Tektronix TDS6000C Oscilloscopes Wins First EDN China Innovation Award
Readers and Editors of EDN China Honor the Tektronix TDS6000C for Innovation

Tektronix, Inc. , a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that the TDS6000C family of digital storage oscilloscopes (DSO) has received the EDN China Innovation Award for the Test & Measurement category. To encourage technical innovation in the fast developing China market, EDN China collaborated with its global network and introduced the Innovation Awards to China for the first time this year.

"Innovation is the heart and soul of engineering, and these awards demonstrate that the search for new technologies to improve quality of life is alive and well in the global semiconductor industry," said Mu Qiang, EDN China editor in chief. "The innovation award selection enables the local community to keep in pace with the global market technology trends and advances of IC/Electronic industry. As the winner of the first EDN China Innovation Award for Test & Measurement, the TDS6000C demonstrates superior technical expertise and industry leadership. We applaud all the engineers at Tektronix who are dedicated to nurturing the spirit of discovery and invention."

"We are very honored by this industry recognition of the TDS6000C family," said Bob Agnes, Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales and Operations, Tektronix. "This award from the editors and readers of EDN China for the TDS6000C is consistent with the many positive comments we have received from our customers. Innovation at Tektronix is a byproduct of listening to customer needs. We will continue this tradition and hopefully win many more EDN China Innovation awards."

A four-month long process of nomination, panel selection and open voting led to the winners of the first EDN China Innovation Awards. The award selection had broad support and participation from the local electronic engineer community. This year, 119 products from 43 leading IC vendors and equipment manufacturers competed for the award in 8 product categories.

About TDS6000C, The World's Fastest and Most Capable DSO

TDS6000C Series digital storage oscilloscopes provide unprecedented performance along with a complete feature set designed to address design validation, debug, and compliance challenges of next generation computer, datacom, and communications equipment. High bandwidth, high sample rate, and deep memory also provide the ideal solution for data acquisition applications.

About EDN

EDN, the premier design magazine of the electronics industry, is published by Reed Business Information. EDN, with headquarters in Waltham, MA, serves the vital information needs of design engineers and engineering managers worldwide. The EDN franchise includes EDN, EDN Europe, EDN Asia, EDN Australia, EDN China, EDN Japan, and edn.com.

EDN is a publication within Reed Electronics Group, part of Reed Elsevier plc group -- a world-leading publisher, trade-show producer, and information provider operating in the science and medical, legal, educational, and business-to-business industry sectors.

About EDN China

Published by China Electronics News Agency of the Ministry of Information Industry and Reed Electronics Group, EDN CHINA generates its editorial content both from Reed's unique EDN international network and from key electronics marketplace in China from Beijing to Shanghai and Shenzhen. Nine years after being launched in China, EDN CHINA has been well established as the premier publication for the country's electronics design community. It enjoys a loyal readership of more innovative-minded engineers and managers across the country. EDN CHINA dedicates itself to sharpen the minds of the Chinese design engineers with design and application related information on the leading technologies developed around the world.

About the EDN Innovation Awards

Now in 15th year, EDN Innovation Awards honor the people, products, and technologies that have shaped the electronics industry over the past year. Originated from Silicon Valley, the EDN Innovation award is now the leading industry award that symbolizes the spirit of innovation in U.S. To encourage the technical innovation in the fast evolving China market, EDN China collaborated with its global network and introduced the innovation to China for the first time in late 2005.

About Tektronix

Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.

NOTE: Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE: Tektronix, Inc.

CONTACT: Amy Higgins of Tektronix, Inc., +1-503-627-6497, or

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