Featured Success Stories

NTT DOCOMO Gains Advantage in 5G

The Challenge

  • Characterize mmWave in-the-air propagation channel interface
  • Derive channel models for mobile and fixed wireless use cases
  • Fulfill the 5G promise without overdesigning the network

The Solution

  • Use Keysight Channel Sounding Reference solution with PathWave
  • Adapt and scale to meet measurement needs across muiltiple scenarios

The Results

  • Improved visibility in 12 key channel characteristics
  • Reduced design risk and shortened development time 20%
  • Gained 12-month go-to-market advantage

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

The Challenge

  • Reduce time to volume shipments
  • Improve volume testing of 5G NR multi-antenna mmWave devices using over-the-air (OTA) test methods

The Solution

  • Use Keysight network emulation solutions

The Results

  • Accelerated time to market
  • Reduced test times by 20%

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

The Challenge

  • Speed lab preparation time
  • Simplify instrument monitoring and tracking

The Solution

  • Use Keysight BenchVue Lab Management and Control Solution

The Results

  • Cut instrument setup and configuration time by 75%
  • Automated instrument monitoring and tracking
  • Improved overall teaching and learning experience

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Case Studies 2020.01.29

Automotive ECU Designer Reduces Power Consumption by 10%

Automotive ECU Designer Reduces Power Consumption by 10%

An automotive chipmaker solved large peak current issues, reducing power consumption and heat generation while ensuring reliability of its products for advanced driver assistance systems.

2020.01.29

Case Studies 2020.01.06

PCBA Manufacturer Shifts Gears for Autonomous Driving with Keysight ICT

PCBA Manufacturer Shifts Gears for Autonomous Driving with Keysight ICT

Leading printed circuit board assembly manufacturer tests 15 million automotive boards with almost no downtime, exceeding its test target.

2020.01.06

Case Studies 2019.12.12

Chord Signaling for High-Speed Chip-to-Chip Applications

Chord Signaling for High-Speed Chip-to-Chip Applications

Chord signaling technology increases data throughput, while reducing power in next-generation high-speed links

2019.12.12

Case Studies 2019.11.03

GISTDA National Space Agency Captures CubeSat Opportunity

GISTDA National Space Agency Captures CubeSat Opportunity

By setting up an RF satellite lab that leveraged a handheld spectrum analyzer, Thailand’s space agency overcame the testing challenges facing its new SmallSat program.

2019.11.03

Case Studies 2019.10.31

Production Throughput Doubles with Keysight i3070 Advanced Throughput Multiplier

Production Throughput Doubles with Keysight i3070 Advanced Throughput Multiplier

2019.10.31

Case Studies 2019.10.24

Antenna Module Manufacturer Accelerates 5G mmWave Development by More than 50%

Antenna Module Manufacturer Accelerates 5G mmWave Development by More than 50%

A global antenna module manufacturer uses Keysight's 5G R&D Test Bed and PNA network analyzer to accelerate the development time for its 5G mmWave products based on beamforming technologies.

2019.10.24

Case Studies 2019.10.17

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

While 5G New Radio (NR) has been tested in design labs and deployed in multiple trials around the world, translating the 5G NR specification into commercial products that can be produced in volume is essential to successful 5G deployments at scale. This case study outlines how a 5G device manufacturer accelerated their time to market by several months and reduced test times by 20% in volume manufacturing.

2019.10.17

Case Studies 2019.10.15

Implantable Medical Devices Customer

Implantable Medical Devices Customer

A Keysight application engineer worked with the design engineering team at an implantable medical device manufacturer to recommend a solution consisting of hardware and software for battery drain analysis. The key solution components are the N6705C DC Power Analyzer, the N6781A 2-quadrant SMU for battery drain analysis and Keysight's 14585A control and analysis software.

2019.10.15

Case Studies 2019.10.13

Turn Your Keysight Handheld Meter into a  Data Logger

Turn Your Keysight Handheld Meter into a Data Logger

Case study on how to turn Keysight Handheld Meter with U1177A IR-to-Bluetooth® adapter with an Android Phone or tablet PC into a Data Logger

2019.10.13

Case Studies 2019.10.07

ASE Reduces Antenna-in-Package Test Time by 20% with Keysight’s PNA

ASE Reduces Antenna-in-Package Test Time by 20% with Keysight’s PNA

Learn how Keysight's PNA Vector Network Analyzer helped Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. accurately test its high frequency antenna-in-package designs, and reduce overall test time by 20%.

2019.10.07

Case Studies 2019.09.30

SECO Reduces DDR4 Board Failures to Zero and Design Optimization Time by 35%

SECO Reduces DDR4 Board Failures to Zero and Design Optimization Time by 35%

As the speed of DDR technology increases, signal integrity becomes more challenging to maintain. To ensure reliable and accurate designs, they now require new tools and processes.

2019.09.30

Case Studies 2019.09.23

Mini-Circuits Decreases Manufacturing Test Time by 80% with Keysight’s PXI Vector Network Analyzer

Mini-Circuits Decreases Manufacturing Test Time by 80% with Keysight’s PXI Vector Network Analyzer

Learn how Keysight's PXI Vector Network Analyzer reduced Mini Circuit's manufacturing test time of their 10-port components by 80%.

2019.09.23

Case Studies 2019.09.23

Design Team Increases Efficiency of High-Speed Digital Boards by 100%

Design Team Increases Efficiency of High-Speed Digital Boards by 100%

IPS found that Keysight’s PathWave Advanced Design System (ADS) contained all the tools and processes it needed to design stable, reliable high-speed digital PCBs.

2019.09.23

Case Studies 2019.09.19

Enhancing Manufacturing Agility to Keep Pace with Accelerating Change

Enhancing Manufacturing Agility to Keep Pace with Accelerating Change

Demand for advanced automotive systems is driving change in electronic design and requires agility in manufacturing. Keysight helped a major PCBA manufacturer get ready for their automotive future.

2019.09.19

Case Studies 2019.09.12

Improving Reliability of Semiconductor Devices

Improving Reliability of Semiconductor Devices

Automation of random telegraph noise measurement (RTN) is now possible using the B1500A's waveform generator/fast measurement unit (WGFMU) module and WaferPro Express.

2019.09.12

Case Studies 2019.09.06

Analog Devices Leverages Precise Current Profiling for Optimized IoT Devices

Analog Devices Leverages Precise Current Profiling for Optimized IoT Devices

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in analog and mixed signal devices used Keysight Technologies’ CX3300A Automatic Current Profiler to analyze its current profiles in a fraction of the time and optimize both the design and reliability of its IoT solutions.

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.09.06

Keysight Test Solutions Help Enflame Tech Accelerate AI Chip Post-Silicon Validation

Keysight Test Solutions Help Enflame Tech Accelerate AI Chip Post-Silicon Validation

Enflame selected Keysight as a strategic partner to provide the latest high-speed digital interface test solutions to accelerate the development of AI SoC and chipsets.

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.09.06

Device Current Waveform Analyzer Speeds Medical Device Evaluation and Validation Time by 50 Percent

Device Current Waveform Analyzer Speeds Medical Device Evaluation and Validation Time by 50 Percent

An R&D team at a large multinational medical electronics company was developing a smart implantable medical device and struggled to balance designing a high quality, reliable device with long battery life in a shorter development time frame. Keysight Technologies’ CX3300 Series Device Current Waveform Analyzer, enabled the engineering team to optimize their device's battery life, detect previously undetected defects, and speed device evaluation.

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.08.14

Powering E-Bikes and Battery Energy Storage Systems with Cell-Formation Solution

Powering E-Bikes and Battery Energy Storage Systems with Cell-Formation Solution

E-Mobility manufacturer saves time and money with new cell formation solution to meet growing orders and stricter test criteria.

2019.08.14

Case Studies 2019.08.13

Building 5G Fronthaul Networks for IoT

Building 5G Fronthaul Networks for IoT

NICT partnered with Keysight to accelerate its research efforts on the optimization of low-latency data compression for the fronthaul of 5G transport networks.

2019.08.13

Case Studies 2019.08.04

New PXIe Multiport Network Analyzer Speeds Multiport Active Antenna Development

New PXIe Multiport Network Analyzer Speeds Multiport Active Antenna Development

Learn how a leading global defense contractor accelerated development of a complex antenna, comprised of multiple Transmit Receive (TR) modules. The use of a multiport PXI Vector Network Analyzer characterized this multiport active antenna without relying on switches.

2019.08.04

Case Studies 2019.07.30

Winning in 5G with Rapid Characterization of Evolving Antenna Designs

Winning in 5G with Rapid Characterization of Evolving Antenna Designs

A U.S. manufacturer of components used Keysight's 5G waveform generation and analysis testbed to develop a 5G antenna that provides 1 GHz bandwidth at mmWave frequencies.

2019.07.30

Case Studies 2019.07.16

High-Speed Interface Testing Made Simple with a Modern DMM

High-Speed Interface Testing Made Simple with a Modern DMM

Learn from this article how a computing company solves its testing challenges in validating high-speed interfaces, monitoring voltage changes, and accessing data fast with a modern digital multimeter.

2019.07.16

Case Studies 2019.07.09

IIT Kanpur Develops ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors Using Parametric and Device Characterization

IIT Kanpur Develops ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors Using Parametric and Device Characterization

IIT Kanpur used Keysight tools to develop the industry's first ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors.

2019.07.09

Case Studies 2019.07.07

Car Manufacturer Cuts Labor Resources by 75%; Creates Blueprint for High-Performance Battery Cell

Car Manufacturer Cuts Labor Resources by 75%; Creates Blueprint for High-Performance Battery Cell

A car maker used Keysight's cell and battery test systems, coupled with a powerful software platform to automate processes, resulting in significant reduction in labor while ensuring product quality.

2019.07.07

Case Studies 2019.06.19

Transforming Engineering Education with Cutting-Edge Keysight Labs

Transforming Engineering Education with Cutting-Edge Keysight Labs

At the pace that 5G and IoT technologies are disrupting the status quo, demand for “industry-ready” graduates has never been more critical. See how one university embraces this challenge with Keysight

2019.06.19

Case Studies 2019.06.18

Automaker Gets a 360 View of Radar Design and Test Validation with 50% Less Manpower

Automaker Gets a 360 View of Radar Design and Test Validation with 50% Less Manpower

A car maker saved 50% manpower by automating their tracking and fine-tuning systems for autonomous driving radio frequency (RF) tests with the Keysight PathWave PathWave Lab Operations Software.

2019.06.18

Case Studies 2019.06.17

PSG College of Technology Better Prepares Next-Generation Engineers

PSG College of Technology Better Prepares Next-Generation Engineers

In India engineering, there is a lack of employable degreed graduates. PSG College of Technology recognized this challenge and collaborates with Keysight to bridge the gap.

2019.06.17

Case Studies 2019.06.03

Global EMS Manufacturer Reduces Time to Market Using PathWave Manufacturing Analytics

Global EMS Manufacturer Reduces Time to Market Using PathWave Manufacturing Analytics

The real time automated result analysis and anomaly detection in Keysight’s PathWave Manufacturing Analytics reduce engineering time and effort significantly, empowering the EMS company to release the product into the market sooner.

2019.06.03

Case Studies 2019.05.26

Going Against the Pack: An Innovative Way to Forecast Avalanches in the Alps

Going Against the Pack: An Innovative Way to Forecast Avalanches in the Alps

Learn about a novel application using the FieldFox Handheld RF and Microwave Analyzer - avalanche forecasting.

2019.05.26

Case Studies 2019.05.21

i3070 4-Module Inline In-Circuit System Quadruples Throughput in Automotive Electronics Manufacturing

i3070 4-Module Inline In-Circuit System Quadruples Throughput in Automotive Electronics Manufacturing

An Automotive Electronics Manufacturing increases the test throughput more than 50% by using i3070 4-Module Inline In-Circuit System with Dual Board Staging and Throughput Multiplier feature.

2019.05.21

Case Studies 2019.05.09

5G RF Design Startup Delivers Cutting-Edge GaN/GaAs Devices on Day One

5G RF Design Startup Delivers Cutting-Edge GaN/GaAs Devices on Day One

To achieve success in the growing wireless industry, a company must deliver cutting-edge devices at competitive speeds. Doing so requires powerful design and simulation tools that can accurately measure the high frequencies that 5G demands.

2019.05.09

Case Studies 2019.04.08

Component Manufacturer Uses Calibration to Detect Changes in Test System Measurement Uncertainty

Component Manufacturer Uses Calibration to Detect Changes in Test System Measurement Uncertainty

A component manufacturer used calibration to detect changes in test system measurement uncertainty. This reduced their test risk and lowered their costs.

2019.04.08

Case Studies 2019.04.08

Manufacturer Reduces Risk and Improves Product Quality

Manufacturer Reduces Risk and Improves Product Quality

An industry-leading military radar receiver manufacturer improves the accuracy of power level measurements, reduces false pass conditions, and lowers costs.

2019.04.08

Case Studies 2019.03.31

NTT DOCOMO Gains a Go-to-Market Advantage in 5G with Flexible Channel Sounding

NTT DOCOMO Gains a Go-to-Market Advantage in 5G with Flexible Channel Sounding

As one of the industry’s leading innovators, NTT DOCOMO is working to deploy its 5G mobile network in time for a major athletic event in the summer of 2020 in Tokyo. To define and optimize a network that fulfills on the promise of 5G—without being overdesigned—NTT DOCOMO needed an accurate, reliable and repeatable way to characterize channel propagation.

2019.03.31

Case Studies 2019.03.31

Smart eMeter Manufacturer Improves Operational Equipment Effectiveness by 40 Percent

Smart eMeter Manufacturer Improves Operational Equipment Effectiveness by 40 Percent

As a large, global IoT manufacturer ramped up volumes of a smart eMeter, the number of false failures due to component, process, and test variability started to rise, and product quality began to suffer. Using Keysight’s PathWave Analytics software, the manufacturer solved its problems and improved its OEE by 40%.

2019.03.31

Case Studies 2019.03.19

Probe Heatmap Visualization Tool Helps EMS Company Pinpoint a Costly Issue

Probe Heatmap Visualization Tool Helps EMS Company Pinpoint a Costly Issue

This case study demonstrate the success of PathWave Manufacturing Analytics helpung EMS company pinpoint and resolve a costly low first pass yield issue.

2019.03.19

Case Studies 2019.03.17

Panasonic Corporation  GaN Power Devices are Becoming Broadly Available, with Steady Progress in Design Environment

Panasonic Corporation GaN Power Devices are Becoming Broadly Available, with Steady Progress in Design Environment

Case Study

2019.03.17

Case Studies 2019.03.13

Ericsson and Freiburg U. Design High Q Power Harvesting Circuit Using ADS

Ericsson and Freiburg U. Design High Q Power Harvesting Circuit Using ADS

ADS HB was used to explore the design space around the innovative impedance transformation using a high Q quartz crystal resonator to transform the low voltage from the low impedance antenna.

2019.03.13

Case Studies 2019.03.13

University Uses ADS to Create an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging

University Uses ADS to Create an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging

Learn how NCKU created an impedance matching method for wireless battery charging using Keysight ADS.

2019.03.13

Case Studies 2019.02.18

How to Resolve the Evaluation and Validation Challenge in Mobile Devices

How to Resolve the Evaluation and Validation Challenge in Mobile Devices

As mobile devices get faster and sport more functions and features, they run up against battery limits. This outlines how mobile device/circuit design engineer uses a device current waveform analyzer to solve their power distribution network implementation challenges.

2019.02.18

Case Studies 2019.02.18

5G NR Device Manufacturer Doubles Test Capacity with Zero Additional CapEx

5G NR Device Manufacturer Doubles Test Capacity with Zero Additional CapEx

A leading 5G new radio device manufacturer doubles text capacity with zero additional CapEx through Keysight Financial Services.

2019.02.18

Case Studies 2019.01.30

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

A tenured professor who had worked in the department for many years, found himself overwhelmed by the task of per-configuring and managing his lab for his EE students. Using Keysight's BenchVue Lab Management Solutions, he sped his process drastically and was able to devote more time time to his students.

2019.01.30

Case Studies 2019.01.13

Redefining Wireless Transceivers to Deliver Groundbreaking 5G Connectivity

Redefining Wireless Transceivers to Deliver Groundbreaking 5G Connectivity

Eridan Communications used Keysight circuit design software to create a transceiver module with exceptional system efficiency and signal flexibility.

2019.01.13

Case Studies 2019.01.02

5G Manufacturer Reduces Test Time by 20X

5G Manufacturer Reduces Test Time by 20X

A 5G transceiver manufacturer transformed their 4G test equipment and set-up to accommodate 5G designs. They used Keysight PathWave Test and Analytics software to cut test time by 20X.

2019.01.02

Case Studies 2018.12.25

Portable RADAR Testing Saves Time on the Assembly Line

Portable RADAR Testing Saves Time on the Assembly Line

Automotive radar technology is an indispensable part of the advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) that not only adds convenience but helps save lives. ADAS-connected radar modules must be precisely validated on the assembly line to deliver proper operation.

2018.12.25

Case Studies 2018.12.13

Car Manufacturer Speeds Ahead with Automotive Ethernet Compliance Solution

Car Manufacturer Speeds Ahead with Automotive Ethernet Compliance Solution

Learn how one car maker achieved 100% test coverage for physical layer Rx test, meeting IEEE 802.3bw-2015 standards with Keysight's automotive Ethernet solution.

2018.12.13

Case Studies 2018.12.12

Successful Deployment of eCall Live Crash Test

Successful Deployment of eCall Live Crash Test

Car maker successfully emulates over-the-air environments in live crash test for their emergency call in-vehicle systems, with the eCall/ERA-GLONASS conformance test solution from Keysight.

2018.12.12

Case Studies 2018.12.10

Coherent Optical Component Test Enables 1.2 Terabit Applications

Coherent Optical Component Test Enables 1.2 Terabit Applications

Using Keysight’s state-of-the-art test equipment, NeoPhotonics successfully validated the performance of its 64 GBaud components, including its new 400ZR COSA, almost one year before the availability of DSP silicon for the transceivers. Without Keysight equipment, NeoPhotonics had no way of testing and assessing the performance of their components.

2018.12.10

Case Studies 2018.12.10

Precision Power Level Accuracy Measurements Reduce Risk for Wireless Receiver Manufacturer

Precision Power Level Accuracy Measurements Reduce Risk for Wireless Receiver Manufacturer

Reduce test risk, increase yield, and reduce production costs with power level accuracy measurements at lower measurement uncertainty.

2018.12.10

Case Studies 2018.12.09

Pushing the Boundaries to Achieve Ultra-broadband Communications at True Terahertz Frequencies

Pushing the Boundaries to Achieve Ultra-broadband Communications at True Terahertz Frequencies

See how researchers at the University at Buffalo achieved the first ever system to transmit and receive communications at 1.025 terahertz.

2018.12.09

Case Studies 2018.12.06

Accelerating to Market with Turnkey Testing of USB Type-C Interoperability and Compliance

Accelerating to Market with Turnkey Testing of USB Type-C Interoperability and Compliance

USB Type-C is a new connectivity standard destined for wide application in devices used for mobile computing and mobile communication. This case study profiles a semiconductor company that was able to rapidly deploy a dedicated USB-C test bench, enabling them to accelerate debug, characterization & compliance of their first USB-C design on time and within budget.

2018.12.06

Case Studies 2018.12.04

Analog Devices Reduces Exposure to Unplanned Operating Expenditures

Analog Devices Reduces Exposure to Unplanned Operating Expenditures

Challenge: Accurately monitor and track instrument health. Solution: ID'd low humidity environment readings and fixed poor cooling/venting to bring equipment back into normal operating conditions.

2018.12.04

Case Studies 2018.11.25

Electronics OEM Taps Keysight Automotive Radar Solution to Support Autonomous Driving R&D

Electronics OEM Taps Keysight Automotive Radar Solution to Support Autonomous Driving R&D

Electronics manufacturer jumpstarts automotive radar application design and test efforts with Keysight solution, saving test development time and improving initial test coverage by over 50 percent.

2018.11.25

Case Studies 2018.11.21

Major Aerospace/Defense Contractor Dramatically Reduces Calibration Turnaround Time Using Keysight Services

Major Aerospace/Defense Contractor Dramatically Reduces Calibration Turnaround Time Using Keysight Services

This case study revisits a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model that can accurately calculate the cost of key ownership factors over the entire life of a test asset. It also discusses the impact of utilization and health monitoring on TCO, otherwise known as effective TCO (eTCO).

2018.11.21

Case Studies 2018.11.20

Analog Devices Optimizes Capital Investment Using Real-Time Utilization Data

Analog Devices Optimizes Capital Investment Using Real-Time Utilization Data

Challenge: A Optimize capital investment as part of a 20% CapEx reduction goal. Solution: ID'd underutilized network analyzer. Used trade-in value of NA for the purchase of a new instrument.

2018.11.20

Case Studies 2018.11.15

Testing LTE Connectivity in Cars

Testing LTE Connectivity in Cars

A case study on testing LTE connectivity in cars

2018.11.15

Case Studies 2018.11.15

Putting the Future in Motion with Automotive Ethernet

Putting the Future in Motion with Automotive Ethernet

Continental adopts Keysight's automotive Ethernet test solution for 100BASE-T1, 1000BASE-T1, DDR memory, and USB connectivity compliance testing.

2018.11.15

Case Studies 2018.11.13

Protecting Government Wireless Systems with Detailed Signal Emulation and Interference Analysis

Protecting Government Wireless Systems with Detailed Signal Emulation and Interference Analysis

Agency researchers were asked to investigate signal interference and spectral coexistence related to the performance of government systems in the presence of commercial wireless signals. Much of the work was to be completed in a laboratory setting, and this suggested the use of an advanced solution for signal creation, emulation, measurement and analysis.

2018.11.13

Case Studies 2018.11.08

Electronics Manufacturing Services Company Sets Up Smart Manufacturing Line in Nine Weeks

Electronics Manufacturing Services Company Sets Up Smart Manufacturing Line in Nine Weeks

This case study talks about how a multinational electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company achieved • full manufacturing line setup in 9 weeks with Keysight's I3070 ICT Test Platform.

2018.11.08

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