Category Archives: Testing

Independent ASIC design house ICsense sustains continuous growth and invests in ATE platform to support mass production

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ICsense, a TDK Group Company and independent subsidiary that focuses on ASIC supply and custom IC design services, is scaling up its bench test facilities by 40% and installing in-house ATE (Automated Test Equipment) facilities to uniquely offer its customers in the automotive, medical, industrial and consumer sectors a true

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Advantages of Outsourced Test Services

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Amazon and Google are prime success stories that have advanced the industry with business-enabling services. These economic productivity improvement services allow their customers to focus on product architecture, design and quick time to market. The service provider companies in turn have showcased sizable economic benefits and are largely profitable.
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Presto Engineering Moves to New Facility in Caen for Enhanced Engineering and Production Capabilities

CAEN, France – July 13, 2020—Presto Engineering, an ASIC design and outsourced operations provider to semiconductor and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers, announced today the grand opening of its new Caen Hub in France. The facility will provide IC test, qualification, and test production services primarily for communications, automotive,

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A Historical Case for DFT – or how the verification Pilgrims didn’t do their jobs

The Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrims are believed to have embarked on their journey to America, are located in the beautiful Barbican area of Plymouth, a small town in the southwest of England. As the lone American working for Moortec, a British company based in Plymouth, I stood and stared at

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What is a Probe Card?

A probe card is essentially an interface or a board that is used to perform wafer test for a semiconductor wafer. It is used to connect to the integrated circuits located on a wafer to the ATE (Automated Test Equipment) in order to test their electrical parameters and performance before

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Presto Engineering’s Extensive Test Capabilities Enable It to Offer Customers Parallel Testing of Automotive Products to Provide Much Faster Time to Market

Automotive electronics testing is one of the most exacting of all test and qualification protocols before production release because of the safety and liability considerations. The AEC Q100 revisions, ZVEI and its French equivalent SIA for accelerated environment stress tests not only list the time or number of cycles that

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