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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a series of enhancements for its MXA and EXA X-Series signal analyzers. The enhancements are ideal for engineers performing wireless communications and general-purpose testing at various phases of the product life cycle, from R&D and design verification to manufacturing and installation.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an enhancement to the Agilent 14585A control and analysis software for advanced power supplies, adding support for the N7900 Advanced Power System (APS) dynamic DC power supplies.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its acquisition of electrothermal analysis technology from Gradient Design Automation, the maker of HeatWave electrothermal analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA now has sole ownership of Gradient’s core technology and will serve customers of both the integrated Advanced Design System softwaresolution and Gradient’s HeatWave solution.
Rohde & Schwarz has inaugurated its new “Das Spektrum” building in the Changi Business Park in Singapore. This global hub is a platform for research, development, production, global sourcing and supply chain management in areas of test and measurement, broadcasting, secure communications, and radiomonitoring and radiolocation,
Virginia Diodes Inc. introduced new mini vector network analyzer extension modules, with one quarter of the volume of earlier models. These smaller modules are reduced in size but yield the same industry leading performance as the original designs. This makes them extremely attractive for applications such as probe stations and antenna ranges.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced two new high-performance portable oscilloscope series deploying next-generation oscilloscope technology. The Infiniium S?Series sets a new standard for signal integrity for bandwidths up to 8 GHz, while the InfiniiVision 6000 X-Series sets a new standard for price/performance with bandwidths up to 6 GHz.
Rohde & Schwarz has released the world's first network analyzer with 24 integrated test ports: the R&S ZNBT. The instrument covers the frequency range from 9 kHz to 8.5 GHz, and the base model is equipped with four test ports.
Anritsu announces the appointment of Pete Alexander, PhD as Vice President and General Manager of Anritsu Company, the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation. Alexander, who has 25 years of experience in the test and measurement industry, will be responsible for all sales, marketing and field support operations for Anritsu's wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital test solutions in North America and Latin America.
Aeroflex Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., announced today that the TM500 LTE-A Test Mobile and the E500 Capacity Test System now both support the aggregation of three component carriers (3 CC). Carrier aggregation of 3 CC allows mobile network operators to achieve data rates of up to 450 Mbit/s on their LTE-A networks.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate its latest PXI Functional Test System, plus boundary scan and latest inline in-circuit test systems, at NEPCON EMT China 2014 (Booth 1G60), April 23-25, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.