Test Connections - May 2011

Newsworthy Happenings

Geotest Welcomes Mike Schraeder as New Western Regional Sales Manager Our team would like to introduce you to our new Western Regional Sales Manager, Mike Schraeder. Mike joins Geotest with extensive experience in the test & measurement and semiconductor markets. His experience and knowledge will give him a head start in working with our western U.S. customers on their applications. We welcome our western U.S. customers to contact Mike about their applications or any questions concerning their specific test needs. Contact Mike: Email: mikes@geotestinc.com Phone: 949 315 1032
Mike Schraeder
At ElectroTest, Geotest Helps Test Engineers Get the Bugs Out On April 7, Geotest joined a distinguished consortium of T&M and ATE professionals for the ElectroTest PCB Debug and Test Exhibition. As part of the ElectroTestExpo consortium, Geotest participated in the second annual board test and debug event at Bletchley Park. The day's events included tabletop exhibitions manned by specialists and engineers from 10 of the world's leading board test and debug tools vendors. In addition, Geotest participated in the event’s seminar program. Victor Femandes, Geotest’s sales manager for Europe, delivered his presentation "User-Configurable FPGA Modules for Modular PXI Systems.” Following the presentation, Femandes joined a panel of experts responding to attendees’ questions about how they can take advantage of the flexibility of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to cost-effectively increase flexibility and the speed of their test systems.
The following events might be of interest to Geotest customers and associates. You can find a list of these events on the Geotest website.
SMT/Hybrid/Packaging Conference May 3-5 Nuremberg, Germany Join Geotest at Booth 7-125, enjoy half-day tutorials that offer information and results first hand and learn about cutting-edge developments in electronics manufacturing from international experts from industry and science. AMRAAM IUC May 16-20 Tucson, Arizona Join Geotest and other experts for sessions and exhibits that address how to maximize AMRAAM effectiveness. Electronics & Automation 2011 May 25-27 Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Netherlands Visit with Geotest at Booth 8B055 to learn about the latest innovations in electronics testing.
Webinar Mixed Signal Testing Using Next-Generation Modular Test Platforms Learn how you can use the PXI platform to build flexible, cost-effective and compact mixed-signal test systems. This seminar is available on request. To learn more or schedule a webinar session for your group, contact Geotest.
Paris Air Show June 20-26 Join Geotest at Booth 3-C84 at the 49th Annual Paris Air Show, the largest trade show dedicated to aviation and the space industry for over a century. F-16 WWR (World Wide Review) Sept. 12-16 Ogden, Utah Geotest looks forward to participation in this annual event, which provides opportunities for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers, supporting vendors, TCG staff, U.S. Department of Defense employees and U.S. government organizations. It is a great opportunity to discuss items of common interest, to obtain and exchange technical knowledge for sustainment and to receive information about new or improved technologies important to the worldwide operation of F-16 aircraft and the various weapon systems represented today. AATC Weapons and Tactics Conference Sept. 12-16 Tucson, Arizona Registration for this conference opens June 1. Stay tuned for more information. Autotestcon 2011 Sept. 12-15 Baltimore, Maryland Join Geotest at Booth 629 for this year's conference, "Transforming Maintenance Through Advanced Test, Diagnosis and Prognosis." The conference's technical program will focus on the transformations happening right now in the way U.S. Department of Defense and industry perform maintenance. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to preview many new products from a wide variety of exhibitors and to meet with senior military and aerospace leaders to discuss their future needs and expectations. NDIA Air Armament Symposium Oct. 3-6 Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Geotest joins industry experts for a series of seminars on emerging technology and the future of air armament. productronica Nov. 15-18 New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany The world's leading trade fair for electronics production, productronica is the largest exhibition of its kind, covering the entire process chain in electronics manufacturing. Its diverse range of exhibitors and visitors creates an exceptional gathering of market leaders and newcomers alike. In addition, visitors can take advantage of productronica university sessions that cover technologies that set new standards in the electronics production industry. For a list of these and other future events visit the events page on the Geotest website.