NI Test Solutions for 802.11ac WLAN and Bluetooth Low-Energy Technology Deliver Flexibility and Performance Through User-Programmable FPGAs
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today introduced test solutions for 802.11ac WLAN and Bluetooth low-energy technology that combine NI graphical system design software and modular, FPGA-based PXI instrumentation to provide high-performance test capabilities that are completely user-programmable. These test solutions along with other cellular, navigation and wireless connectivity solutions from NI, help engineers thoroughly test their devices on a single high-performance platform.
“Using the software-designed vector signal transceiver and the WLAN measurement suite, we improved our test speeds by more than 200 times compared to traditional rack-and-stack instruments while also significantly improving test coverage,” said Doug Johnson, director of engineering at Qualcomm Atheros.
- Ideal for characterization and production test with best-in-class RMS EVM of -46 dB for 256 QAM
- Ability to perform measurements and custom algorithms in the onboard FPGA of the NI PXIe-5644R VST for faster measurements and real-time test
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Pricing and Contact Information
WLAN Measurement Suite priced* from 11500 N Mopac Expwy, Austin, $6,499; EUR5,749; YEN694,000 Texas 78759-3504 Bluetooth Measurement Suite priced* Tel: (800) 258-7022, Fax: (512) from $3,999; EUR3,549; YEN427,000 683-9300 Web: www.ni.com/80211ac Email: firstname.lastname@example.org *All prices are subject to change without notice.
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