Quantenna Chooses LitePoint for 4x4 MIMO Wireless Chipset Test
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --LitePoint announced today
that QuantennaCommunications, Inc., a leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi
networking for whole-home entertainment, has selected theLitePoint® IQxel160™
for testing of Quantenna 802.11ac capable chipsets that enable wireless video
distribution and provideindustry-leading video quality and range.
"We chose LitePoint due to their established track record of delivering 802.11
MIMO test systems. We recommend the IQxel160 to our customers because it
addresses the need for high-performance 4x4 MIMO testing, while providing a
future-proof solution for 802.11ac that extends up to its highest data rates.
LitePoint's collaboration model and global support network has given Quantenna
the ability to offer our customers a proven production test solution for our
most advanced chipsets," said Nara Bharath, Vice President, Customer
Engineering and Marketing.
The IQxel160 is the newest offering in LitePoint's Wi-Fi tester line. Designed
to handle the highest bandwidth options of the 802.11ac specification, this
test system will help usher in a faster, more robust generation of "gigabit
Curtis Schmidek, VP of Marketing at LitePoint said, "We are delighted to
continue our partnership with Quantenna. Quantenna customers benefit from
having access to a pre-qualified production test solution that can be quickly
integrated into a factory test floor, as either a new installation or a
seamless evolution from the prior generation."
Schmidek added, "While designed for the newest 802.11ac throughput options,
the IQxel160 also supports all legacy modes of 802.11 operation (a/b/g/n/p) in
addition to Bluetooth Classic, EDR and LE. And LitePoint offers a simple path
for customers to upgrade from either the IQxel or IQxel80, so they can be
prepared for the higher bandwidth version of the 802.11ac standard. Customers
will also be able to take advantage of the higher production throughput or
MIMO capabilities that the IQxel160 offers."
The LitePoint IQxel160 and support for 802.11ac chipsets within IQfact+ is
LitePoint at Mobile World Congress — Barcelona, Spain
February 25-28, 2013 – Hall 5, Booth #D38
LitePoint will be demonstrating the IQxel160 and its other wireless test
solutions for both cellular and connectivity devices at Mobile World Congress
in Barcelona, Spain.
About Quantenna Communications, Inc.
Quantenna Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company developing
standards-based 802.11n and 802.11ac MIMO chipsets that deliver the highest
levels of performance, speed and reliability for wireless networks and
devices. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., Quantenna has assembled a
management and engineering team with a long track record of start-up success,
and is backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital,
Venrock, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners, DAG Ventures,
Rusnano, Swisscom Ventures, Grazia Equity, and Telefonica Digital. Quantenna
was recently named to Wall Street Journal's 2012 list of top 50 start-ups. For
additional information,please visit www.quantenna.com.
LitePoint, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), is based in
Sunnyvale, California. The company designs, develops and supports advanced
wireless test solutions for developers of wireless devices and consumer
electronics, contract manufacturers and wireless integrated circuit designers.
LitePoint solutions have enabled optimization and verification of the
operation of more than one billion wireless devices worldwide. LitePoint
products are used in development and high-volume manufacturing, providing its
customers with improved ROI, time-to-market, manufacturing yields, and product
quality. For more, go to www.litepoint.com.
For more information, contact:
Brad Poston Andy Blanchard
VP, Marketing Communications VP, Corporate Communications
SOURCE LitePoint Corporation
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