Teradyne Announces Availability of New RF Test Services at Sigurd

NORTH READING, Mass., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications and Sigurd Corporation today announced the availability of new RF test services at Sigurd utilizing the Teradyne UltraFLEX test system with the UltraWave24 RF test option. This new capability will enable Sigurd to provide their test services customers with the industry’s leading solution for testing 4G, wireless networking, and IoT devices and bringing them to market quickly.

The UltraFLEX is the semiconductor industry’s most widely used solution for testing advanced RF transceivers. The UltraFLEX provides industry-leading accuracy and signal integrity that increases device yield to reduce costs and speed times to market. The unique background results processing architecture of the UltraFLEX also enables the highest throughput and test cell productivity of any test solution available today. In addition, the UltraFLEX platform running IG-XL software has been rated #1 in VLSI’s customer satisfaction survey for the last four years and the UltraFLEX is the only test platform that offers test program compatibility across all instrument versions—eliminating the expense and disruption of writing new test programs and re-training engineers in order to use next generation test instruments.

“We are pleased to welcome Sigurd as a partner for RF test on the UltraFLEX platform,” said Jason Zee, Vice President of Semiconductor Test Marketing for Teradyne. “This further expands the availability of the UltraFLEX solution to an important new customer base that can now take advantage of the unique benefits that this innovative solution has to offer.”

“We see our partnership with Teradyne as a key part of expanding our customer base,” said Charles Yeh, COO of Sigurd.  “Teradyne is an acknowledged leader in RF test and we believe this will continue to establish Sigurd as a leading provider of test services for next generation communications devices.”

About Sigurd
Established in 1996, Sigurd Microelectronics Corporation is a listed company on Taiwan Stock Exchange (6257.TW) and a leading provider of semiconductor IC assembly and test services. By leveraging the state-of-the-art IC assembly and test platforms and technologies, the company offers a wide range of semiconductor IC backend manufacturing services to customers. For more information, please visit http://www.sigurd.com.tw.

About Teradyne
Teradyne (NYSE:TER) is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include collaborative robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2016, Teradyne had revenue of $1.75 billion and currently employs approximately 4,400 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.teradyne.com. Teradyne(R) is a registered trademark of Teradyne, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

Teradyne, Inc.
Andy Blanchard
Vice President of Corporate Relations

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