Trustable AI for Dependable Systems
Interest in implementing artificial intelligence (AI) for a wide range of industries has been growing steadily due to its potential for streamlining functions and delivering time and cost savings. However, in order for electrical and electronic systems utilizing AI to be truly dependable, the AI itself must be trustable.
PCB Design Topologies for 5G and WiGig ATE Applications
The opening of the millimeter-wave (mmWave) spectrum to the next generation of mobile communications introduces mmWave-based communications to the consumer arena. This new generation includes 5G and WiGig [Wi-Fi-certified 60MHz communications]. From a test engineering point of view, mmWave communications require a significant jump in testing frequencies from the maximum of 6 gigahertz (GHz) used for LTE applications to frequencies as high as 44GHz for 5G and 72 GHz for WiGig.
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SPOTLIGHT ON BUSINESS
Q&A Interview with Keith Schaub, Vice President of Business Development for Advantest America’s Applied Research Technology and Ventures
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques such as machine learning is growing as the semiconductor industry discovers new ways to use these approaches to do things that humans cannot. In this issue, we talk with Keith Schaub, Vice President of Business Development for Advantest America’s Applied Research Technology and Ventures, about unique research Advantest is conducting with the Univ. of Texas, Dallas, to integrate machine learning into a challenging area of chip development: RF transceiver design, test and manufacturing.
New V93000 Wave Scale Millimeter Solution Cost-Effectively Tests 5G-NR mmWave Devices up to 70 GHz
Advantest Corporation has extended its V93000 system to cost-efficiently test the next generation of 5G-NR radio frequency devices and modules on a single scalable platform. The new V93000 Wave Scale Millimeter solution has the high multi-site parallelism and versatility needed for multi-band millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies. The operational range from 24 GHz to 44 GHz and 57 GHz to 70 GHz enables customers to reduce their time to market for new designs running at mmWave frequencies.
New T2000 Module Has Industry’s Highest Analog Digitizer for Cost-Efficient Testing of High-Res Audio ICs
Advantest’s new GPWGD high-resolution module features the industry’s highest analog-performance digitizer, which supports testing of high-resolution audio digital-to-analog converters (DACs) embedded in power-management ICs (PMICs) as well as stand-alone high-resolution audio devices. The module’s innovative measurement technique performs over an ultra-high dynamic range, achieving unprecedented accuracy in analog testing from device characterization to mass production without requiring complex performance boards or additional test and measurement instruments on the T2000 test platform.
VOICE 2019 Developer Conference Gears Up for an Exciting Technical Program
Advantest is previewing the technical program and complete list of keynote speakers for both locations of its VOICE 2019 Developer Conference. For the first time, the conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 14-15 and Singapore on May 23 under the unifying theme “Measure the Connected World and Everything in ItSM.”
Blockchain May Soon Be Everywhere
Just as disruptive integrated circuit (IC) technologies have been invented, evolved, tested and secured adoption for widespread use, the same is true for innovative applications – such as blockchain. Conceived in 2008, blockchain is gaining momentum as a means of enabling the secure distribution of data for digital transactions.
- Advantest to Showcase Latest IC Test Solutions and Services at SEMICON Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur on May 7-9
- Advantest Europe Once Again Recognized as One of Germany’s Best Employers
- VOICE 2019 Developer Conference Announces Technical Program and Full Keynote Speaker Lineup
- Advantest to Feature Latest IC Test Solutions and Services Enabling 5G Technology at SEMICON China on March 20-22
- Advantest’s V93000 Wave Scale RF Testers are First to be Used in China for Volume Testing of AIoT Devices
- Advantest to Exhibit AI Test Solution on its Versatile V93000 Platform at SEMICON China Trade Show, March 20-22
- Advantest Receives Excellence Award in the Environmental Report Division of Environmental Communication Awards 2018
Please plan to visit or join Advantest at these upcoming events:
Scottsdale, AZ, USA, May 14-15, 2019
Singapore, May 23, 2019
GSA Memory+ Conference
Shanghai, China, May 15, 2019
Baden-Baden Germany, May 27-31, 2019
Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA, USA, June 2-5, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA, July 9-11, 2019
Flash Memory Summit
Santa Clara, CA, August 6-8, 2019
Taipei, Taiwan, September 28-20, 2019
Montpellier, France, September 16-20, 2019