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TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces 802.11ac WLAN One-Box Test Solution and Multiport Adapter for Increased Manufacturing

  TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces 802.11ac WLAN One-Box Test
  Solution and Multiport Adapter for Increased Manufacturing Throughput

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- April 16, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced a new wireless
connectivity test set and multiport adapter to help wireless device
manufacturers quickly and accurately test 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN, Bluetooth^®
1.0 to 4.0, and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) technologies.

“This integrated one-box solution protects our customers’ investments with a
future-proof PXI-based hardware architecture and our proven measurement
software architecture," said Joe DePond, vice president and general manager of
Agilent’s Mobile Broadband Operation. "We have also leveraged our multiport
adapter design to deliver unique and flexible manufacturing test-port density
for maximum throughput."

Key features of Agilent’s new E6630A wireless connectivity test set include:

  *Supports multiple wireless connectivity formats: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN,
    Bluetooth 1.0 to 4.0, and GNSS (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, etc.)
  *Streamlines the transition from product introduction to mass production
    with standards-based wireless connectivity calibration and verification
    testing based on proven Agilent X-Series applications measurement science.
  *Delivers fast and accurate measurements with the latest PXI hardware
    architecture, featuring up to two sets of source and analyzer pairs.
  *Keeps pace with the latest WLAN chipsets via Agilent’s Manufacturing Test
    Integration program to facilitate integration into chipset vendors’
    manufacturing test tools.

Key features of the E6618A multiport adapter include:

  *Seamlessly extends the test plane to as many as eight RFIOs and four GNSS
  *Supports real-time port balancing for metric-grade power accuracy.
  *Enables parallel test flows to increase throughput.

Additional information about Agilent’s E6630A wireless connectivity test set
is available at For images, visit

Agilent will demonstrate the E6630A along with other products and services for
wireless communications at the Agilent WiCON Seminar, today at the MOTC
Convention Center in Taipei, Taiwan.

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal
2012. Information about Agilent is available at

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