Tektronix Extends Technical Education Seminar Series With DesignInsight Fall 2006
Seminars in 8 Cities Will Present the Latest in Test for the Complex Challenges of High-Speed Serial Data and Digital RF Applications
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BEAVERTON, Ore.

Tektronix, Inc. , a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced an extension for its DesignInsight 06 seminar series, taking place in 8 cities across the US during Oct. 31-Nov. 16. DesignInsight Fall 06 will provide in-depth information and hands-on learning focused on the latest high-speed serial data and digital RF test technologies and methodologies to advance and simplify design and test.

With two distinct focus areas, engineers are able to select the topic area most applicable to their test needs:

  -- High-Speed Serial Data -- attendees will gain valuable insight on key
     measurement techniques for debug, validation and compliance testing of
     next generation high-speed serial standards such as PCI Express, HDMI
     and Serial ATA.

  -- Digital RF -- The explosion of digital RF has created a highly complex
     technology environment.  With the advances in DSP and availability of
     low cost CMOS, Digital RF has enabled the proliferation of technical
     advances in several industry areas: amplifier test, Radar, and software
     defined radio. This seminar is divided into three separate tracks
     enabling attendees to learn about new measurement solutions that are
     available to address the unique design and test challenges digital RF
     creates.

The format of each seminar will be a mix of presentations and live demonstrations providing deep insight into test issues and methodologies. Attendees will be able to get hands-on experience with the equipment and test techniques during break sessions.

"I attended the spring session of DesignInsight 06 and was extremely pleased with the presentation content, industry developments, and learning format," said Joe Fockler, Applications Engineer at Texas Instruments. "Tektronix experts delivered great insight, with a good mix of humor, on new test methodologies that directly related to my needs and challenges. It was well worth my time to attend."

"Engineers face a multitude of challenges in their development efforts that can impact schedules," said Martyn Etherington, Vice President, Instruments Marketing, Tektronix, Inc. "As a leader in the test and measurement industry, we are able to harness considerable expertise to deliver the DesignInsight 06 technical education seminar. Customers will receive in-depth information regarding advanced test methodologies that can simplify design and test, and hands-on opportunities with the latest equipment."

The DesignInsight Fall 06 seminar series will be held in the following cities during a 3 week period:

   High Speed Serial Data
   Chelmsford/Boston, MA -- October 31, 2006
   Phoenix, AZ -- November 9, 2006
   Sunnyvale, CA -- November 14, 2006
   Austin, TX -- November 16, 2006

   Digital RF
   Chelmsford/Boston, MA -- October 31, 2006
   DC/Falls Church, VA -- November 2, 2006
   Baltimore, MD -- November 2, 2006
   San Diego, CA -- November 8, 2006
   Dallas, TX -- November 14, 2006
   Sunnyvale, CA -- November 16, 2006

To find out more information about the seminar series and to register, go to the following website -- http://www.tektronix.com/design06fall/reg . Attendees of the seminar series will have a chance to win a TDS2012B oscilloscope.

About Tektronix

Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries -- as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, advanced and pervasive 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.

FCMN Contact: beth.p.woodward@tektronix.com

SOURCE: Tektronix, Inc.

CONTACT: Amy Higgins of Tektronix, Inc., +1-503-627-6497, or
amy.l.higgins@tektronix.com


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