SOURCE: Verigy, Ltd.

Verigy, Ltd.

February 02, 2012 16:05 ET

VOICE 2012 Conference Expands to Feature High Quality Presentations for Both the V93000 and T2000 Platforms

Registration Open for April 24-26 Conference in San Jose

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 2, 2012) - VOICE 2012, a users group meeting and partners conference organized by Verigy, an Advantest Group company (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE), will include an extensive strong technical program with papers from users of the V93000 and T2000 platforms. The event, to be held April 24-25 in San Jose, California, is an international forum for sharing technical content and exchanging perspectives on the latest semiconductor testing techniques and best practices.

"This year, we received a record number of abstracts from semiconductor manufacturers from around the world which demonstrates the increasing popularity of the event," said Freescale's Gabriel Tellechea, chairperson of this year's VOICE program committee. "The committee selected 66 presentations, including contributions from 17 companies in 12 countries. In addition to the excellent contributions from our customers, we will present 18 papers focused on the T2000 platform, further strengthening our already robust technical program."

Additionally, VOICE 2012 will include an expanded kiosk session staffed by Advantest and Verigy R&D staff, industry experts and supplier technologists and will highlight a V93000 Smart Scale A-Class system. Attendees can also visit the Suppliers' Expo to learn more about products and offerings that complement the V93000 and T2000 platforms.

Following last year's success, the VOICE 2012 conference will include the one-day, hands-on workshop with four full-day sessions dedicated to educating test engineers on topics which will directly impact their test throughput, performance and Time to Market on the V93000 and T2000 platforms: Advanced Mixed Signal and RF optimization utilizing pattern controlled DC and hidden results transfer, Protocol Aware Implementation, T2000 functional test abstraction and RF tuning of multi-site DUT boards.

"This year's conference is expected to attract more than 300 test engineering and management professionals from more than 50 companies around the world, including foundries, fabless semiconductor companies and integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) as well as Advantest and Verigy's strategic partners," added Tellechea.

About VOICE 2012
Managed by a steering committee of volunteer representatives from Verigy and its customers, VOICE is the leading conference for the growing international community of Verigy customers and partners. It offers a unique opportunity to make users' semiconductor testing operations as effective as possible. Attendees gain and share valuable insights, build long-lasting relationships and learn what's new about Verigy's products and applications. Registration online will be $400 and $450 at the door. Interested attendees may register for VOICE 2012 at

About Advantest Corporation
A world-class technology company, Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has recently introduced critical dimension scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, as well as a groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tool. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide. More information is available at Interested attendees may register for VOICE 2012 at

About Verigy, an Advantest Group Company
Verigy provides advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions used by leading companies worldwide in design validation, characterization, and high-volume manufacturing test. Verigy offers scalable platforms for a wide range of system-on-chip (SOC) test solutions, and memory test solutions for Flash, DRAM including high-speed memories, as well as multi-chip packages (MCP). Verigy also provides advanced analysis tools that accelerate design debug and yield ramp processes. Additional information about Verigy, an Advantest Group company, can be found at Information about Advantest can be found at

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