UBM Electronics Announces the Winners of the 2011 Test & Measurement World Awards Program

Honors Excellence and Innovation in Test, Measurement and Inspection Products

May 5, 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced the winners of the 2011 annual Test & Measurement World Awards Program.  The Test & Measurement World awards program -- which includes the Best in Test and Test of Time awards -- honors excellence and innovation in test, measurement, inspection products, services, and professionals.  The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 during ESC (Embedded Systems Conference) Silicon Valley.

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"We have once again reviewed many commendable products nominated by vendors," said Rick Nelson, Editorial Director, Test & Measurement World, UBM Electronics.  "We congratulate the winners on their achievements."

Best in Test Awards

The Best in Test awards are judged in 16 categories. To be eligible for the 2011 Best in Test awards, a product or service must have been introduced between November 1, 2009 and October 31, 2010.  The product that received the most overall votes is named the 2011 Test Product of the Year.

The winners include:

ATE/Production Test

  • Neptune 2 Automated Drive-Test System, Teradyne

Bus Analyzers

  • TLA7SAxx Series Logic Protocol Analyzer, Tektronix

Compliance/Environmental Test

  • ONYX Electrostatic Discharge Simulator, Haefely EMC

Data Acquisition

  • ProDAQ 3416 Analog Input Module, Bustec

Design for Test and Boundary Scan

  • TIC020 TAP Interface Card, GOEPEL electronic

Instruments, Handheld and Bench

  • PocketPico Picoammeter, Ix Innovations

Instruments, Modular

  • M9018A PXI 18-Slot Chassis, Agilent Technologies

Machine Vision and Inspection

  • TOM In-Line Optical Inspection System, GOEPEL electronic

Network and Fiber-optic Testers

  • TestCenter Mobile Backhaul, Spirent Communications

Network Test Software

  • TestShell 4.3, QualiSystems


  • WaveMaster 8 Zi-A, LeCroy

RF/Microwave Test

  • M9392A PXI Microwave Vector Signal Analyzer, Agilent Technologies

Semiconductor Test

  • V93000 HSM3G Production Test System, Verigy

Signal Sources

  • WaveXciter Series Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Tabor Electronics

Wafer Probing

  • V93000 Direct-Probe Solution, Verigy

Wireless Test

  • Field-to-Lab Solution, Azimuth Systems

Test of Time Award

The Test of Time Award honors a product that continues to provide state-of-the-art service five years or more after its introduction.  

  • Model 3070/i3070 In-Circuit Tester, Agilent Technologies

Test Product of the Year

  • V93000 HSM3G Production Test System, Verigy

Test Engineer of the Year

  • Henry Huang, Ford Motor Co., Specialty:  Automotive Electronics Test

In addition to Test & Measurement World's Best in Test Awards, UBM Electronics celebrates the electronics industry and its innovation through its EE Times ACE Awards and its EDN Innovation Awards. Winners of all these programs were announced at ESC Silicon Valley at their respective awards celebrations earlier this week.

About UBM Electronics  

UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.   UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.   More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, EDN China, EDN Asia, EDN Japan, Design News and Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com

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Felicia Hamerman, Vice President, Marketing
T: 516.562.5652, E: felicia.hamerman@ubm.com

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