Teradyne and Corelis Announce Agreement to Bolster Boundary-Scan In-Circuit Test Capability
NORTH READING, Mass. – May 10, 2012 – Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) announced that it has entered into an OEM agreement with Corelis, Inc. to sell and distribute a package of Corelis ScanExpress boundary-scan test execution and diagnostic software and hardwaremodules. The solution establishes a straightforward integration path for adding advanced boundary-scan and embedded test capabilities to Teradyne’s popular TestStation™ legacy GR228X family of In-Circuit Test systems.
The solution includes the Corelis USB-1149.1 or QuadTAP hardware Custom Function Modules which incorporate both the boundary-scan controller and TAP hardware directly on Teradyne’s Multi-Function Application Board. Once installed in the system, the JTAG, GPIO, I²C, and SPI signals are available to test fixtures and the tester backplane; no external Corelis hardware is necessary in the test fixture or in the PC controller. TheQuadTAP/CFM configuration option provides access to up to four independent Test Access Ports (TAPs).
“Corelis product integration adds advanced boundary-scan capabilities to Teradyne systems such as 100 MHz high-speed clock rates, testability of IEEE-1149.6 AC-coupled digital networks and full in-system programming capabilities for Flash and CPLD devices,” says Ryan Jones, Senior Technical Marketing engineer, Corelis. “This OEM agreement not only provides Teradyne customers direct access to these benefits, but also demonstrates Teradyne’s confidence in Corelis as a value-added solutions partner.”
“Teradyne welcomes the advanced Corelis boundary-scan solutions as an option for our in-circuit test systems,” said Bobby Griffis, marketing director for Teradyne’s Commercial Board Test Group. “Some of Teradyne’s key customers rely on Corelis boundary-scan products, and this implementation underlines Teradyne’s long-term product strategy to provide an open architecture in-circuit test platform for our customers and make it convenient for them to utilize the boundary-scan solutions which they value most.”
Corelis, Inc., a subsidiary of Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc., offers bus analysis tools, embedded test tools, and the industry’s broadest line of JTAG/boundary-scan software and hardware products combining exceptional ease-of-use with advanced technical innovation and unmatched customer service. Since its founding in 1991, Corelis has delivered a diverse range of electronic test equipment solutions for customers across a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defense, medical, manufacturing, networking, and telecommunications. Today, Corelis continues that trend with focus on product ease-of-use and dedication to customer service. ScanExpress, USB-1149.1/CFM, and QuadTAP/CFM are trademarks of Corelis, Inc.
Teradyne (NYSE:TER) is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. In 2011, Teradyne had sales of $1.4 billion and employs approximately 3,300 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.teradyne.com. Teradyne® is a registered trademark of Teradyne, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All product names are trademarks of Teradyne, Inc. (including its subsidiaries) or their respective owners.