Luke Schreier, director of automated test at National Instruments, noted, "The big-iron
semiconductor ATE vendors have been directing their investments toward high-end microprocessors and memory test for some time, investing in high-performance architectures that can only be cost-effective when you test extremely high-end parts, many of which are coming in 300-mm wafers.
Technology people are interested in new machines and big-iron
By our calculations, the entire AOI, AXI and boundary-scan industries can be funded by eliminating the waste of traditional big-iron
John VanNewkirk, President and CEO, stated, "CheckSum's ICT plus boundary scan solution costs less than $70,000 and provides superior alignment between tester resources deployed and the actual fault spectrum of today's complex boards than traditional big-iron
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