Keithley Instruments - Press Release 12-13-2007
Keithley Joins WiMAX Forum
Cleveland, Ohio - December 13, 2007 - Keithley Instruments,
Inc. (NYSE:KEI), a leader in solutions for emerging measurement needs,
announced today that it has become a member of the WiMAX Forum®. The
WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, non-profit organization responsible
for promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX™ products. WiMAX technology
enables wireless high-speed Internet access for laptops and other mobile
devices over much longer distances than current wireless technologies
such as Wi-Fi.
"Given our aggressive investments in expanding
our RF measurement capabilities, our participation in this important
industry forum is a natural extension of our commitment to the wireless
communications test market," said Mark Hoersten, vice president, business
management. "Wireless test in general and WiMAX technologies in particular
are fast-moving platforms that require the very latest test solutions,
so our participation in the Forum's activities will play a large role
in ensuring our solutions are consistent with the very latest needs
of the market."
Keithley has introduced a variety of new RF
instrument platforms and software in recent years. Keithley's newest
offering, the industry-leading 4X4 RF MIMO Test System, consists of
the Model 2920 Vector Signal Generator with up to 80MHz of bandwidth
and 100MSamples of arbitrary waveform generator memory and the Model
2820 Vector Signal Analyzer with 40MHz of signal bandwidth. Both units
feature a 6GHz frequency range for testing nearly any wireless signal,
including Mobile WiMAX, WLAN 802.11n MIMO, and a range of other standard
signals such as GSM, EDGE, W-CDMA, and more.
For More Information
For more information on Keithley's RF product family or any of its RF
or general test solutions, contact the company at:
Address: Keithley Instruments, Inc.
28775 Aurora Road
Cleveland, OH 44139-1891
Keithley Instruments, Inc.
With more than 60 years of
measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments has become a world leader
in advanced electrical test instruments and systems from DC to RF (radio
frequency). Our products solve emerging measurement needs in production
testing, process monitoring, product development, and research. Our
customers are scientists and engineers in the worldwide electronics
industry involved with advanced materials research, semiconductor device
development and fabrication, and the production of end products such
as portable wireless devices. The value we provide them is a combination
of precision measurement technology and a rich understanding of their
applications to improve the quality of their products and reduce their
cost of test.
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