Advantest VOICE 2013 Conference to Feature High Quality Presentations for SOC Platforms and Handlers

Advantest VOICE 2013 Conference to Feature High Quality Presentations for SOC 
Platforms and Handlers 
Registration Open for April 23-25 Conference in San Jose 
TOKYO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/14/13 --  VOICE 2013, a users group
meeting and partners conference organized by Advantest Corporation
(TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will include a robust technical program with
papers from users of the T2000, V93000 and handlers. The event, to be
held April 23-25 in San Jose, California, is an international forum
for sharing technical content and exchanging perspectives on the
latest semiconductor testing techniques and best practices.  
"In the second year as an Advantest user group, we have received a
large number of abstracts for the T2000 from semiconductor
manufacturers around the world, which demonstrates the increasing
popularity amongst T2000 users," said Advantest's Don Blair,
chairperson of this year's VOICE program committee. "We are also
excited about the addition of handler papers to our program. In total
we have received almost 120 abstracts from 18 customers in 8
countries, further strengthening our already robust technical
Additionally, VOICE 2013 will include technical kiosks staffed by
Advantest R&D, industry experts and supplier technologists. Attendees
will also have the opportunity to visit the Suppliers' Expo to learn
more about their latest innovations that complement the T2000 and
V93000 platforms. 
Continuing the tradition of offering excellent, in-depth technical
training, VOICE 2013 will include a one-day, hands-on workshop with
full-day sessions dedicated to educating test engineers on topics
which will directly impact their test throughput, performance and
time to market on the T2000 and V93000 platforms: Low-cost 10-bit
ADC/DAC testing using the PS1600, Using FTA to achieve PCIeG2 IF,
high-speed digital loadboard design, Smart Test Program manager, Pin
Scale to Smart Scale conversion and Advanced PLL Jitter measurements. 
"This year's conference is expected to attract more than 300 test
engineering and management professionals from more than 50 companies
worldwide, include from foundries, fabless semiconductor companies
and integrated device manufacturers as well as Advantest's strategic
partners," added Blair. 
About Advantest VOICE 2013
 Managed by a steering committee of
volunteer representatives from Advantest and their customers, VOICE
is the leading conference for the growing international community of
users and strategic partners involved with Advantest's T2000 and
V93000 test platforms. The conference offers a unique opportunity to
take part in making semiconductor testing operations as efficient and
cost-effective as possible. Attendees gain and share valuable
insights, build long-lasting relationships and learn what's new about
Advantest SOC test equipment, handlers and applications. 
About Advantest Corporation
 A world-class technology company,
Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE)
for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of
measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic
instruments and systems. Its leading-edge systems and products are
integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in
the world. The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that
benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and
multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to
photomask manufacturing, as well as a groundbreaking 3D imaging and
analysis tool. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its
first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries
worldwide. More information is available at 
Judy Davies
VP of Global Marketing Communications
+1 408-456-3717 
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