NORTH READING, USA: Teradyne Inc. announced that Spreadtrum Communications Inc. has selected the UltraFLEX test system with the UltraPin800 digital channel card to test its dual mode HSDPA/TD-SCDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE mobile baseband devices. Spreadtrum’s integrated 3G mobile baseband SOCs are designed to support smart phones, feature phones and PC data card solutions.
“The mobile market in China demands highly integrated solutions that can be delivered quickly at low cost,” said Brian Chen, vice president of Operations of Spreadtrum. “The UltraFLEX platform multisite architecture provides cost effective test for our mobile baseband devices, and the IG-XL programming environment coupled with Teradyne’s applications support are critical for achieving our time-to-market goals.”
“The UltraFLEX platform with its SyncLink architecture, background DSP processing, and expansive portfolio of digital, mixed-signal and RF instrumentation enables us to provide highly cost effective multisite solutions for the next generation of mobile SOCs,” said Greg Smith, manager, Teradyne’s Broadband, Computing and Storage Business Unit.
“Spreadtrum is one of China’s leading TD-SCDMA baseband providers, and we are very pleased with its selection of the UltraFLEX. We look forward to working with Spreadtrum and its worldwide manufacturing partners as the mobile ecosystem continues to grow and evolve.”
"This design win reinforces Teradyne China’s ability to support local fabless companies who use the UltraFLEX platform for both engineering development and production," said SI Wei, vice president of Teradyne and Greater China Field Operations manager. "It proves again that Teradyne China’s local support infrastructure and technical skills provide a complete test solution from load board/probe card design, through program development to mass production for high-end SOC devices manufacturers in China."