SOURCE: Azimuth Systems

Azimuth Systems

April 05, 2010 08:30 ET

Azimuth Systems' ACE MX MIMO Channel Emulator Honored With "Best in Test" Award

Prestigious Test & Measurement World Award Recognizes Products That Demonstrate Superior Technical Innovation

ACTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2010) -  Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless channel emulators and broadband wireless test equipment, today announced that the Azimuth ACE™ MX MIMO Channel Emulator has been awarded the coveted Best in Test award from Test & Measurement World magazine. The annual Best in Test award program honors important and innovative new products and services in the electronics test and measurement industry and are presented to products that demonstrate superior technical innovation in the marketplace. Azimuth was selected as the winner of the Wireless Test category through votes cast by the test and measurement community, defeating four other leading wireless testing solutions providers.

"We are honored that Test & Measurement World readers recognized the value that the ACE MX provides to the industry, and cast their vote for Azimuth as a result," said Jim Iuliano, president and CEO of Azimuth Systems. "The need for efficient, effective and reliable testing of LTE and other new wireless infrastructure equipment and devices is critical as 4G product development rapidly progresses, and the ACE MX is proven to meet the complex challenges associated with advanced technology product and system testing."

Azimuth's ACE MX MIMO channel emulator recreates real-world over-the-air SISO and MIMO scenarios using propagation models, allowing vendors and service providers to test their equipment in a reliable, repeatable and cost effective way. By replicating real-world channel propagation conditions in a controllable and repeatable fashion, the ACE MX wireless channel emulator can verify radio designs and performance, improve test coverage and decrease test cycles to enable the delivery of higher quality products to the market in less time. Azimuth's customers range from industry start-ups to the largest of vendors and service providers, including four of the six largest base station suppliers worldwide.

The Best in Test awards are presented annually by the editors of Test & Measurement World. Test & Measurement World has been presenting the Best in Test awards since 1991. This is the second time in five years that Azimuth Systems has been honored with this prestigious, technical innovation industry award.

About Azimuth Systems
Azimuth Systems is a leading provider of wireless channel emulators and wireless broadband test equipment for Wi-Fi, WiMAX, LTE and 2G/3G cellular technologies. Azimuth's products are used by the world's foremost wireless semiconductor designers, infrastructure and mobile equipment vendors, and service providers to improve wireless product quality and speed time-to-market. Azimuth's wireless channel emulation and test products and solutions enable research, development, quality assurance and systems engineers to test the performance, conformance, certification and interoperability of broadband wireless devices and networks while greatly reducing the cost and time of manual testing.

The company is based near Boston, Massachusetts and may be contacted at +1 (978) 263-6610 or at www.azimuthsystems.com. Follow Azimuth Systems on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/azimuthsystems.

Azimuth® is a registered trademark of Azimuth Systems and ACE™ is a trademark of Azimuth Systems.