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GOEPEL electronic announces the inception of a comprehensive cooperation network with contract manufacturers. The "EMS Partner Program", a global alliance program is focussed on joint activities for knowledge transfer about test methods and strategies. The official introduction of the EMS Partner Program will take place at GOEPEL electronic's annual Boundary Scan Days Germany on the 15th and 16th of May in Jena/Germany.
Testing electronic circuits has been a key topic in the industry since the first transistor was developed, and today it is as relevant as ever. But how close to the ideal solution can developers get? By Thomas Wenzel, Co-Founder and Managing Director GOEPEL electronic GmbH in Jena/Germany, and Heiko Ehrenberg, President, North American operations, GOEPEL electronics LLC in Austin, TX/USA.
In cooperation with selected partners within the GATE Alliance Program, GOEPEL electronic has developed a powerful Inter Process Link for its JTAG/Boundary Scan software platform SYSTEM CASCON. The solution enables external tools to directly access the system internal project data base, additionally supporting interactive operations to handle data and control commands.
GOEPEL electronic presents a number of new features for its desktop tester series JULIET. The systems now support all Embedded System Access technologies for high-speed in-system programming of Flash, PLD and MCU as well as structural and functional at-speed board test.
At the 2013 SMT/Hybrid/Packaging show, GOEPEL electronic announced the market introduction of another RAPIDO series inline production system for in-system programming and board test based on the latest Embedded System Access technologies.
GOEPEL electronic's IP-based ChipVORX technology has been extended to execute Bit Error Rate Tests (BERT). The highly automated solution enables FPGA Embedded Instruments utilization in the form of special softcores for the test and design validation of high-speed I/O.
GOEPEL electronic announce special model libraries for the Energy Micro EFM32GGxxx micro controller series supporting the innovative emulation technology VarioTAP. Users are now able to utilize the processor as native instruments for prototype hardware design validation, production test and Flash programming. Higher test coverage is enabled by dynamic and customer-specific tests. For all test and programming methods, a unified environment including VarioTAP model library is provided.
GOEPEL electronic demonstrated programming and test strategies based on the innovative Embedded System Access (ESA) technologies. As part of a technological partnership, Xilinx provided a special board featuring Zynq-XC7Z020 All Programmable SoC components.
GOEPEL electronic now provides a special package for beginners in JTAG/Boundary Scan or users with cost-sensitive projects. PicoTAP Designer Studio is a complete Boundary Scan test system incl. hardware and software, offering an extremely reasonable price-performance-ratio.
GOEPEL electronic introduces SFX-TAP16/G-RM, a new version of its TAP Transceiver for the test and programming of up to 16 electronic assemblies in parallel. The compact solution with integrated system power supply helps to increase the throughput for UUT with a single TAP by factor 16, which results in significantly improved production efficiency and reduced investment costs.
GOEPEL electronics will hold its annual UK Technology Day on March 14th, 2012 at the Duxford Imperial War Museum. This one day event is a mixture of seminar and workshop sessions, where participants can gain deeper insight into the latest capabilities of test technologies like: Embedded System Access including JTAG/Boundary Scan, Automated Optical Inspection, Automated X-Ray Inspection and 3D Solder Paste Inspection.
At Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition in Farnborough GOEPEL electronics will demonstrate its extensive portfolio of solutions for electronic and optical test and inspection. On Stand D62 the company will demonstrate the systems impressive capabilities, including showing how a 360° operation camera and sophisticated Embedded System Access electronic test instruments can help to track down problems on today's dense and complicated electronic boards.
Within the scope of an OEM cooperation, GOEPEL electronic and TEST-OK have developed a professional Boundary Scan option for the TEST-OK functional test system. The new integration solution is based on a specially developed plug-on module named UCM1149. The full integration of GOEPEL electronic's Boundary Scan software and hardware in the TEST-OK test concept offers several benefits, such as higher test depth and fault coverage as well as cost reduction.
GOEPEL electronic recently introduced additional RAPIDO series inline production systems for high-speed programming as well as board test based on the newest Embedded System Access technologies. The new models named RPS3000-(x) support double-sided probing for up to 3000 nails. Non-volatile memories such as Flash, Microcontrollers and Programmable Logic Devices can be on-board programmed even faster and more reliably.
The G-TAP is not a single product but an overall concept, because the module can be utilized in stand-alone operations as well as an integrated solution in existing electronic and optical test systems such as Flying Probers, In-Circuit Test or AOI systems.
At the International Test Conference, GOEPEL electronic introduces the first ChipVORX model prototype to execute Bit Error Rate Tests using on-board Field Programmable Gate Arrays. The new solution enables the utilisation of FPGA Embedded Instruments in the form of special softcores for the test and design validation of high-speed I/O.
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of special model libraries for Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC components to support all programming and test strategies based on the innovative Embedded System Access technologies.
At this year's International Test Conference (ITC) in Anaheim, CA, taking place November 4th to November 9th, GOEPEL electronics LLC will present its strategic realignment in regards to testing, programming, validation, and functional verification at chip, board, and system level, under the umbrella of Embedded System Access (ESA).
At this year's electronica trade show in Munich/Germany GOEPEL will introduce awarded as well as worldwide unrivalled and new solutions in electric and optical test and measurement technologies. In hall A1, stand 351 interested parties are welcome to learn about the versatile opportunities to support various test methods such as JTAG/Boundary Scan, Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), Automated X-Ray Inspection (AXI) and solder paste inspection (SPI).
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of special model libraries for the first Fujitsu Graphical Display Controllers of the MB86R0x Jade series and MB86R1x Emerald series to support the innovative emulation technology VarioTAP. The libraries, described as VarioTAP models, enable the flexible execution of processor emulation tests utilizing the native debug interface. On this basis, hardware verification and test, as well as Flash memory programming are possible without specific firmware.
GOEPEL electronic has announced development of a Boundary Scan option for National Instruments' PXI/PXIe FlexRIO cards. The solution enables the utilization of the FPGA based FlexRIO hardware as Boundary scan I/O module. That provides users a wide range of supplementing test strategies for a significant increase in structural test depth for prototypes or in the production process.
In cooperation with the company ASTER Technologies, GOEPEL electronic developed a new version of the ScanVision tool suite for Boundary Scan design visualization. The further development solves the problem of multi board design visualization at the layout and schematic level, enabling a significantly improved level of productivity in project development as well as fault analysis on the production stage.
GOEPEL have announced the development of an Automatic Application Program Generator for the utilisation of Chip embedded Instruments based on the ChipVORX technology. The new generator is another option within the integrated JTAG/Boundary Scan software platform SYSTEM CASCON.
Meeting the challenges of the demanding UK market, GOEPEL electronics Ltd. has added three new sales specialists for the company's product ranges of JTAG/Boundary Scan equipment as well as Automated Optical Inspection, Automated X-ray Inspection and Solder Paste Inspection systems.
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of the first ChipVORX model libraries for the new generation of Arria V GX FPGA devices from Altera supporting embedded test and embedded programming. ChipVORX provides users the opportunity to implement a so called Embedded System Access, completely omitting nail or probe contacting.
GOEPEL electronic introduces the TAP-Isolator, a special module to improve interference immunity in serial scan operations. The newly developed hardware was specifically designed for applications in critical signal environments needing potential isolation, enabling a complete galvanic insulation of the Test Access Port transceiver from the target.
In cooperation with selected partners of the GATE alliance program, GOEPEL has developed a comprehensive Application Programming Interface for the company's hardware platform SCANFLEX. The API provides third-parties direct access to, and control of, the entire SCANFLEX hardware down to bit level from their respective software systems. Hence, users will be able to define synchronized interactions with other processes and modules as well as control non-JTAG protocols and hardware.
In close cooperation with Cypress, GOEPEL electronic has developed a dedicated VarioTAP model library for the PSoC3 programmable System on Chip series. VarioTAP is a universal processor centric emulation technology for programming, test and design validation.
GOEPEL electronic have launched the new hardware module Hub4x, an efficient solution for multiplexing CAN interfaces. Hub4X enables simultaneous information exchange with several units under test (UUTs), which historically resulted in considerable communication problems, due to message clashes or received messages not being traceable to the originating UUTs.
The enhanced OEM cooperation between Rohde & Schwarz and GOEPEL electronic enables additional options for customer-optimized utilisation of the R&S TSVP. Applying the extended combination of functional/in-circuit test and Boundary Scan, users are now able to achieve an even higher test depth and test speed.
GOEPEL electronics announces the availability of dedicated model libraries for first Freescale QorIQ processors of the series 10xx, 20xx and 30xx to support the innovative emulation technology VarioTAP. The libraries, described as VarioTAP models, are structured modularly as intelligent IP, enabling a complete fusion of Boundary Scan test and JTAG emulation.
In cooperation with the company Xilinx, GOEPEL electronics has developed a new software option to support Platform Cable USB II. The new solution completely integrates the Xilinx hardware into the IEEE 1149.x development environment SYSTEM CASCON, enabling the utilization of Platform Cable USB II as native controller to execute Boundary Scan tests throughout the entire product life cycle.
GOEPEL electronic GmbH recently introduced a wide range of innovations in all of its AOI systems. All offline and inline OptiCon series AOI systems feature the new software version OptiCon PILOT 5.2, characterised by numerous new functions. The improved ease of use during program generation and optimization is one of the key features.
At the SMT/Hybrid/Packaging 2012 GOEPEL electronic presented its enhanced AOI system OptiCon THT-Line for integration in THT production lines. The inspection system ready for manual loading can now be directly integrated in the production flow of PCBs with through-hole technology.
GOEPEL electronic introduced RAPIDO, a new family of multi-site inline programmers designed for high-speed in-system programming (ISP) of non-volatile memory devices such as Flash, serial EEPROM, micro controller units (MCU) and programmable logic devices (PLD). RAPIDO is based on the award-winning SCANFLEX architecture, supporting the latest Embedded System Access (ESA) technologies.
At the Boundary Scan Days Germany, GOEPEL electronic introduces ChipVORX Module, a special FPGA based I/O module product range. The new modules are controlled via a standard TAP enabling the opening of the entire ChipVORX eco system of test and programming IPs for external instrumentation.
Multidimensional test and inspection technologies are the focal aspect of GOEPEL electronics' show appearance at this year's SMT/Hybrid/Packaging in Nuremberg/Germany. The trade show will be used to introduce additional world premiere solutions.
GOEPEL electronic announces the extended incorporation of Peak Production Equipment Ltd., into the global alliance program GATE (GOEPEL Associated Technical Experts). The focus of the cooperation is the development and practical implementation of new products based on combined functional and JTAG/Boundary Scan test as well as enhancements in the integration of JTAG/Boundary Scan products in existing test systems built by Peak, allowing a total test and integration solution to be provided from one source.
GOEPEL electronic announces the extended incorporation of TBG Solutions into the global alliance program GATE (GOEPEL Associated Technical Experts).
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of a new Board Merger within the frame of the Boundary Scan software platform SYSTEM CASCON. The newly developed tool generation for the first time supports a completely project oriented definition of the multi board target architecture, subsequently enabling the automatic generation of a consistent project database while maintaining original signal designations and board characteristics. The new features are highly important for complex projects based on integrated system backplanes or for motherboards with multi slot interface.
GOEPEL electronic introduces PXI 6161, currently the only worldwide PXI communication controller supporting MOST150 standard. Software and hardware are offered on a single-source basis allowing users the flexible configuration required for their individual requirements. A Break out Module as an optional accessory facilitates the connection of additional resources such as the Electronic Control Line (ECL) or trigger lines. In addition to the PXI version, GOEPEL electronic offers the module as USB variant.
GOEPEL electronic recently demonstrated the series version 4.6 of its Boundary Scan software platform SYSTEM CASCON holistically supporting all Embedded System Access (ESA) technologies. The new release fundamentally extends the software platform's focus towards the overall paradigm change to non-intrusive test and programming procedures. Therefore, SYSTEM CASCON was complemented by a series of basically new system tools and features in particular for holistic development, validation and execution of ESA projects.
GOEPEL electronic announced it is a new member in the ARM Connected Community, the industry's largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services. As part of the ARM Connected Community, GOEPEL electronic will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that will enable developers to get their ARM Powered products to market faster.
GOEPEL electronic introduces ESA Coach, a special evaluation and training kit supporting Embedded System Access (ESA) technologies. The new demonstration board enables the practical training of all Embedded System Access technologies such as Boundary Scan, Processor Emulation Test and Chip Embedded Instruments by means of respective tutorials, additionally allowing for the development and validation of individual Intellectual Properties (IP).
GOEPEL electronic will be present again at this year's IPC APEX in San Diego, CA, exhibiting the latest JTAG/Boundary scan solutions and industry leading AOI, AXI, and THT inspection solutions at booth # 2450.
Offering a cost effective entry-level module, GOEPEL electronic has expanded its wide range of LIN communication controllers for testing electronic control units (ECU). The PXI 3078 module provides two LIN bus or K-Line interfaces. LIN specifications 1.3, 2.0 and 2.1 are supported.
GOEPEL electronic announces the extended incorporation of the Finnish Company BASS Solutions into the global alliance program GATE (GOEPEL Associated Technical Experts). The development and practical implementation of new solutions, products and modules based on JTAG/Boundary Scan instrumentation as well as enhancements in the local support, applications and integration of the leading JTAG/Boundary Scan hardware solutions SCANFLEX and SCANBOOSTER related to the SYSTEM CASCON™ software lay in the centre of the cooperation.
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of additional features in its EDA software TAPChecker for the generation of BSDL test benches. The newly developed options extend the software's flexibility in terms of handling pin groups and complex port declarations for improved coverage of multi-chip modules and 3D chips. Users are now able to assign special vector sequences to complete port groups or to adopt complex bus structures into the simulation. All new options are customer driven.
Using the slogan „Get the total Coverage!", GOEPEL electronic has been positioning as vendor of innovative electronic and optical test and inspection systems helping to achieve the highest possible test coverage for electronic assemblies for several years. During Productronica trade show, the Company will again demonstrate how to detect nearly every fault by combining and integrating several test methods. GOEPEL electronic will not only appear as multi technology vendor but consultant and service provider comprehensively supporting users in terms of quality assurance.
GOEPEL electronic announces the introduction of a special LAN server feature for its hardware platform SCANFLEX. The new option enables the utilization of a preconfigured GBit LAN interface for high-speed transfer of very large Flash images up to several GBit for in-system programming without additional components. Now the functional interface test as well as high-speed data transfer can be implemented on the same hardware platform. Customers benefit in the increased throughput in the production and a simultaneous low cost of introduction.