Tektronix Receives Top Honors from Lightwave Innovation Awards Program

DPO70000SX Recognized for Its Meaningful Contribution to the Optical Networking Industry with Five out of Five Score

18 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET from Tektronix

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that the DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope was recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews with a score of 5 out of 5 possible points.

Presented annually by Lightwave, the Lightwave Innovation Reviews program distinguishes top new products and solutions available within the optical networking industry as determined by a stellar panel of third-party judges. Judges include industry executives and analysts from a wide variety of service providers, technology developers, industry analysts, and journalists.

"On behalf of the Lightwave Innovation Reviews, I would like to congratulate Tektronix on its 5 out of 5 score," said Lightwave Group Publisher Rob Stuehrk. "This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most original and innovative products in the optical networking industry. We are pleased to celebrate Tektronix's DPO70000SX for it's meaningful contribution to the optical networking industry."

The DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope features the lowest-noise and highest effective bits of any ultra-high bandwidth real-time oscilloscope available on the market. The new oscilloscope incorporates a range of innovations that enable it to more effectively meet the current and future needs of engineers and scientists developing high-speed coherent optical systems or performing leading-edge research.

Key innovations delivered in the DPO70000SX ATI Performance Oscilloscope that set it apart from other ultra-high bandwidth oscilloscopes include:

  • World's first 70 GHz real-time oscilloscope with Tektronix' patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) technology that preserves signal-to-noise ratio for higher fidelity. This means that users can more accurately capture and measure their signals at higher speeds than possible with any other oscilloscope available today. The low-noise ATI architecture makes the DPO70000SX especially well-suited for validation and characterization of key standards from NRZ to PAM4.
  • Impressive 200 GS/s sample rate with 5 ps/sample resolution for improved resolution and timing.
  • Compact form factor that enables the instrument to be positioned very close to the device under test (DUT) while providing flexible display and control for analysis. Reducing the distance to the DUT enables shorter cable lengths, which in turn help to preserve signal fidelity at very high frequencies.
  • The most scalable oscilloscope system on the market featuring Tektronix' patent pending UltraSync architecture that provides precise data synchronization and convenient operation of multi-unit systems. Precise multi-channel timing synchronization is key to meeting acquisition requirements in applications such as 100G and faster coherent optical modulation analysis.

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About LIGHTWAVE

For more than 30 years, Lightwave (www.lightwaveonline.com) has delivered trusted technical, application and business insights to senior-level decision makers for optical communications worldwide. Lightwave serves technology vendors, communications carriers and major enterprises with a complete and nuanced picture of the optical communications business environment. Lightwave is a valued information source for information related to FTTx, networking, equipment design, MSO optics, and test and measurement for corporate executives, department heads, project managers, network engineers and others making strategic decisions that are critical to the success of their businesses. Lightwave is a unit of PennWell Corporation.

About the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

The Lightwave Innovation Reviews is in its third year of recognizing and celebrating the industry's most unique products and solutions that help optical communications professionals worldwide drive improvements and innovation in optical technology. Executives from Verizon, LightCounting Market Research, Cisco, Lumentum and Huawei were among the third-party judges for the 2016 Innovation Reviews. Criteria used in the Innovation Awards rankings include, first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability.

About Tektronix

Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix delivers innovative, precise and easy-to-operate test, measurement and monitoring solutions that solve problems, unlock insights and drive discovery. Tektronix has been at the forefront of the digital age for over 70 years. Join us on the journey of innovation at TEK.COM

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