Microwave Journal

Agilent Technologies Supports Percello’s Femtocell SoCs Test with Chipset Software

June 16, 2010
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 16, 2010 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced its N7309A chipset software now supports high-volume manufacturing test for Percello’s Aquilo Femtocell System-on-a-Chip (SoC) product line. The chipset software delivers rapid calibration and verification testing for the time-to-market/volume requirements of original design manufacturers and contract manufacturers.

“We are very excited to have a complete test solution for our Aquilo Femtocell SoC product line,” said Rafy Carmon, vice president of Research and Development, Percello. “Our Aquilo Femtocell HSPA+ devices deliver high-speed, low-power and rich functionality in a very efficient silicon design. Having a foundational test solution with Agilent’s chipset software really facilitates our ability to meet the growing industry demands.”

“The N7309A chipset software was designed to support the entire Aquilo Femtocell SoC product line,” said Garrett Lees, applications marketing manager at Agilent’s Microwave and Communications Division. “With such a rich product line, femtocell vendors can develop residential, enterprise and outdoor solutions with minimum effort using our N7309A chipset software.”

Agilent N7300 software solutions are supported on the Agilent MXA, EXA signal analyzers and MXG, ESG signal generators and give platform compatibility with Agilent X-series applications and test hardware. Agilent’s consistent X-Series platform utilization, from design, verification and manufacturing, protects the customer’s test investment. Additional information about N7300 chipset solutions can be found at www.agilent.com/find/n7300.

About Percello

Percello, a fabless semiconductor company, provides digital baseband solutions to address challenges of the 3G/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+/LTE femtocell and picocell market: cost, power, level of integration, development time and flexibility. Percello has vast knowledge in silicon design, software and 3G/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+/LTE communication systems. Percello’s architecture combines programmable multi-processing DSPs and dedicated hardware accelerators. This approach is optimized for power consumption, cost reduction and risk minimization. For more information about Percello, please visit www.percello.com.