New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, "PXI Market to Change the Face of the Test and Measurement Industry", finds that the market earned revenues of $563.3 million in 2013 and estimates this to reach $1.75 billion by 2020.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its 5G test summit with Future Mobile Communication Forum explored the status of next-generation 5G wireless communication systems. The June 24 forum in Beijing focused on the challenges test and measurement manufacturers face to support this rapidly evolving technology as well as the progress of research in the field.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an agreement to collaborate with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) on the next–generation 5G wireless communication systems. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile network operator and a market leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless network development.
Anritsu Co., a global leader in microwave and RF test solutions, announces a partnership with Elliptika to create Eductika, an original and innovative microwave teaching kit for students at colleges and universities. Anritsu's VNA Master™ series of handheld vector network analyzers is part of the complete turnkey solution that can be used by professors to teach the fundamentals of RF and microwave technologies.
Measurement technology is constantly evolving, in part because of its close ties with software and computer control. One of the more significant enhancements to RF/microwave test equipment in recent years has been the growing availability of key measurement functions in the form of easy-to-use Universal Serial Bus (USB) modules. With each new USB test module, RF/microwave engineers receive another option for assembling an automated measurement system that can be controlled fully under USB control.
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Cascade Microtech, Inc. announced a strategic alliance to provide fully configured and validated RF measurement solutions that streamline wafer-level semiconductor measurements while delivering guaranteed configuration, installation and support.
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Lake Shore Cryotronics, a leading innovator in solutions for measurement over a wide range of temperature and magnetic field conditions, announces that it will be exhibiting at the June 3–5 IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa Bay, Fla., where it will discuss platforms that enable the study of devices and materials using high-frequency measurements.