March 15, 2012 — Semiconductor test and engineering services provider Presto Engineering selected an LTX-Credence Corporation (Nasdaq:LTXC) X-Series platform for testing wireless communications, automotive and industrial customer devices.
Presto Engineering based the tool expenditure decision on cost-of-test advantages, test time, and capabilities for advanced RF wireless, power management, and application-specific device test. Presto Engineering is seeing "constant growth for RF-related integrated test and product engineering services," said Dr. Michel Villemain, Presto Engineering founder and CEO.
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The X-Series test platform, available in multiple configurations, supports a suite of DC, power, DSP, RF and digital instrumentation for mixed-signal device tests.
The tool was installed at the Presto Engineering Hub in Grenoble. "Europe is an important market for…wireless, communication, and automotive applications," said Steve Wigley, VP of marketing at LTX-Credence. Presto Engineering Hubs complement their wafer-level and packaged-part test services with test program generation, special probe technology development for high-frequency/RF applications, probe cards and load board development. Turn-key offerings include qualification (reliability testing for temperature, environmental and electrical stresses) both physical and electrical fault isolation and failure analysis, supply chain management, and more.
LTX-Credence provides semiconductor test products. Additional information can be found at www.ltxc.com.
Presto Engineering, an ISO 9001 company, delivers comprehensive test and product engineering solutions to IDM and fabless companies, with hubs in Silicon Valley, Europe and Israel. More information can be found at www.presto-eng.com.