SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 13, 2010 — Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857, NYSE: ATE), the world’s foremost supplier of semiconductor test equipment, announced delivery of its milestone 1000th T2000 SoC test system to Xilinx, Inc. at its San Jose, CA facility.
Advantest’s T2000 SoC test platform offers the industry’s highest levels of multi-site and parallel testing capabilities, helping to speed time-to-volume economics for the broadest range of SoC devices. The T2000 is a next generation SoC architecture featuring a loadboard user space more than 5 times larger than competing alternatives and the industry’s most advanced control architecture for the fastest test times, both at today’s multisite levels and for future expanded site counts. The T2000 is recognized by a growing number of IDMs and OSATS worldwide as an available and expanding platform that will assure greater overall engineering productivity and efficiency, as well as higher levels of parallelism and lower cost of test. With over 40 semiconductor customers globally, T2000 is now integrated into the world’s most advanced semiconductor design activity and fabrication lines.
Advantest Corporation is a world-leading automatic test equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, and a producer of electronic and optoelectronic instruments and systems. A global company, Advantest has long offered total ATE solutions and serves the industry in every component of semiconductor test: tester, handler, mechanical and electrical interfaces, and software. Serving the IDM, fabless and OSAT markets, its SoC and memory testers, and device handlers, are integrated into the most advanced fabrication lines in the world. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its North American subsidiary in 1982. Advantest America, Inc. and Advantest America R&D Center, Inc. are based in Santa Clara, Calif. More information is available at www.advantest.com.
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