal fidelity and flexible support for in-depth debug and margin testing.
Claimed to be the industry’s first 32Gb/s protocol-aware bit error rate test and analysis system. the new Tektronix BSX series BERTScope helps characterise the receiver in Gen3 and Gen4 devices and enables users to shorten the time needed to debug link training and bit error rate issues.
Tektronix has introduced new equivalent time automated compliance test solutions for 4-lane 100G electrical interfaces defined in the IEEE 802.3bm and 802.3bj specifications. The new capabilities along with the full set of Tektronix solutions for 100G and 400G characterisation and validation will be demonstrated at DesignCon 2017 (February 1-2).
An automated USB 3.1 Type-C transmitter test solution for Gen1 and Gen 2 that combines full SigTest support with DPOJET debug and analysis tools, allowing designers to bring devices with improved margins to market in less time has been announced by Tektronix. The new solution delivers 100 percent compliance test coverage as well as full support for the new Type-C connector, fixtures and associated channel tests.
An update for Tektronik PAM4 solution for validating 400G physical layer transmitter designs for its DPO70000SX ultra high performance oscilloscope series, has been made. The release adds PAM4 error detection, SNDR (Signal to Noise and Distortion Ratio) measurement capability, and advanced FFE/DFE equalisation capabilities into one solution.
An update to its PAM4 solution for validating 400G physical layer transmitter designs for its DPO70000SX ultra high-performance oscilloscope series is announced by Tektronix. The latest release adds PAM4 error detection, industry-leading Signal to Noise and Distortion Ratio (SNDR) measurement capability, and new advanced FFE/DFE equalisation capabilities into one easy to use solution.
A wideband signal analysis solution that combines 800MHz of real-time bandwidth with up to 2 hours of streaming storage at full bandwidth in one solution has been announced by Tektronix. The new RSA7100A instrument’s 16kHz to 26.5GHz frequency range covers a broad range of analysis needs for critical wide-bandwidth applications.
A complete solution for performing high resistivity measurements in compliance with accepted industry standards including ASTM D257 and IEC 60093 has been unveiled by Tektronix. Designed for use with the Keithley Model 6517B Electrometer and Model 8009 Resistivity Chamber, the new Model KICKSTARTFL-HRMA application automates volume and surface resistivity measurements for more accurate and repeatable results without the need for custom programming.
What is claimed to be the industry’s first test solution for the Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) standard is available for Tektronix high-performance oscilloscopes. The ONFI 4.0 test solution includes software for analysing DDR2/3 modes on the ONFI bus coupled with an effective probing solution based on interposers.
A DisplayPort Type-C Transmitter Test solution significantly reduces compliance test times compared to both previous Tektronix DisplayPort solution and those available from competitors. According to real-world field evaluations, the highly optimised solution for use with Tektronix high-performance oscilloscopes allows engineers to complete the full suite of DisplayPort Type C compliance tests in less than 6 hours.
A new 100G link training tool has been released for use with the Tektronix DPO70000SX family of ultra-high performance oscilloscopes. This new option, along with expanded measurement support for 100G electrical debug and validation, addresses critical needs in the growing data centre market.
The Keithley S540 Power Semiconductor Test System, a fully-automated, 48 pin parametric test system for wafer-level testing of power semiconductor devices and structures up to 3kV has been released by Tektronix. Optimised for use with the latest compound power semiconductor materials including silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN), the fully integrated S540 can perform all high voltage, low voltage, and capacitance tests in a single probe touch-down.
A new 100G link training tool has been released for use with the Tektronix DPO7000SX family of ultra-high performance oscilloscopes. This new option, along with expanded measurement support for 100G electrical debug and validation, addresses critical needs in the growing data centre market.
A complete CAN FD protocol trigger, decode and search solution has been added to the Tektronix MDO3000 and MDO4000C Series of mixed domain oscilloscopes. It will help automotive engineers meet consumer demand for more capable and sophisticated electronic modules and integrated systems.
A wide-range of applications embracing IoT, Power Analysis, Education and Research, Semiconductor Design and RF Test will be showcased by Tektronix at electronica in Munich (November 8-11). Visitors to the Tektronix stand will be able to get hands-on demonstrations and technical advice to help them solve their individual test and measurement challenges.
Tektronix will be showcasing a wide range of applications, from IoT, power analysis, education and research, semiconductor design and RF test at electronica 2016 (Stand 438, Hall A1), which takes place from 8-11th November in Munich.
A high performance hardware platform for its Sentry video and audio quality monitoring solution has been announced by Tektronix. This new platform triples the capacity for performing PVQ measurements for H.264 and H.265 (HEVC) and doubles the capacity for QOE in a 1RU platform. Video Service Providers (VSPs) can dramatically reduce rack space, power and ports which translate to improved efficiency and lower costs of ownership.