ComplianceTest with Oscilloscopes

An oscilloscope offers different tools for compliance testing. Many options are available for testing and analyzing special protocols and others. Below a list of all news related to Compliance test:


USB 3.2 Transmitter and Receiver Compliance Testing

RS USB IF06 June 2024 - The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has approved the USB 3.2 Gen 1 & Gen 2 transmitter and receiver compliance test solution from Rohde & Schwarz, confirming that it meets the stringent requirements set by the standardization body. Manufacturers of USB devices preparing for official USB-IF certification can have full confidence in the accuracy and reliability of the test results produced by the test solution. The options R&S RTP-K101 for Tx and R&S RTP-K102 for Rx enables manufacturers to test their USB devices for compliance with the USB 3.2 standard, using the R&S RTP oscilloscope from Rohde & Schwarz.

USB4 Version 2.0 Physical Layer Testing

TLC USB404 November 2022 – Teledyne LeCroy announced support for USB4 Version 2.0 physical layer compliance and validation with updates to its QualiPHY compliance test software and SDAIII-CompleteLinQ Serial Data Analysis software to support testing of new USB 80 Gbps data transfer speeds over the USB Type-C cable and connector.

Test Solutions for new USB4 Version 2.0 Specification

Keysight UXR24 October 2022 - Keysight Technologies announced new simulation and test and measurement solutions that accelerate the development, implementation, and deployment of new USB 80Gbps compatible devices. USB4 Version 2.0 specification enables a plug-and-play interface for inter-digital communication, offering significant advantages in bandwidth and data delivery. Keysight's industry collaborations, coupled with extensive research and development efforts, have enabled the company to deliver solutions specifically for design characterization and validation for USB 80Gbps.

MultiGBASE-T1 Automotive Ethernet Standard Compliance Test Solution

TLC wavemaster8zi b16 May 2022 - Teledyne LeCroy annouced a new MultiGBASE-T1 Automotive Ethernet standard compliance test solution. QPHY-MultiGBase-T1 is a software package which automates compliance testing and validation of 2.5G, 5G and 10G Automotive Ethernet, as is described in the MultGBase-T1 (IEEE 802.3ch) specification. Detailed connection diagrams ensure the proper setup and provide information about the required test pattern for each test. Upon completion of the test session, results are automatically compiled into a comprehensive report including screenshots.

Fast and comprehensive DisplayPort 2.0 PHY Test Solution

TLC DispPort26 July 2021 – Teledyne LeCroy furthers its leadership in DisplayPort testing with with QualiPHY DisplayPort 2.0 source and sink compliance and DisplayPort AUX DME (Decode, Measure & Eye Diagram) oscilloscope software options. The new solution builds on the recently announced DisplayPort 2.0 Link Layer compliance test solution integrates BER test (BERT) with automated compliance and adds analysis of multi-lane 20 Gb/s video links.

Automated USB Type-C Compliance and Debugging Solutions

Tek USB C20 May 2021 – Tektronix announced three new testing solutions for USB Type-C. The new transmitter automated test solutions are designed to meet the demanding requirements of next-generation technologies for large, rapid data transfers and low-latency video displays. Tektronix USB4, Thunderbolt 4 and DisplayPort 2.0 automated compliance and debugging solutions address the most common challenges design engineers face, including test time, signal integrity and Device Under Test (DUT) control.

IEEE 802.3ch MultiGBASE-T1 Automotive Ethernet Compliance Test

RS K8819 April 2021 - The new K88 option for R&S RTO and R&S RTP oscilloscopes from Rohde & Schwarz enables compliance testing on the next evolution of the automotive Ethernet standard. The new IEEE 802.3ch standard addresses the need for high speed networking and data transfers within the car. The R&S RTO-K88 and RTP-K88 compliance test software options for MultiGBASE-T1 are now available from Rohde & Schwarz.

PCI Express 5.0 Transceiver and Reference Clock Test Solution

Tek Anritsu PCIexpress01 March 2021 - Tektronix developed in collaboration with Anritsu a new PCI EXPRESS 5.0 transceiver (Base and CEM) and reference clock solution, becoming the first company to offer early CEM fixtures for pre-compliance testing. The collaboration between Tektronix and Anritsu enables industry-leading receiver verification, complementing a world-class transmitter and reference clock test suite.

IEEE 802.3ch Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Compliance Test Solution

Tek Automotive Ethernet05 February 2021 – Tektronix launched the TekExpress Multi-Gigabit Automotive Ethernet Compliance Test Solution as the first-in-market solution to meet the requirements of complex automotive designs. As newer automotive technologies such as autonomous driving, 5G and connected car solutions develop, the paths carrying the vast amount of data necessary to support those technologies must be tested to ensure reliable transfers between a vehicle’s electronic sub-systems.

Oscilloscope approved for USB4 Testing

TLC labmaster 10zi a25 September 2020 – Teledyne LeCroy announced that the LabMaster 10 Zi-A real-time oscilloscope and Anritsu Signal Quality Analyzer-R Series MP1900A have been approved by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) for USB4 electrical physical layer transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) compliance certification testing.

USB4 Test Solutions to optimize Design Performance and ensure Standard Compliance

Keysight N7019A USB Fixture15 July 2020 - Keysight Technologies announced new USB4 solutions that maximize the performance of USB designs and ensure compliance with the USB standard to deliver accuracy and high signal fidelity. The solutions include transceiver and receiver test software, USB Type-C Active Link Fixture and protocol trigger and decode.

IEEE 802.3cg 10BASE-T1S Compliance Test Solution

RS Auto24 September 2019 - The flexibility of Automotive Ethernet makes the simple twisted-pair network technology ideal for an ever-increasing range of in-vehicle networks. The new IEEE 10BASE-T1S standard expands the range of applications supported by Automotive Ethernet to include integrating simple devices into the network. Rohde & Schwarz presented the first compliance test solution for testing device-compliance to 10BASE-T1S.

PCI Express Test Solution supports Oscilloscopes of 3 Vendors

Anritsu MP1900A PCIe08 June 2018 – Anritsu launched a PCIe test and compliance test solution which was developed in collaboration with Granite River Labs (GRL) and Teledyne LeCroy. The test solution supports both PCI Express transmitter and receiver tests using automation software for the MP1900A. It also enables connection of customers’ oscilloscopes with the MP1900A by supporting real-time oscilloscopes from the three main manufacturers, permitting automation of complex receiver tests required for evaluating devices in accordance with the PCI Express standards.

Comprehensive PCI Express 4.0 Test System

TLC Labmaster10Zi A01 September 2017 – Teledyne LeCroy and Anritsu Company U.S. announced a partnership to provide the industry’s most capable PCI Express 4.0 (PCIe Gen4) test solution, integrating the Anritsu Signal Quality Analyzer (SQA) MP1900A BERT with the LabMaster 10Zi-A oscilloscope and QPHY-PCIe4-Tx-Rx software from Teledyne LeCroy. This comprehensive system provides engineers with one complete solution to conduct automated transmitter and receiver compliance tests, as well as link equalization verification.

Automated 400G PAM4 Compliance Testing

Tek 400G PAM414 June 2017 – Tektronix has expanded its line-up of PAM4 test solutions to include comprehensive 400G electrical compliance testing for OIF-CEI-56G VSR/MR/LR PAM4 standards. The new 400G-TXE software package runs on high-performance Tektronix DPO70000SX Real-Time Oscilloscopes; a lineup of models which go up to 70 GHz in bandwidth. The automated turnkey solution performs PAM4 compliance test sweeps in a single pass for shorter test times, more reliable and repeatable results, and greater ease of use.

Automated Test Support for OIF and IEEE PAM4 Interface Standards

TLC 10Zi A08 February 2017 - Teledyne LeCroy announced the addition of fully automated transmitter testing for 56-Gb/s, PAM4-based interfaces. The new QPHY-56G-PAM4 option adds standards-specific measurement capabilities to a measurement portfolio that already includes the PAM4 signal analysis capabilities pioneered by Teledyne LeCroy in recent years.

Automated 100G Electrical Test Solutions

Tek 100G24 January 2017 – Tektronix introduced new equivalent time automated compliance test solutions for 4-lane 100G electrical interfaces defined in the IEEE 802.3bm and 802.3bj specifications. The new capabilities along with the full set of Tektronix solutions for 100G and 400G characterization and validation will be demonstrated February 1-2 at DesignCon 2017, Booth 741.

Automated USB 3.1 Type-C Test Solution

Tek rsz eye diagram for usb 3102 January 2017 - Tektronix announced an automated USB 3.1 Type-C transmitter test solution for Gen1 and Gen 2 that combines full SigTest support with DPOJET debug and analysis tools, allowing designers to bring devices with improved margins to market in less time. The new solution delivers 100 percent compliance test coverage as well as full support for the new Type-C connector, fixtures and associated channel tests.

DisplayPort Type-C Transmitter Test Solution

Tektronix DisplayPort03 November 2016 – Tektronix announced a new DisplayPort Type-C Transmitter Test solution that significantly reduces compliance test times compared to both previous Tektronix DisplayPort solution and those available from competitors. According to real-world field evaluations, the highly optimized solution for use with Tektronix high-performance oscilloscopes allows engineers to complete the full suite of DisplayPort Type C compliance tests in less than 6 hours compared to competitive offerings that require up to 16 hours to complete -- a remarkable execution speed.

Thunderbolt 3 Compliance Test

Keysight Infiniium 900015 June 2016 - Keysight Technologies announced that Allion Labs, Inc., an international electronics certification laboratory, has successfully adopted Keysight’s high-speed digital measurement solutions to offer certification testing services for the new Thunderbolt 3 hosts (motherboards, notebooks, add-on cards, all-in-one systems) and devices. As a result, Allion is now an Intel authorized certification lab for Thunderbolt 3 technologies.

Serial Bus Compliance Testing on Tektronix DPO70000SX Oscilloscopes

Tektronix Serial DPO70000SX26 May 2016 - Tektronix is enabling serial bus test support for 4th generation standards including USB3.1, Thunderbolt over USB Type-C, PCIe Gen4 and DDR4 on the DPO70000SX Series. This new oscilloscope family offers incredible signal fidelity enabling precise margin analysis on 4th generation serial data rates beyond 10Gb/sec.

Transmitter Testing Software for USB 3.1 Type-CTM Designs

Keysight U7243B12 May 2016 - Keysight Technologies introduced the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software for the USB 3.1 Type-C specification. The test software allows authorized test centers to test USB 3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeed Plus 10 Gbps devices with Type-C implementations and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure devices comply with the USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C specification.

100G Ethernet Compliance Test Software

Keysight N8841A10 May 2016 - Keysight Technologies introduced a comprehensive compliance application software for testing electrical characteristics of 100G four-lane attachment unit interface (CAUI-4) networking applications. The software supports the IEEE 802.3bm standard, which accommodates optical networking advances and enables higher density applications.

Hybrid Memory Cube Compliance Test

Keysight V Series08 March 2016 - Keysight Technologies introduced the industry’s first compliance test software application for hybrid memory cube (HMC) device and system testing. The Keysight N8839A HMC test application helps memory design engineers accelerate turn-on and debug of HMC systems by automating the execution of transmitter physical-layer tests on Keysight Infiniium V-Series and Z-Series oscilloscopes.

Compliance Verification of embedded Multimedia Card Interfaces

RS RTO 101 March 2016 - Embedded multimedia cards (eMMC) are inexpensive internal storage media that are mainly used in mobile electronic devices in the consumer and industrial sectors. With new compliance test software for the R&S RTO oscilloscope family, Rohde & Schwarz now covers automated conformity tests for eMMC interfaces. R&S ScopeSuite, the central application for the control of all compliance tests, also offers new capabilities for integration and regression testing.

Automated PAM-4 Pre-Compliance Testing

Keysight N1085A PAM 417 December 2015 – Keysight Technologies introduced a measurement application software designed to help engineers quickly and accurately measure and quantify PAM-4 (pulse amplitude modulation with four amplitude levels) signals. The software is used with the Keysight S-Series, 90000A, V-Series, 90000 X- and Z-Series real-time oscilloscope platforms and the 86100D DCA-X Infiniium sampling oscilloscope.

Physical Layer Testing for APIX2 In-Car Video Applications

Keysight APIX203 September 2015 – Keysight Technologies announced a new compliance application for characterizing and testing of APIX2 (Automotive Pixel Link) high-speed SerDes (serialiser/deserialiser) technology using the Keysight Infiniium Series oscilloscopes. Developed by Inova Semiconductors, APIX2 is a multi-channel technology for high-resolution in-car video applications. APIX2 can establish multiple display links with a bandwidth of up to 3Gbps, over two pairs of copper cables or a single QSTP cable, and supports HD video at 24 bit color depth.

Compliance Test Application for MGBASE-T Networking

Keysight MGBASE Compliance Test10 July 2015 – Keysight Technologies introduced the industry’s first compliance test application for systems using MGBASE-T networking applications. The Keysight U7236A and U7236B 10GBASE-T and MGBASE-T test applications help network design engineers turn-on and debug MGBASE-T Ethernet networking systems faster. This is accomplished by automating the execution of physical-layer tests on Keysight Infiniium 9000, S-Series, 90000A, V-Series, 90000 X-, 90000 Q- and Z-Series oscilloscopes with up to 63 GHz bandwidth.

USB 3.1 End-to-End Test Suite

TLC USB3p130 March 2015 – Teledyne LeCroy introduces the QPHY-USB3.1-Tx-Rx package for automated USB 3.1 transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) ing, characterization, and debug, creating a unique and comprehensive USB 3.1 test suite. With the new test package, USB 3.1 testing can be performed on both Gen1 (5 Gb/s) and Gen2 (10 Gb/s) devices under test according to the latest USB 3.1 specifications.

MIPI M-PHY Automated Physical Layer Compliance Test

TLC qphy mipi mphy16 March 2015 – Teledyne LeCroy announces an automated physical layer transmitter compliance test capability for the MIPI M-PHY standard. The new compliance test software, QPHY-MIPI-MPHY can measure a large number of cycles in a short period of time. Testing can be done on HS-MODE, PWM-MODE and SYS-MODE signals at all currently specified GEARs. A new active termination adaptor specifically designed for M-PHY testing ensures connection between the device under test and the oscilloscope is made in a simple, cost-effective, high fidelity manner.

USB 3.1 Compliance Test with Tektronix DPO/MSO70000 Oscilloscopes

Tektronix-USB31-Test23 January 2015 - Tektronix released a comprehensive set of USB 3.1 compliance test solutions that allows designers to quickly verify designs against the latest USB specifications and achieve fast time to market while minimizing costs. The new release expands Tektronix' already extensive USB 3.1 and USB 2.0 test capabilities to include a new USB 3.1 receiver test solution supporting the 10 Gb/s data rate, a new USB Power Delivery test solution and a new USB Type-C cable test solution.

Compliance Test Application for Characterizing LPDDR4 Designs

Keysight-90000A09 January 2015 - Keysight Technologies introduced a compliance test application for systems using low-power double-data-rate 4 memory. The application gives engineers an efficient and quick way to characterize LPDDR4 designs. In addition to testing and validating designs to ensure compliance with the LPDDR4 JEDEC JESD209-1 standard, the application offers offline testing support for running signals from simulation tools like Keysight's Advanced Design System.

Test, Debug and Analysis Tools for the entire DDR Design Cycle

Teledyne-WaveRunner-6Zi01 December 2014 — Teledyne LeCroy introduces the DDR Debug Toolkit for complete physical layer analysis of DDR 2/3/4 and LPDDR2/3 signals. Most oscilloscope-based DDR physical layer test tools on the market are targeted exclusively at JEDEC compliance testing, whereas the DDR Debug Toolkit provides test, debug and analysis tools for the entire DDR design cycle, making it the ultimate DDR analysis package. The DDR Debug Toolkit includes numerous, time saving industry firsts to simplify DDR testing.

Rigol releases Software for Testing Switching Power Supplies

Rigol-MSO-DS2000A28 November 2014 – Rigol Technologies EU has released a new PC Software, which enables users to perform standard measurements on switching power supplies. This software, in combination with Rigol oscilloscopes (series DS/MSO2000A, DS4000 or DS6000) allows customers to set up small test systems, which represent a reasonably priced alternative for measuring switching power supply parameters during the development phase.

Transmitter Testing Solution for USB 3.1

Keysight-Infiniium 90000X26 November 2014 – Keysight Technologies introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software. The test software allows authorized test centers to certify SuperSpeed USB and SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps devices and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure their devices comply with the USB 3.1 specification. The test software operates on Keysight’s 90000 X-, Q- and Z-Series Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher. Access to the test signals through a USB test fixture is required.

Verification of MIPI D-PHY Interfaces

RS-RTO20 November 2014 - MIPI D-PHY is becoming an established data interface for cameras and screens in smartphones and tablets. Its high data rate of 1.5 Gbit/s is increasing the importance of signal integrity in assembly design and component selection. Rohde & Schwarz has expanded the functional range of its R&S RTO high performance oscilloscopes to include automated MIPI D-PHY compliance tests to ensure seamless interaction between components made by different manufacturers.

DDR4 BGA Interposers for Infiniium Series Oscilloscopes

17 September 2014 - Keysight Technologies introduced DDR4 ball-grid array (BGA) probe interposer solutions for Infiniium Series oscilloscopes. Engineers can use the probes and oscilloscopes for debugging and characterizing DDR4 memory designs and testing device compliance with the JEDEC DDR4 standard.

100G Ethernet Compliance Test Applications

07 August 2014 – Agilent / Keysight introduced the industry’s first Agilent-Z-Series-63GHzcompliance test applications for 100 Gigabit Ethernet networking systems. The Agilent N8830A 100GBASE-CR4, N8829A 100GBASE-KR4 and N8828A 40GBASE-CR4/100GBASE-CR10 test applications help network-design engineers accelerate turn-on and debugging of 100G Ethernet networking systems. The new applications automate the execution of physical-layer tests on Agilent Infiniium 90000 X-Series and 90000 Q-Series oscilloscopes and the new Z-Series oscilloscopes with up to 63-GHz bandwidth.

Automated APCO P25 Transmitter Compliance Testing

Tektronix-MDO4000B05 August 2014 – Tektronix announced a cost-effective compliance transmitter test solution for the Project 25 (P25) Common Air Interface (CAI) Phase 1 and Phase 2 standard. The new software gives RF test engineers and safety agencies the convenience of push-button measurements with automated pass/fail reporting and runs on Tektronix spectrum analyzers , all Tektronix Windows-based oscilloscopes, and on SignalVu-PC linked with the MDO4000B Mixed Domain Oscilloscope Series.

BroadR-Reach Interface Verification with Oscilloscopes

RS-RTO-osci29 July 2014 — Rohde & Schwarz has expanded the application field of the R&S RTO oscilloscopes to include the testing of automotive Ethernet interfaces. In line with the OPEN Alliance test specification, the new R&S RTO-K24 compliance test software enables users to perform automated tests on BroadR Reach Ethernet interfaces. BroadR Reach technology makes it possible to combine multiple applications such as video streaming from rear view cameras and signal transmission from automotive radar systems to create a single, open and scalable Ethernet network inside the vehicle.

Ethernet Interface Verification with an Oscilloscope

RS-RTO-osci04 April 2014 -The R&S RTO digital oscilloscope family of Rohde & Schwarz now features an automated compliance test solution for Ethernet interfaces. The new R&S RTO-K22 and R&S RTO-K23 Ethernet compliance options allow users to perform standard-compliant automated tests on 10/100/1000BASE-T and 10GBASE-T Ethernet interfaces. All compliance tests meet IEEE and ANSI Ethernet test specifications.

Faster, easier Debugging of DDR Devices

Keysight-Infiniium 90000X12 February 2014 – Agilent Technologies introduced a debugging tool that helps DDR memory designers perform precompliance tests, discover the root cause of compliance failures, and maximize design margins. The tool allows designers to easily navigate to areas of interest for further analysis and collect and analyze statistical data. The DDR3 and LPDDR3 debug tool runs on Infiniium 9000A, 90000A, 90000 X- and 90000 Q-Series oscilloscopes.

HDMI 2.0 Compliance Test Software for Transmitters and Receivers

Keysight-Infiniium 90000X16 January 2014 – Agilent Technologies introduced two compliance test software packages for physical-layer testing of devices that use the new High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) 2.0 specification. The transmitter compliance test software allows engineers to use Agilent Infiniium oscilloscopes to test their HDMI 2.0 transmitters. Agilent’s receiver compliance software can be used with the company’s transition-minimized differential-signaling signal generator platform and the Agilent M8190A arbitrary waveform generator to test HDMI 2.0 receivers.