Test & Measurement

Global podcast focuses on test and measurement solutions

27th August 2021
Mick Elliott

The second episode in Farnell’s new global podcast series, The Innovation Experts, features test and measurement giants Tektronix and Keithley Instruments.

The podcast series investigates how test and measurement equipment supports innovation and new product development across a wide variety of real-world applications.

Each episode in the series will provide valuable insights for buyers, engineers, and other industry professionals wanting to stay up to date with the latest trends, challenges, products, tools and applications.

As Tektronix and Keithley celebrate their 75th anniversary, this podcast episode explores how both companies have helped drive innovation in some of the world’s leading industries.

Brad Odhner, Technical Marketing Manager at Keithley Instruments, joins Farnell’s Global Head of Technical Marketing and electrical engineer Cliff Ortmeyer to discuss emerging trends and cutting-edge techniques in test and measurement.

Odhner explains how engineers can use a broad range of test equipment to overcome present and future challenges to fast-track new product development.

James McGregor, Global Head of Test & Tools at Farnell,said: “Our second podcast episode features two well-loved, market-leading brands in test and measurement. By exploring Tektronix and Keithley’s legacy of excellence, we learn how new developments in instrumentation are driving product innovation for customers around the globe.”

With new episodes released every few weeks, The Innovation Experts podcast will cover topics including how test and measurement equipment enables innovation at tiny start-ups right through to large blue-chip organisations and how cutting-edge test tools support innovative battery design for electric vehicles.

The first episode of the series looked at how Pico Technology’s PC-based oscilloscopes and RF testing products have enabled hybrid working and new ways of remote learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

It showcases the capabilities and impact of using low-cost PC-based scopes through to high-performance products for a range of innovative – and unexpected – applications, from tattoo removal to monitoring the temperature of penguin eggs.

The Innovation Experts podcast is freely available from major podcast providers including Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

This second podcast episode, featuring Tektronix and Keithley Instruments, is available now on Farnell’s Technical Resources Hub.

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