Altair Utilizes LitePoint to Accelerate Market Readiness of Cellular Devices

Leading LTE Company Partners with LitePoint for Testing Cellular Chipsets

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LitePoint, a leading provider of wireless test solutions, announced today that Altair Semiconductor has standardized its production test tools on LitePoint’s IQxstream multi-DUT cellular test solution. IQxstream covers all of Altair’s 4G LTE cellular chipsets, including the CAT-1 FourGee-1160/6401, designed for Internet of Things applications. LitePoint’s solution accelerates manufacturing test times by testing multiple devices simultaneously, enabling device makers to get their products to market significantly faster.

“Cellular isn’t just for phones anymore. The LTE bands are being increasingly used for IoT applications. In IoT, the winners will be determined by who gets their product to market quickly with the highest quality,” said Brad Robbins, President of LitePoint.

“The market is moving super-fast, so any time savings we can realize is a crucial advantage when going to market with our products. LitePoint’s multi-device cellular test technology offers ease of use and optimal test economics. Using IQxstream to test our FourGee-1160 IoT chipset will help our device manufacturer customers bring their products to market faster,” said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Altair Semiconductor.

About LitePoint

LitePoint creates wireless test solutions and services for the world’s most innovative wireless device makers, helping them to ensure their products perform for today's demanding consumers. A leading innovator in wireless testing, LitePoint products come out of the box ready to test the most widely used wireless chipsets in the world. LitePoint works with the leading makers of smartphones, tablets, PCs, wireless access points and chipsets. LitePoint is also at the forefront of testing the burgeoning world of connected devices…the Internet of Things. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and with offices around the world, LitePoint is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teradyne (NYSE: TER), a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. In 2015, the combined corporation had revenue of $1.64 billion and employs approximately 4,200 people worldwide.

Brad Poston, 1-408-456-5000
VP Marketing Communications
Teradyne, Inc.
Andy Blanchard, 1-978-370-2425
VP Corporate Communications

Source: LitePoint