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LitePoint Newsletter, Q1 2017
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z8820 DC Power & Digital IO Controller
LitePoint’s new z8820 single-slot 3U PXIe module supports remote instrumentation and electronics outside the PXI chassis. The z8820 module can connect to a host computer and remote electronics with digital I/O or SPI interfaces. The z8820 PXIe enhances zSeries capabilities and connectivity for component testing, allowing users to create more complex testing setups. A specialized interface GUI is also available: zDIO connects to z8820 and its remote electronics efficiently and intuitively. Drivers for C/C++, LabVIEW, Matlab, TCL and Python are available.
For a product overview and more information, please visit the z8820 product page.
Adaptive Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD)
LitePoint is partnering with NanoSemi to provide a new Adaptive DPD for zSeries PA/FEM test solutions within the zScript test executive. Adaptive DPD is an innovative DPD technique with learning capabilities; a training step automatically optimizes the DPD algorithm for each specific Power Amplifier (PA) architecture. LitePoint’s existing DPD algorithms are most effective for in-band EVM improvements with Wi-Fi PA testing; Adaptive DPD is targeted at improving Adjacent Channel Leakage Power Ratio (ACLR) for cellular PA testing.
More details are available on the Adaptive DPD product page.
Ensuring a Quality 5G Wireless UX
In the first of a two-part series, Adam Smith illuminates how 5G is fundamentally different from preceding technology generations and how it is well suited for the diverse range of emerging and evolving wireless applications. This article gives a complete introduction to 5G and to explores how to establish testing strategies that will make your 5G products successful.
Read the article and make sure you are well versed on 5G.
Key Technology Areas to Watch in 2017
When the editors from Microwave & RF wanted to know what would happen in 2017, they turned to the experts from LitePoint. Our thoughts? “Big changes are coming to wireless. There is an explosion in new wirelessly connected products and new use models will value improvements in range, battery life, latency, and number of connected devices. Three major technologies will play a key role in these new products: IEEE 802.11ax, low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), and millimeter-wave frequencies.”
Learn more about these trends and changing test needs.
Testing 802.11ax: What You Need to Know Webcast
Wi-Fi is one of the most widely deployed high data rate wireless technologies for consumer and enterprise applications. However, in high density environments such as airports or stadiums, the technology is bogged down by its own success…. To help resolve this wireless gridlock, a new standard—High Efficiency Wireless (IEEE 802.11ax)—is being developed. It promises to significantly increase per user throughput in high density user environments. This webcast provides an introduction to the physical layer technical enhancements of 802.11ax and covers some of the new performance and test challenges.
For more information on where and when you can connect with LitePoint, please visit our Events page.
Mobile World Congress
Check out the latest innovations in the LitePoint Demo Lounge at Mobile World Congress. We’ll be showcasing our newest solutions for testing and ensuring the performance of today’s cutting-edge Wi-Fi, IoT and 5G products.
To visit the LitePoint Demo Lounge, please contact your sales rep to book an appointment.
Come see LitePoint’s latest innovations for IoT products at the IoT Summit this March. During the event we will be showcasing the IQxel-M with Bluetooth Advanced. Allen Henley, Senior Product Manager at LitePoint, will present on the design challenges with Bluetooth low energy and why verification and testing are imperative throughout the product lifecycle.
To learn more, please visit the Events page.
This year, we will be demoing our latest 5G and 11ax solutions at IEEE’s Wireless Communications & Networking Conference.
For additional details, please refer to our Events page.
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